Swansea University Appointment

DarntonB3 Appointments, Education

Swansea University has embarked on an ambitious expansion strategy allowing a doubling of student numbers up to 25,000 by 2025. Due to the physical constraints of their existing Singleton Campus, a new campus was required and therefore the first phase of development at the new Bay campus, comprising 8 academic buildings and accommodation for 5000 students, was completed on 65 …

Health Education and Improvement Wales

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\\ New Offices & Training Centre Health Education and Improvement Wales is a new body created by the Welsh Government, and will be responsible for the training, recruitment, mentoring and continuing development of all health professionals in Wales. Currently the responsibility for training doctors, pharmacists, nurses, etc lies with the individual professional bodies and it is hoped that the new …

Taff Vale – New Pedestrian Footbridge

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Following our appointment to design a major mixed use scheme in Pontypridd, we have now been asked to lead the design of a new pedestrian footbridge which will connect the new mixed-use development with a fine historic park. The new bridge will link a major new piece of public realm within the new Taff Vale development with the existing historic …

National Museum of Wales

DarntonB3 Culture, Heritage

\\ Essential Maintenance Programme & Acoustic Upgrade Since March 2018, we have been assisting the National Museum of Wales in a programme to upgrade and improve a number of high profile visitor destinations across South Wales. The locations include the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff, the National Museum of History, St. Fagans and the National Roman Legion Museum in …

St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

Phase 2 of the St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre, Warwick held its public opening on 21st April 2018. Opened by former Olympic Champion Colin Jackson, the scheme has been very well received by the public and our client Warwick District Council. We provided Architectural and M&E services. The new facilities include two group exercise studios and a fitness gym that …

Lead The Way!

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Members of the DarntonB3 Aberystwyth office Gareth Jones and Iwan Thomas recently walked the 28 mile stretch of the Wales Coastal Path, from Ynyslas to Aberaeron, to support 75 members of the Young Farmers Club in their efforts to raise money for the Cancer Unit at the Bronglais Hospital Club, Aberystwyth and the local YFC Federation.   Iwan is a Club Leader …

Management Restructure at Cardiff Office

DarntonB3 Appointments

We’re pleased to announce a management re-structure in our Cardiff office, boosting our West business unit with an appointment to the Board of Directors and the appointment of a new Senior Associate. Matthew Savory has been appointed to the DarntonB3 Board of Directors, effective from January 2018, as part of our long-term succession strategy, meaning that Matthew is now responsible …

National Library of Wales Update

DarntonB3 Culture, Heritage, Library

Refurbishment of the Book Stack for the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth is underway. The National Library of Wales is the biggest library in Wales holding over 6.5 million books, and the building has a wealth of history. The refurbishment work will consist of new flooring and finishes internally, a new mist sprinkler system, new lighting and doors and …

Construction Impact Framework Win

DarntonB3 Framework

DarntonB3 are pleased to announce our place on Construction Impact Framework, we look forward to working with the team in generating social impact throughout the North West.

DarntonB3 London office relocates to Great Suffolk Street

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Our London office has moved to: 84 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0BE Close to Tate Modern, London Bridge and The Old Vic, the new premises are situated within a refurbished railway arch; the interior of the building characterised by its distinctive shaping. Our new location is exclusive to DarntonB3 and offers great visibility; sited at ground level with a …

Aberystwyth University – Hugh Owen Library

DarntonB3 Education, Library

Work has been completed to the main entrance and foyer of the Hugh Owen Library on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus. The works have included a significant re-modelling and full refurbishment of the entrance foyer, which has included new electrical and mechanical services. The services design element of the works was undertaken by the DarntonB3 Building Services team in Manchester. The …

National Library of Wales

DarntonB3 Culture, Heritage, Library

We have been privileged to work on numerous projects at the National Library of Wales over many years, and we are currently involved in a project regarding the renovation and repairs of the Grade II listed building’s fabric, including the roofs, windows, masonry and roof lights. The initial phase of the work involves the renovation of one of the original …

Western Power Birmingham

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WPD Birmingham has been handed over with a soft landing from Speller Metcalfe. Due to its location the depot has been designed to act as a company wide meeting hub as well as providing accommodation to house the technicians, stores and support/call staff that service the Birmingham area. The completed depot comprises of 8 meeting rooms and additional conferencing space …

Swansea University New teaching laboratories as part of a multi-million pound investment

DarntonB3 Education, Laboratory

DarntonB3 Cardiff has designed the new teaching laboratories as part of a multi-million pound investment to create a hub for the high quality Chemical Sciences research being carried out across the Colleges of Science, Engineering and Medicine. DarntonB3 continues involvement across the Swansea University campus on a number of projects, which reflects DarntonB3’s strong ongoing working relationship with the University. The …

Ysgol Hafon Lon Highly Commended

DarntonB3 Awards, Education

The special needs school in Wales has been awarded Highly Commended in the Sustainability Award category of the Construction Excellence in Wales (CEW) Awards 2017. Alongside Gwynedd Council, DarntonB3 worked on the project from the start until completion. The successful project aimed to replace existing facilities in need of refurbishment and provide maximum usage for the local community.

St. Nicholas Park Leisure Centre Phase 1 complete

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are delighted to see the Phase 1 works at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre complete, the facility opened to the public on 21/09/17 and has been very well received. A great team to work with – Warwick District Council, Mace Group, Speller Metcalfe and Everyone Active.