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.

Newbold Leisure Centre Phase 1 Complete

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are delighted to see the Phase 1 works at Newbold Leisure Centre complete, with the great new facilities now open to the public. The project, on behalf of client Warwick District Council has been delivered by a team including Mace Group, Speller Metcalfe and Everyone Active.

DarntonB3 Leeds welcomes new associate

DarntonB3 Appointments, Retail

We are pleased to announce that Dan Brown has joined DarntonB3 as an Associate. Dan is a Chartered Architect who brings to DarntonB3 expansive experience of all stages of the RIBA Plan of Work, across various construction sectors, project scales and construction values. His appointment further strengthens the knowledge and experience DarntonB3 offer to clients across multi-disciplinary services delivered from our …

Backworth Primary School Groundbreaking

DarntonB3 Education

The sun was shining on our superb new primary school project at Backworth, where the Mayor of North Tyneside carried out a ground cutting ceremony. DarntonB3 act as Architect for this exciting new build project, working on behalf of Northumberland Estates. Metnor Construction is the main contractor.

Stunning Taff Vale, Pontypridd regeneration progresses

DarntonB3 Commercial, Library, Office, Retail

The Taff Vale redevelopment, comprising 10,700 sq m of offices, 2400 sq m of community facilities and 400 sqm of café restaurant space is a major element in the regeneration of Pontypridd’s town centre. DarntonB3 was appointed in December 2016 to lead a multidisciplinary design team following a competition which attracted some of the UK’s leading design practices.  DarntonB3 will …

Airedale International 360° tour

DarntonB3 Commercial, Industrial, Office

Here is a link to a fantastic 360 degree tour of our award winning project for Airedale International Air Conditioning. Looks great and shows the extent and scale of the facility. http://www.airedale.com/web/About-Airedale/360-Virtual-Tour.htm

Meeting Point House, Telford

DarntonB3 Commercial, Retail

Work has recently been completed on the development of new Community Facilities, Retail and administration units at Meeting Point House Telford. The DarntonB3 team worked as architect on behalf of Shropshire-based design and build contractor Paveaways Ltd. The development involved the extension and refurbishment of the existing meeting and conference centre and includes a conference theatre and new meeting space …

Loch Clash Stopover

DarntonB3 Community, Education, Events

Superb image of our scheme for a new project in Kinlochbervie, Sutherland. The proposed building is in a stunning location and the scheme provides a gathering place and bunkhouse facility, together with local Tourist Information and social space.

2017 AJ100: DarntonB3 at 57

DarntonB3 Awards

DarntonB3 are once again delighted to have been ranked in the AJ100, this time at joint 57th in the 2017 listings.

Sedbergh Leisure Centre, Bradford

DarntonB3 Sport & Leisure

DarntonB3 are progressing the design of the new Sedbergh Sports Facility on behalf of City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. The site is currently a recreation ground and part of the work will be to also improve the quality and playability of the sports pitches. The facilities at Sedbergh Sports Centre will be suitable for a wide range of community …

Bugler Developments, Frimley Green – Officially Opened

DarntonB3 Heritage, Residential

An event hosted by Thames Valley HA marked the official opening of our new development on the former site of the Frimley Children’s Centre. The development comprises 10 luxurious converted apartments and houses in a beautiful locally listed Edwardian building along with 10 stylish, new family houses and 14 desirable new apartments within landscaped grounds. The scheme occupies the site …

Chancery Lane Residential

DarntonB3 Heritage, Residential

DarntonB3 act as architect for the refurbishment and change of use of a group of listed buildings in London’s Chancery Lane, from office to residential. The project includes the construction of two rooftop penthouse apartments and 44 one -, two – and three-bed luxury apartments. Great care was taken when constructing the new 5th floor, to match the existing mansard …

RICS Yorkshire & Humber Award success

DarntonB3 Awards, Commercial, Industrial, Office

DarntonB3 is delighted to announce a further award win – this time in the RICS Yorkshire & Humber region Awards 2017. The superb new headquarters facility for Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd carried off the honours in the Design Through Innovation category. This award honours the use of outstanding innovation in designing a successful project. The judges looked for evidence …

New Conwy Culture Centre

DarntonB3 Culture, Library

As a part of the strategy for modernising Conwy’s Library Service Conwy County Borough Council is proposing to provide a new Area Library for Llandudno Junction, Deganwy and Conwy and also a new permanent home for Conwy’s Archive and Museum Collections. DarntonB3 are delighted to act as architects for this project. The new Culture Centre will act as an information …

Alexander House, Reading

DarntonB3 Residential

Our London team has successfully gained planning permission for the a new residential development, Alexander House, Reading. The scheme includes the demolition of an existing office building on the site followed by the construction of a new development of 56 residential units together with 32 car parking spaces and 36 cycle spaces. DarntonB3 has taken the design from concept through …