Crewe Lifestyle Centre
Sector: Leisure I Client: Cheshire East Council I Value: £14.5m I Completed: June 2016 I Facilities: Design and construction of a new leisure and community centre with swimming pool and sports facilities I Awards won: RICS Awards - Community Benefit Award 2017; Constructing Excellence - North West Project of the Year 2017
Deepdale Retail Park, Preston
Client: British Land I Value: £9.1 million I Completed: January 2016 I Facilities: 4 No retail units, 6 No industrial units, 6 bungalows, 1 management centre extensive road works and services diversions, park enhancements
FA Parklife, Liverpool
Sector: Leisure I Client: Liverpool City Council I Value: Heron Eccles £3.1m, Simpson Ground £4.1m, Jericho Lane £5.5m, Jeffrey Humble £4.2m I Completion: Heron Eccles, Simpson Ground and Jeffrey Humble - Oct 18, Jericho Lane - Nov 18 I Facilities: New 3G pitches and modular facilities across four sites in Liverpool
First Light Pavilion, Jodrell Bank
Client: University of Manchester I Value: £12.7m I Completion: Jul 2021 I Description of works: Jodrell Bank Observatory, founded in 1945, is the earliest radio astronomy observatory in the world still in existence. The project aims to present the site in a new light, sharing the stories of its scientists and engineers and the pioneering science that has taken place, as well as preserving and protecting the physical elements of Jodrell Bank’s heritage for future generations. The project will deliver a new exhibition and engagement space, an auditorium devoted to displaying immersive digital presentations, an education hub and a new café.
Hermiston Retail Park
Client: Aviva Investors I Value: £8.6m I Completed: November 2013 I Facilities: The development consisted of the demolition of the existing Focus, Story Carpets, Morrisons, and KFC Units and the subsequent construction of a new Morrison’s store, a 45,000sqft retail unit, a 7,500sqft retail unit and general rationalisation of the car parking, access, circulation arrangement, and site layout.
Middlesborough Town Hall
Client: Middlesborough Council I Value: £8m I Completed: March 2018 I Facilities: The restoration and refurbishment of Grade II* listed building which saw key heritage spaces within the building that were unusable fully renovated and available for the public to engage with and enjoy. These included the sensitive restoration of 19th Century Courtroom and Cells, the overhaul of the original Carriageway into a modern bar and circulation spaces and the sensitive restoration of the key performance spaces within the venue ensuring they are suitable for the 21st Century whilst respecting the buildings heritage.
Neston Recreational Centre
Sector: Leisure I Client: Chester West and Cheshire Council I Value: £2.4m I Completed: April 2018 I Facilities: Internal amendments and refurbishment of the poolside wet change, poolside gym studios and community space. Extension to the front to provide a large foyer with pool viewing facilities.
Princes Gate Retail Park, Catterick
Sector: Retail and Leisure I Client: Lingfield (Catterick) Ltd I Value: £14m I Completed: September 2015 I Facilities: Design and construction of 23 retail units, food outlets and cinema to shell stage and a 60-bed hotel including site infrastructure works on former MoD sports field
Client: Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council I Value: £25.4m I Completion: 2022 I Description of works: Modern new development with at its heart a 350 seat replica Jacobean Oak Timber framed theatre based upon the Inigo Jones cockpit theatre. It was rumoured that Shakespeare when young, performed in Prescot in a similar venue. I Framework: NWCH
Sheffield North Active
Sector: Leisure I Client: Sheffield City Council I Value: £6.4m I Completed: June 2016 I Facilities: Design and build of a new leisure centre including a 25m swimming pool, learner pool, health suite, exercise studios and consulting / clinic rooms
Spen Valley Leisure Centre
Client: Kirklees Council I Value: £15m I Completion: Autumn 2021 I Description of works: Spen Valley Leisure Centre will be built on the site of the original Spenborough Pool and will include a two-storey, two-pool complex. It will have a double-height foyer which will lead to wet changing areas as well as multi-activity space. There will be a mezzanine with dry changing areas, a gym, exercise studios and spectator seating I Framework: YORbuild2
Storyhouse, Chester Theatre
Sector: Leisure I Client: Cheshire West & Chester Council I Value: £29.5m I Completed: March 2017 I Facilities: Partial demolition of an existing grade 2 listed 4-storey Odeon cinema. Design and construction of a new 800 seat theatre, 150 seat studio theatre, 120 seat cinema and library I Awards won: Building Awards 2017 - refurbishment project of the year; Brick Awards 2017 - public building of the year; FX Awards - Best International Interior for Leisure and Entertainment Venues; Marketing Cheshire Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year; Green Apple Award; LABC Regional Award for Best Change of Use of an Existing Building Award 2018, RIBA North West Award, RIBA National Award, North West Regional Construction Awards 2018, LABC National Award for Best Use of an Existing Building Winner 2018, Overall winner in the Guardian's Public Service Award s2018, Winner of the transformation category in the Guardian's Public Service Awards 2018, Winner of The Historic England Angel Awards for the Best Major Regeneration of a Historic Building or Place 2019