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Drum Panoramic Project

The Drum

As the architects for the refurbishment of The Drum in 1995 we know that the location in Aston is a sensitive one. It is situated on the site of the former Aston Hippodrome with historical arts performances including Laurel & Hardy, Judy Garland and Morecombe & Wise. Added to this, the building is opposite the Grade II* listed Bartons Arms pub. Click on the image above to read more…

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Royal Sutton Place

Located at the top of the town centre in an elevated position, Sutton Coldfield’s former council house sits just a…

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The Franklin

This £16m residential development for award winning developer Court Collaboration will see the former Cadbury head office on Bournville Lane transformed…

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Derwent Works

Former metal press to be converted into 4 loft apartments and a ground floor boxing gym. The rear of the…

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Awards Recognition for Sutton Pools

Sutton Pools in Nottinghamshire has recently been awarded the RTPI’s East Midlands Development of the Year. This residential scheme on the…

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YMCA Sleep Easy (after)

Well, we did it: 8 of our (amazing) staff managed an entire night outside, in early March, with a cardboard box…

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Historical Foundations Unearthed

It’s been a few years in the pipeline (almost a decade!), but phase 1 of the new Museum of Glass at…

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All are Architects of fate…

“Some old Newman memorabilia found in my Mum and Dad’s loft…”, writes Richard Newman.  It seems that building is in…

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Dean Shaw: Our Newest Director

You know Dean, right? Dean Shaw? Nice chap. GSOH*. Dad. Husband. Likes riding his mountain bike in Cannock Chase. Penchant for…