CONVERSION, RE-USE AND NEW CONSTRUCTION
Seventeen Nineteen, Holy Trinity Church
Sunderland, Tyne & Wear
Client Churches Conservation Trust
Scope Grade I listed | 1718-1719 | heritage at risk |
conversion | community space | HLF Funded
Status Completed Awards Various
Holy Trinity Church is Grade I listed and was on the Historic England's heritage at risk register. The Churches Conservation Trust stepped in to care for the building and find a economically viable use. A Heritage Lottery Fund was granted to the redevelopment of Holy Trinity into a community space called Seventeen Nineteen.
The works involved; replacement ground floor structure, isolated repairs to the existing building fabric, new timber framed WC pod and gallery structure, and a new entrance pod.
Client Crafted Projects
Scope Grade II* listed | 1235 | redevelopment |
stabilisation works | steel frame
Status Completed Awards IStructE Regional 2022
12 - 16 Cloth Market was suffering from a significant structural failure. The front brick wall was leaning outwards caused by a rotten timber bressumer beam . A carefully considered structural repair scheme was developed. This involved, removing the rotten timber and supporting the brick elevation on a new steel beam. The beam was supported on a cantilever steel frame with reinforced concrete footings, carefully constructed over medieval footings.
Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland
Client National Trust
Scope grade II listed | 18th Century | historic park and garden |
structural condition survey | contemporary conversion
Status Completed Awards RICS National 2022
Conversion of 18th Century farmbuildings (former brewhouse) to a contemporary cafe, located to the north east of Seaton Delaval Hall, a Grade I listed country house by Sir John Vanbrugh.
The works involved a structural inspection of the existing buildings and developing a repair strategy. New construction to the west elevation with a steel framed building clad in timber and with full height glazing.
Designed by Mosedale Gillatt Architects.
Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria
Client Levens Hall Estate
Scope grade I listed | 13th Century | site investigation |
new build in historic setting | steel and timber design
A new-build cafe set within the walled garden of Levens Hall, a Grade I listed Elizabethan House, surrounding a 13th Century Pele Tower. The wider site is home to the world's oldest topiary gardens.
The cafe is a steel and timber framed structure, with locally sourced stone facing. Internally the cafe is a modern double height space, with prominent oak trusses.
Designed by Haigh Architects.
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St Hilda's Headstock
Client Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust
Scope grade II listed | 1810 | mining heritage |
structural condition survey | staircase design |
Status Completed Awards IStructE Regional 2018
The local community have a strong connection to the St Hilda's Headstock, the last reminder of a prominent mining community. The redevelopment involved the installation of an access core: a cantilever steel staircase and lift, connecting the winding house and the pump house . The modern roof lantern draws light through translucent paneling and full height glazing. Creating a modern artists retreat
Designed by Mawson Kerr Architects.
Yr Ysgwrn Exhibition Centre
Yr Ysgwrn, Trawsfynydd
Client Snowdonia National Park
Scope grade II* listed | early 19th Century | conversion |
reinforced concrete retaining wall | canopy design
Beudy Llwyd was a former agricultural cow shed situated to the North West of Yr Ysgwrn, a Grade II* listed traditional welsh farmhouse. Beudy Llwyd was sensitively repaired and converted, with a new extension forming an exhibition space for the museum. The new extension is set within the side of hill, requiring an exposed battered reinforced concrete retaining wall. Timber clad flitch beams form the roof structure and a glazed canopy runs around the perimeter of the courtyard.
Designed by Purcell Architects.
Client Private Client
Scope grade II* Listed | 2000 | heritage at risk register |
sympathetic conversion | staircase design |
Conversion of a Grade II* Listed barn on the Historic England heritage at risk register. Sensitive repairs were carried out to the building fabric, alongside the introduction of two new innovative staircase, one made of steel and the other a cantilevered stone stair built with Burlington Stone. This formed part of a listed barn conversion.
Designed by Blackett-Ord Conservation Architecture.
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Client Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust (PPMBT)
Scope grade B Listed | saved from demolition | 1823
Greek revival style | roof replacement |
This Grade B Listed building was rescued from demolition by Blackett-Ord Conservation who maintained that it was not in as dangerous condition as the owners had been advised.
Moat Brae was the building where J. M. Barrie was inspired to write Peter Pan. The building was taken over by a Trust, and fully repaired with a new roof structure, it has now been opened as a national centre for Children's Literature.
Shephards Law Chapel
Scope new build | rural setting | concrete vault design |
A new chapel for the monastery at Shepherds Law, near Alnwick. The structure comprises a concrete vault with stone and brick walls.
Designed by Ralph Pattison, Architect.