We are working with the client Bristol Charities and contractor CW Duke on a conversion of a previous Alec French project - Barstaple Almshouse. The current works include alterations to the existing day centre to provide three new flats designed to the Lifetime Homes Standard, along with the addition of a new communal space which includes a lounge, hobby room and a snug. It’s been great to see fast progress on site for the last few months – the main [...]
Alec French Architects have been working with Josh Eggleton at the Pony and Trap to prepare planning applications covering an extension to the Michelin stared restaurant and the addition of accommodation cabins below the orchard. The new spaces will provide an enhanced finishing kitchen, a large open-plan dining area and the opportunity of an extended stay at this first-class culinary destination.
A Planning application has been lodged with BCC on behalf of Unite Students for the redevelopment of the Old BRI site in Bristol, the scheme will create 62 Residential properties (with 20% at discounted marked rent), 416 student bedspaces with associated ancillary space and a generous new public realm, it also includes an application to refurbish the listed chapel as a community arts venue. Construction will start early next year with completion anticipated by September 2021 for the student element [...]