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 [...]
On 13th February our Senior Associate Joy Stone was a guest speaker at the Women in Property Tools of the Trade event hosted by RISE Structures at VWV offices.
The go-ahead has been given for plans to create innovative new workspace at Wapping Wharf, Bristol’s popular new harbourside neighbourhood.
Practical Completion of the new build phase for Kingfisher School was achieved on the 9th of August
12th June saw the Topping Out ceremony for the new 60 flat Almshouse we have designed for Bristol Charities in Stockwood, Bristol.
As part of the Wapping Wharf Masterplan, Cargo Work provides office space in re-purposed shipping containers within the confines of the Grade II Listed gaol walls on the junction between Cumberland Road and Wapping Road.
AlecFrenchArchitects’ Redcliffe Parade Project shortlisted for 2018 Residential Michelmores Property Award
AlecFrenchArchitects are proud to announce that our latest project, Redcliffe Parade, has been shortlisted by law firm Michelmores for a Residential Project of the Year 2018 Property Award, in the Residential Units under 35 category.
Birdseye View of Stockwood Images taken from the crane show progress as the building gets out of the ground. The first floor slabs and stair have been installed in the North east corner of the site by Hollway Road. Elsewhere you can clearly see the plan form of the building with central corridor and separating walls between flats.
Groundworks progressing at Stockwood The groundworks to the site are now well progressed with most walls to the building set out ahead of the installation of the ground floor concrete planks next week. The steel structure to the communal Garden Room has also now been erected.
The Kingfisher School: Brickwork Taking Form With the completion of the steel frame, the layering of the external walls can begin. With lining board, insulation and vapour control layers now making up the visible front of the project. The brickwork will be quickly following as the building gathers more of its form.