Shortlisted for Taylor Wimpey Project 2020 RIBA Design Competition
Newground recently submitted proposals for the ‘Project 2020’ Competition to design a range of innovative housing typologies.
This was an open and anonymous competition and we have been shortlisted along with 5 other practices. Taylor Wimpey will be working with the winning team with a view to building prototypes, which could be used in their wider standard portfolio of homes.
Client Hub Residential Wins Small Developer of the Year at The Resi Awards 2016.
We are proud to have contributed to the success of our client Hub and are currently on-site delivering two schemes comprising some 341 units which will add to their growing portfolio of projects in London.
Material Store – Shortlisted for Housing Design Awards 2016
Newground has been shortlisted for HDA Awards for our scheme at the Old Vinyl Factory, which proposes a range of innovative housing types for the PRS market. Awards to be announced later in the summer.
Lime Tree House - receives Planning Consent
Working on a complex site in Notting Hill, Newground have achieved planning success for a 2 level subterranean courtyard house.
We are now working with consultants towards an anticipated start on site in summer 2016.
Material Store - Start on site
Following a successful planning application for client Hub Residential in 2015, Newground is now working with Interserve Construction to deliver the 189 unit mixed use scheme in Hayes.
This continues our objective of working through both design and delivery stages and will add to our growing portfolio of built work.
Rehearsal Rooms - Topping out ceremony
The topping out of our 152 unit PRS scheme in North Acton was marked by a visit from the Minister for Housing, Brandon Lewis
Old Vinyl Factory- Material Store
Full Planning consent is received. Hillingdon Planning committee praises the scheme for high quality of design and grants approval unanimously. Work is anticipated to start on site later in the year.
Architecture Tomorrow MIPIM UK
Newground Architects has two projects selected to appear in The Architecture Tomorrow Gallery at MIPIM UK 21-23 October, Olympia London.
Victoria Square starts on site
Work on Newground's 152-unit PRS (Private Rental Sector) scheme for MNG and HUB has started on site.
The Old Vinyl Factory
Newground is working alongside masterplanner Studio Egret West and developers HUB Residential and Cathedral on the regeneration of the former site of EMI Vinyl Factory in Hayes.
We are designing the new Materials Store block for submission for reserved matters/full planning approval in summer 2015, and a start on site later in the year.
Soho Planning Success
Planning permission has been granted for conversion of existing office building to residential apartments for client Soho Ltd.
Newground proposals provide 4 contemporary apartments at upper levels with a new retail/office space at ground level fronting onto Greek Street.
Work on site is expected to begin in spring 2015.
Mixed Use Feasibility in Bloomsbury
Newground have developed feasibility proposals for a 6-7 storey residential block on a complex site in Bloomsbury.
Various typologies have been explored to provide contemporary homes in the tight urban context. Basement space is likely to be used for large floorplate office use.
Mews house in West London
Newground Architects has designed a single family house with roof garden and small ground floor patio, to fit in a gap between two exisiting terraces.
Victoria Square update
Newground is working with a full team of consultants on construction information in preparation to go on site late summer.
Newground website launch
Our new website has gone live. Like our work, it aims to be well considered, easy to use and good to look at!
Watch this space for regular updates on our current projects and news.
Planning Permission granted on Victoria Square
Full Planning consent has been granted by LB Ealing for our mixed use scheme for Hub Residential in west London.
The project proposes 152 units in two blocks of 10 and 16 storeys above retail and parking. We are currently developing construction information and the project is due on site in Spring 2015.
Private House in South Africa
Newground is designing a high end private residence on a cliff side site in Johannesburg. This marks another addition to the commissions that complement our portfolio of larger urban projects and offer opportunities to develop special design concepts working with individual clients.
Office conversion in central London
Newground, working with clients Soho Housing Association and Soho Limited, are developing proposals for a 800sqm refurbishment in Bloomsbury.
Proposals include a new entrance, access and natural light to the basement to provide an exciting space for suitable non-residential uses.
Private Rented Sector
As Private Rented Sector begins to play a part in London's housing market, Newground have completed a number feasibilities including space planning and specification which differs from the usual private and affordable residential design. We have recently been appointed on a project in West London.
Southwark Peer Review
Newground has been involved with the Peer Review process on a number of projects which form part of the Directly Funded 1000 Homes Initiative. Having worked on the earlier stages of some of the relevant projects in previous employment, we were invited to contribute to the review process.
Cleveland Street apartment completed
Newground have recently completed a private flat conversion in Fitzrovia in central London.
This is the first completed scheme amongst a number of similar projects for private clients in the West End.
Rubicon Court makes cover of Architects Journal
Rubicon Court featured as a cover story in the AJ. The project has also had extensive coverage in a number of publications including New London Quarterly and has been shortlisted for awards including NLA and Housing Design Awards. For more information, click here.
NLA Pecha Kucha – Kings Cross
Jordan participated in the Pecha Kucha evening exploring the rich and evolving architectural character of King's Cross.
The evening involved a series of presentations from key architects and designers who presented their work on the site and ideas about the future of the area. For more information, click here.