March 2018

Challender Court Shortlisted for RIBA South West Award

We are delighted that the Challender Court new build council housing project for Bristol City Council has been shortlisted for the RIBA South West Awards. It joins a prestigious list of projects across the region. This project forms part of a wider strategy being undertaken by Bristol City Council to deliver new build council housing on council owned infill sites around the city. Details of the shortlist are available on the link below 



March 2018

Bristol Council Housing Published in the AJ

Our new build council housing for Bristol City Council has been featured in the Architects Journal as part of their housing issue.

March 2018

Planning Granted for Licata

Planning Permission has now been granted for this development on Picton Lane in Montpelier. The mixed use building will provide a ground floor business hub as well as seven apartments.

February 2018

Architecture Centre Exhibition

Our recently completed housing for Bristol City Council features in an exhibition of new housing at Bristol’s Architecture Centre

December 2017

Lockleaze Public Consultation

We worked with Bristol City Council to hold a public consultation event this week to present our emerging proposals for two sites in Lockleaze, Bristol. Proposals for the former Lockleaze School site include 267 new mix tenure homes focused around a new linear park. More details are available on Bristol City Council’s consultation hub:

November 2017

Southsea Frame

The team at Southsea are making great progress on the construction of our development of retirement housing for McCarthy & Stone.

November 2017

A Time for Place

Emmett Russell Architects will be discussing our Lawrenny Sustainable Housing at the annual conference of the Royal Society of Architects in Wales in December. The 2016 conference is entitled ‘A Time for Place’ and is dedicated to place-making, exploring the principles of place planning and urbanism and celebrating the best examples in the UK and beyond.

November 2017

Elberton Planning Submitted

Our proposal for four new low energy rural houses has been submitted for planning. The four houses are arranged around an open shared paddock. We have examined local farm building typologies in developing the design.

November 2017

DIY SOS Roots Foundation Swansea

Emmett Russell Architects have worked with the team from BBC DIY SOS to design a new building for the Roots Foundation in Swansea. The charity supports children in care and those leaving the care system and the new building will provide a base for the work of the charity as well as four new apartments for young people leaving care. The ‘Million Pound Build’ was the largest project ever undertaken by the DIY SOS team and was built in just 11 days.

October 2017

Romney House Site, Lockleaze

We recently carried out a public consultation on our emerging proposals for a new residential development for Bristol City Council on the former Lockleaze School site. Proposals include 267 new mix tenure homes focused around a new linear park. More details are available on Bristol City Council’s consultation hub:

August 2017

Licata Planning Application Submitted

We have submitted proposals for a new mixed use development on Picton Lane, Montpelier incorporating studio spaces arranged around an courtard with apartments above. The proposals have been designed to reflect the historic grain of the Georgian plot boundaries.

February 2017

Progress at Triley Court

Work is progressing well with Brownfield Green’s development at Triley Court in the Black Mountains. The project involves the conversion of a Grade II Listed former nursing home into 10 houses including this new low energy courtyard house which is built into the hillside.

November 2016

Arnolfini Symposium

We will be discussing the work of the practice at the “Design Thinking : Emerging Practice” Symposium at the Arnolfini in Bristol on 9th November.

September 2016

Wendover Nearing Completion

Our development at Winterton House Wendover for Mccarthy and Stone is almost complete with the first apartments now occupied.