July 2016

Latest Progress for New Build Council Homes

Our three Passivhaus projects for Bristol City Council are making great progress. The timber frame is up at Satchfield Crescent and is starting to emerge at Peverell Drive.

May 2016

Romilly Quarter, Barry wins RICS Award

Our church conversion on Porthkerry Road in Barry has won the 2016 RICS award for best residential development in Wales. The citation states “The Romilly Quarter scheme saw a Victorian former Methodist church and Sunday school hall, both Grade II listed, turned into 11 imaginative homes. The development has brought to life an historic building and demonstrates being environmentally friendly usage and energy efficiency, while preserving and enhancing a well-loved local landmark”.

April 2016

New Build Council Housing Starts on Site

Our project for new build council housing built to passivhaus standard has now started on site. The project will deliver 20 new homes across three sites in North Bristol.

March 2016

Wendover Construction Progress

Work is progressing fast on our project at Winterton House, Wendover. The development of 21 retirement homes for McCarthy & Stone will be completed later this year.

March 2016

Lawrenny Progress

After a seven year hiatus we are really excited to be moving forward again with our proposals for sustainable housing in Lawrenny Pembrokeshire. The development will incorporate a biomass community heating system, workshop units, a new village square as well as 32 new houses.

December 2015

Scout Hut Completed

Construction of this new scout hut in Bristol has jsut been completed. The Hut was the result of a long term collaboration with a dynamic and proactive community group to provide a much needed new space for local children.

November 2015

Roomily Quarter Wins RICS National Award

Our Romily Quarter Development for Brownfield Green has won the RICS 2016 national award for Best Residential Development. Details can be seen on the RICS website: http://www.rics.org/uk/training-events/awards/rics-awards-2016-residential/

November 2015

Romilly Quarter Church Conversion Complete

The conversion of the Listed Church at Portkerry Road in Barry is now complete with all houses sold

October 2015

Rose House Cover Story

Rose House was featured in Homebuilding and Renovating Magazine’s October Issue

September 2015

Southsea Apartments

Planning was granted earlier this year for this development of 96 flats on the seafront in Southsea for retirement home developer McCarthy & Stone. We are currently working away on construction drawings for the project.

July 2015

Campus Pool Skatepark In Action

Campus Pool Skatepark is now open and in action. We are working on designs for a new cafe for the facility.

July 2015

Green Council Homes in the Green Capital

Emmett Russell Architects have submitted planning applications for three developments of new build council homes for Bristol City Council. In keeping with the City’s ambitions as European Green Capital, the housing has all been designed to Passivhaus Standards. The three sites are located in the Henbury and Brentry areas of the city. The developments form part of Bristol City Council’s New Build Council Housing Programme which aims to deliver 1000 new council homes over the next 15 years on housing infill sites.

October 2014

Campus Pool Skatepark, Bishopsworth

Emmett Russell Architects have been appointed as architects for the transformation of the old Bishopsworth Swimming Pool in South Bristol into the South West’s best indoor skatepark. The team from Campus Skate intend to turn the derelict site into a valuable community resource.

“Our aim is to positively engage young people through skatepark based activities, providing a facility for the local and wider community that is both excellent and sustainable.” This video gives more details of the project: http://vimeo.com/107706460