Architecture in Colchester 

Architecture in Colchester 

Steeped in history, Colchester - the former capital of England - is Britain’s oldest recorded town. As a leading RIBA chartered architects practice based in Colchester, we offer a number of services including; Building Information Modelling (BIM), Feasibility Studies, Planning Services, Building Regulations, Contract Administrator & Project Management, Historical Building Consultancy and EcoBuild. 

Having stood through centuries, the Roman town has a wealth of architecture that dates back to the middle ages. We have been lucky enough to work on a number of projects within Colchester offering a fresh, open and efficient approach to design within the local area. 

The Stockwell Public House on West Stockwell Street, Colchester, dates back to the 14th century. Originally the building was in dire need of an extension and major refurbishment in order to make it viable. We took on the challenge of repairing and extending the building to provide a family restaurant and pub. Throughout the process we were conscious that our design had to make the most of the buildings spatial qualities, the patina of age and ensure that the integrity of the historic building remained intact. 

Another project we took on within our hometown was that of a listed town house on Abbeygate Street. Work was carried out to the mid-terrace town house in Colchester in order to improve connections to communal rooms within the house and introduce more natural light into the space. The overall design philosophy was to transform the dimly lit space at the front of the property to an unexpected contemporary insertion to the rear of the property that flooded with natural daylight. 

With a wealth of history in Colchester and the surrounding areas our historical building consultancy can ensure the correct procedures are carried out. For successful development concerning a historic building it is necessary first to understand it - we achieve this by using the skills we have evolved combined with our flair for contemporary design, these can lead to an exciting outcome. 

Steeped in history, Colchester - the former capital of England - is Britain’s oldest recorded town. As a leading RIBA chartered architects practice based in Colchester, we offer a number of services including; Building Information Modelling (BIM), Feasibility Studies, Planning Services, Building Regulations, Contract Administrator & Project Management, Historical Building Consultancy and EcoBuild. 

Having stood through centuries, the Roman town has a wealth of architecture that dates back to the middle ages. We have been lucky enough to work on a number of projects within Colchester offering a fresh, open and efficient approach to design within the local area. 

The Stockwell Public House on West Stockwell Street, Colchester, dates back to the 14th century. Originally the building was in dire need of an extension and major refurbishment in order to make it viable. We took on the challenge of repairing and extending the building to provide a family restaurant and pub. Throughout the process we were conscious that our design had to make the most of the buildings spatial qualities, the patina of age and ensure that the integrity of the historic building remained intact. 

Another project we took on within our hometown was that of a listed town house on Abbeygate Street. Work was carried out to the mid-terrace town house in Colchester in order to improve connections to communal rooms within the house and introduce more natural light into the space. The overall design philosophy was to transform the dimly lit space at the front of the property to an unexpected contemporary insertion to the rear of the property that flooded with natural daylight. 

With a wealth of history in Colchester and the surrounding areas our historical building consultancy can ensure the correct procedures are carried out. For successful development concerning a historic building it is necessary first to understand it - we achieve this by using the skills we have evolved combined with our flair for contemporary design, these can lead to an exciting outcome. 

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