The following are a range of articles on conservation, heritage, education, public, commercial, religious, residential and urban design by architects firm in London, Wimbledon, Marcus Beale Architects
Burn Bullock, Mitcham-Public Consultation; Monday 25 June 2018
The Burn Bullock is a prominent grade II listed building on the western corner of Mitcham Cricket Green, site of the worlds oldest cricket club. Regeneration will have a great positive effect on Mitcham. A public consultation was held Monday 25 June 2018. Key results were: agreement to negotiate a lease to take effect immediately the overall scheme has been agreed, – regular monthly meetings with the developer and the cricket club. Since then the developers have met with the cricket club and architect, and a subsequent meeting with councillor and MP.Read more.
St Hilda’s College Oxford gains planning permission
Planning permission was granted on 13 March 2018 for a major redevelopment at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, including a new tower. MBA are conservation architects for the scheme, working with Gort Scott Architects as lead designers. Our role was to research and analyse the heritage significance of the college, to advise Gort Scott during the design development, and to assess the heritage impact of the scheme. This is one of a number of projects where MBA support leading design practices in major conservation projects, using our experience in high value heritage assets and our design skills to offer conservation expertise to the design team.Read less.
New College Oxford, Morris Building – Works on site
Site works have begun at the Morris building in Oxford. Completion is expected in September 2018.
The scheme includes a new garden building providing fully accessible rooms, the conservation of four adjacent listed buildings, re-landscaping the Morris Yard, adjusting the collegiate offer to provide improved student accommodation and cluster flats including three fully accessible suites.
The new Garden building sits within the area of the outer ditch of Oxford’s medieval City Wall which dominates the New College campus.
Merton Priory Chapter House phase 1 starts Nov 17
The Merton Priory Chapter house project will start on site in November 2017. Works will continue until April 2018. The work involves rebuilding the glass wall at the south of the enclosure, and improving internal facilities so that the education and heritage centre can be opened for the public. Further information about the project can be found here.
Burn Bullock, Mitcham-Public Consultation; Sunday 13 Nov 2016
Site VisitAfter the consultation, at 2:15pm the... Read more.
A public exhibition and consultation looking at concept designs for the proposed development of the Burn Bullock will be held on Sunday 13 November 2016 from 12 noon to 2 pm at Tooting and Mitcham Community Sports Club KNK Stadium, Imperial Fields, Bishopsford Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 6BF.
After the consultation, at 2:15pm the architects will be pleased to show interested parties around the site. Please note that the site is not fully accessible. Those attending should wear stout shoes and trousers. Some parking will be available on site.Read less.