Base Architecture

09 May 2019
The architect behind a scheme to breathe new life into a landmark Shrewsbury building has welcomed the decision to give the scheme the go-ahead following a lengthy planning process. Gallery Design and Developments has been given approval to convert The Stew in Frankwell into a mixed-use development that will include a ground floor spa, coffee shop, office space and garages, with seven residential...
19 Feb 2019
A junior associate at a firm of Shewsbury architects has joined an elite band of experts after completing a rare double qualification. Adam Turnell, who works for Base Architecture & Design, has become one of only a small number of professionals nationwide to be registered as a chartered landscape architect and a chartered architect. His success will allow Base to enhance the full service...
27 Nov 2018
A Shropshire architectural practice has undergone a significant restructure to support its long-term strategy for growth. Base Architecture & Design, which has offices in Shrewsbury and Chester, has promoted Shrewsbury based associate Ben Embrey to the new position of practice associate with a brief to oversee projects being carried out at each office. Chelsea Wilkes has been hired as Base’s...
21 Jun 2018
A firm of Shropshire architects has beaten off competition from across the Midlands to win a prestigious award for its inspiring design that transformed a Shrewsbury home. Base Architecture and Design, which worked with building contractors KRM and the property owners Mark Groome and Becky Walker to transform the River House in Water Lane, scooped the title in the Best Extension or Alteration to...
08 Mar 2018
A breaking ground ceremony has marked the start of work on a development of new homes in a village near Shrewsbury. Cruckmeole Meadows, on land next to St Thomas and St Ann’s School in Hanwood, will see 25 three, four and five bed semi detached and detached homes constructed in a new scheme that has been designed by Shrewsbury’s Base Architecture and is being built by Myddle based Shingler Homes...
15 Nov 2017
A new plan to preserve and develop a Shrewsbury building has been revealed. Gallery Design and Developments has submitted proposals to breathe new life into The Stew in Frankwell with a ground floor spa, coffee shop, office space and garages, with seven residential apartments on the upper floors. The proposed refurbishment would retain an estimated 75 per cent of the existing fabric of the...
10 Jul 2017
 A Shropshire family is hoping to raise more than £15,000 for cancer charities by hosting a one-day music festival this month. The Charmina Festival has been organised by the Reece family as a tribute to mum Joy, who was diagnosed with the return and spread of a previous breast cancer in July 2016. She will be the star guest at the event at the family home near Clive on July 22 that will feature...
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