Falmouth Road Public Consultation

by Paul.

Public consultation is being carried out this week on our Falmouth Road project. The development is for a new GP surgery with 39 dwellings above situated on the corner of a park in Borough. Expand the image below to have a browse through the information from the consultation.

Brick Awards 2019

by Paul.

Loxley Stables – House 2 – photo by Jeremy Phillips

We were chuffed to have Loxley Stables shortlisted in the Small Housing Development category at the Brick Awards 2019. The Brick Awards, which are organised by the Brick Development Association, are regarded as ‘the Oscars of the brick industry’. Thanks to York Handmade, who supplied the lovely linear bricks for this project, we were invited to attend the brilliant awards evening in London.

The ceremony 13.11.19

Cake Party!

by Emily.

Huge thanks to Cake for inviting us to their summer party & open house on Friday. It was fab to see everyone and have a peek at some great projects, even if we do have orange stair envy!

Listed farm conversion – MVHR case study

by Christophe.

ADM, who designed and supplied the mechanical ventilation & heat recovery (MVHR) system at our listed farm conversion in Yorkshire, have written a case study explaining the system and equipment required for the project. If you don’t know much about MVHR, this feature is a great read which covers the basics as well as the specific constraints of this particular building – check it out here:

Stunning barn conversion, North Yorkshire

Loxley Stables shortlisted for the Brick Awards 2019!

by Paul.

We’re chuffed that Loxley Stables has been shortlisted for the Brick Awards 2019, in the Small Housing Development category! These three timber frame houses feature York Handmade Brick Co Ltd bricks at ground floor level, with some lovely details including a climbing wall and concealed sliding door openings. Expertly built by Thompson Build and Developments, photos by Jeremy Phillips. Check out the other shortlisted entries here.

Race Across America – Sponsoring a timestation for Prevent Breast Cancer

by Lizzie.

We are delighted to be sponsoring the Tuba City, Arizona, timestation of James and Tom’s Race Across America (RAAM) – the world’s toughest ultra-endurance bike race. They are aiming to raise £125,000 for Prevent Breast Cancer, the only UK charity entirely dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer.

James is a consultant breast surgeon at The Nightingale Centre and Prevent Breast Cancer Research Unit in Manchester, which specialises in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer. With a background in ultra-marathon mountain and trail running, he believes RAAM will enable him and Tom to raise a significant amount of money for Prevent Breast Cancer.

You can read more about the challenge at www.raceacrossamericachallenge.com and if you know anyone who might like to sponsor a time station, please spread the word!

We’re recruiting!

by Paul.

Part 2 Architectural Assistant

Our design-led and environmentally driven architectural practice seeks an experienced Part 2 Architectural Assistant to work on a variety of new build projects, including residential and community based work, as well as a number of refurbishments.

We are looking for a design-focused and enthusiastic Part 2 Architectural Assistant to assist on the development of design proposals and detailed planning applications. The ideal candidate would be proficient in Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite as well as hand-sketching. Preferably with a minimum of 2 years UK project experience. A thorough working knowledge of RIBA stages, building regulations and site experience would be advantageous.

We have created a supportive working environment that encourages personal development whilst still enjoying a good work/life balance. If you are interested in joining our team, please send us your CV and portfolio detailing your relevant experience and enclosing no more than 10 pages of examples of your work to info@thomasandspiers.com.

We are looking for the role to commence as soon as possible so please outline any working notice you may require. This is a full time role in our Borough office, with salary to be appropriate to experience.