Projects

Spring Meadow Passive Houses – Leeds

Bowman Riley is supporting the delivery of 20 new build Passive Houses, Spring Meadow in Drighlington, Leeds for PureHaus.

We created technical details for building control and construction whilst taking on the Passive House certification role. The houses far exceed the performance target of 0.6 air changes per hour, compared to the typical building target of eight air changes per hour and the Passive House default of 0.6.

Our scope expanded to include the discharge of planning conditions related to drainage and highways, handling complex level changes on a former landfill site, and assisting with construction details. We produced a suite of technical drawings, conducted regular site visits and reporting, investigated and opened up materials, and collected photographic documentation for submission to an external certifier.

The project incorporated several sustainable features, such as triple-glazed windows, solar panels, electric charging points, and advanced air filtration and monitoring systems, ensuring healthier living environments.

The project focused on repeatability and efficiency in deliverability to develop standard house types to bring high-quality Passive Houses to future sites. The homes boast 78% less embodied carbon than the RIBA 2011 ‘business as usual’ benchmark and are 1000% more effective than standard building regulations. This high level of efficiency and sustainability translates into ultra-low energy bills for homeowners.

Our efforts assisted in the early sale of 25% of the units before the show home was opened, reflecting the market’s confidence in the development.

Our efforts assisted in the early sale of 25% of the Spring Meadow units before the show home was opened, reflecting the market’s confidence in the development.

Images credit – PureHaus

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Greenholme Mills Residential Development – Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley

Bowman Riley has provided architecture and principal designer services on the redevelopment of Greenholme Mills, a historic Yorkshire mill site, into a major riverside residential scheme.

Once a booming textiles mill powered by water fed through the River Wharfe, Greenholme Mills employed hundreds of people during the industrial revolution. In recent years, the site had been used for a variety of commercial and industrial purposes but was underused and unsustainable in its existing form.

Developer MMR purchased the site with planning consent for a residential development of circa 90 homes. With a strong track record in mill developments, Bowman Riley was approached to redesign the scheme to help MMR achieve maximum value from their investment.

Our design of the new houses increases the eaves and ridge heights of the new build houses to form new porches and rear box extensions. Additionally, we are designing six new bespoke townhouses maximising views across the valley.

We redesigned the two multi-storey mills to increase the unit numbers. The larger of the two mills lent itself to conversion because the windows and column positions are ideally placed. However, the smaller of the two mills is shallow in plan, presenting the opportunity to duplicate its depth by forming a new build extension to it.

To complete the development, we created a commercial element by reusing and extending the existing workshop buildings to provide unrivalled fitness and recreation facilities comprising a swimming pool, gym, café, and crèche with an outdoor play area. The building conversion retains as much as possible of the structure of the existing buildings and locates key areas at the higher level out of the flood risk zone, whilst maintaining views out to the riverside.

Read more about this prestigious development in the Yorkshire Post.

This project was Highly Commended at Insider Property Awards 2023 in the category of Residential Development of the Year (fewer than 100 homes).

For sales enquiries please contact the agent, Dacre Son & Hartley at their offices: ilkley@dacres.co.uk or 01943 600655 option 1 for residential sales.

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Meadow View – Ilkley

Bowman Riley designed Meadow View, a replacement four-bedroom house in a green belt area in Ilkley.

The pre-existing two-storey detached property was narrow, with small rooms that were not suitable for conversion into modern open-plan living. In addition, the house was poorly insulated and in need of new electrics.

The new three-storey house, with a subterranean level, takes advantage of the nine-metre level change. With a feature entrance hall and full-height glazing, the staircase offers views throughout the property to the rear garden. The open-plan living areas connect to an outside terrace.
The four bedrooms are accessed off the feature staircase and all rooms provide spectacular views over the gardens.

The gable roof to bedrooms two of the bedrooms have been extended to create a balcony and masonry wing walls to provide privacy to the adjacent properties. The basement is hidden between two retaining walls on either side of the glazed area to allow interaction with the garden and provide a internal space for a home cinema, bar and gym. There is a vertical emphasis throughout the modern design with floor to ceiling glazing and external frameless glass balustrading to allow uninterrupted views of the garden and beyond.

A red brick façade with contemporary black aluminium framed windows, bi-folding doors, fascias and soffits contribute to the aesthetics of the property.

Meadow View benefits from renewable energy technology with integrated photovoltaic roof panels, an air source heat pump, electric car charging points and a highly efficient whole-house mechanical ventilation with a heat recovery system.

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Bell Busk Barn Conversion

Bowman Riley created interior visualisations on a single-storey detached modern farm building with planning permission to be converted into a four-bedroom luxury home close to the village of Coniston Cold near Skipton.

Supporting Sutcliffe Residential, our brief was to produce designs to help market the property and adjacent land. Supported by our designs, the client’s marketing materials effectively sold the vision of the building and its interior potential to prospective buyers. Our brief was to produce interior visualisations for the key rooms, including the master bedroom, large kitchen, dining and living space flooded with natural light and stunning views.

Our team created spaces reflecting the rural location and a high-end luxury interior scheme. We achieved this by mixing classic English design elements with modern farmhouse touchpoints.

We fused the classic English design elements, such as a traditional shaker panel kitchen, with modern accents and feature colour palettes that tie in the rural landscapes. The addition of clean boucle creams and oatmeal add warmth and contemporary accents – while the timber slats break up the expansive space with something tactile and earthy.

We completed the visuals quickly. Our client was able to push the marketing and get the site on the market as soon as the planning permission was approved.

Sutcliffe Residential was overjoyed with the outcome stating:

The team did not disappoint, they managed to create really exciting looking spaces both internally and externally by pulling on all of the buildings more redeeming features. The timescale was extremely tight, but the team were always on hand to talk through any tweaks and alterations in order to hit the deadline. We would highly recommend and look forwarding to working with them again in the near future.”

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Ramsden Grove – Guiseley, Leeds

Guiseley, Leeds

Bankhead Group

Bowman Riley designed Ramsden Grove, eight new houses within a conservation area on land forming part of the Gordon Mills site, a short walking distance of the thriving Leeds town of Guiseley.

The new homes are on formerly redundant land next to existing stone mill warehouses, a railway line and established dwellings. It makes use of a leftover parcel of land to provide a windfall contribution to Leeds’ housing supply by creating a modest infill development.

Ramsden Grove comprises two, three and four-bedroom detached and semi-detached houses and car parking, all designed to meet Nationally Described Minimum Space Standards. It is also in compliance with Leeds City Council’s Residential Design Guide. This is evident in the spacing of the dwellings, their careful orientation and a cohesive masterplanning to provide a high density yet spacious and un-cramped arrangement on this irregular shaped plot.

In addition to conventional two-storey homes, we designed a bespoke 1.5-storey property, which includes two ground-floor accessible bedrooms, allowing a range of prospective purchasers to integrate into the new street and community, from downsizers to families with additional needs. The reduced massing of this property also helps to soften the impact on the existing neighbouring properties, overshadowing and providing a welcoming site entrance.

Ramsden Grove is the largest development for Bankhead Group to date. We are proud to have supported our client on this site from RIBA Stages 1–3 and to see this development come to life. It was a carefully negotiated planning process, where we retained eight dwellings on site (with the council suggesting a maximum capacity of seven). The project has been hugely successful, with all properties sold off-plan for the asking price.

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Cambridge Road Major Residential Scheme – London

Cambridge Road Major Residential Scheme – London

Countryside Properties

Kingston, London

Bowman Riley is leading the design delivery of two apartment buildings as part of a major new residential development on Cambridge Road in Kingston.

The local authority identified that the current housing stock would not be able to cope with the population growth that Kingston will see over the next few decades. The new development will replace a 1960s housing estate following the compulsory purchase of the nine-hectare site.

The Cambridge Road development will create a vibrant and safe neighbourhood that provides local people with high quality yet affordable and energy-efficient new homes that are the right size for their families. The overarching aim is to deliver social, economic and environmental improvements to the area to deliver comprehensive regeneration.

In phase one, we are delivering the design of two residential buildings containing 250 apartments. The proposals will reconnect the site with the broader community by transforming the neighbourhood with high quality and modern urban design.

The development will exceed the whole lifecycle carbon benchmark, through sustainable design and efficient detailed space planning that incorporates structural and MEP proposals.

Urban greening, green roofs, soft landscaping, and a podium garden will all feature in the development promoting biodiversity and sustainable urban drainage.

See our other project for Countryside Properties at the Acton Gardens Urban Village

Design and image credit Patel Taylor.

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Bootham Park – York

Enterprise Retirement Living
York

Bowman Riley has been providing masterplanning and architecture on the re-purposing of Bootham Park, a series of historic listed buildings with extensive open grounds in York into a new retirement community.

Our brief was to create a cohesive development of 120 homes across the site. During the design process, it became apparent that we needed additional apartments for the scheme’s financial viability. We worked closely with Historic England to produce the masterplan with the sympathetic renovation of the heritage buildings to create engaging and appropriate designs for the new build elements resulting in a 172-unit residential care community with substantial public benefits.

Central to the project’s success in conservation terms is the renovation of the 18th-century Grade I listed landmark designed by acclaimed architect John Carr. The site also includes four Grade II listed heritage assets built in the 19th and early 20th centuries, which will be repurposed to host the communal facilities of the new community. Four complementary new wings will accommodate the new homes.

Built as a lunatic asylum in 1777, Bootham Park became a psychiatric hospital in 1904 before closing in 2015. In addition to the site’s iconic architecture, its historic significance is that Bootham Park has provided continuous care since its construction, recognising its contribution to society. The redevelopment of the site into a retirement community was granted planning consent in 2023 and classed as C2 use class, the provision of care in a residential setting, which is a first for City of York Council.

The public benefits of the redeveloped site weigh in favour of the scheme, as does the enhancement of the existing landscape regarding its recreational value and provision of public access, including sports facilities to Bootham School and a hospital helipad.

The redevelopment will bring this critical York brownfield site back into viable reuse as a beautiful and functional retirement community, with onsite care 24/hours a day and extensive grounds accessible to the public.

Kerry Babbington, Historic England, praised our “thoughtful approach” and lauded our “retention of the open nature of the site and creation of formalised rights of public access”.

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Westcombe House Student Accommodation – Greenwich, London

Bowman Riley provided architecture and interior design on Westcombe House, a new student accommodation project in the Greenwich area of London for our existing client, Linden Hill in the Greenwich area of London.

When our team became involved, planning permission had already been obtained for a four-storey apartment building. Our brief was to ensure that the development achieved the best value for our client. We amended the designs to convert the scheme into a 61-bedroom premium student accommodation, maximising the building’s footprint.
We resubmitted the project for planning approval, and a student accommodation operator was brought on board.

After exploring traditional and modern construction methods, we proposed that the scheme be developed as a modular building to ensure speed of construction to enable it to be completed in time for the start of the new academic year. Our team was novated to the modular contractor, QB Technology to deliver the technical package.

Our interior designers created a home-away-from-home for the students providing welcoming, social and comfortable spaces. Student wellbeing was a key driver offering spaces out of their bedrooms to socialise, a meeting room for group work, a library zone and an area for quiet working.

We produced designs for the communal areas with spatial plans, high-quality CGIs and photo-realistic renders for a gym, gaming room, cinema, working area, living area and dining room. The spaces were designed to be practical and flexible and able to be reconfigured. We separated the main library and living area into two rooms with a retractable wall to allow the hiring of the two private spaces.

If you are interested in renting this property, visit the CRM Student Accommodation website.

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Spencer House – Leeds

Leeds

Leeds and London Developments

On a busy corner of two pedestrian streets in Leeds centre, stands Spencer House, a three-storey building that was transformed by Bowman Riley with the introduction of 11 stylish new residences.

Following a fire in the 1980s, Spencer House was rebuilt in a red-brick style with architectural features that blend with the adjacent Edwardian listed buildings. It is occupied by a high street retailer on the ground and basement levels with the upper floors used only for storage.

Bringing city living to this prominent building has resulted in the commercially viable repurposing of the upper floors that had been underused as retail premises. Located within a tight urban site, the works had to be carefully managed whilst the retail store continued to trade.

Located within a conservation area, we remodelled the property carefully to ensure the changes remain subservient to the main building, its tower and spire to create a cohesive aesthetic respectful of the surroundings. We worked with the planning officer, heritage officer and Leeds Civic Trust to find harmony between a commercially viable development and one that respected its location.

The development retained the third-floor mansard roof but reversed the orientation of the dormer windows to increase floor space, head height and enhance liveable areas. Our design merged some of the dormer windows to create balconies. With full-height glazing, the interior spaces are flooded with light and offer impressive views across the neighbourhood. We took care with the stairway making use of the feature windows on the front façade and artwork on the walls to encourage residents to take the stairs promoting wellbeing.

We designed the apartments to fill a gap in the rental market bridging the space between unfurnished apartments and aparthotels. These impressive apartments target the higher-end of the market to cohabit alongside the influx of new student residences and young professionals in the city.

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Oakgate House Alterations – Harrogate

Bowman Riley designed the extensive alterations to Oakgate House, a detached Edwardian villa in the highly sought-after Duchy Estate to create a desirable five-bedroom family home.

In the early 20th century when lifestyles were different, the main family rooms were intended to be at the southern side enjoying the sunlight and views of the garden with the kitchen as a functional place where a housekeeper prepared food.

Modern single-storey extensions had created more space on the ground floor but non above. They had also left the house with no clear front door and had hidden the building’s character. We designed a new two-storey extension to replace the modern extensions and the remainder of the house will be stripped back to the brickwork and timber and rebuilt.

The alterations replicate the original Edwardian facade featuring a new visible front door and entrance hall with an additional side muddy boots entrance and cloakroom. The extensive remodelling included relocating the kitchen and dining room to the southern side of the house with patio doors to directly access the garden. Additionally, the original drawing room has been converted into a new large lounge with a south-facing garden room and study. All of the bedrooms have good-sized en-suites, the master bedroom has a new balcony overlooking the garden and the attic bedroom would be an ideal home office.

To help prospective buyers to see the potential of this exclusive family home, the client asked us to provide some interior visualisations for the sales particulars. The colour palette and textures were chosen to reflect the quality and aesthetic that is popular within this style of a young family home. Resulting in a look that feels contemporary, high-end but also welcoming and perfect for a family.

The final result is a beautifully appointed home designed for contemporary family life.

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Greenford Road Residential Development – London

Ealing, London

Linden Hill Capital

Bowman Riley developed the design of a new residential development on Greenford Road comprising 36 one-bedroom apartments located in Greenford, a large suburb in the London Borough of Ealing.

Brought on board at the post-planning stage, our team was presented with a significant challenge to create a commercially viable scheme whilst maintaining the quality and the gross internal areas.

A hybrid approach to construction was introduced principally using an insulated concrete formwork with a steel frame to create the large pitched roof. The insulated concrete form structure allows for flexibility between floor plates and provides an airtight system. The balcony detailing around an irregular stepping façade removes cold bridges and uses the insulated concrete form effectively.

We detailed a cost-effective roof system that forms a hybrid structure to ensure the building is thermally and acoustically sufficient.

The Greenford Road project required careful coordination of internal services due to limited space. We worked with our client, Linden Hill Capital to maximise the gross internal area where possible and assist with the profitability of the scheme.

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East Barn Private House – Malham, North Yorkshire

Private client
Malham, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley provided interior design and decoration on East Barn, a converted barn into a high-end residential property. To create a modern family home, we worked closely with our client to deliver the brief from initial concept proposals to final site completion and styling.

The interior spaces were reviewed and an internal re-configuration was required to open up the kitchen area and living space to create an open plan form of living. This then allowed us to re-evaluate each floor’s layout to better suit the client’s requirements. This included the reconfiguration of all bathrooms, the addition of a dressing room, new layouts of internal spaces to create a games room and a cloakroom WC.

We created detailed demolition and construction plans for each floor, including the removal of an existing chimney, an internal extension of the kitchen and subsequent layout for the family room. We provided interior design for all rooms, including general arrangement plans showing furniture placements, detailed lighting and electrical designs with specifications of decorative light fittings and joinery proposals for each room. This facilitated a detailed pack provided for the contractor to deliver on site.

The interior renovation and fitted joinery needed to be sympathetic to the style of the building as well as feel modern to suit the young family’s aesthetics and requirements. Each room was reviewed with regard to the client’s requirements for storage and use of space to ensure the best layout and overall design.

In addition to the interior design on East Barn, we also provided thorough interior decoration proposals for each room, specifying furniture and fittings, window treatment specifications, cushion and trim detailing, artwork proposals down to the frame specifications. This process was worked up alongside the build on site to ensure the client received a turnkey solution.

Our client said:

“It was a pleasure working with Laura on the interiors for our home renovation project. She took the time to understand our style and expertly guided us through the whole process, advising us on everything from paint colours and lighting design to furniture and soft furnishings. We couldn’t be happier with the end result, which is a home where the interiors are tailored perfectly to our needs and tastes.”

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Private House Interior Layout and Decoration – Ilkley

Bowman Riley provided architectural and interior layout and design services for this beautiful 1920s house in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. The house was in need of considerable renovation in order to make the interior spaces conducive to modern living and suit the clients lifestyle.

We provided architectural designs for the extension to the rear of the property that facilitated the clients lifestyle and love of entertaining providing them with a lovely open plan living space.

The client wanted to ensure that the essence and character of the period property was retained whilst allowing them to inject the home with their personality and style. We also had the added challenge of integrating their existing furniture, extensive artwork collections and travel mementos within the spaces that they were bringing from their current home. These pieces often created the foundation colour palettes for some of the rooms schemes and have blended beautifully with the new pieces to create a mid-century modern eclectic style.

We worked closely with the client to build the schemes from the spatial layouts, bathroom designs and finishes down to the trim detailing on the cushions.

The end result is a true reflection of the clients bright, welcoming and playful characters. The client took our specifications, drawings and design proposals to source and implement the designs on site, perfectly interpreting the schemes to create a cohesive and beautiful home.

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Acton Gardens Urban Village – London

Acton, West London

Countryside

Bowman Riley was commissioned to develop the designs and coordinate the construction of phase eight of Acton Gardens, a major residential development in West London.

The scheme forms part of the wider award-winning urban village, a regeneration scheme surrounded by leafy streets and unique character with Chiswick, Gunnersbury and Acton on its doorstep.

These new homes will provide an integral part of the West London community with an array of essential services and amenities – from the on-site medical centre and supermarket to the nearby school and nurseries with shops, restaurants and transport links nearby.

Starting from RIBA Stage 4, our team is working in Revit with the MEP and structural engineers. We took over from Stitch, who designed the scheme up to RIBA Stage 3.  The phase eight development provides 334 new homes with the associated public, semi-private and private amenity space.  Parking and ancillary accommodation including cycle and bin stores and plant space serve the development.

The new properties are of varied sizes from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom maisonettes and six family houses. There is a mix of tenures including private sale, shared ownership, 35.6% affordable rent and 10% of wheelchair adaptable homes.

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Kirk Lane Stables – North Yorkshire

Private client

Eastby, near Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed the conversion of a derelict Kirk Lane stables block into a sleek modern home in Eastby just outside of the North Yorkshire town of Skipton.

Our client initially set out to convert Kirk Lane stable block into a high-quality holiday home. Exceeding our client’s expectations, we managed to achieve full planning permission for conversion into a permanent dwelling to vastly increase the value of the property.

The attractive property is clad in burnt larch wood to blend into the rural setting. The use of large metallic stable doors provide cover to lightweight glazing in winter months and reference the agricultural heritage of the building.

Our designs create natural light-filled spaces by a huge roof light in the living room, a glazed Crittall door and Velux windows to all bedrooms. An integrated cycle store in matching materials allows visitors to experience the nearby countryside by bicycle.

The spacious property is well insulated and features a large living room and dining area with a log burning stove and four bedrooms.

Now complete, our clients are delighted with the results and have been able to achieve their ambition of successfully renting the property out on a regular basis as a holiday let. Annie and Alex, our clients said:

“You created such a fabulous home we can now build and move forward. It feels like a breeze… Coming from ideas to reality, you were able to see that vision and design us a beautiful unique house.”

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Bowes Road Residential Development – Ealing, London

Linden Hill Capital

Ealing, London

Bowman Riley has designed a new apartment building to redevelop and enhance an underused site within a sustainable and accessible residential neighbourhood in Ealing, West London.

Located in Palmer’s Green, the site of the new development was an extremely contentious piece of land with overlooking issues and difficult site access.

Working closely with our client and the planning consultant, we created a bespoke four-storey apartment building that achieved planning consent at appeal. A subsequent planning application led to consent for an additional storey resulting in a five-storey building.

Consent was achieved by producing an innovative tiered design to combat the overlooking issues and reduce the damage to the light quality of the adjacent properties. The strategic positioning of windows helped to meet all design standards and separation distances between the buildings.

We introduced bespoke feature windows to reduce overlooking throughout the building whilst still allowing ample light into habitable rooms. A full-length translucent panel allows natural light into the rooms whilst prohibiting overlooking in or out.

The building comprises a mix of nine one, two and three-bedroom apartments, two of which are duplexes. Several bespoke design features have been incorporated into the scheme including roof lights, undercroft parking, green roofs and photovoltaic panels.

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Willow House – Menston

The Bankhead Group

Menston, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley has designed Willow House, a new five-bedroom detached property on the Main Street of the desirable West Yorkshire village of Menston.

Our design approach has been to create a bespoke new family home that combines Georgian features with a sleek modern twist. The front facade with its long Georgian windows and symmetrical proportions will be built in punched face blackened stone to be in keeping with the existing street scene. Aluminium cladding and zinc at the rear provide a more contemporary aesthetic featuring a frameless glazed box protruding into the back garden.

Willow House will provide a high standard of living with quality finishes and interesting features including a striking entranceway made entirely with smooth-faced ashlar stone and a recessed balcony to the master bedroom.

Located on brownfield land on the site of a former annex building to the original farmhouse, the new property is a narrow slither of land with various restrictions. Our challenge was to create a five bedroom property with driveway and garage ensuring positive views from all habitable rooms.

The placement of the building included working around an agreed zone on the site that the building footprint could not cross. We had to manage window to window distances between the neighboring plot with narrow conditions.

We retained as much of the existing trees and plants on the site as possible, making sure not to interfere with the identified root protection zones whilst providing a generously sized driveway for three cars with turning head and garage.

This commision for Bankhead Group followed the successful completion of Westbourne Drive in Menston.

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Greenholme Mews – West Yorkshire

Greenholme Mews – West Yorkshire

Chartford Homes

Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley

Bowman Riley has been supporting the redevelopment of Greenholme Mills, a historic West Yorkshire mill site, into a major riverside residential scheme in the highly sought-after village of Burley in Wharfedale.

Greenholme Mills operated as a successful textile mill from 1790 until 1967, and its location next to the River Wharfe made it the largest water-powered mill in England. In recent years, the site had been used for a variety of commercial and industrial purposes but was underused and unsustainable in its existing form.

Developer MMR purchased the site with planning consent for residential development. Bowman Riley made design and layout amendments to maximise the value of the land and achieved planning consent for MMR, who subsequently sold part of the site to Chartford Homes. We then began working for Chartford Homes to alter the design and layout to meet their requirements and space standards whilst continuing to work with MMR on the remainder of the site.

In consideration of highways issues at the site boundary works, we re-laid out the properties. We reduced the number of homes to 24, removing one plot, to create bigger gardens and driveways for the properties. We prepared the construction drawings in line with Chartford Homes’ standards and coordinated with Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s building control team to ensure the efficient progress of the scheme.

The Greenholme Mews development contributes to the supply of homes in the village surrounded by countryside, which this site takes full advantage of with riverside walks on the doorstep. The development comprises 18 four-bedroom townhouses and six one-two bedroom apartments. The properties have been designed to have slightly different features whilst maintaining the same overall aesthetic to unite the development.

See articles about the development in the Insider and the Telegraph & Argus.

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Aspire Apartments – Herschel Street, Slough

Mid Group for Click Properties

Slough, Berkshire

Bowman Riley provided architecture and the principal designer role on Aspire Apartments, a major eight-storey residential scheme on a large brownfield site in Slough, one of the UK’s fastest-growing regeneration hotspots.

The 238 high-quality new homes are close to Slough’s Crossrail station and within the town centre where high-density residential development is sought, helping to meet the increasing demand for new homes and contributing towards the ongoing renaissance of the town.

Appointed to develop the designs, we had to comprehensively redesign the scheme to align with Mid Group’s approach to using off-site and modern methods of construction. The development used SFC light gauge steelwork system, which speeds up the construction process and reduces time and waste on site.

The scheme’s design and layout are suited to the site, the asymmetrical design.is sympathetic in terms of scale, appearance, materials, form and use to the surrounding buildings, and creates efficient site use. We adjusted the buildings’ lines to relate to the street geometry and to create amenity space, defensible space and improve the public realm. We designed a scheme of appropriate scale and density with high-quality landscaping and rooftop gardens with views over Windsor Castle.

The first block, completed and comprising 87 apartments, was sold to Pinnacle Homes to provide affordable housing, apartments for social rent and shared ownership. We worked directly with Pinnacle to finalise the designs and finishes to meet customer requirements.

We worked closely with the local police force to create safe and secure buildings achieving Gold Standard of Secured by Design. We took a fabric-first approach with photovoltaic panels on the roof and drainage attenuation as sustainable features. The location is sustainable, close to both Slough town centre and Slough railway station.

Andrew Shepherd, CEO at Mid Group said:

“We are delighted that Bowman Riley has come on board to deliver this prestigious development.  We are confident that their design expertise combined with a strong track record in the delivery of residential schemes will contribute towards the successful completion of this major scheme.”

See the Insider article and Yorkshire Post article on the scheme.

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Brafferton Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Brafferton Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Brafferton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Caedmon Homes

Bowman Riley has designed a new residential development of 28 homes on a greenfield site in the North Yorkshire village of Brafferton for Caedmon Homes, in partnership with the Evans Property Group.

The scheme comprises six principle house types. Predominantly two storeys with the exception of four maisonettes and a two and a half storey property in the lowest part of the site. Our designs for the development enhance Caedmon Homes standard house types with features like timber windows, oak porches and brick detailing incorporated into the scheme. A new off-site attenuation pond helps deliver a sustainable drainage solution. The properties range from one to five bedrooms, fourteen of which (50%) are classed as affordable homes.

The proposal has been designed to respect the neighbouring properties with traditional proportions and external appearance whilst delivering large open plan layouts responding to market demands. The overall ridge height of the plots on the southern boundary remains respectful of its neighbour.

This project follows on from our successful delivery of the nearby Kirby Hill residential development for Caedmon Homes. Like Kirby Hill, the design effectively reflects the local vernacular, complementing the urban grain and respectful of the surrounding properties. The proposal sits well in this location and contributes to the local community, architecture and economy.

“This is a very exciting development, which will add to the excellent reputation of Brafferton as one of the most sought-after villages in the York and Easingwold areas.”

Paul Brown, director of Caedmon Homes

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Hallmark Building/Green Quarter 7 Residential Development – Manchester

Beaumont Morgan

Manchester

Bowman Riley was appointed to deliver the architectural and interior designs on The Hallmark Building, a major residential development at Green Quarter in Manchester, a one million ft2 mixed-use development alongside the River Irk in northern Manchester.

With continued excess demand at Green Quarter, the developer Beaumont Morgan purchased a site with planning already secured to develop a new building entitled The Hallmark Building.

When Bowman Riley became involved in the project, the Hallmark Building had already been designed prior to the 2017 Grenfell tower fire. We were brought on board to work with the concept designs to provide the technical and construction information to deliver the scheme.

Our greatest challenge was to amend the designs to create a safe and secure building following new guidance around building materials and fire safety. This limited the options for the facade of the building and resulted in an amended design.

Additionally, we were involved in providing a detailed package of interior design on the reception and common areas. The interior design for the common areas featured a palette of tonal colours and materials from gold, to marble and timber. We provided a technical package of information involving the creation of a detailed plan and specification for the foyer and reception.

Images courtesy of Beaumont Morgan.

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Westbourne Drive – Menston, Bradford

360 View

Bankhead Group

Bowman Riley has designed a new detached family house on 0.296 acres of land to the rear of 20 Victoria Avenue currently occupied by a garden in Westbourne Drive, Menston.

Spanning over three storeys, the new home will comprise four/five bedrooms with three en-suites. A study and semi-open plan kitchen/lounge area will have a full height exposed pitch roof on the top floor, so that a generous internal head height can be provided whilst also remaining appropriate within the context of its neighbours.  An internal lift provides easy access to all floors.

The proposal takes advantage of the level change across the site by integrating a contemporary plan into the design proposal. The ridge height remains consistent with its neighbours and remains subservient to the original properties on Victoria Avenue.

The design retains the existing established stone wall to front of the property.  The design maximises the views from all bedrooms, with the master bedroom overlooking the Yorkshire countryside. On the first floor, additional amenity space is provided in the form of a roof terrace. A full height south facing curtain wall helps to maximise natural light.  The design has received planning consent.

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Priory Meadows Residential Development – Kirby Hill, Boroughbridge

Caedmon Homes

Kirby Hill, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed and project managed Priory Meadows, a new residential development in the village of Kirby Hill with views towards the Kilburn White Horse, one of the most famous North Yorkshire landmarks.

Bowman Riley was commissioned by Caedmon Homes to develop a reserved matters planning application in line with the client’s preferred housing mix. Our role was then to design the properties and provide the role of project manager working with the contractor to deliver the scheme.

We retained the essence of the principles established at the outline planning stage whilst increasing the net floor area. We designed a mix of 34 new build traditional properties in various sizes from two-bedroom dormer bungalows and three-bedroom semis to three, four and five-bedroom detached homes.

Designed to blend seamlessly with the local vernacular creating high-quality homes to attract buyers with specifications that exceed the standard volume house types in acknowledgement of the competition in the market from brand-name volume housing providers. Onsite affordable homes have been designed to be indistinguishable from the open market properties.

Contemporary, modern homes in red or buff brick with oak porches have quality designed into every detail. At Priory Meadows there are solid oak doors throughout with brushed chrome door furniture, Roundel kitchens with integrated German manufactured appliances and Porcelanosa bathrooms. Each home has a garden, its own parking or garage, which may be internal or external depending on house type and the entire development is set within carefully considered landscaping.

Images courtesy of Caedmon Homes

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Aldenham Road Mixed Use Development – London

Linden Hill Capital Management
Watford, London

Bowman Riley developed designs for a new high-quality mixed-use building in Watford, enhancing the street scene and community.

The project entailed demolishing a commercial showroom and erecting a three-storey building. The ground floor contains a fitness centre, while the upper floors provide nine well-proportioned apartments designed for ample natural light, with accompanying car and cycle parking.

We specified a simple palette of attractive and high-quality materials to blend well with the surrounding context and was detailed carefully to be durable and age gracefully. Landscape improvements were made to enhance the ecological value.

The method of construction used was Thermohouse, an energy-efficient building system featuring insulated concrete walls, panels for floors and roofs, resulting in robust structures with minimal environmental impact.

The building aligns with the Local Development Plan, filling a gap in the street frontage and harmonising with neighbouring structures.

Three years after completion, we achieved planning approval for an additional storey housing two one-bedroom apartments with studies and private terraces.

The vertical extension, using London Stock brick to match the existing building, integrates with the existing Thermohouse system and provides environmental benefits by reducing the impact of two additional apartments within the building footprint and by reducing materials.

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Brooklands Residential Development – Weybridge, Surrey

Igloo Developments Ltd,  Weybridge, Surrey

Bowman Riley prepared the detailed design for Brooklands, a luxury new gated residential development in an elevated position within the affluent town of Weybridge in Surrey.

The demolition of an existing pair of semi-detached dwellings and outbuildings made way for the new development located within walking distance of Weybridge railway station.

The 17 new homes contribute towards meeting the shortage of local housing. The housing types and sizes reflect the character of the area and make the most efficient use of the land.

Carefully planned and laid out, the Brooklands development features a three-bedroom detached home to the front of the site and two four-bedroom semi-detached homes to the south of the site. An apartment building containing 12 two-bedroom apartments and two three-bedroom apartments completes the development.

The density of 47 dwellings per hectare promotes the efficient use of the land particularly through the use of basement car parking, which removes much of the hardstanding resulting in an attractive scheme with plenty of greenery.

The buildings feature light and airy interiors, bay windows and French doors opening onto private roof terraces and landscaped gardens.

The development is sustainable with the new homes benefiting from the provision of energy-efficient measures and renewable energy technologies.

The apartments are for sale through agents Curchods, click here for more information.  Image Credit: http://curchods.com.

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Kingfield Mews Care Home Conversion – Sheffield

Kingfield Mews Care Home Conversion – Sheffield

Pathways Care

Sheffield

Bowman Riley designed the conversion of an existing care home into accommodation for adults with learning difficulties, autism, and mental health issues with challenging behaviour for Pathways Care, a leading provider of specialist residential care, education, assessment, and support services.

Our brief was to design a state-of-the-art development that combines bespoke design with assistive technology. The aim of Kingfield Mews is to increase the independence of the people living there in a person-centred way that meets their individual needs.

The existing care home is a 19th-century building with 1970s -1980s extensions. Our proposals involve converting the original house into a shared home for four residents and four carers, with office and communal spaces designed specifically to meet the residents’ needs.

The 20th-century extensions will be converted into six two-bedroom apartments for people with 24/7 caring needs. One bedroom is for the resident, and the second bedroom is for their carer. The use of advanced technology will enable residents who need their own space to be allowed that space safely, with the opportunity for constant monitoring in the living areas.

To be delivered within a six-month challenging programme, we are producing our designs simultaneously with the contractor working on site, completing demolition and enabling works. We liaised closely with the fire and acoustic consultants, building control and quantity surveyors.

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Pannal House Farm – Harrogate

Private Client

Harrogate

Bowman Riley was commissioned to design a new detached family home on the site of a derelict barn and farmhouse in a picturesque rural setting near Harrogate.

Initially, we examined the possibility of renovating the existing buildings, however, the costs associated with making the buildings structurally safe proved to be prohibitive.

The project now involves the demolition of a derelict barn and farmhouse to make space for a new six-bedroom property with a kitchen, five reception rooms, six bathrooms and a gym. The existing milking parlour will also be developed into garage space with potential for conversion into a swimming pool.

Our brief is to retain the characteristics of the farmhouse and barn but alter the orientation of the new property to make better use of the view over the valley.

This attractive new home has been designed to re-use the stone from the existing buildings and to be in keeping with the rural soundings.

Two designs have been presented to the client for consideration; one traditional in style, one more contemporary. We are currently developing the schemes for the client providing floor plans, visuals and 3D walk-throughs of the two potential options with a view to take one of these forward for further development.

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Providence Quarter Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Candelisa Ltd

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was commissioned by award-winning developer Candelisa to design Providence Quarter, the conversion of a former 1970s office building in the centre of Skipton into private residential apartments.

Formerly the home of HML, a division of Skipton Building Society, the four storey 5500m² residential development helps meet the shortage of homes in this desirable market town with the provision of 39 one and two bedroom apartments.

Permitted development approval was obtained from Craven District Council under new legislation introduced to facilitate the re-use of under-utilised office spaces in urban environments.  This allowed the development to bypass a potentially lengthy and costly planning approval process resulting in a rapid construction period.

Bowman Riley prepared technical drawings suitable for Building Control approval and construction, liaised with the client’s nominated consultants and produced 3D visuals for marketing purposes.  Our design involves replacement windows throughout and the addition of double balconies to the east and west elevations and Juliet balconies to the south elevation.  A feature living wall system above the secondary entrance and a communal roof terrace with spectacular views across the district of Craven.

The amenities provided at the development for the residents include a gym, planned roof garden and one hobby room per apartment on the basement level, under-croft car parking and separate car parking.

Providence Quarter reached the finals at the LABC Building Excellence Awards 2015.

Images courtesy of Candelsa.  To register your interest in the development please email:  sales@candelisa.com.

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Frances Street Mixed Use Development – Woolwich, London

P2P Residential

Frances Street, Woolwich, Greenwich, London

Bowman Riley has designed a new five-storey residential building with a public house at the basement and ground floor level on a brownfield site of a former public house in Woolwich, southeast London.

The new apartment block adds to the redevelopment of the area providing 19 residential units with private balconies, large communal amenity space, and nine car parking spaces.

The proposal has been carefully designed with the form and materials chosen to create a contextual response that respects and enhances the streetscape by incorporating a clean and contemporary aesthetic.

The development provides a striking addition to the street scene on a prominent corner plot, contributing positively to the continued regeneration of the area and giving the community a new hub in the form of a replacement pub.

We supported our client through the planning process alongside the planning consultant.  The project has been designed to meet all London plan standards whilst maximising the amount of development on a small brownfield site. Working closely with the council was key to create a landmark corner building that was innovative in terms of design and fabrication.

The scheme has been designed to have 100% carbon emissions reduction in the introduction of mechanical heat recovery, solar panels, and rainwater harvesting. It has been agreed that we will install electric car charging facilities for the ever-growing demand for electric vehicles in this area.

The scheme has been designed to maximise light into the units whilst taking into consideration overheating and delivering high air quality in an urban area. The introduction of green roofs allows for attenuation of rainwater and biodiversity to the development. We have also created a shared amenity garden to allow for community interaction amongst the new residents.

The property has also been designed to lifetime homes standards, The property has been designed to lifetime homes standards ensuring that the design meets inclusivity, accessibility, adaptability, sustainability standards.

In recent years Woolwich started to enjoy the beginning of a renaissance with the new residential redevelopments across the town, the opening of the Woolwich Arsenal DLR station in 2009 and the arrival of Crossrail in 2018.

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Live Work Houses – South London

Elephant and City Limited

Elephant and Castle, South London

Bowman Riley was appointed to undertake the tender and construction package of four live work houses in the Elephant and Castle area of London.

Due to the demolition of existing commercial units and a loss of workspace to this area of London, Southwark Council identified the need for live/work units targeted at the pioneers of home-based working.  Live/work units have sprouted in urban centres across the UK and feature ground floor workspaces to stimulate small business entrepreneurism.

This project involved four live work houses built out of timber frames with external walls built from timber SIPs panels, clad in high quality brick and feature glazed green bricks.
Situated in a tight landlocked urban site, the property was designed to a high standard to emulate a modern warehouse feel with high ceilings. Due to the tight site and workspace area requirements, the building was designed over numerous levels to maximise space.

The buildings benefit from a number of sustainable features including triple glazed timber frame windows and solar PV panels on the roof.

There are a number of external terraced areas for each unit occupiers to enjoy outside space including front elevation balconies.

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Brookfield Garth Residential Development – Harrogate

Brookfield Garth Residential Development – Harrogate

Stonebridge Homes

Hampsthwaite, Harrogate

Bowman Riley has prepared designs for Brookfield Garth, a new residential development on a vacant plot of land in the North Yorkshire village of Hampsthwaite, five miles from Harrogate for developer Stonebridge Homes.

The site consists of 1.24 hectares of an overgrown grassed field with a public right of way to be retained and a number of trees with preservation orders.

Adjacent to the site is a variety of existing dwellings varying from multi-story family homes to single storey bungalows each uniquely built with various stones, bricks, and renders.

We prepared initial feasibility sketch schemes for a mixture of 36 new 2-3 bedroom semi-detached and 4-5 bedroom detached properties with generous parking allocation and rear gardens. 40 percent affordable housing will be provided in accordance with Harrogate Borough Council’s policy.

The development site has been recently allocated for residential use to help meet the housing land supply for the Harrogate area.

We supported the planning application process by submitting a Design and Access Statement to submission to Harrogate Borough Council, which resulted in outline planning consent. This was then followed by approval of reserved matters.

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Wheelwright School Conversion to Residential

Wheelwright School Conversion to Residential

MMR Group
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was appointed to deliver the conversion of the former Wheelwright Grammar School into a high-quality residential development in Dewsbury.

The predominately 19th century Wheelwright Campus is a unique and substantial three-storey building that had been extended with a mixture of two and three-storey part-glazed buildings to the side and rear. Previously used for teaching and art facilities, the building contained a mixture of classrooms, libraries and galleries including a passenger lift.

The buildings are located in the Northfields conservation area but are not listed. The buildings were considered ideal for conversion into residential for rent by professionals.

The property occupies a prominent position set back from the main road and approximately one mile from Dewsbury town centre and just over half a mile to the train station in an attractive leafy residential area.

The conversion of the property is currently in the planning process to be transformed into 75 large luxury apartments ranging from 650 – 900ft2. All apartments will have parking spaces, there will be significant landscaping with an on-site gym and seating areas.

Upon completion, the result will be a high-specification apartment complex that retains and restores the existing heritage whilst providing a long-term viable occupancy for this important local landmark.

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Bridgewater Point Residential Development – Salford, Manchester

Beaumont Morgan Developments

Salford, Greater Manchester

Bowman Riley was appointed by developer and contractor, Beaumont Morgan to develop the designs on Bridgewater Point, a major residential development close to Salford’s city centre and a short walk to Manchester’s city centre.

The Bridgewater Point development provides 220 residences divided into 207 apartments and 13 town houses across two buildings.  Building A is five storeys and Building B is seven storeys connected at level one with a podium deck incorporating shared open space and gardens to the town houses.  The upper floors are set back from the main elevation and have a perimeter balcony.

The development was designed to meet the needs of private investors and tenants in Salford’s booming rental market.  This high quality development provides city living for the in-demand residential market in the city, providing a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments.

Bridgewater Point features a range amenities including an on-site gym, landscaped communal garden areas, secure parking below the podium deck and bicycle storage.

The build duration is 78 weeks and total cost £20,000,000.

As a result of our successful delivery of Bridgewater Point, Bowman Riley has been awarded two further significant projects by Beaumont Morgan.  Green Quarter, is a 15 storey residential development in Manchester near Victoria Station and Furness Quay, a major apartment scheme in Salford incorporating circa 800 apartments.

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Tingley Mills Residential Development – Leeds

MMR
Morley, Leeds

Bowman Riley designed a new residential development of 22 new houses for the developer, MMR in the grounds of Tingley Mills, a historic mill complex in the Morley area of Leeds.

The 19th-century Tingley Mills had already been converted into luxury apartments for rent before a series of ancillary buildings on the site were demolished to make way for family houses for market sale much needed in the local area.

This new development consists of 22 two, three and four townhouses with integral garages to the larger properties and ample parking spaces with electric charging points and private gardens for each dwelling.

The properties have feature balconies to the rear resembling a north light aesthetic as per the former factory buildings that once stood on the ground. This respects the industrial legacy of the site with a contemporary twist.

The design proposal responds to the mill workers cottage typology with a clean and contemporary aesthetic. The proposal respects and enhances the historic mill buildings on the site and is sensitive to the local context whilst creating a logical conclusion to the residential development of the existing mill.

The development has excellent commuter links just five miles from Leeds and 1.5 miles from the motorway network.

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Caroline House Mixed Use Development – Skipton, North Yorkshire

Candelisa Ltd

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley developed the designs to transform the 19th century Caroline House in Skipton into apartments and a bespoke office space for Award Winning Developer Candelisa.

The three storey 19th century former warehouse building is located in a conservation area in Skipton town centre. Constructed of coursed Yorkshire stone, the building was occupied by The Skipton Building Society until 2010 and had remained vacant ever since.

Bowman Riley worked with the developer, Candelisa to develop the conversion for Caroline House from office to predominantly residential use through changes in Permitted Development law.

This project followed the redevelopment of the adjacent 1970s office building, Providence Quarter, into apartments. The knowledge and experience gained from working on the neighbouring building was applied to Caroline House resulting in a smooth project delivery.

Caroline House was a complex project due to the age and numerous building alterations and extensions. Through selected demolition and the addition of a contemporary rooftop box and large balconies, we designed a scheme for six apartments. The building includes a duplex apartment on the upper floor with office and garage accommodation on the ground floor and basement storage.

The building also provides contemporary office accommodation featuring a bespoke open plan office and entertainment space, meeting rooms and internal car parking.

The overall result is a sensitive and commercially viable reuse of an existing building in a tight town centre locale.

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Evelyn Hall New Church and Residential Development – London

Opes Real Estates

Depford, London Borough of Lewisham

Bowman Riley designed Evelyn Hall, a new residential development with a church, on a tight urban brownfield site in the London Borough of Lewisham.

The new four-storey development replaces a run-down existing single-storey church surrounded by scrubland with a new two-storey church and eight contemporary apartments. The apartments comprise two one-bedroom, five two-bedroom and one three-bedroom apartments together with landscaping and secure cycle parking.

Designed using contemporary clean-cut materials, the development substantially improves the streetscape and positively contributes to the local neighbourhood. The residential building is clad in brick and the church has a stone finish as a clear definition between the two buildings. The fourth storey of the residential building is set-back and clad in grey aluminium panels to reduce the impact of the massing.

Positioning the church (the smaller of the two buildings) on the dominant street corner of the site allows the overall building mass to terrace, increasing in height the further the distance from the road junction.

The front door entrances of three apartments can be accessed directly from the main road to further enhance the residential streetscape.

Using our considerable experience of designing buildings in tight urban settings, we proactively resolved other key challenges on the site concerning a lack of light, privacy and overlooking.

The project has received planning consent.

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Aynham Close Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Grassington, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed 22 new two and three bedroom affordable homes for Yorkshire Housing on a brownfield site within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The site was occupied by a sheltered accommodation block that closed in 2013, as it was outdated and no longer viable. It was decided to replace the building with a mix of affordable family homes and flats, which would better meet local housing needs.

Working closely with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Bowman Riley successfully managed a complex planning process which included consultation with the ward councilors, the parish council and community. We led public consultation events to gather local residents’ feedback on the design proposals and to encourage local engagement.

The scheme was designed and laid out to blend into the local surroundings with a rural village feel. Carefully consideration was given to the density of the proposed development, which reflects the existing fabric and character of the village. Our design maintained the traditional features of the village whilst maximising the outlook to the south of the Dales countryside.

On a very limited budget, the new homes were designed to a high standard using stone with stone walls and traditional details including stone window heads, cills and artificial slate roofs.

The landscaping was designed to allow glimpses of the homes on the eastern approach to Grassington and to enhance the site’s biodiversity incorporating new planting and trees.

This completed development has improved the supply of affordable housing in the National Park for young people, families and older people for whom market rates are beyond their means, keeping generations of families together and a rural community alive.

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Firth Street Mill Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Candelisa Ltd

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was commissioned to design the conversion of the vacant Firth Street Mill located in Skipton’s conservation area into a residential development for award-winning developer Candelisa.

Firth Mill was built in 1877 during the Industrial Revolution as it lay on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. At this time many mills sprung up in the area including Firth Mill. The mill building previously housed a warehouse, storage and offices but in recent years was largely redundant.

The residential use of the Mill for housing fits in with the surrounding residential houses neighbouring the site. The development enhances the character of the conservation area by restoring the Mill for residential use, retaining the history of the area and bringing it into modern day use.

The development provides 35 one and two bedroom apartments to meet the housing demand in the area. The floor layout for each apartment is bespoke and responds to the existing structure and openings in the Mill building. The design was developed with close attention to the original structure and the existing openings and columns were retained internally as far as possible. The design of the apartments makes use of the existing large windows offering each flat a recessed balcony and maximum daylighting to each apartment.

The appearance of the mill remains largely as before maintaining and upgrading the principal elevations. The elevations retain the original openings, alternating between replacement full height windows and recessed balconies, providing interest and depth to the elevations. Images courtesy of Candelisa.

Firth Street Mill reached the finals of the LABC awards 2018.

Images courtesy of Candelisa and Heidi Marfitt.

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ByHaus Apartments – Greater London

Vernon & Co

West Byfleet, Surrey, Greater London

Bowman Riley designed high specification, eco-friendly ByHaus apartments on three storeys with a retail unit at ground level in a confined central West Byfleet site with easy commuter links to London. On behalf of Sodajo Limited, we assessed the development potential of the confined site adjacent to the railway line within a Conservation Area.

Our design comprises 12 apartments on three storeys with a retail unit at ground level with the footprint of the building covering most of the site with minimal service access.

Bowman Riley assisted in pulling together the design team, working the team together with specialists in acoustics and air tightness to develop the scheme using the BIM software Revit.

This sustainable development is designed with the residential element to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. The building will be highly insulated and heating will be provided by air source heat pumps with mechanical ventilation and heat recovery. Careful consideration has been given to acoustics and buildability due to the proximity to the rail line. U values for the building will approach Passivhaus standards and the air permeability target rate is currently set at 1.5m2/hr@50Pa. Solar photovoltaic roof panels will be considered to generate additional income for the client.

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New Build Contemporary Home – Yorkshire

Private client

Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was approached to design a new contemporary detached home within the grounds of an existing plot in Yorkshire. The clients brief was very specific in their requirement for a contemporary design that reflected their modern lifestyle.

Following careful analysis of the existing site, Bowman Riley designed a unique contemporary dwelling that both respected the historical features of the existing site while providing modern, open plan living that reflected the client’s aspirations. The accommodation was provided over two storeys with a low profile, overhanging roof that allowed the new house to fit sensitively within its open countryside setting.

A feature cylindrical tower, containing the main circular stair, marked the entrance to the house and represented a modern reinterpretation of the traditional turret found in many of the historic buildings within the surrounding context. To the ground floor, a large double height living area provided views over the open countryside beyond, with a feature double-sided fireplace connecting to the open plan kitchen dinner opposite.

On the first floor, views were again provided from an internal balcony over the main living space and out to the dramatic external landscape. Private masters quarters were provided off to one half of the upper floor with ensuite bathroom, dressing room, and access to an external terrace. A further two double bedrooms and house bathroom completed the first-floor accommodation.

Designed by architect and associate Craig Mewse

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Thornhills Garden Suburb Masterplanning – Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Thornhills Garden Suburb Masterplanning – Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Evans Property Group and England Homes

Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley developed the masterplan for Thornhills Garden Suburb, a sustainable urban development of circa 2000 new homes in and around the town of Brighouse in Calderdale.

Calderdale needs 16,871 additional dwellings over the period of 2017-2032 to meet the anticipated shortage of homes in the area. The Council has assessed the availability of sites to accommodate this level of growth and concluded that there are insufficient to meet these needs within the existing settlement. The Thornhills site has been put forward for release from the Green Belt to be allocated for residential-led development.

Working alongside planning consultants Quod, we have prepared a masterplan to extend the settlement of Brighouse to make a significant contribution towards the housing needs.

Based on Garden Suburb principles, the site will deliver a high-quality development that is well connected to its surroundings and has a unique sense of place and community.

The houses will be in keeping with local vernacular using local and natural materials interspersed with plenty of natural planting. Key areas of green space and woodland have been retained as well as the creation of a more robust wildlife corridor through the site.

In addition to the new residences, new primary and secondary schools and a new community hub have been proposed to create a sustainable neighbourhood.

Thornhills Garden Suburb will provide much-needed homes, contributing greatly to the local plan as well as creating a new defensible boundary to the green belt.

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New Build Concept Design – London

Private client

London

Bowman Riley prepared a detailed concept design for a new luxury house on a private road in London.

An existing residential property was purchased on a 0.389 of an acre site with the intention of demolishing it to make way for a larger property of up to 7000sqm.

The client requested designs for a large contemporary style residence along with an alternative option for a traditional architectural styled house.

The design process involved research into the high end London residential market focusing on unique architectural properties. The design evolved around a simple palette of materials and finishes whilst maximising the existing plot and the proposed orientation of the building.

Key features of the interior would be a double height galleried entrance hall and landing. Large open plan living, dining and entertaining spaces overlooking the landscaped gardens. An east wing would contain a triple garage with potential guest and staff facilities and utility functions.

We developed a full 3D concept model to generate specific views with which to present to the client within an aspirational brochure format. We developed a look and feel that would provide the high standards for a property of this status and location providing very high levels of quality, finish and appearance.

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Newsome Vale Independent Living – South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Housing Association

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Bowman Riley supported the delivery of Newsome Vale, a new apartment complex specifically designed to provide independent living for older people.

Supported by a £1.87 million grant from the Homes and Communities Agency, Newsome Vale comprises 50 one and two bedroom apartments on three floors with communal gardens and lounge areas.

Following the closure of South Yorkshire Housing’s in-house architects department, Bowman Riley was commissioned to facilitate the completion of the development. At this stage, the project was significantly behind programme and there was an ongoing dispute with the contractor.

Providing a contract administrator role as the client’s agent, we worked closely with the housing association and contractor to resolve the dispute and support the completion of the development. We also undertook the role of principal designer to ensure the completion of the health and safety file prepared by the contractor.

Newsome Vale now offers high-quality apartments for older people that eliminate the usual housing problems like stairs and bathtubs and provides spacious living areas, corridors and bathrooms for easy accessibility. Residents take part in the daily activities ranging from knitting and chair aerobics, to bingo, line dancing and quiz nights.

“The best decision we have made to move into Newsome Vale apartment, it is superb… Newsome vale is a very secure place, which gives the residents peace of mind.”

John (resident 2016)

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Royal Baths II Apartment – Harrogate

Royal Baths II Apartment – Harrogate

David Wilson Homes

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed Royal Baths II  a new apartment building positioned at a key location within the elegant spa town of Harrogate.

The apartment building is comprised of two blocks of 12 apartments, which divide the building into two elements. Two substantial portico entrance areas articulate the buildings at ground level and relate to a formal landscaped garden area raised above the street level.

The contemporary design of this project aims to reflect the traditional materials and proportions of the surrounding buildings and uses the existing levels to conceal the car parking from the street frontage.

The three bedroom apartments are finished to a high standard offering luxurious accommodation. The hallway leads to all the main rooms with the living area enjoying plenty of natural light provided by two sets of double doors which both open onto balconies overlooking the Montpellier Quarter.

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Hanworth Road Mixed-Use Development, London

Linden Hill Capital Management

Hounslow, London

Bowman Riley has designed a new mixed-use development on an existing brownfield site on Hanworth Road in Houndslow, London for Linden Hill Capital.

On the site of the vacant Duke of York public house, we have designed a new development consisting of two buildings. The first building will feature a community centre on the ground floor and the second building will house a retail unit. In-between both buildings will be a small car park with nine parking spaces. On the upper floors, there will be 16 residential one and two-bedroom apartments.

To ensure the new development fits congruously into the neighbourhood, the on Hanworth Road buildings will be predominantly red brick to respect the streetscape. This clean and contemporary aesthetic responds sensitively to the local area and wider context.

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Lower Street Apartments – London

Lower Street Apartments – London

Eyam Enterprises

Watford, London

Bowman Riley has designed a new five-storey apartment building on Lower Street in Watford, London.

Our brief was to ensure the design and layout of the building maximised the number of residential units whilst maintaining the quality of architecture.

Initially, we prepared a feasibility study and subsequently provided pre-planning advice.  This led to the full design of the building of 28 mixed-size apartments with two stairways and lift cores.

The main design challenge was the proximity to an existing residential building behind the Lower Street development. We carefully considered the design to avoid overlooking issues. The building was designed with louvres to the side windows and the top storey of the building is set back to minimise the impact of the massing.

The design features green amenity space to the front of the building, 28 bicycle spaces in a store, 12 visitor bicycle spaces and only four car parking spaces resulting in a virtually car-free development.

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Palfrey Place Residential Development – South London

Private Client

Lambeth, South London

Bowman Riley prepared the detailed designs on Palfrey Place, four new build high-quality maisonettes in the St Marks conservation area, part of the Oval neighbourhood in the London Borough of Lambeth.

An expanse of glazing provides a contemporary edge to the traditional brickwork ensuring that it sits well within the character of the conservation area, which is predominantly two and three-storey residential buildings.

The extensive glazing and roof lights create stunning light-filled open-plan maisonettes with large windows that frame views over the skyline.

The layout of the interiors was carefully considered to maximise the quality of space and amenity.

The building features internal covered courtyards, balcony space within the walls of the building and a glazed roof winter garden to the rear.

The development was designed to be as energy-efficient as possible. It achieved Code for Sustainable Homes level 4. Sustainable features include the following energy-saving measures: improved u-values, efficient heating, hot water and lighting systems and photovoltaic panels to meet a 20% reduction of carbon emissions from on-site renewable energy generation.

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St John’s Mews Apartments – York

Bowman Riley supported developer Caedmon Homes on the design and delivery of St John’s Mews, a conversion of a 1960s former care home into a new contemporary residential development in heart of York city centre.

The project involved the part demolition and part conversion of the 1960s property into 29 private apartments.

Our role was originally to deliver the technical drawing package and construction of the project. Upon review of the planning approved scheme, we found that several apartments within the roof space did not have sufficient head height and the scheme as a whole was inefficient in its use of space. Additionally, the unit mix was unrepresentative of the local area.

Bowman Riley reworked the design to create a more efficient scheme and replaced plans in the extant planning permission using a Section 73 Application.

St John’s Mews makes the most of the stunning views of York Minster.  The ground-floor apartments feature patio doors opening onto communal gardens and the two-bedroom first-floor apartments have Juliet balconies.  On the top floor, the three-bedroom apartments have floor to ceiling double-glazed picture windows to the gable and living rooms.

Our designs improved the efficiency of the development, which enabled it to move forward to the construction phase with the contractor, Pacy & Wheatley. We also provided the role of principal designer and building surveyor during the construction phase of the project to practical completion.

Images courtesy of Caedmon Homes.

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Greenroyd Mill Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing, Jephson North, Barnfield Homes

Sutton in Craven, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed the transformation of a 150-year-old derelict textile mill site into a mixture of 94 new homes comprising affordable homes, extra care houses/apartments and private homes.

Work on the scheme was originally started by a private developer, but the project stalled in 2008 due to the economic downturn.  Working with the developer Barnfield Homes and two housing associations, Yorkshire Housing and Jephson Homes, we attracted an investment of £3.7 million from the Homes and Communities Agency to enable the development to complete.

The four-storey development retains the existing structure of the mill.  Many of the mill’s original features were sympathetically incorporated into the design. The building achieved BREEAM Very Good.

The Greenroyd Mill development received a number of accolades including:

  • Outstanding Achievement in Collaborative and Partnership Working – Making the Difference in Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2011
  • High Commendation – RICS Pro-Yorkshire Awards 2012 for Residential
  • Special Commendation – Yorkshire Business Insider Property Awards 2012 in the category of Restoration.

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Oakfold Residential Development – Eastburn, West Yorkshire

Candelisa Limited

Eastburn, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed 13 bespoke three and four-bedroom luxury homes for award-winning developer Candelisa on a one-acre greenfield site in the semi-rural village of Eastburn near Steeton, West Yorkshire.

Candelisa purchased a one-acre greenfield site with full planning consent for 19 new build houses on a steeply sloping site.   It became apparent that the consented scheme had significant obstacles in its deliverability including overhead power lines and maximum road gradients.

The development needed to be carefully re-planned in consideration of the site constraints, the need to minimise excavation and expense and not exceed the maximum permissible road gradient for highways standards.

The topography was modelled in the BIM software, Revit, which enabled our designers to re-work the scheme.  Site sections were cross-checked and floor levels adjusted to suit.  In this way, the site cut and fill was calculated prior to planning submission resulting in valuable cost information at an early stage.  3D street visualisations helped communicate the relationship of the new homes to existing houses and the hillside in context.

Responding specifically to the plot orientation and topography, 13 bespoke three and four-bedroom houses were designed using split levels.  The designs maximised light and space and provided spectacular views over the open Aire Valley countryside.   Exciting and innovative internal spaces were created using double height volumes and maximising long distance views from first floor Juliet balconies to master bedrooms and living areas.

Local vernacular features such as stone quoins and natural random coursed stone contribute to enhancing the desirability of the development.  Additional features include bat boxes and electric car sockets in garages.

Images courtesy of Candelisa.  For further information on the development please click here.

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Reid House Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Low Demesne, Ingleton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was commissioned to design Reid House, a new residential development for Yorkshire Housing within the Yorkshire Dales village of Ingleton.

The site was occupied by a 30 year old elderly accommodation block surrounded by grassed areas, which Yorkshire Housing considered no longer fit for modern-day living. The elderly accommodation block was demolished to make way for the new residential scheme.

The new development comprises of eight two bedroom houses, four three bedroom houses and eight assisted living flats, all with associated in curtilage parking provisions.

The project is set to achieve Secured by Design and Code for Sustainable Homes level III, which Bowman Riley is undertaking on behalf of Yorkshire Housing.

 

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The Red House Luxury Retirement Village – Ripon

Barnardo Developments Limited

Ripon, North Yorkshire (Ripon Conservation Area)

Bowman Riley provided architecture and the role of principal designer on the redevelopment of The Red House, an Edwardian property set within a conservation area and a protected landscape in Ripon.

Derelict for many years, the Red House was built in 1905 as a private residence before it became a Barnardo’s children’s home in the 1940s. The scheme comprised the refurbishment of the historic building and new build elements. The significant alterations to the original building had to remain in keeping with the character and sympathetic to the history of the site.

In consultation with the local community, we helped secure planning consent to transform the site into a retirement community of 59 properties. Delivered in two phases, the development provides one and two-bedroom private homes comprising apartments, cottages and two-storey houses. The Red House building was refurbished and extended to accommodate a range of communal facilities, including lounges, a bar, a library, a restaurant, consulting suite, a hair salon and a gym. The existing lodge, stable block and cottage were refurbished and extended to form apartments and cottage accommodation.

Working with an arboriculturist, we decided which trees remained on site, and this dictated the masterplan for the site layout and levels and new build elements. The landscaping preserved the protected trees and woodland zones, and further planting complemented and supplemented the mature landscape. A particular challenge was to design and install footings that could adequately contend with the rare local gypsum geology.

“Bowman Riley achieved an extremely successful outcome for a detailed planning submission… against a very difficult background both politically and in planning terms… They achieved maximum density to maintain the viability of the scheme and undertook extensive public and officer consultation to gain support for the scheme.”

Jim Pegg, Barnardo’s Developments Ltd.

Images credit RN Wooler and The Red House.

For further information, visit the website here

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Roughaw Close Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed a new building comprising eight two-bedroom apartments at Roughaw Close to provide supported living accommodation for older people in a picturesque location the banks of the Leeds to Liverpool canal in the market town of Skipton.

The new development offers high-quality homes for local people in the Craven area, which has a shortage of affordable homes.

The development at Roughaw Close saw the demolition of an existing building that was inadequate to meet the needs of older residents and the raising of the site level as a flood risk prevention measure. 

The new timber frame building retained the stone characteristics typical throughout Skipton but also incorporated modern features including rain screen cladding and rendered elevations.  Situated in a desirable canal-side location, the development provides garden space for the residents of the property to enjoy in relative privacy.

Adjacent to a larger complex that satisfies a wide range of accommodation requirements for older people, the new building was designed to be fully accessible with internal spaces accommodating users with limited mobility and wheelchair users. 

A subsequent development of 12 two-bedroom apartments to mirror the first phase building providing supported living accommodation was completed.  The new building provides residents with two mobility scooters.

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Southlands Retirement Apartments – Roundhay, Leeds

Bowman Riley designed the reconfiguration of 19 nursing bedrooms within Southlands, an existing residential community for older people into eight luxury independent living apartments in the Leeds suburb of Roundhay.

Located in a conservation area, Southlands is a substantial period property that was built between 1893 and 1908. It was purchased by William Hemingway of Hemingway Brewery in 1912. From 1936, Hemingway’s daughter Ivy resided in the property with her husband, Captain Hugh Bowman, who was in the Yorkshire Regiment and was awarded the military cross during the 1st World War.

Southlands is a collection of self-contained retirement apartments that allow older people to lead independent lives and run their own homes without the worries of maintaining them. They also have the reassurance of round-the-clock care and support on-site. The one—and two-bedroom homes were created in direct response to demand for additional self-contained apartments on the site, which already contained 23 apartments.

Our work included redesigning the interior of the building to remove the staircase to additional areas of the apartments. This led to the need for a new sprinkler system.

The apartments were carefully designed to reflect the residents’ needs and mobility demands, enabling them to live independently. Each apartment showcased a unique character, with many featuring large windows offering views of the landscaped gardens. Due to the poor condition of the existing windows, 61 windows were replaced.

 

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Grafton Road Extra Care Development – Staffordshire

Grafton Road Extra Care Development – Staffordshire

Sanctuary Housing Association

Grafton Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Bowman Riley designed an extra care housing development at Grafton Road for local people with learning disabilities and additional physical or sensory impairment, currently living in inappropriate hospital accommodation. The site was selected following consultation with carers and relatives to ensure satisfactory amenity, convenience and access.

The 1380m² development accommodates two clusters of eight self-contained one bedroom flats together with ancillary accommodation commensurate with the 24 hour support the residents need.

As the residents have mobility problems, the requirement was for a single storey building with a layout is as compact as possible while allowing generous circulation areas. The internal spaces of the building are designed specifically to address the needs of users with limited mobility and are fully accessible to wheelchair users.

The scale of the single storey residential building raised significant design issues. To address these, the apparent bulk of the roof was mitigated using of a hipped roof form with varying ridge heights. Gable features with largely glazed elevations denote the communal spaces within the development and relieve the horizontal nature of the scheme. There is potential for the scheme of this type to attract anti-social behaviour. To protect residents, the entrances and communal open spaces are located to minimise overlooking from passersby.

 

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Laurel Croft Sheltered Housing – North Yorkshire

Laurel Croft Sheltered Housing – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Embsay, North Yorkshire

Built in the 1970s, Laurel Croft was category 2 sheltered housing located in the North Yorkshire village of Embsay. After 40 years, the property was no longer a desirable place to live and under occupied. The building had an inefficient layout and did not provide the level of facilities expected by today’s living standards such as en-suites and communal areas.

Yorkshire Housing needed to transform the existing building into modern independent living accommodation for older people. Unfortunately, the funding to demolish and rebuild a new purpose-built development was not available. Yorkshire Housing could, however, use their maintenance budget to substantially refurbish the property.

Bowman Riley designed the complete remodelling of Laurel Croft . We led a consultation process with existing tenants, their families, housing provider, local community and parish council to determine the design brief and make the most of the limited budget.

We created 21 self-contained one and two bedroom apartments specifically designed to meet the independent living needs of older people. Each apartment provides a compact and easy to maintain home benefiting from a living room, bedroom, wet room, WC and fitted kitchen.

The development now provides a communal lounge in which to meet neighbours, friends and family and a beautiful conservatory.

The project involved the initial design and formal planning submission through to the completion of the works on site. The existing building was brought in line with current housing codes and standards.

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The Chocolate Works Mixed Use Development – York

Henry Boot Developments

York, North Yorkshire

The Chocolate Works won the Game Changer award at the Yorkshire Property Awards 2016.

Bowman Riley provided masterplanning and the role of principal designer on The Chocolate Works, a 14 acre development site adjacent to York racecourse.

The site was formerly Terry’s Chocolate Factory, which ceased operating in 2005 with the buildings remaining vacant until the site was purchased by Henry Boot Developments in 2013.

Bowman Riley supported Henry Boot Developments in the creation of a new sustainable and vibrant mixed use neighbourhood as an integral part of York.

The development includes the sensitive and active reuse and renovation of 250,000 ft² of Grade II 1920s Art Deco buildings: the Clock Tower and Boiler House, Fruit and Nut store, office headquarters building, Time Office and main factory building.  The Grade II-listed factory building will be converted into 173 high quality apartments. Many of these luxury new homes overlook York Racecourse and the river Ouse. Springfield Healthcare Group is transforming the 4,000ft2 former headquarters building into a care village.  The plans include 82 care bedrooms and eight luxury care apartments for residents.

Bowman Riley has undertaken feasibility studies for further developments on the site including a hotel, offices, convenience store and medical centre.  In 2016, a public realm network was established including streets, squares, courtyards and green spaces to connect the site to adjacent urban districts.

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Deansfield Court Extra Care Facility – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Malton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed Deansfield Court for Yorkshire Housing, a modern extra care residential facility that replaced a long-standing care home designed to respond to older people’s changing needs.

Aimed at those with health issues that make independent living more difficult but who do not need full residential care, this was a new concept for Yorkshire Housing to offer more support than sheltered housing but still allow residents to live independently.

Yorkshire Housing took over the residential care facility and adjacent housing stock from North Yorkshire County Council. Bowman Riley liaised with both parties to facilitate the transaction and to ensure that the new residential facility met the aspirations of the housing provider and its residents.

Deansfield Court provides 50 self-contained apartments with a communal lounge, restaurant, internet café, hair salon, therapy room, library and shop.  The accommodation improved the levels of care and self-sufficiency for the residents.  Five of the units were designed for wheelchair users and the building can accommodate power-assisted wheelchairs and buggies on all three floors.

Yorkshire Housing was keen to explore the alternative methods of design and construction on this development. As a result, the building was designed using timber-framed panel systems.

Ten years after completion and Deansfield Court has a waiting list proving the success and popularity of this extra care scheme.  Danny Watson, Scheme manager, Yorkshire Housing said:

“It’s a popular scheme and we’re sending out applications forms every day to people who are interested.  And I try to ensure that anybody who rings up can come and have a look around because it’s a selling point for them to see how lovely the building is.”

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Deansfield Court and Briarwood Court Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Deansfield Court and Briarwood Court Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Malton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley created Deansfield Court, extra care development for Yorkshire Housing designed to respond to older people’s changing needs.

The development is aimed at those with health issues that make independent living more difficult but who do not need full residential care.  This was a new concept for Yorkshire Housing to offer more support than sheltered housing but still allow residents to live independently.

Deansfield Court provides 50 self-contained apartments with a communal lounge, restaurant, internet café, hair salon, therapy room, library and shop.  The accommodation improved the levels of care and self-sufficiency for the residents.

Ten years after completion and Deansfield Court has a waiting list proving the success and popularity of this extra care scheme.  Danny Watson, Scheme manager, Yorkshire Housing said:

“It’s a popular scheme and we’re sending out applications forms every day to people who are interested.  And I try to ensure that anybody who rings up can come and have a look around because it’s a selling point for them to see how lovely the building is.”

Set against a backdrop of a lack of available brownfield land in the rural Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, the construction of Deansfield Court was made possible by a strategic land swap.  We liaised with Yorkshire Housing and Ryedale Council to arrange for Deansfield Court to replace a council-owned care home that was no longer fit for purpose on an alternative site in the town and the 0.5-hectare site of the former care home was used to develop a new affordable housing scheme.

Following the completion of Deansfield Court, we designed Briarwood Court, 22 two and three-bedroom new affordable homes with a playground and communal gardens to meet the needs of local families.  The sustainable features include solar panels, photovoltaic panels and water attenuation. Bowman Riley provided the Code for Sustainable Homes assessment and the development successfully achieved Level IV. The scheme also achieved Secured by Design.

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Poplar Residential Development – Huddersfield

Poplar Residential Development – Huddersfield

Yorkshire Housing

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed the £5 million Poplar development, a complex of 52 stone and render-built one and two bedroom apartments on a brownfield site in the Moldgreen area of Huddersfield.

The project received part funding from the Homes & Communities Agency and was supported by Kirklees Council as part of a drive to offer more affordable accommodation.

Making a significant contribution to the regeneration of the area, the development provides high-quality, affordable accommodation with open plan layouts and modern fittings on three and four storeys with south facing Juliet balconies, lifts to the four storey units and good transport links to the town centre.

Built on the site of early 20th century derelict tenement housing that had been vacant since the 1970s, the development has breathed new life into an area, which had become notorious for anti-social and criminal activity.

The first phase of the development, providing 37 apartments, proved popular with tenants and the need to create additional similar homes led to the development of an additional 15 apartments.

The development features solar panels to pre-heat hot water and efficient insulation to retain heat and combat noise pollution and controlled vehicle and pedestrian access. Designed to comply with currents standards and codes, The Poplar development achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3, Robust Details and Secured by Design accreditation.

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Railway Terrace Residential Development – Wakefield

Railway Terrace Residential Development – Wakefield

Yorkshire Housing

Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed 16 new affordable homes on Railway Terrace situated in Normanton town centre adjacent to the railway station.

Normanton is a town within the city of Wakefield famed for its railway and mining heritage. Having suffered a decline in the years following the miners’ strike in the mid-1980s, Normanton has today become a growing commuter suburb of the Leeds City Region, favoured for its relatively low-cost housing and excellent transport links.

The Railway Terrace perimeter development provides two and three bedroom detached and semi-detached family homes each with two car parking spaces and rear gardens on land that had been vacant for 20 years following the demolition of a housing estate.

The attractive development makes a significant contribution to the local housing market and to the regeneration of the town.

Designed with sustainability and security in mind, Railway Terrace achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 and Secured by Design accreditation.

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Ministry of Defence Residential Upgrades – Across the UK

Ministry of Defence Residential Upgrades – Across the UK

Ministry of Defense

MOD Eastern Command North London to Scotland

Working in partnership with Bramall Construction DHE, Bowman Riley was commissioned to revamp £22 million of Ministry of Defence (MOD) properties in their Eastern Command under a major improvement programme over a three year period.  The MOD needed to upgrade 1,200 of their existing housing properties for armed forces personnel to meet current Building Regulation standards. The works comprised external and internal refurbishment of the properties,

The MOD needed to upgrade 1,200 of their existing housing properties for armed forces personnel to meet current Building Regulation standards. The works comprised external and internal refurbishment of the properties, repairs and extensions.  Under a design and build contract, our role involved surveying military bases, undertaking estate stock condition surveys, developing a scope of work within a limited budget, developing the

Under a design and build contract, our role involved surveying military bases, undertaking estate stock condition surveys, developing a scope of work within a limited budget, developing the programme of refurbishment works and designing the refurbishments and extensions as required.  The commission involved working highly secure environments and our staff were all security checked.The projects were undertaken to coincide with military

The projects were undertaken to coincide with military operations, so that the properties would be vacant when the works were undertaken. The projects were carefully phased and carried out on a fast track basis to meet the needs of the MOD. The first two projects we delivered at RAF Luffenham and RAF Wittering were fast track schemes with pre-construction phase completed in under four weeks on an intensive design and build basis.As part of our collaborative arrangement with Bramall, we were tasked with continuously improving our efficiency and speed on subsequent projects. We successfully achieved the efficiency targets by streamlining our drawing packages and refining the scope of works. The site based projects were delivered using the latest mobile technology to enable our team to work effectively remotely. Under separate contracts, Bowman Riley designed a new sports

As part of our collaborative arrangement with Bramall, we were tasked with continuously improving our efficiency and speed on subsequent projects. We successfully achieved the efficiency targets by streamlining our drawing packages and refining the scope of works. The site based projects were delivered using the latest mobile technology to enable our team to work effectively remotely.

Under separate contracts, Bowman Riley designed a new sports centre and bowling alley at RAF Menwith Hill in Harrogate and a childcare centre at Imphal Barracks in York.

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Roughaw Close Phase 2 Residential Development – North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Housing

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed a new residential development of 12 two-bedroom apartments for older people ion the site of a former sheltered housing scheme in a picturesque location overlooking the canal in Skipton.

This development follows the successful first phase comprising eight two bedroom apartments in a new building on the site.

We successfully managed the planning process to include consultation with the local ward councillors, the community and residents of the existing housing scheme.

The design maximises the site’s potential by orientating the living areas within the apartments to take advantage of the beautiful aspect overlooking the canal.

The attractive development is scaled to be in keeping with the surrounding context and is extremely sympathetic to the local setting.

The much needed affordable homes are designed to have a flexible internal room layout, which allows each home to adapt to the resident’s needs.

Designed with sustainability and security as key factors; Roughaw Close achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 and Secured by Design Part 2 accreditation.

 

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The Sidings Residential Development – Menston

Bankhead Group

Menston, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed two new four-bedroom detached homes for the developer, the Bankhead Group, on a narrow strip of land located between Burley Lane and the existing railway line in the desirable village of Menston near the cities of Leeds and Bradford.

Permission had previously been granted for a single property on the site, however, our client aspired to develop the site more effectively by introducing a second property to the site. To achieve this, we made changes to the approved application and resubmitted it to allow for a shared drive, optimising the rear garden space and providing private parking on site. We also made minor tweaks to the layout of the already approved scheme.

Working on a very narrow site, the design of the second plot is bespoke and reflects the topography including restrictions such as avoiding root protection areas and ensuring adequate space alongside both plots where provided.

Each property was designed individually, however, the development is drawn together cohesively by incorporating the same materials and design details on both properties.

Each property welcomes residents with a double height atrium entrance using the contemporary feature slot windows to create a light-filled space. High-quality natural stone roofing materials are proposed.

Bespoke boundary treatments use horizontal sleepers spaced apart between steel grey posts to boundary walls replicate the look of the railway line.  Image credit: Bankhead Group.

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Hotel Basra – Iraq

Hotel Basra – Iraq

Iraq Economic Development Group

Iraq

Hotel Basra is an exciting conceptual design for an inspirational hotel complex located on the banks of the Shatt al-Arab River in Basra, Iraq.

The five acre site will provide approximately 450 bedrooms in a five star complex including conference, entertainment and leisure facilities immediately adjacent to the Corniche.

The sculptural towers wrap around two circulation cores and stretch skywards giving the luxury bedrooms aerial views of Basra and beyond. The bookend building to the south of the towers has a horizontal emphasis and floats over the Corniche, creating a direct link with the Shatt al-Arab River.

This landmark development has the potential to form a catalyst to the redevelopment of Basra and to create an exciting symbol of regeneration for Iraq.

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Wheldrake Residential Development – York

Wheldrake Residential Development – York

Private client

Wheldrake, York

Bowman Riley provided concept designs and a masterplan for a developer on a new residential development on 11.3 acres agricultural land in the village of Wheldrake, seven miles south-east of York.

The project responded to the local authority’s call for land for residential development as part of the Site Allocations Plan to address the shortage of housing land supply.

The plan is for 104 three and four-bedroom family homes including a portion of affordable housing.

With industrial premises to the west and existing housing to the north east, the new development would round off the urban sprawl of the village.

We designed a significant landscape buffer between the industrial premises and the new development to mitigate the noise and smell of the factory.

A major challenge was to connect the residences from the Main Street and through the development without creating cut-through roads.

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Allerton Residential Development – Bradford

Allerton Residential Development – Bradford

Private client

Allerton, Bradford

Bowman Riley provided concept designs and masterplan for a developer on a new residential development on greenbelt land in Chellow Dene to the north of Allerton, Bradford.

The project responded to the local authority’s call for land for residential development as part of the Site Allocations Plan to address the shortage of housing land supply.

The complex 31 acre site is a wooded valley with two Victorian reservoirs and a significant number of public rights of way.

The plan is for 276 new family homes including a portion of affordable housing with access to be taken off an existing 1950s housing estate.

The masterplan incorporates a large portion of open space to mitigate the impact of the new development with travel routes around the desire lines and a pumping station to work around.

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New hotel and residential development – India

Private Client

Guwahati, Assam, India

Bowman Riley designed a new hotel and residential development with 18 hotel rooms and 142 residential apartments in the largest city of Assam in India, the largest metropolitan area in north-eastern India.

The clubhouse and apartments development sits within the tea growing capital of India and the design draws inspiration from its mountainous location.

This 200,000ft² luxury residential development is comprised of five high specification apartment towers and a private members club.

The 50,000ft² Clubhouse has been designed to the highest specification to give guests the ultimate luxury experience. The facilities includes a health and fitness suite, spa, 5 star hotel, banqueting facilities, roof top pool and revolving restaurant.

Bowman Riley also designed the interiors for the clubhouse, using the best local materials to provide a truly memorable experience.

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Tockwith Residential Development – Harrogate

Tockwith Residential Development – Harrogate

Evans Property Group (Lonsdale Developments)

Tockwith, Harrogate

Bowman Riley worked with Planning Consultants, Quod to obtain outline planning consent for up to 80 new homes on land that formed part of a former RAF base in Tockwith, Harrogate.  The process involved careful and lengthy pre-application negotiations; using landscape architects, highway engineers and ecologists to evaluate the site and promote its deliver-ability to help meet Harrogate Borough Council’s Housing Land Supply.

The pre-application public consultations and presentations to the Parish Council responded to local concern about traffic generation and capacity of existing village services.  On adjacent land, a full planning application was submitted concurrently by others.  It was imperative that we responded quickly to amend our indicative masterplan and fully justify why our site was equal; if not preferable to the adjacent application site.  Whilst our land is further from the village core and Conservation Area, we convinced the local authority that our site was sustainable in transport connectivity, reusing previously developed land and sufficiently separated from listed buildings that would not detract from the historic village core.

The application was approved within four months of submission.  Alan Syers, portfolio director at Evans Property Group, said: “We are delighted to have been given the green light to transform this strategic site into a high quality housing development to help meet local needs and support the viability and vitality of Tockwith village.”

“The plans evolved through engagement with local stakeholders, officers at the Council and local residents resulting in a scheme which adopts good design principles and responds positively to local characteristics.  We are looking forward to implementing our proposed scheme in due course.”

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New Build Detached Family Home – North Yorkshire

Private client

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed a new build four bedroom detached stone family home in the Skipton, North Yorkshire for a private client.

The client purchased a house in a desirable rural location with picturesque views. The client loved the plot and position of the house but not the property itself.

We worked closely with the client to achieve planning consent for a new home. Our strategy involved submitting an initial application for an extension and be re-clad in stone.  We then applied for a new build to the specification of the previous application, so the drawings were the same and would not be refused.

The budget-led project was a collaborative design and build development. We took into account the difficulty in accessing the site using tight country roads when specifying the building materials.

The sustainable elements of the project included air source heat pumps and was high levels of insulation. Good levels of acoustics were requested by the client and were achieved by using concrete flooring.

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Arts and Crafts Style House Extensions – North Yorkshire

Private Client

North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley provided detailed designs and contract administration on the alterations and extensions to a private house in Yorkshire.  This significant detached five bedroom family home set in extensive grounds commissioned by a wealthy mill owner in 1926.

It was originally designed in the contemporary Arts and Crafts style by a local architectural practice but is thought to have been based on a design published by the famous architect Baille Scott.

Working alongside three interior designers, our role involved the construction detailing and on-site assistance of significant new build extensions including a new single-storey orangery with four exposed oak frames internally and a new two-storey double garage with living and bedroom accommodation above.

The project involved the replacement of the main entrance porch and a feature double-height staircase connecting the existing property and the new extension. In the grounds, we were involved in the coordination of a 5x10m replacement outdoor swimming pool with terrace areas and plant room contained within a new external curved garden store. The existing driveway was upgraded throughout and a new front parking courtyard provided.

The property retains many original features, including the internal wood panelling to the hall and gallery and the client was keen that new additions were designed in to be in keeping with the existing style. To meet our clients’ expectations and to provide the highest quality extensions and enhancements to their home, specialist and bespoke fixtures and fittings were incorporated throughout including Vale and Velfac windows and the installation of the latest IT system. The works were completed to our clients’ satisfaction.

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Higher Raikes Residential Development – Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley has designed Higher Raikes, a new residential development in an attractive setting on the semi-rural fringe of Skipton yet within walking distance of the town centre.

Higher Raikes is multi-award-winning recognised as the ‘Best Large Development’ at the Yorkshire Residential Property Awards in 2019 and as  ‘Best New Development’ at the LABC Yorkshire (North, East & South) 2019 Building Excellence Awards.

The development comprises of 45 three, four, and five-bedroom family houses, the majority of which are detached. 30 percent of the development is affordable homes contributing to the need for additional houses in the Skipton area.

Each home has been individually designed to provide generous room proportions designed to cater to the needs of modern family life.

The high specification properties are to be built in random natural reclaimed stone with landscaped gardens, private driveways, and stone-built garages. Many of the plots will also benefit from views towards the surrounding hills and countryside.

Higher Raikes has been designed to be sympathetic to the character of the surrounding area and of a much lower density than many new housing estates to create an attractive gateway development into Skipton.

The development retains existing trees on site boundaries to provide a line of tree planting, an area of public open space for use as a park/recreation area and footpaths.

Images courtesy of RN Wooler & Co Ltd.

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Listed Georgian Townhouse Refurbishment – Bloomsbury, London

Private Client

Bloomsbury, London

Bowman Riley was appointed to design the refurbishment of a Grade II listed Georgian town house at John Street in the Bloomsbury Conservation Area.

Built between 1799 and 1824, 15 John Street is a four storey property including a basement and the centre house of 11 terraced houses. Originally designed and used as a residential property, it had been converted into offices in later years.

With planning permission for a change of use secured in 2013, Bowman Riley’s design proposals are to remove a number of added features that remain from its previous office use and to restore it to its original function as a five bedroom family home.

The design proposal is to extend the property at the rear and enlarge a light-well, internal alterations, light refurbishment to the elevations and retain key historical features.

The character and appearance of the listed building will be maintained and any repairs carried out with the utmost care to maintain any distinctive features. The proposals of the internal layout is to make minor amendments to the house to ensure its suitability for today’s and future use.

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Redevelopment of Detached home – Yorkshire

Redevelopment of Detached home – Yorkshire

Private Client

Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was commissioned by the new owners of this private house to provide architectural assistance to substantially redevelop their detached family home located within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

We provided feasibility studies, planning, construction and on-site assistance to extend and modernise the 100-year-old five bedroom house.

The property was extended to include a new two storey curved main entrance extension with helical oak feature staircase and skylight double height space.

The work also comprised a new single storey kitchen extension and extensive structural works to improve the internal arrangement of the building including modern open plan kitchen and dining area.

All the period features were retained including fireplaces, skylight to landing and joinery to openings. Traditional materials were used throughout the building envelope to match the existing building including natural stone walling with sawn stone door and window surrounds and new sliding sash windows throughout.

Sustainable heating was installed by means of wood pellet boiler, which will be compatible with a possible future ground source heat system

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Lords Close Residential Development – Giggleswick

Lords Close Residential Development – Giggleswick

RN Wooler & Co Ltd

Lords Close, Giggleswick, Yorkshire Dales

Bowman Riley designed an attractive new residential development in the Yorkshire Dales village of Giggleswick, near to the market town of Settle for local building contractor RN Wooler & Co.

The development comprises ten high quality town-house style homes. The three and four bedroom properties have attractive gardens and private car parking facilities.

The properties were designed to a high standard using natural stone and slate roofs, combined with stone boundary walls and cobbled and stone flag paving. Stone surrounds, mullions, heads and window sills to windows and doors were used to add interest to the façades, combined with minimal overhangs to the roofs in line with the established character of the surroundings.

The development is located at the entrance to an existing residential development with a scenic backdrop of the surrounding fells and countryside. Through the careful use of scale and layout the proposed development preserves and enhances the special character and appearance of the village.

The new houses were designed to a high standard of thermal insulation providing outstanding energy performance and efficiency.

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Marsden Park Lancashire

Marsden Park Lancashire

Candelisa Ltd

Nelson, Lancashire

Bowman Riley worked on the restoration of two eighteenth-century cottages and the development of eight new detached bespoke homes on a 0.8 acre site within the setting of Grade II Listed Marsden Hall in Nelson, Lancashire.

Marsden Park dates back to 1555 and the cottages were originally ancillary buildings to Marsden Old Hall, an eighteenth century manor house. In recent years it had been used as the estates offices for Pendle Borough Council.

The project involves the restoration of a listed cottage, an unlisted cottage and the demolition of a redundant barn and greenhouses to make way for the new residences, four three-bedroom properties and four dormer bungalows within a new secure walled courtyard. The design ethos is for the new build element of the development to be subservient to the existing retained dwellings. To ensure the sympathetic restoration of the dilapidated listed building, we are working in close liaison with the conservation officer.

The development has been modelled and developed using the BIM software Revit, which has allowed for careful consideration to finished floor levels and re-contoured land within site.

To meet sustainable targets,10% of energy on site will be sourced using photovoltaic panels, as renewable on-site power sources.

Images courtesy of Candelisa.  To register your interest in the development please email:  sales@candelisa.com.

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Drill Hall – Minnie Street, Haworth

Drill Hall – Minnie Street, Haworth

Candelisa Ltd

Haworth, West Yorkshire

Bowman Riley was commissioned by award-winning developer Candelisa to transform a vacant 19th century Drill Hall and adjoining land into seven bespoke homes in the heart of the picturesque Yorkshire village of Haworth famed for the Bronte sisters.

Identified as a key unlisted building within the conservation area, the Drill Hall had been vacant for a number of years. The adjacent outbuildings and remainder of the land were no longer in use and unkempt providing a negative impact to the area.

The development involves the conversion of Drill Hall into four 2 bedroom houses and the development of three 3 bedroom individually styled terraced homes on adjoining land with off-street parking.

The design seeks to enhance the character of conservation area, by restoring and converting the existing Drill Hall for residential use, retaining the history of the area and bringing it to modern day use. The development of the new dwellings on the adjacent land are needed to facilitate the viability of conversion and long-term retention of the drill hall. Each of the new three bedroom properties are to be built in stone with variations in window detailing to reflect the best examples of neighbouring properties. The new residences will respond to the local vernacular and sensitively integrate within their surroundings.

In October 2015, planning approval was obtained for the development and construction is planned for 2016.

Images courtesy of Candelisa.  To register your interest in the development please email:  sales@candelisa.com.

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Reynard Crag House – Harrogate

Private Client

Birstwith, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed three extensions to a stone built private family house with mullioned windows and a slate roof situated in a tranquil setting above the small village of Birstwith, Harrogate.

Originally built as a modest flat roofed house, the property was extended and modified in the late 1990s to create a gabled roof and entrance porch and to convert the outbuilding into domestic accommodation. The current owners wanted to undertake further improvements to get the maximum use out of their family home and to better suit their active and expanding family life.

The extensions comprise a single storey covered link between the main house and ancillary accommodation and to extend the main house to allow relocation of the kitchen and provide a new entrance visible on approach to the building.

The link provides a safe covered walkway between buildings and creates two courtyards, a public courtyard at the front for guests and a private courtyard at the rear for the family providing a secure area for children to play, now separate from the driveway.

A two storey gable extension accommodates a new open plan living/dining/kitchen area with views over the scenic landscape.  The ancillary building incorporating a standing seam lead roof and a single storey orangery.

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Calder Green Residential Development – Lancashire

Renaissance Land

Padiham, Lancashire

Bowman Riley was commissioned to develop the designs of a major residential development, Calder Green, Padiham in East Lancashire.

Located on 5.5 acre brownfield site (the town’s former railway station), the majority of the land had been occupied by disused industrial buildings at the time of acquisition.  The land was is ideal for residential development overlooking the new Memorial Park and local leisure centre and within walking distance of the town centre.

Appointed by Renaissance Land, we provided the technical drawings on the 120 house development over four phases.  The mix of two, three and four bedroom family homes are stylish, light and airy with practical and flexible interiors.  Free flowing living areas open into private gardens, while attractive kitchens are designed to be a focal point for contemporary family life.  The homes are energy efficient and meet the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.

The first two phases comprising of 42 homes have been completed to date.

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Carltonside Fold Residential development – North Yorkshire

Carltonside Fold Residential development – North Yorkshire

Candelisa Ltd

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed Carltonside Fold, four semi-detached family homes in Skipton for local developer, Candelisa.  The homes are located within a residential area on land that was formally council owned garages.

The site had previously been granted outline planning for the principle of the development with all matters reserved.  We submitted a new full planning application to avoid any complications that might arise later in the project.

The site is bounded by a row of houses and a recent housing development.  The layout of the site had to consider the overlooking distances from the existing properties.  Access had to be maintained through the site to the area of land to the south purchased by Candelisa for a future development. Due to the close proximity of the land to the flood zone and the existing ground conditions, the properties had to use pile foundations.

The three bedroom properties feature an open plan kitchen and dining area with folding doors onto private gardens, a separate lounge with log burning stove, an additional large attic room and two private parking spaces.

The desirable new houses were all sold prior to completion and occupied in April 2016 contributing to meeting the demand for additional homes in the Craven area of North Yorkshire.

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Wilstrop Lodge Residential Development – York

Purple Brick Properties Ltd

Moor Monkton, York, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley designed the conversion of former agricultural buildings to form Wilstrop Lodge, six highly individual residences and a new build farmhouse with car parking barns.

The new residences are set in beautiful countryside just outside the village of Moor Monkton near York. The new development was created from the original farmhouse, two converted barns and a spectacular converted water tower.

Our design mission was to preserve the original character of the buildings whilst providing quality and contemporary luxuries. The properties were constructed from a mixture of styles and materials including traditional brickwork, pantile slates and cedar cladding with timber windows and doors. That has resulted in a collection of period homes with elegant touches such as bespoke staircases, oak flooring, natural stone and spacious kitchens and living areas.

Sitting proudly around a central landscaped courtyard, the high-quality properties comprise a variety of styles from the contemporary two-storey The Water Tower featuring a stainless steel staircase, French doors opening onto the garden and a balcony to the new build Wilstrop Lodge Farm set over three floors with French doors opening onto a terrace and south-facing gardens to two storey barn conversions and single storey affordable homes.

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Wyvern Park Residential Masterplan – Skipton

Wyvern Park Residential Masterplan – Skipton

Stonebridge Homes

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Bowman Riley provided a residential masterplan for Stonebridge Homes on Wyvern Park, a large greenfield site with existing outline planning consent on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire town of Skipton.

We developed the masterplan by applying the Stonebridge Homes’ standards and house types for up to 225 residences. The houses are based on a defined mix of market and affordable houses ranging from one to five bedroom homes.

The properties will form part of a wider mixed use development. Careful consideration was given to site layout in consideration of the nearby flood risk zones and the crematorium.

The residences were zoned to create a diverse neighbour whilst making the most of the open views across the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside for the larger five bedroom detached houses.

The development will help to meet a shortage of homes in the Skipton area considered by The Sunday Times as the Best Place to Live in the UK 2014.

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New Build Family Home – Yorkshire

Won through competition, Bowman Riley designed a contemporary new build family home and garden in Yorkshire.

The brief was to create a contemporary two bedroom home using a palette of stone, timber and glass materials that would have minimal impact on its surroundings.

Our concept was to build the property into the hillside to give the appearance of a single storey dwelling when viewed from adjoining properties, with a two storey aspect to the private side. We erected a full-size scaffold model to demonstrate that the new property could not be seen over the existing landscape.

The home was created to be highly insulated centred around a wood burning stove heating the space including the mezzanine level.

Bowman Riley became involved in the scheme following an initial design by another firm of architects, which was objected to by the neighbours and refused planning permission. Our design achieved planning consent, however, there is an historic covenant on part of the garden.

The client is currently perusing legal avenues to remove the covenant and in the meantime, part of the structure has been erected outside the area to maintain the planning consent.

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Station Road, Phase 1 – Residential Development – Hellifield

Yorkshire Housing

Hellifield

Completed in September 2009, Bowman Riley designed the first phase of the Hellifield development, which provided 16 new homes consisting of two, three and four bedroom properties.

Yorkshire Housing needed to create additional homes in the Craven area of North Yorkshire to increase the supply of affordable housing for families for whom local market rates are beyond their means, helping to keep a rural community alive.

All the new houses are designed and built to the Design and Quality Standards and to Robust Details accreditation. In addition, the development achieved a Very Good Eco-homes rating, Secured by Design certification and Considerate Constructors compliance.

The sustainable features include: recycling facilities, cycle storage, drying facilities, composting facilities and home office functionality. Yorkshire Housing was pleased with the completed scheme and Phase 2 of Station Road, providing an additional seven dwellings was successfully delivered in 2010.

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Yorkshire Housing Standard House Types

Yorkshire Housing commissioned Bowman Riley to design their standard house types to include two, three and four bedroom houses, bungalows and apartments.

The standardisation of house types and specifications offers more control in the final outcome of each specific project.

Working closely with our client, we discussed the house types required and collated input from Yorkshire Housing’s team before producing the final house types.

We will managed the house types to make any changes to meet the evolving needs of our client and their residents.

Our designs were highly regarded by Yorkshire Housing were used throughout the framework period.

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