Sep 20, 2017 Last Updated 11:00 PM, Sep 10, 2017
In this article, Jamie Barrett, Managing Director of construction consultancy Evolution5, looks at how a historic school in London was transformed to help address the increasing pressure on education provision in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and considers some of the lessons learned from its…
East Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital has been a feature of the London skyline since it first opened to patients in 1966 and now the 13-storey tower has been given a new lease of life following an extensive revamp.
Architect practice Patel Taylor has revamped two schools on nearby sites in Bow for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Social standards

  • Sep 20, 2017
  • Published in Housing
Design standards for affordable housing in London often clash with what has been approved during planning. To avoid costly redesigns, Simon Hansard of Ashby Design says planners and developers must consider these standards at the very start of a project.
In August 2012, Patel Taylor was commissioned by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham to develop a housing typology particularly suited to the needs of the over 65s community on two vacant sites within the Borough. The brief was to design one and two…
Capio Nightingale Hospital, London's leading independent mental health hospital has recently unveiled its newly-designed and refurbished facilities, providing an exemplary high-quality environment for its patients.
The redevelopment of the eastern end of the Thames View Estate in Barking provides 276 high quality affordable homes for Londoners, achieved without grant-funding or cross-subsidy: the development was made possible by a new private investment model designed to enable social regeneration.

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