Monthly Archives: October 2015

GPE Cycle Ride 2015

21 October 2015

In September 2015 our very own Andrew Henriques took part in the Great Portland Estates Cycle Ride in aid of the Willow Foundation, a small national charity which organises special days for seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40.   In total, 50 cyclists from the property, design and construction industry took part in the 150 mile cycle ride over 2 days starting in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire & ending in London. All together, a huge £70,000 was raised.   Click through the image gallery to see some fantastic photos that were taken on the trip.  

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We’re Growing…

20 October 2015

Now in our 18th year, BuckleyGrayYeoman is going from strength to strength having recently expanded to an 85 strong practice. In September 2015 we commissioned renowned photographer Daniel Stier to photograph the office in an iconic location in Shoreditch. We are also pleased to announce a number of promotions and a new hire to bolster our senior team.   Andrew Henriques and David Rose have been promoted from Associate to Associate Director, bringing the number of Associate Directors at the practice to six. Nick Wharton and Tim Johnston have been promoted from Senior Architect to Associate.   Patrick Ueberbacher has now joined BuckleyGrayYeoman as…

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The Bonded Warehouse

16 October 2015

On Thursday 15th October 2015, BuckleyGrayYeoman received planning permission for the refurbishment of the Bonded Warehouse in central Manchester on behalf of Allied London. The former 125,000 sq ft, 1860s industrial warehouse was previously occupied by Granada Television, the oldest operating purpose-built television studio in the UK. The proposed scheme will include six levels of office and retail space.   As part of Manchester’s St John Masterplan, the regeneration of the Bonded Warehouse will express the building’s rich industrial heritage. The original facades will be retained, and the majority of the key characteristics of the existing structure, including original timber doors, metal details and the Crittall…

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New Fred Perry HQ

15 October 2015

BuckleyGrayYeoman has been appointed to design the new headquarters of international fashion brand Fred Perry on Mount Pleasant, London WC1. The project will renovate and extend three 19th century warehouse buildings on the corner of Mount Pleasant and Warner Street, creating 24,000 sq ft of offices, showrooms and exhibition space.   BuckleyGrayYeoman is Fred Perry’s international retail design consultant and has designed a series of successful store interiors for the brand in locations around the UK, Europe and the Far East. The practice was responsible for the fit out of Fred Perry’s current headquarters in Covent Garden, with its award winning reception desk and seating made from CNC cut plywood as a flowing…

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We are very pleased to announce that our very own Vanessa Lee & William Hei have been shortlisted for the 2015 AJ / Curtins Inspiring Graduate Prize. In total, 7 architecture graduates have made it through to the final round, and BuckleyGrayYeoman are the only practice to have 2 employees shortlisted.   The prize recognises Part 1 or Part 2 graduates working towards their Part 3 who have made a significant impact on an architecture practice’s business or are demonstrating good business sense on an independent project. The shortlisted candidates will present to an expert judging panel, and the winner will be announced on 20th November at the AJ120 Breakfast Club at Claridges. Fingers crossed!   You can…

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