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Michelmores Property Awards Nominations 2015

2014 was Grainge Architects most successful year ever in terms of commissions & successfully completed projects. Therefore it comes as no surprise to us that we have been shortlisted in multiple categories in this years Michelmores Property Awards. The buildings that … Continue reading

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Seabrook School Development

Grainge Architects latest new school project has been submitted for planning approval to Exeter City Council on behalf of the Exeter Diocese. The proposed Church of England Voluntary Aided primary school is located within Grainge Architect’s Seabrook Orchards Housing Development which … Continue reading

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St Agnes Island Hall

Coming up to Christmas it seemed a fitting time to look back over this years recently completed projects. Whilst there are many exciting schemes that have come to fruition this year, there are far too many to sensibly re-evaluate here, so … Continue reading

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900 New Homes East of Exeter

Grainge Architects and Eagle One Homes submitted a planning application recently to East Devon District Council for 900 new homes, a primary school, community allotments, play areas and sports pitches at Mosshayne. The development site to the west of Mosshayne … Continue reading

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Re-ordering a Catholic Church

Obtaining permission (Ecclesiastical Exemption) to carry out works to a Listed Ecclesiastical Building is complex. The proposed re-ordering works at the church of Our Lady and St Patrick, All Saints Parish, Teignmouth involved a lengthy negotiation, design & construction period … Continue reading

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Master Planning New Housing Developments

The South West is experiencing a strong surge in demand in terms of new housing. Many sites which have previously been identified through the planning process and Local Plan are now being brought forward by developers and landowners, signifying an … Continue reading

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Porthcressa Beach Regeneration – Opening Ceremony

Completion of the Porthcressa Beach Front Regeneration was recently celebrated on the Isles of Scilly and captured for posterity by “Scilly Today”. Grainge Architects worked closely with Kier Western to deliver the scheme and are we are justifiably proud of … Continue reading

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Isles of Scilly, Porthcressa Beach – New Community Buildings

On completion of the Five Islands School with Kier Construction, our next project on the Islands involved regeneration works fronting Porthcressa Beach. (The project is currently under construction). Lessons-learnt from building the school, determined the design and procurement method for … Continue reading

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FORCE Cancer Charity building extension.

Seven years ago Grainge architects designed the FORCE cancer support building on the corner of the RD&E hospital campus in Exeter. We were then extremely pleased to be asked by Meriel Fishwick, the CEO of the charity, to substantially extend … Continue reading

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Architects for Sports Facilities – Build your own olympic dream!

We do sports too! Our experience of sporting facilities has grown over the last few years, and now the London 2012 Olympic Games are underway we felt it a good opportunity to briefly run through some of the sports facilities … Continue reading

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