Works are progressing at pace on the former Caldewgate School site in Carlisle to build 35 residential units. Under construction by McKnight and Son Builders, the development will include 3 bedroom townhouses plus 1 and 2 bedroom flats. Located near Dixon’s Chimney the main block is set around a semi private courtyard. Concrete floor planks to the first floor have recently been installed and bricklaying continues above.
Pioneer Foodstore has officially opened its new flagship retail outlet, at Rosehill Industrial Estate, Carlisle, celebrating 140 years in business.
Architects Plus were involved from design inception of this new retail development through to construction working with contractors, Thomas Armstrong Construction and Lambert Gill. The practice attended the official opening event held on Wednesday 19th June. Project Page>
Our project for Craig Robinson Vets is now complete and open for business! The new veterinary surgery on Wigton Road, Carlisle, provides 4 consulting rooms, operating theatre, preparation rooms and X-ray facilities as well as a large welcoming reception waiting area with staff facilities. Four residential flats are sited on the on the upper floor, each comprising of 1 or 2 bedrooms that are available for private rental accommodation.
Architects Plus are pleased to have obtained planning approval for a replacement club house for The Rock Youth Project. As an established youth club, who aspire to provide quality youth work within the Currock and Upperby areas of Carlisle, it is hoped this new building will help to meet the needs of local children and young people. The approval will now help to progress the necessary fundraising required.
Architects Plus celebrates 30 years in practice! Established on 13th August 1988 by founding partners Raymond Whittaker, Richard Jefferson, David Lamond, Tom Langlands and John Carruthers, the firm has been at the forefront of some of Cumbria’s most enterprising building schemes. Under the current directors David Blair, Christian Judd and Barbara Gower, the practice continues to work on a number of exciting and important architectural and strategic projects both locally and nationally.
As we come up to our 30th birthday, Architects Plus has made the news again in a recent article published by In-Cumbria. Link to the article: ‘Architects Plus has designs on Carlisle’s transformation’