Studio Four News

Completion at Benenden

Completion at Benenden

Building work has recently been completed at Benenden Green, Alresford. Studio Four was appointed to design a large extension to an existing dwelling, with associated internal alterations and external works to provide much needed space for the client and their...

Wells-from-the-Air

Wells-from-the-Air

Some stunning aerial photos taken shortly before Christmas by John Fielding Aerial Images of our Wells-next-the-Sea lifeboat station for the RNLI, showing Mackley piling to raise the beach levels prior to building construction commencing by Reside Construction...

The End Of An Unprecedented Year!

The End Of An Unprecedented Year!

For the first time in our history, we won't be sending our Studio Four Christmas cards out in the mail this year.  With so many colleagues working from home and/or taking a well-earned early Christmas break, we've created an e-card instead, which we hope captures...

Winsley House development now available

Winsley House development now available

This is a unique opportunity to build your own home in collaboration with our client, Edgecombes Ltd, for whom we obtained Planning permission for this new 5-Bedroom house at Sparsholt, just outside Winchester.                ...

Planning for 2 new dwellings

Planning for 2 new dwellings

Planning has been granted for two new dwellings following demolition of a single dwelling. The site presented a few challenges, of which the main constraint was not adversely affecting the existing trees on or immediately outside the site - especially those with a...

Totland Pier Cafe Taking Shape

Totland Pier Cafe Taking Shape

The new Cafe at the entrance to the refurbished Totland Pier on the Isle of Wight, for the Totland Pier Company, is progressing well on site.  The two-storey Cafe in this prominent seaside location will have 70 covers and a separate kiosk. Steelwork has been...

Work Starts in Norfolk

Work Starts in Norfolk

Work has started on our RNLI Lifeboat Station at Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk.                                                 The initial...

Bonfire Night goes live

Bonfire Night goes live

Winchester Round Table will be running a new exciting #LightUpWinchester event on Saturday 7th November this year, to replace their iconic Bonfire & Fireworks night.                            ...

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

Using our in-house landscaping designer, Studio Four was commissioned by Solent NHS Trust to develop two charity-funded gardens for staff at St Mary’s Hospital in Portsmouth and the Western Community Hospital in Southampton.            ...

Another Award for Penlee Lifeboat Station

Another Award for Penlee Lifeboat Station

We are delighted that our Penlee Lifeboat Station for the RNLI has won the "Best Public Service or Educational Building" category at the LABC Building Excellence Awards south west region and will progress to the national finals later this...

Southampton Pop-Up Scheme receives Planning Consent

Southampton Pop-Up Scheme receives Planning Consent

We were delighted to receive Planning permission recently for the College Street Yard scheme in Southampton. This exciting new development uses shipping containers to create a ‘pop-up’ venue for small businesses, retail and food outlets, studios and performance...

New Permitted Development Rights – Looking Up!

New Permitted Development Rights – Looking Up!

Recent changes to Permitted Development rights have opened up a number of opportunities for extending or replacing existing buildings for residential use, including providing additional floors. Studio Four have recently been involved in a number of similar schemes and...

SBS Framework leads to new Public Sector work

SBS Framework leads to new Public Sector work

Studio Four are proud to be part of the NHS’s SBS Framework which provides Trusts and other public-sector organisations with an easy procurement route for architectural appointments, and we are pleased to have been appointed on a number of projects using this route....

Previously Developed Land Planning Success in Wiltshire

Previously Developed Land Planning Success in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Council has granted Planning permission for development of a Previously Developed Land site in Great Bedwyn, near Marlborough. This particular project proposes a new 3-bedroom chalet bungalow of 118sqm in the large garden of an existing property, formerly a...

Join Our Mental Health Design Webinar Today!

Join Our Mental Health Design Webinar Today!

Studio Four are pleased to be presenting a webinar as part of the Design in Mental Health Digital Week this week. Gareth Jenkins will be speaking about the recently-completed Austen House project in Southampton today (Tuesday 9th June) at 4:00pm. To join in, please...

RNLI Penlee lifeboat station wins an RICS award

RNLI Penlee lifeboat station wins an RICS award

We were delighted to receive the wonderful news that our Penlee lifeboat station project for the RNLI won the "Land and Rural" category at the south-west regional finals of the RICS Social Impact Awards. The Land & Rural category rewarded projects that “improved...

Southampton Waterside Place Office Refurb completed

Southampton Waterside Place Office Refurb completed

We were appointed as D&B architects by Brymor Constrruction Ltd and have together recently completed the refurbishment of two floors of offices at Unit 5, Waterside Place, Town Quay, Southampton for owners RO Real Estate.  As part of the works, the ground...

New rural dwelling approved at Sparsholt

New rural dwelling approved at Sparsholt

Full Planning permission has been received for a replacement 280sqm 4-bedroom house on a rural site at Sparsholt in Hampshire. Studio Four assisted the client with creating Concept sketches, obtaining pre-application advice and submitting a successful Full Planning...

Essential work at Southampton General Hospital continues…

Essential work at Southampton General Hospital continues…

To assist Southampton General Hospital deal with the expected increase in Covid-19 patients, Brymor Construction have adjusted their works to temporarily handover the future Resuscitation Area. It has been completed to a level that is safe, cleanable and usable, and...

White House at Leckford ready for a new family

White House at Leckford ready for a new family

Building work has finished at The White House in Leckford, a Grade II listed five-bedroom dwelling. The works were for the complete refurbishment of this nineteenth century property which is an important feature within the village Conservation Area. Studio Four’s...

Work continues at Tatchbury Mount

Work continues at Tatchbury Mount

Despite these unprecedented times, with stricter rules on site and now a skeleton construction crew, works have not slowed on our new Learning Disabilities Residential Unit project for Southern Health at Tatchbury Mount.  Completion is due in mid-June and we...

Nursling offices; latest site progress

Nursling offices; latest site progress

Work has been progressing well on our office extension project in Southampton for CIM Services.  The proposals create a new large, bright and airy workspace that is beneficial to their existing employees whilst facilitating ambitions for expansion.  The new...

A digital tour of Selsey lifeboat station

A digital tour of Selsey lifeboat station

RTF Imaging Ltd have produced a digital walkthrough of our Selsey lifeboat station - please click here to visit our LinkedIn page and take a look inside!  Alternatively click here to go directly to the 3D model.   

RICS Social Impact Awards 2020

RICS Social Impact Awards 2020

We were excited to learn that our RNLI Penlee Lifeboat station has been shortlisted in two categories for the 2020 RICS Social Impact Awards, South West region! We are up against some excellent architectural competition in both categories and very much look forward to...