Studio Four News

Glulam takes shape at Penlee

Following the dramatic piling exercise for the new Penlee lifeboat station for the RNLI (see our Staff Photo Competition News), the Glulam frame is now well underway, despite the recent stormy weather. The station is being constructed by local contractor Symons...

Andover Locality Hub

Following a feasibility study looking at a number of options, Studio Four has designed a new extension to Andover War Memorial Hospital to accommodate a relocated Andover Health Centre. The new building is combined with a covered entrance canopy to the existing...

Staff Photo Competition – Winners Announced!

The winners of the 2018 staff photo competition were announced at our Christmas Party on Saturday. Simon Helm's photo (above) of the Blending Drum access stairs at the Twinings Factory in Andover was voted by staff as the winner in the "Completed Building" category....

Cart Shed Conversion receives permission

Planning and Listed Building consents have been received for conversion of an existing historic cart shed at Longstock, on behalf of the Leckford Estate. The proposal is to convert the existing shed into a modern 2-bedroom dwelling, featuring a fully-glazed...

SGH Children’s Emergency Department has now been handed over.

Thursday afternoon saw the first phase of Southampton's new Children's Emergency Department handed over for its clinical clean. This unit brings together a number of children's Emergency functions that are currently spread around the hospital. Combining the Children's...

5 dwellings at Farnham Road, Liss

The proposed development site Plot 4a is formed from land formerly of ‘The Grange’ on the Farnham Road approach to West Liss. The site is included within the Liss Neighbourhood Development Plan 2011-2028 as a designated site for redevelopment in order to meet the...

Rooftop SIPs at Burlington Mansions, Shirley

Construction works have commenced on site to provide an additional floor to a three storey building along Shirley High Street. The additional level will contain 10 new 2-bed flats with access to private balconies. The building has been partially constructed off-site...

30-32 The Avenue, Southampton – Planning permission received

Planning approval has been granted for a new developed of 10 dwellings on The Avenue, Southampton. The development will result in the creation of two pairs of new semi-detached 4-bed houses fronting the main road, in the style of existing properties in this prominent...

Winton United Reformed Church

Significant refurbishment and internal alterations have been completed at Winton URC. Works included a new lift, improved entrance foyer, new kitchens, café area with spill-out space, new accessible toilet and a large decking area to the side of the church for...

New build on St Deny Road, Southampton nears completion

Construction work commenced this year for a new dwelling on an awkward-shaped vacant urban site, that was the victim of persistent fly-tipping. Despite the size and shape of the plot, the building offers a well-proportioned 3-bedroom dwelling with a private walled...

Riverside site progress

Construction work on a stunning new-build domestic property at Thornton Avenue in Warsash, just outside Southampton, has commenced. The building is currently at first floor level and has another storey to be constructed. The whole property will enjoy fantastic...

updates from site

We were pleased to receive some photos from site of one of our domestic projects near Newbury.   Planning Permission was received in August 2017 for the reconfiguration and extension of an existing bungalow. The proposal reutilises the existing bungalow structure but...

Planning success for office conversion

In partnership with BCM we have obtained planning permission for the conversion of an existing modern agricultural building into an office. The site lies within the South Downs National Park and permission was granted under the Class R permitted development rights...

contemporary private house extension

We have just submitted planning for a large extension to a private house in Winchester. The proposal is to remove the existing large low quality extension and create a new structure that will provide a large kitchen / dining and living space at ground floor, as well...

Planning Permission at Shipton Bellinger

Full Planning permission has now been granted for three new 3-Bed dwellings on Previously Developed Land owned by the Aster Group in the Test Valley. Test Valley Borough Council has approved the new houses on the site of a former garage parking area. This is the...

Ashford Learning Disabilities Residential Unit Planning Approval

Planning Approval has now been granted for a new ten bed medium secure Learning Disabilities Residential Unit for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust at their Tatchbury Mount Campus in Calmore. The proposed building's form is complex, as it reacts to the brief, the...

Congratulations!!

Congratulations to our Kinga Berkesi on becoming an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.

Planning Received

After a years efforts to obtain planning permission for a self-contained annexe on the site of an existing house in the South Downs National Park, we have finally secured permission. The proposal converts two existing outbuildings and connects them with a glass link....

Planning Application Submitted

We have recently submitted an application to replace an existing low quality dwelling with a new build traditional house in the South Downs National Park. The design provides the client with a 4 bedroom house and also creates a new private access to form a better...

On Site Developments

Our contemporary house in Winchester is nearing completion on site. The project involved the removal of an existing bungalow and creation of a new build 4 bedroom house. Glazing is positioned to take advantage of views towards St.Catherine's Hill for more information...

Listed Barn Permission

Planning Permission for works to a Grade II listed barn in the South Downs National Park have now been granted. This is our second successful application on the site, after receiving planning permission to convert the existing Cart Shed on the site.

West Country permission

Planning permission has now been granted for a new dwelling on Previously Developed Land owned by the Aster Group in Somerset. Mendip District Council has approved a new 3-Bed two-storey house in the village of Stratton-on-the-Fosse, on the site of a former British...

Clift Surgery alterations nearing completion

Works on site at Clift Surgery in Tadley are virtually complete. Studio Four assisted the GPs in formulating their plans at Concept Stage, which were then included in an overall Planning application for surrounding new Housing, submitted by Persimmon Homes. We then...

Remember, remember….

Studio Four are pleased to be helping the Winchester Round Table run their Bonfire and Fireworks Night again this year. 3 November 2018 will be the 60th anniversary of this long-established event, which is now attended by around 20,000 people every year.  Studio Four...

Stuart Turnbull becomes an Associate Director

We are delighted to announce that as of 1st September, Stuart Turnbull  is now an Associate Director of the practice.  Together with a team of staff, Stuart continues to manage a large portfolio of healthcare projects from our Romsey office, alongside directors...

Kimber Halls is ready for students.

Solent University's Kimber Hall of Residence had its opening ceremony yesterday in the newly refurbished common room, hosted by Brymor Construction Ltd. The whole team celebrated all the hard work achieved over the summer in preparation for the intake of 2018...