Studio Four News

Staff Day

We held our annual team bonding afternoon for all Studio Four staff last week, this time with an “Espionage” theme. Incorporating a mix of physical and mental elements, the teams had to solve a number of puzzles and tasks; ultimately to find and defuse ‘bombs’ (well …...

We are Recruiting

We are currently recruiting at all our offices. Please note the practice is predominantly running Revit software, so some training in this will be beneficial. In Romsey, we are looking for technically experienced staff who can run projects and manage other staff,...

Another Planning permission in Somerset

Full Planning permission has now been granted at Committee for a new 3-Bed infill dwelling on Previously Developed Land owned by the Aster Group in Somerset. Mendip District Council has approved the new house in the garden of an existing pair of ex-Council properties....

RNLI Penlee lifeboat station

Our new Penlee lifeboat station in Newlyn Harbour is now in use, providing state of the art facilities to the crew and visitors alike. On the site of the previous 1983 station, the shore facility serves both the Severn-class all-weather and Atlantic 85 inshore...

Studio Four event at Selsey lifeboat station

Earlier this week, Studio Four hosted a special event at our award-winning RNLI Selsey lifeboat station. The day was a great success; the weather perfect, the food excellent (a hog roast provided by Fat Hog & Big Pan Catering) and we all enjoyed a unique setting on...

Emsworth GP Surgery

Planning consent has been granted for the conversion of the Emsworth Victoria Cottage Hospital to accommodate the town’s GP surgery. The original building dates from the 1890’s and will be completely refurbished as part of the works – which are due to start on site in...

Extension Success

We are pleased to announce that planning approval has been granted for an extension to an existing dwelling in Wherwell, Hampshire. A glass link at ground floor level will connect the new structure to the existing house and provide additional bedrooms as well as a...

Landscape Regeneration

We have been working with the charity group 'Youth Options' over the last year to obtain planning permission for the regeneration of a brownfield site near Eastleigh. The scheme will sensitively redevelop this natural site into a forest school for groups to utilise....

St Mary’s Pharmacy Handed Over

Hold on to your hard hats – it’s another successful NHS refurbishment hand-over! Studio Four Architects Ltd was commissioned to refurbish all floors of Block B at St Mary’s Health Campus, Portsmouth, by the Solent NHS Trust. The client had very specific end-user...

Bournemouth Uni Teaching Laboratories,

Bournemouth University has taken handover of a 108 student laboratory as part of a second-floor refurbishment at Christchurch House on the Talbot Campus carried out by Greendale Construction Ltd. Studio Four Architects Ltd are delighted to have been involved in this...

Staff Hub Progress at Block B

Over the last three year Studio Four Architects has been actively engaged with Solent NHS Trust in the full internal remodelling works to Block B as part of Portsmouth’s St Mary’s Community Health Campus Redevelopment. The £5m multi-level refurbishment is underway to...

Solent’s Simulation Suites

Director Phil Amey and Associate Paul Veysey were delighted to attend an open afternoon at the recently completed Maritime Simulation Centre at Solent University.  Invited guests had an afternoon of touring the prestigious facility situated in the heart of the...

Phase one completed at Bitterne Health Centre.

Phase 1 of the Community Suite refurbishment at Bitterne Health Centre, Southampton has now been handed over, and we are delighted with the results. Take a look at the before and after photos!  The works comprised major refurbishment of five consulting/examination...

Progress at Tatchbury Mount

Works are progressing well at Tatchbury Mount on the new LDRU (Learning Disabilities Residential Unit) for Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust where Kier Construction is due to complete the steel frame in the next couple of weeks. The rain held off yesterday for us...

Progress at Block C

As part of Portsmouth's St Marys Community Health Campus redevelopment with Solent NHS Trust we are actively engaged in the £1.3m full internal remodelling works to Block C, due for completion in August 2019. This redevelopment will house relocated hospital staff,...

Fire Compartmentation at Romsey Hospital

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust commissioned Studio Four Architects, in conjunction with TNG Consulting Engineers Ltd and Currie & Brown to ensure the fire alarm system and fire compartmentation at Romsey Hospital complied with current legislation. It was...

New Forest District Council Residential Development completed

The Compton & Sarum Housing scheme, located in Totton, has now been completed for New Forest District Council. This development represents a flagship project for the Council, being their largest new-build housing scheme for 25 years. The scheme seeks to address the...

Brownfield Site Development completed

Building work has finished for a single dwelling infill development on an awkwardly-shaped, tight site on land to the rear of a property at St Denys in Southampton. Despite the size of the site and Planning constraints, the new house includes 3 bedrooms, off-street...

Another Glorious Day At The Races

We travelled to Thruxton Kart Centre again for our annual 2-hour endurance race, with 12 mixed teams of 4 guests and staff battling it out on this high-speed circuit.   The weather was very kind overall, but a short mid-race shower added some exciting challenges on...

Awards Shortlisting

Studio Four are Incredibly proud to announce that our holiday cottage development in Hampshire was shortlisted for 2 RICS Awards this year in the South East region. Thanks to all involved in the project and congratulations to all of the...

Start on Site

Works have now begun on our project in Hursley to build a new 5 bedroom house on the site of an existing bungalow. An off site timber frame panel construction was chosen for this project which will also incorporate oak trusses which are a key part of the...

Hope Church, Ferndown

Planning consent has been granted for a multi-phase extension to Hope Church in Ferndown to accommodate this growing church and its community activities. The initial phase provides an enlarged entrance foyer and meeting rooms at the front with a later phase to provide...

Latest Dementia Facilities for the Isle of Wight

The Dementia Ward at St. Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight has been handed over following a lightning-fast refurbishment. Crownpark Builders completed the works in 9 weeks, with the first design meeting held only 3 months ago. Research into dementia over the last...

Works to existing dwelling in Wherwell

Studio Four, in collaboration with Atlas Planning Group, have been working with a private client to design an extension to an existing house near Wherwell, Andover. The proposal will provide bedrooms, home office, bathroom and additional living space for the existing...

Winchester GP Surgery Extension Complete

Hiding amongst the trees on this steep site overlooking Winchester is the first phase of a major first floor extension at St Paul’s Surgery. The first 2 of a proposed 5 new consulting rooms have now been provided. These, together with a new sub-waiting area, will...

Office Conversion

Located within the South Downs National Park, our project to convert a redundant farm building into an office has now begun on site.  The intention is to carefully repair and retain the majority of the existing timber frame roof and walls to create a modern open...

Chilbolton dwelling complete

A new 6 bedroom replacement dwelling in Chilbolton is now complete. The project involved the demolition of a previous bungalow and construction of a much larger property, with a connected "granny annex" for the client's relative, seamlessly integrated into the overall...