Studio Four News

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...

Water-front houses.

Work continues on the second of two water-front houses in Netley, Southampton. With large amounts of glazing and balconies at first floor, the houses enjoy fantastic views across Southampton Water

A Grand Day Out

Our annual Staff Fun Day at the Romsey office turned out to be another cracker! It started with a simple task; to get water from the top of a ladder into a bucket, and ended up with the fitness freaks trying to out-paddle each other on Phil’s Evil Kayaking Machine! In...

Farewell Steve Hole

Following recent events, Steve Hole has re-evaluated his work/ life balance and decided it’s time to pass on the frontline baton. From August 2018 he will be leaving Studio Four to redress this imbalance, allowing the next generation of directors and associates to...

Lifetime Homes in Calmore

Studio Four were appointed as project architects to champion New Forest District Council’s new accommodation flats in Calmore, a two-block development which is to become the flagship of the Council’s assets.  With Brymor Construction Limited as the main contractor,...

Change of Use in Leckford

Planning and Listed Building applications have been submitted to Test Valley Borough Council on behalf of the John Lewis Partnership Leckford Estate for the conversion of The Old Rectory in Leckford from Estate Offices and a staff flat into a single 5-bedroom family...

Wells Lifeboat Station receives Planning Permission

We have recently obtained Planning Permission, on behalf of the RNLI, for a new state-of-the-art lifeboat station at Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk. The building will house the inshore lifeboat and also the new all-weather Shannon-class lifeboat as part of national...

Thruxton Karting Day a winning formula

We hosted our annual fast and furious karting event at the Thruxton circuit in Hampshire on 11th July. On a hot summer’s afternoon over 50 guests and staff enjoyed a Le Mans-style endurance race in 11 teams around the testing “National” outdoor circuit, with...

Penlee Lifeboat Station starts on site

It’s an exciting time for Studio Four and the design team as construction work has just started for the new RNLI Penlee lifeboat station at Newlyn Harbour, near Penzance, Cornwall. Symons Construction (of St Ives) will begin work by diverting a stormwater sewer that...

Planning Permission

Our Romsey office have successfully achieved planning permission for a new 5 bedroom house in Hursley, following a four year battle by the clients to obtain an approval for the site. Studio Four were appointed in February 2018 to provide ideas for a contemporary house...

Work in the South Atlantic

Our Rhiannon North has returned from her first “tour of duty” in the Falklands Islands. Working on secondment to Ramboll, Rhiannon has spent 8 weeks carrying out site inspections on a number of defence and community projects on the islands. The experience has been...

Surgery In for Extension

We have just submitted a Planning application for a major first floor extension at St Paul’s Surgery in the heart of Winchester, a building we designed for the GPs in 2000. The extension proposes 5 new consulting rooms and a sub-waiting area, and will allow the...

Village Infill Success

Planning permission has just been received for our first infill project at the Leckford Estate in the Test Valley, on behalf of the John Lewis Partnership. The proposal is for a new detached dwelling of 217sqm with separate double garage barn, located in the heart of...

Private Dwelling Face-Lift

We have recently submitted a Planning Application for a private dwelling located within the South Downs National Park.  The exiting house sits within a Conservation Area and is visible on a key footpath route through the National Park, however it was not contributing...

Planning permission for two new dwellings

Planning permission has been received at Committee for two new 3-Bed dwellings on Previously Developed Land in the village of West Wellow. This is the third successful application of a number of similar schemes being submitted for various other PDL sites across the...

Listed Building Application

Our Specialist Projects division have just submitted an application to repair and alter an existing Grade II Listed Barn in the South Downs National Park. We worked closely with a structural engineer and also completed a heritage statement to support the application...

Winner of “Community Benefit” Category

We had a fantastic night at the RICS south-east awards last week and were thrilled to receive the award for Community Benefit for our Selsey lifeboat station.  A great team effort!

Two new contemporary dwellings, Netley

A planning application has been submitted for two distinctive new dwellings in Netley. The buildings offer first floor living room accommodation with views towards the water, and rooms within the roof space; at ground floor, open plan living and dining areas for...

“Best Small Commercial Project” Winners

We were very pleased that our Llandudno lifeboat station picked up the county award for “Best Small Commercial Project” in Conwy and then went on to receive the same award, regionally, across all the North Wales Counties. Well done to Wynne Construction - C Wynne &...

Olivers Battery Developments

Our contemporary 4 bedroom house in Winchester is developing quickly on site with the timber frame element of the house now installed and roofing works commencing. We have also been recently appointed to look at a similar site for a new client within the Olivers...

Trafalgar House Completed, Winchester

We are very pleased to have been part of the refurbishment team which has brought the listed Trafalgar House property in Winchester back into use.  The Property, owned by Gentian Developments, needed a substantial refit to bring it up to 21st Century standards....

Planning granted to listed building in Andover.

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have just been formally received for the Change of Use of two connected listed office buildings on East Street in Andover to a Chiropractic Clinic and two 3-bedroom dwellings. We had previously obtained permission for...

Solent University Refurbishment

Studio Four have been appointed on a Design & Build project with Brymor Construction for a major refurbishment of the Reginald Mitchell and Herbert Collins building. The works involve the refurbishment of the fourth, fifth, sixth floors and part of the seventh floor...