About the project

The RNLI approached Studio Four to design a new lifeboat station for ‘sailing capital’ Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The institution had recently taken over the independently run Cowes Inshore Lifeboat, which had no lifeboat station of its own, and had therefore acquired the vacant ‘Old Custom House’ in the Cowes Conservation Area, overlooking the entrance to the River Medina. The strong feature of a domestic- style rear of the building and a seaward facing modern frontage was maintained and accentuated

The completed building was opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 25th July 2012

(Photos 1 and 7 courtesy of Nick Edwards)

Other projects…

Cornerstone Church, Bournemouth

Our Southampton office were appointed for the refurbishment and extension to Cornerstone Church in Bournemouth

Ropley Church

Studio Four Specialist Projects were invited to submit competition designs for the complete re-build of St.Peters Church in Ropley, Hampshire which was subject to an extensive fire in 2014.

RNLI Lifeboat Station, Hayling Island

The existing station, on the east coast of Hayling Island and in an SSSI, was substantially extended with the new cedar-clad Boat House.

Milford on Sea Community Centre

This scheme provided a replacement community centre in Milford on Sea, which opened to the public in Sept 2010.

Wide Lane Sports Enclosure

The brief was to provide a new sports enclosure to include an area of covered seating and spectator spaces, the provision of new toilet and changing facilities

RNLI, Margate

Studio Four were approached by the RNLI to assist with the relocation of Margate lifeboat station.

RNLI Selsey

A shannon-class lifeboat station on behalf of the RNLI at Selsey in West Sussex.

Havant URC

Studio Four were initially approached to carry out a feasibility study to consider how the building could better help them fulfil their mission to the local community.

Longwell Green Leisure Centre

Following completion of the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre project, Studio Four assisted Createability and Alliance Leisure to provide South Gloucestershire Council and the Circadian Trust with improvements at this second leisure centre outside Bristol.

St. Andrews, Basingstoke

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