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)

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Brighton Marina Yacht Club

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RNLI Selsey

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

RNLI Wells-next-the-Sea

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Mansel Park Community Centre, Millbrook

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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

Houghton Church

Studio Four Specialist Projects have undertaken a feasibility study for all saints church in Houghton and have produced designs for a new extension and alterations to the internal arrangement of the church.

RNLI, Margate

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

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.

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. Gabriels Church, Popley

Our Southampton office were appointed for the refurbishment and extension to St. Gabriel’s Church in Popley

The Gallery

Romsey

Tollgate Estates
Stanbridge Earls
Romsey
Hampshire
SO51 0HE

01794 511 255

Winchester

Sherwood House
8 Upper High Street
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 8UT

01962 820 255

Southampton

1-3 Lyon Street,
Southampton
Hampshire
SO14 0LD

023 8022 8923