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Second planning approval of the year with a new contemporary family home.

The design celebrates the bucolic setting near the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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GPAD gets planning approval for nine distinct family homes.

The homes are nestled within protected woodlands in Digswell Village, outside Welwyn Garden City.

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GPAD Promotions Update

Congratulations to Graeme and Enrico on their recent promotions

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Planning approved for Temple Fortune, 11 homes and health centre in Barnet

GPAD gets planning approval for a new NHS health centre and residential accommodation in Barnet; embracing the dual use by creating a sustainable place to live and enhancing the street.

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Charles Bettes shares his thoughts on alternative routes into the profession of architecture in Building Design.

ARB’s proposed education reforms offer the perfect opportunity to reimagine the profession, writes Charles Bettes

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GPAD gets the green light for nine contemporary family homes built of a brownfield site in Croydon

The site on Birchanger Road is located south of Norwood Junction station and is flanked by residential plots on the east, west and north sides, and is screened by many trees and shrubbery...

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GPAD joins Notting Hill Genesis Development Framework

We're delighted to announce that GPAD has been selected to be on the Notting Hill Genesis development framework...

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White Lion Street Shortlisted for an FX Award

White Lion Street has been shortlisted for an FX award in the UK Workplace Environment, any size category..

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Build The Way 2.0

Build The Way is an architectural traineeship for young people who are passionate about architecture and design...

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Harrow Road shortlisted for a British Homes Award 2022

We are pleased to announce that our housing scheme on Harrow Road, Settle, has been shortlisted for a British Homes Award in the Development of the Year (up to 20 Homes) category.

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GPAD completes Vienna House in Birmingham

Vienna House underwent a refurbishment and extension to inject personality and create characterful offices.

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Tailor’s Corner is a finalist for a BCO Award 2022

Tailors Corner is a finalist for the British Council for Offices Awards in the Recycled/Refurbished Workplace category.

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16 Eastcheap shortlisted in the AJ Retrofit Awards 2022

We are pleased to announce that our recent refurbishment of 16 Eastcheap has been shortlisted for an AJ Retrofit Award in the workplace £5million - £10million category.

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Adding value to office design through roof terraces; featured in OnOffice

Due to recent circumstances the necessity for outdoor space has never been more important, not only due to the pandemic but also the general move towards improving mental and physical wellbeing within the workplace...

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Breaking Down the Barriers: with the London School of Architecture

GPAD partnered with the London School of Architecture to host an event for the London Design Festival -  Breaking Down the Barriers.

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Tailor’s Corner video featured in Estates Gazette, The Future of Leeds

GPAD are pleased to share Estate Gazette's latest video on The Future of Leeds.

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130 Old Street, London receives planning

GPAD have secured planning permission for 130 Old Street, an existing office building in which they are currently one of the tenants.

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Reflecting on 2020

For all of us, 2020 has been a year like no other in recent memory.

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Looking back at 2020

As this year like no other in recent memory draws to a close, we look back to twelve of the key moments that took place in the world of GPAD...

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Victoria Street, Bristol receives planning

We are thrilled to announce that our plans for the refurbishment of 10 – 22 Victoria Street in Bristol have received planning permission.

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Launch of Zero Carbon London Report

GPAD are excited to have our White Lion Street project featured in the NLA Zero Carbon London report, which launched on 11 November.

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Thank you Chris!

We would like to announce that GPAD’s Chairman and founder, Chris Ploutarhou, is retiring.

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Green Lanes progress

We’re making progress on our Green Lanes project, which will see the refurbishment and extension of a historic locally listed public house in Haringey.

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GPAD has been selected for the Southwark Council Design framework

PAD is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a place on Southwark Council’s Architectural Design Services Framework.

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Kingsway Place transformed into elegant new home

Our refurbishment of Kingsway Place in Clerkenwell, London has completed.

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Clerkenwell Green receives planning approval

GPAD’s proposal for the redevelopment of 2-7 Clerkenwell Green, Islington has received planning permission.

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The Architect’s Journal RetroFirst campaign

GPAD have joined the ranks as one of the backers of the AJ RetroFirst campaign.

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Eastcheap gains planning permission

GPAD and client Tellon Capital have secured planning permission to progress with the rooftop extension and refurbishment of 16-18 Eastcheap, a late Victorian building in the heart of the City of London’s insurance district.

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GPAD appointed for feasibility brief from City of London

We have been appointed by the City of London Corporation, the governing body of the Square Mile, to prepare a feasibility study for a business campus in the Shoreditch/City Fringe area on a site comprising 11 buildings.

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Tabernacle Street shortlisted in the AJ Retrofit Awards

Tabernacle Street has been shortlisted in the Offices under 2,000 sqm category of the AJ Retrofit Awards.

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Wittering House shortlisted in The Sunday Times British Homes Awards

We are excited to announce that Wittering House has been shortlisted in the Small House of the Year category of The Sunday Times British Homes Awards.

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Wittering House shortlisted in New London Awards

Wittering House has been shortlisted in the Homes category of New London Awards.

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Compact living

Wittering House and Northchurch Road feature in FX’s article on compact living. Key to both projects was minimising circulation space and maximising light, complemented with materials reflecting the small scale.

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Thought for Tomorrow

Our Managing Director Charles wrote an article for Building on how technology will make the construction processes less error-prone

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Charles Bettes promoted to Managing Director

We are delighted to announce that GPAD's Charles Bettes has been promoted to Managing Director.

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Crinan Street shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards

We delighted that Crinan Street be shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards in the Office under 2,000m2 category.

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The Sunday Times paid a visit to Wittering House

The Sunday Times paid a visit to the home our MD Charles created on the 6x7m site.

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Wittering House secures top prize at Evening Standard New Home Awards

GPAD are pleased to announce that Wittering House has won the Best London Home at the prestigious Evening Standard New Homes 2018 Awards as well as the Grand Prix trophy.

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Black Bull Yard and Wittering House shortlisted for the London Evening Standard New Homes Awards

Black Bull Yard and Wittering House have both been shortlisted for the 2018 London Evening Standard New Homes Award.

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GPAD beats tough competition to reach Old Street Roundabout final

GPAD is one of four to have its design chosen as a winning concept for the iconic Old Street roundabout redevelopment.

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Planning consent secured for new commercial building in Islington

GPAD have secured planning approval for the development of a new high quality commercial building at 10-14 White Lion Street in Islington. When the 6,440sqm of office space development is completed it will provide a third of Islington’s annual new office space target.

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Concordia Works takes home the National BCO Award

We are excited to announce that Concordia Works has won the 2017 BCO National Award in the Projects Up to 1,500m2 category, after its success in the same category for the regional awards.

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Black Bull Yard shortlisted for FX International Interior Design Awards

We are delighted to announce that Black Bull Yard has been shortlisted for the 2017 FX International Interior Design Awards in the Mixed-Use Development category. The winners will be announced on 29 November.

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Concordia Works wins a BCO Regional Award

Concordia Works has won the BCO North of England, North Wales & Northern Ireland Regional Award for Projects Up to 1,500m2.

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ALASDAIR BROWNLOW

SENIOR ARCHITECT