This month saw the launch of the relocated SKODA showroom in Crawley. As with all SKODA sites, Bisset Adams were involved in the design, factory and retailer approvals. The retailer is delighted with their new showroom and is now moving forward with another SKODA site.
Our exciting project to build a new Conference Centre in Blackpool is progressing well on site. The venue will feature state of the art amenities to host modern conferences and exhibitions, including the latest audio and visual technology.
Bisset Adams’ first new-build Mazda and Volvo showrooms for Donald’s Group have just opened in Ipswich’s premium Futura Retail Park this summer. As brand guardians for Mazda and having first worked with Volvo cars in 1996 we were well placed to deliver state-of-the-art facilities for The Donalds Group.
Work is progressing well on site for our new build brand centre for Vauxhall in Croydon. The 6,530m2 state of the art facility will provide a car showroom, vehicle workshop & MOT, and valet facilities. Work is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of May.
Delighted that our first new-build Mazda and Volvo showroom for Donald’s Group has just started on site in Ipswich. The two buildings presented a rare opportunity for both brands to showcase their Corporate Identities in a new-build environment.
Bisset Adams has completed the restoration and improvements to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s Keppel Street Library. The Grade II listed building has been restored to its original splendour by introducing Art Deco chandeliers to match the originals, restoring the coffers and the addition of a new lighting scheme. These enhancements not only conserve the library interior, but have restored the library in keeping with the original architect’s vision.
Bisset Adams head to Abu Dhabi to help the local Cultural Authority develop a new vision and concept design for their 2020 Libraries Development Programme.
We are excited to be announced as the RIBA Competition winners for the new Southmere Village Library. We are looking forward to working with Peabody and Bexley Council to realise our design.
We’re delighted to be on the shortlist for a new lakeside library within south-east London’s Thamesmead estate. The RIBA-run design competition is now seeking inspirational proposals for a ‘state-of-the-art’ facility overlooking Southmere Lake a short distance from the new Crossrail terminus at Abbey Road. Our design team are looking forward to meeting this exciting challenge.
A new home for Marylebone library opened its doors to the public this week. Situated on the busy Cavendish Street near high-end retail units, the new library occupies a space almost 1/3rd the size of its previous location. Innovative and bespoke design solutions were required to a successful space that meets the needs of the local community.
Bisset Adams have been appointed by Ballymore to provide innovative design solutions for the new community centre within the proposed Royal Wharf development complex. The new space will provide a range of facilities aimed at local residents including library, business touchdown and flexible activity spaces.
We had a great evening at the BCO Awards yesterday, even though Mazda UK HQ didn’t come first place. The night was excellent, congratulations to all the winners and submissions!
As a way of encouraging creativity outside of the office, Bisset Adams has started a monthly internal photography competition called Bisstagram. Each month colleagues are prompted to submit photos, as long as they were taken that month with their smartphone. At the end of the month the top three and commended photographs are revealed and displayed in a slideshow in our reception.
Winner of March 2017: Laura S
Winner of April 2017: Sarah G
Blackpool Conference and Exhibition Centre obtained listed building consent and full planning permission with a unanimous Planning Committee vote last night (February 22nd 2017). One of the committee members described it as “a great development”. Many thanks to everyone who has assisted with us achieving this fantastic result in such a short time period!
The British Council for Offices (BCO) has shortlisted Bisset Adam’s Mazda UK’s ‘CP25’ office headquarters for the Fit Out of Workspace for South of England and South Wales. With its mission to research, develop and communicate best practice in all aspects of the office sector, the BCO’s annual awards programme provides public recognition for top quality design and functionality and a benchmark for excellence in workplaces. Winners will be announced on 4th May 2017.
Bisset Adam’s first flagship store for lululemon opened today on Regent Street. The two storey 6,344 sq ft outlet will be the brand’s biggest store in Europe. Bisset Adams working closely with lululemon’s in house design team delivered all of the necessary detailed design development and construction information. This builds on Bisset Adams’ previous work for lululemon in the UK, Dubai and Zurich.
Bisset Adams have just submitted a Planning Application to build a new conference and exhibition centre capable of hosting more than 7,000 delegates at a time. The plans show how the new centre would link up with the existing Winter Gardens complex and how its design will complement the heritage of the current buildings.
Go Vauxhall Croydon has just received planning permission. Bisset Adams acted as architect and lead consultant for the multidisciplinary team.