Wadd Lane

Wadd Lane

BLDA has recently secured Planning Consent for this sensitive rural site in Suffolk. The site at Wadd Lane is occupied by three existing cottages which during the course of planning discussions were identified as Non Designated Heritage Assest by the local authority. The original proposals for three new dwellings to Passivhaus standards were therefore modified to allow the […]

Red Post Hill

Red Post Hill

This design exploration represents work-in-progress on a tight inner city site. Adjacent lies an historic house listed Grade II. The site lies in a conservation area. These design studies seek to explore the contouring of the site, the demands of the conservation area, the constrained access, the need to avoid overlooking while all the while […]

BLDA Scholars’ Celebration

John Perry and Tim Weighill attended a BLDA Scholars’ Dinner in Bath on 30th January. Five of our six scholars were able to attend. We were joined by Professor Alex Wright Head of Architecture, Martin Gledhill  Senior Teaching Fellow and Director of Studies M.Arch. course, Dyfed Griffiths Teaching Fellow and Head of International Accreditation and […]

Santa Monica Competition

Santa Monica Competition

BLDA Architects are shortlisted in the top 10 from 960 worldwide entries for our Sun Towers design in the Land Art Generator Initiative Santa Monica.  

St. James’s Square

St. James’s Square

BLDA have been selected as architects for the refurbishment of this Grade 2 listed office building facing both Pall Mall and St James’s Square. The existing premises are around 22,350 sq ft GIA and planning consent is currently sought for an additional storey at roof level. Innovative design proposals include use of underfloor displacement-type air […]

Chester Street

BLDA have received planning permission and listed building consent for the redevelopment of this significant Grade II listed Georgian terrace house in a prime location in Belgravia on behalf of a developer client. The permissions include a new rear extension in place of the existing closet wing which accommodates a new lift together with an […]

Wadd Cottages

BLDA have submitted a planning application for proposals of 3 new residential properties on a garden site in Snape, Suffolk. The properties are designed to Passivhaus standards and aim to achieve zero running costs in use. This is achieved through the use of photovoltaic panels linked to new innovations in battery storage to offset the minimum […]

St. James’s Square

Following recent instructions, BLDA are preparing design proposals to refurbish this prestigious Grade 2 listed office building. The proposals comprise significant alterations, with a new storey within a remodelled roof and a new service core and entrance hall, with conservation repairs to the historic Edwardian facades. Subject to planning and listed building consent, construction work […]

South End

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea resolved at their Planning Committee on 12th August not to contest our client’s appeal against the refusal of planning consent for our designs for a new family house and the demolition of storage premises on the site.

Cathcart Road

Cathcart Road

BLDA achieved planning consent on 12th August for the demolition of an existing house and the construction of a new family home in Cathcart Road within the Boltons Conservation Area. Having taken the scheme to the local Architects’ Appraisal Panel and also worked with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s design team we have […]