September

Celebrating the Alder Centre

12/09/2019

Celebrating the Alder Centre

AHMM’s Alder Centre team attended a celebration for the project in Liverpool this week, where Director Paul Monaghan presented a flythrough animation illustrating the design. The event, held at the Alder Hey Childrens’ Hospital, was attended by hospital staff and volunteers as well as families who depend on the service. Dame Jo Williams, Chair of Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, welcomed the new Charity Chair Graham Morris OBE and Antoinette Sandbach MP, who was instrumental in securing funding for the project, spoke of her personal experiences using the Centre.

 



 

Elephant Park phase three tops out

21/08/2019

Elephant Park phase three tops out

Park Central and East Grove, Elephant Park have celebrated reaching their highest point with an event to mark the occasion held on site. This third phase of the Elephant Park Development comprises 829 apartments across two 24-storey towers, nine mansion blocks and variety of retail units, including opportunities for affordable retailers. Park Central and East Grove join West Grove, an AHMM designed tower part of the second phase of the masterplan, which reached practical completion earlier this month.
 



 

20/08/2019

Shortlist announced for new UK ambassador’s residence in Beijing

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has been announced as one of five finalists in an RIBA-backed competition to design a new Ambassador’s Residence at the British Embassy in Beijing. The new residence is part of a larger plan to redevelop the British Embassy in Beijing, which includes the construction of new embassy facilities and staff housing. The winner of the competition, which has been run on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will be announced on 21 October.

 



 

AHMM wins international Exchange Centre in Qingdao

16/08/2019

AHMM wins international Exchange Centre in Qingdao

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has won an invited competition to design a new International Exchange Centre near Jiaozhou City, Qingdao. The new centre consists of 85,000sqm of event, conference and exhibition facilities under a 350m diameter roof structure, set in a unique water front location at the heart of the SCO demonstration area.

 



 

East Oxford Street granted planning

09/08/2019

East Oxford Street granted planning

Planning permission has been granted for a new mixed-use retail and office development at the eastern end of Oxford Street in London. The new building connects Oxford Street and Soho Square, preserving a Grade II listed building as well as a series of retained facades of historic merit. Accessed from Soho Square, a new public roof garden will provide far-reaching views across Soho and the West End.

 



 

Planning approval for Brentford Masterplan Plot G

08/08/2019

Planning approval for Brentford Masterplan Plot G

Plot G of the Brentford Masterplan has been granted planning permission by the London Borough of Hounslow. Part of the wider masterplan conceived by AHMM, Glenn Howells Architects, Maccreanor Lavington and Grant Associates, the mixed use block will accommodate retail and residential units, car parking and leisure uses to activate the waterside. The frame of the building is already complete, acting as a temporary car park to facilitate the first phase of the masterplan. Find out more on the project website.

 



 

07/08/2019

AHMM shortlisted for new University of Portsmouth building

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris is one the five practices shortlisted in an RIBA-organised competition to design a new combined departmental complex for the University of Portsmouth. The new building, located in the Victoria Park area of the city, will be home to the university’s Faculty of Business and Law and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and accommodate administrative facilities and a new public space.