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BPG Becomes Employee Owned

BPG Becomes Employee Owned

BPG Architects and Surveyors, founded in 1988 will become Employee Owned as from 15th October 2020. Robin Goddard, Chris Bula and Roger Mahoney remain as directors but the Employee Owned business format will allow new directors to be appointed from within the practice to develop and sustain the...

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Palmerston Road

Palmerston Road

BPG are currently working with Origin Housing as their appointed Party Wall Surveyors on the redevelopment of some light industrial buildings in Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex. The development site is surrounded by neighbouring structures including houses, shops, offices, public highways, elevated...

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Voyager House

Voyager House

BPG are pleased to announce we have completed work on our latest healthcare project, Voyager House.  Voyager House previously functioned as a detached two-storey office building located in Farnborough. Planning approval for change of use and installation of secure bin and covered cycle storage was...

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Vanston Place

Vanston Place

After a long and complicated construction phase the brown field development on the old laundry site on the Southern Housing Group Vanston Estate just off Fulham Broadway SW6 handed over in late August 2020. Six new high-end residential units have been created. Originally designed for outright...

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Barings Field Farm

Barings Field Farm

BPG are pleased to have gained planning permission for another planning application submitted to Mole Valley District Council. The proposal will reconfigure part of the ground floor consolidating ancillary spaces to provide a new kitchen and dining space which opens into the walled garden area and...

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Sudbury House – Concrete block removal

Sudbury House – Concrete block removal

Through the early hours of Wednesday 5th August 2020 late night travellers may have been inconvenienced once again on the A3 in Wandsworth town centre with another road closure. A 250-ton crane was employed together with a pair of very high capacity low loaders to take away two large concrete...

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Ruislip Gardens Primary School

Ruislip Gardens Primary School

We were appointed by the London Borough of Hillingdon to act as their consultants for the re-roofing, concrete repair and external decorations project on this primary school dating from the 1930’s. Our initial feasibility and estimate determined that the original budget for the scheme was...

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Belvedere

Belvedere

BPG are pleased to have submitted another planning application located in the London Borough of Bexley in the District Centre of Belvedere on Nuxley Road. Nuxley Road is a borough distributor road with a mix of convenience trade units at ground floor level and residential at first floor level....

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Boxhill Kennels

Boxhill Kennels

BPG are pleased to have submitted another planning application for two stunning homes in the surrey countryside.  The owners of the site are seeking to provide two family homes for their own use in the land acquired from the disused Boxhill Kennels and Cattery site.  The proposal would allow for...

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Voyager House

Voyager House

BPG were approached by with NHS North East Hampshire & Farnham CCG and Hampshire Lift Ltd working with Rushmoor Borough Council to implement conversion works to create a new ‘health hub’ within the existing Voyager House office building that will accommodate a co-located GP practice and other...

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BPG Business Continuity during the Coronavirus Outbreak

BPG Business Continuity during the Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated on 1st June 2020) General BPG would like to reassure everyone that we are continuing to monitor the situation on the Coronavirus outbreak including guidance which is provided by HM Government and revise our procedures as appropriate.  This includes the duty of care we have to our staff...

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Langdale House

Langdale House

BPG are pleased to announce that planning approval has been granted for the proposed walkway enclosures of Langdale House.  BPG were appointed by Origin Housing to propose solutions to issues with drainage and standing water on the existing external walkways. The proposed system comprises of...

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National Trust Cottages

National Trust Cottages

Last week we completed an external redecoration's and roof renewal project to a number of cottages for The National Trust within the Surrey Hills area. The project was completed a few weeks behind schedule due to the great British weather we have had over the last couple of months. The contractor...

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Christmas at BPG

Christmas at BPG

Create a cardboard cutout farmyard from your left over boxes this Christmas.  Follow the instructions below, glue the templates to the off cuts, cut them out and create the animals to populate your very own farmyard.  Colour or paint the farmyard any colours you like!To print the templates below...

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Sudbury House & Castlemaine Tower ‘On the home straight’

Sudbury House & Castlemaine Tower ‘On the home straight’

BPG are pleased to report progress of the works has been fantastic through the course of 2019 to fully strip and re-clad the two residential tower blocks, Sudbury House and Castlemaine Tower, for Wandsworth Council. In mid November a small informal ceremony was held by Durkans the contractor...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Gvidas Ulcinas for completing his Architecture Part II MArch course at London South Bank University

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Certified Revit Professionals

Certified Revit Professionals

Congratulations to our BIM Manager Chris Norris and Architectural Assistant Gvidas Ulcinas for passing their Revit Certified Professional exams! Achieving impressive scores of 100% and 90%.

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Sussex Heritage Trust Award

Sussex Heritage Trust Award

We are delighted to win a Sussex Heritage Award for our project: Halnaker Windmill for the category of 2019 PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY AWARD The 2019 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards were announced on Wednesday 3rd July at Pangdean  Old Barn, Pyecombe with a record number of Award winners and Highly...

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Ruislip Gardens School

Ruislip Gardens School

We've been appointed by London Borough of Hillingdon to carry out multi-disciplinary consulting services at Ruislip Gardens School for the replacement of roofing, soffits and  renovation works.

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Planning Permission Granted

Planning Permission Granted

Planning permission has been granted for Aarons Hill development. Perceived as a well designed and attractive proposal by the Planning Committee including successfully resolving alteration of a public footpath.

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Work Experience

Work Experience

Ashcombe School student Georgia Jarvis, joined us for a week of work experience at BPG. Activities undertaken included learning new software skills such as Revit, Photoshop, video editing and site visit to Sudbury House, Wandsworth. Her final challenge was to design and build a bridge to support...

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National Trust Farm Condition Assessments

National Trust Farm Condition Assessments

BPG have just commenced works for the National Trust undertaking condition assessments of assorted agricultural buildings on six individual farms on the wider Harewoods Estate in the Surrey Hills Area. An interesting change from our normal workload but proof indeed that the skills of Building...

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Vanston Place, London

Vanston Place, London

A challenging project in many aspects but when finished a redundant derelict site will provide six modern state of the art high end flats. BPG became involved with the Vanston Place project very early on - appointment by Southern Housing Group . Some of the constraints and difficulties associated...

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90 High Street, Dorking – New Bijou Residence

90 High Street, Dorking – New Bijou Residence

Virtually unusable space above a shop in a listed building within a conservation area has been successfully converted into modern Bijou residence with all modern conveniences by BPG Architects + Surveyors. Great looking job and one more of the housing target! Let...

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103-104 High Street Winchester

103-104 High Street Winchester

We were commissioned by the University of Winchester to prepare an incoming Schedule of Dilapidations prior to their occupation of the upper floors at 103-104 High Street, Winchester.  The building, which has a particularly attractive façade partly takes it style from the...

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Chichester Young Persons Hostel

Chichester Young Persons Hostel

Following a commission from West Sussex County Council in May 2018 to undertake a condition survey of a 1930’s house in Chichester we have now issued tender documents for a fast track internal and external refurbishment project to fully update the property. The house will...

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RIBA Journal’s Eyeline 2018 Competition

RIBA Journal’s Eyeline 2018 Competition

Our submission for this year's Eye Line competition, the RIBA Journal’s annual award for architectural image-making skills. We chose three different images that present different concepts and techniques; architectural drawings transformed to artwork, architectural visualization and...

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Celebrating our 30 years

Celebrating our 30 years

BPG's day out celebrating our 30th Anniversary at The View from The Shard followed by lunch at Aqua Shard. With amazing views from 244 metres high up, we commemorated the great thirty years we've had as a company so far. Here's to the next thirty years!

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CHAS Accreditation Renewal

CHAS Accreditation Renewal

BPG Successfully renewed accreditation to CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) as Designer and Principal Designer CHAS Certificate Designer CHAS Certificate Principal Designer

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Overdraught House Haggerston Completion

Overdraught House Haggerston Completion

The Haggerston Road Project, comprising of high specification 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments & a 6 storey townhouse has now completed construction. BPG provided Architectural, CDM and principle designer services to main contractor Corvinview ltd for the scheme, the...

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First Commission for new client, University of Winchester

First Commission for new client, University of Winchester

We were commissioned by the University of Winchester to undertake a survey of Cemetery Cottage a brick and stone cottage built in the 1840's of tudor-gothic style forming the gate-lodge at the St James's Lane entrance to West Hill Cemetery, Winchester. The...

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2018 sees the 30th birthday  of Brodie Plant Goddard

2018 sees the 30th birthday of Brodie Plant Goddard

We originally opened our doors for business on Tuesday 5 April 1988 and memorably spent the first few days decorating the office, setting up desks, installing computers and waiting for the phone to ring – which it quickly did! Our first offices at 54 Dene Street, Dorking was an end of...

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Work Experience

Work Experience

Aislin Jarvis, a student from Ashcombe School, joined us for a week of work experience. The activities undertaken included learning new software skills such as Revit, Photoshop and video editing. Her final challenge was to design and build a bridge to support Creme Eggs, using only wooden sticks...

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Sudbury House, Wandsworth – Re-cladding

Sudbury House, Wandsworth – Re-cladding

Wandsworth Council working in conjunction with Architects and Surveyors Brodie Plant Goddard and the Councils Operational Services Department have embarked on an 18 month programme to fully strip and re-clad and upgrade Sudbury House following the tragic Grenfell disaster in June 2017....

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Rosemary for completing her Architecture Part II - Professional Diploma Architecture with Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies at The Centre for Alternative Technology.

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SUCCAG Framework Success

SUCCAG Framework Success

Following on successful bid to Southamption Solent University, BPG have been accepted on to the Southern Universities Construction Consultancy Affinity Group Framework Agreement for Consultancy Services in respect of Building Surveyor.

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Light and air – but no rain!

Light and air – but no rain!

Working in conjunction with the original architects dRMM we have recently completed on a project to install new glass louvre screens to the previously open ended stairwells at Garland Court, Wansey Street, SE17. The works to the three stairwells, along with other associated alterations...

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New Team Members

New Team Members

Welcome Jochen and Ffion to BPG Team! Jochen is a Senior Architect who has experience in high profile projects and a wide range of residential, educational, retail, work space, hospitality projects and the redevelopment of historical Grade II / II* listed...

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New look for Wandsworth & Battersea Landmark Towers

New look for Wandsworth & Battersea Landmark Towers

Planning Applications have now been submitted for the re-cladding of Castlemaine House in Battersea and Sudbury House in the centre of Wandsworth. The proposed schemes will bring a more contemporary look to the landmark blocks that will be fully upgraded and transformed with...

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As seen on TV

As seen on TV

Viewers of ITV’s show ‘Brighton Police’ aired on Thursday 17th and 24th August 2017 may have noticed some great aerial shots of the John Street police station in central Brighton undergoing substantial building works. These we have been working on as part of the Morgan Sindall team...

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Renewal of Sub Standard Cladding Materials

Renewal of Sub Standard Cladding Materials

Following the shocking and unprecedented tragedy at Grenfell Tower in June 2017 Brodie Plant Goddard were directly engaged by Wandsworth Council to undertake urgent reviews of two previously over-clad tower blocks - Castlemaine and Sudbury. Castlemaine Tower Sudbury House ...

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Crawley Hospital UTC Now Open

Crawley Hospital UTC Now Open

Thursday 3rd August 2017 | Crawley Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre has now been completed. Refurbished and fit out on ground floor Red and Green Wings for the clinical expansion and redevelopment of the UTC. The 3rd and final phase of the refurbishment works at Crawley...

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New Team Member

New Team Member

BPG welcomes new architect to join the team, Maria has been specializing in school work for the last seven years and we're sure will prove to be a valuable asset to our existing team.

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WSCC Schools Maintenance Programme 2017/2018

WSCC Schools Maintenance Programme 2017/2018

We have been instructed by West Sussex County Council to administer this year’s programme of repair and maintenance works in schools across the County. At present there are works planned in 29 separate locations with a total value approaching £1million. Surveys have started so that...

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The Dumont, London SE1

The Dumont, London SE1

We have now completed the agreement of a Party Wall Award with Network Rail covering the railway viaduct leading into Waterloo Station which adjoins the three storey basement adjoining St James’s development at The Dumont, London SE1. In addition to the railway viaduct, agreements also...

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Wimbledon Park Project Completed

Wimbledon Park Project Completed

Commissioned by Wandsworth Council on this window renewal, external redecorations and associated repairs contract across seven blocks of purpose-built residential flats on the Wimbledon Park Estate, totaling 261 properties. The works included external elevations, roofs, communal...

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Crawley Hospital Exhibition

Crawley Hospital Exhibition

An Exhibition was held at Crawley Hospital to showcase works completed and ongoing, being attended by Crawley Hospital Staff, local Councillors, media and clients from various NHS Trusts.

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Flying High

Flying High

BPG celebrated Christmas this year with a day out in Brighton; a Champagne ‘flight’ on the British Airways i360 followed by lunch. The weather gods smiled on us and the the sun broke through giving a lovely view of the Sussex coast – and several landmark projects to spot from the...

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Appointment of Associate

Appointment of Associate

BPG is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Money to the role of Associate to bring further strength to the management structure of the Practice, she joins Colm Murphy who was appointed to the role in 2013. Samantha joined BPG in 2006 as a Graduate and became a fully...

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A Night at the Races

A Night at the Races

A night at the races…….a fun time was had by members of staff who spent the evening at Epsom races on 28 July, with a good number heading home with more money in their pockets than they started with.

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High Ashurst Outdoor Learning & Development Centre

High Ashurst Outdoor Learning & Development Centre

The Practice enjoyed a very sunny afternoon at the wonderful High Ashurst Outdoor Learning & Development Centre, Mickleham in August. The afternoon included Archery and some problem solving on the Challenge Course aimed at group cohesion to get everyone round the course without...

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Green Apple Awards Winner 2015

The 2015 Green Apple Awards for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage were presented on June 29 in the Empire Casino, Leicester Square, London. Winners attended from around the world and one of the event highlights was a sustainable fashion show staged by Shalize Nicholas of...

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