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Progress at Barry Waterfront

October 2020

While the world remains a much changed place, we were pleased to see significant progress at Barry Waterfront this month. The proposals for the district centre, to sit alongside the superstore anchor, were submitted in late 2017...

Ettington: Concept to Reality

September 2020

The sunny weather recently has allowed us to get out and see how a number of sites we have been involved with are looking on the ground. These included Banbury Road, Ettington [left]...

Treetops: A Rural Retreat

August 2020

This month we include photos for two very different projects. [Left] is one from Treetops, a bespoke replacement home in the Green Belt which is now occupied and settling in to its surroundings...

Development Restarts

July 2020

We are pleased to see work restarting (and in some cases continuing) in the recent heatwave. At Caxton Road, Frome (above) development at The Old Printworks site is progressing well with the initial phase nearing completion...

Enjoying the Outdoors Again

June 2020

We hope that you are well, as we begin to emerge from the lockdown. After what has been a challenging few months, we are pleased to see a number of projects restarting or moving on to new phases...

A New Normal

May 2020

The last month has been a strange and difficult one for all of us. We have been pleased to continue with a number of projects, some of which have reached important milestones in recent weeks and helped us to keep some sense of normality...

A Challenging Time for Us All

April 2020

In these difficult and uncertain times we wish you all the best in staying safe and look forward to a time when we can meet again face-to-face and enjoy the places many of us are involved with creating...

Hygge Park in the Sunshine

March 2020

Now we are well into the new year, we are busy on many new and continuing projects. It has been great to see several sites which we have assisted with in recent years, such as Crest Nicholson's Hygge Park, Keynsham (above), progressing - and showing signs of spring...

Blue Skies Ahead!

February 2020

With the long first month of the year now behind us; we are looking forward to seeing how the many planning applications and Reserved Matters submissions, which we are involved with, progress this year...

Happy New Year!

January 2020

Having finished 2019 with the usual rush of planning applications, reserved matters submissions and site promotions, we are hoping that the coming months may see a number of approvals...

Festive Greetings!

December 2019

Welcome to our last newsletter of 2019. In what has been an up and down year in the development world, we have been pleased to see a number of projects reaching significant milestones - with more expected next year...

Re-development Approved at Frome!

November 2019

This month, we were delighted to receive Reserved Matters approval for 157 new homes and a neighbourhood centre at the former Butler, Tanner and Dennis Printworks in Frome, Somerset...

A Huge Reserved Matters Permission!

October 2019

Certainly the largest reserved matters submission which pad has been involved with, the detailed proposals for 763 new homes at Harry Stoke were approved this month...

Moving on Towards Autumn

September 2019

We hope that you have had a great summer; we have made several further visits to Tadpole Garden Village, which is moves closer to completion each month...

Planning Application in the Cotswolds

August 2019

pad has undertaken the architectural/urban design role, on behalf of Spitfire Bespoke Homes, for a site on the southern edge of Moreton-in-Marsh...

Welcome Shade in the Summer Sun!

July 2019

Having experienced a heat wave during the last couple of weeks, we were pleased to find some shade under one of the retained oak trees during a recent visit to Hunts Grove, Gloucester...

Welcome & Congratulations!

June 2019

pad is delighted to announce that Mark Cains has joined us as an Associate Architect...

 

In addition, we are pleased that Luke Gallagher has recently passed his Architecture Part 3... 

Enjoying a Sunny Spring!

May 2019

Almost ready to sit out on a sunny terrace, the site of the former Dorset House in the Green Belt south of Bristol looks great in the spring sunshine...

From Vision to Reality!

April 2019

This month we have taken the opportunity to view the progress at Church Row, Gretton. Situated on the north-western edge of the Cotwolds, the development for 23 new dwellings by Spitfire Bespoke Homes...

Tadpole Garden Village in the Sun!

March 2019

We took the opportunity while the sun was out this week to take a wander around Tadpole Garden Village, and in particular the recently opened linear park The Stray...

Promotions at Pad!

February 2019

With the company's growing reputation and profile,  we are pleased to report that Martin Douglas, Matthew Rutty and Ben Metcalfe have been promoted to Directors at pad  Design Ltd...

Happy New Year!

January 2019

After a busy 2018, we are looking forward to continuing with a number of important projects and seeing what new challenges lie ahead in 2019...

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