Author Archives: Liam Twynham

Work Begins on New 19 Unit Hostel

Work has now started on a new 19 unit hostel, providing temporary accommodation for homeless people in the Harrogate area. The hostel will also operate as emergency access accommodation for rough sleepers, as part of the council’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP). GSS have been appointed as Architects and Lead Designers, working closely with Harrogate […]

GSS Welcomes New Starters

Due to continued growth at the practice, in April we welcomed 3 new members of staff in various roles. Alex Walker and Magdalena Irek have both joined our Kettering Head Office, as an Architectural Technologist and Secretary/Admin Assistant respectively. Whilst Chris Ryder has joined our Gloucester Studio as a Senior Chartered Architect. Alex gained his degree from […]

University of Sunderland – City Campus Gateway

Having developed the city-wide campus masterplan for the University of Sunderland, GSSArchitecture were appointed to design two projects to enhance the current Student Gateways at City Campus and St. Peter’s Campus, aimed at realigning and improving the Gateway service across the university. After the completion of the Prospect Gateway last year, work has now begun […]

Planning Application Submitted for new Catesby Innovation Centre

The GSSArchitecture design for the Catesby Innovation Centre has recently been submitted for detailed planning permission to Daventry District Council. GSS is delighted to be working with Aero Research Partners and Stepnell Ltd on the project, which is part of the Catesby Aero Research Facility (CARF). This is a unique project based around a disused railway […]

Northampton Museum VR Tour

GSSArchitecture’s in house graphics team, 3DLABS, have produced a Virtual Reality (VR) tour showing the planned refurbishment and extension of Northampton Museum & Art Gallery. This innovative approach delivers engaging and interactive content to demonstrate design intent to clients. The works to the museum involve connecting and linking 3 buildings by adding a strategic courtyard extension. […]

Innovative New School Progressing Well

Considerable progress has been made at the site for the new Abbey View Primary Academy in High Wycombe!  The school is being constructed using an innovative, highly sustainable, off-site construction system which utilises structural insulated panels (SIPS), which allow for great savings in time, money and labor. Construction started on phase 1 of the academy in […]

Durham University – Bill Bryson Library Refurbishment Now Complete

Work has recently completed on the Bill Bryson Library refurbishment at Durham University, creating 200 additional study spaces as well as a new Library Café. GSSArchitecture were appointed as Lead Architects for the scheme, which involved the re-organisation of the space within the library, increasing study space as well as relocating the Library Café to […]