Author Archives: Liam Twynham

Westcott Innovation Centre Progressing Well

GSS are working as Architects and Lead Consultant on this new build Innovation Centre at Westcott Venture Park, which is progressing well after starting on site earlier this year. With Main Contractor Parkway Construction MK Limited having recently completed construction of the steel frame, the external cladding is now going up, giving a great idea […]

New Ageing and Living Development in Central Newcastle announced

GSSArchitecture, have been appointed by Newcastle University to develop the sitewide masterplan for a new build, mixed-use urban development located in the centre of Newcastle. The multi-million-pound development, known as the Campus for Ageing and Vitality (CAV), will be situated on a 29-acre brown-field former hospital site and will encompass a range of uses, allowing […]

Parliament Hill School Awarded BREEAM “Excellent” Rating

Following the successful handover last year, we are pleased to share that the GSS designed redevelopment of Parliament Hill School, located in the London Borough of Camden, recently achieved a BREEAM “Excellent” rating! Attended by over 1,250 students, aged 11-18 years, the major new build development includes a sports hall, science labs, and general teaching […]

The Catalyst Awarded BREEAM “Outstanding” Rating

We are pleased to announce that following completion in October 2019, The Catalyst has become the first commercial office building in the North East to be awarded the certification of “Outstanding” by BREEAM under the current assessment criteria, a rating reserved for only the top 1% of new UK non-domestic buildings. Located on the Newcastle […]

Planning Application Submitted for Grade II Listed Residential Home

We are proud to announce that our exciting project, involving a 2 storey extension to an existing residential home in Burton Latimer, was recently submitted for planning approval on behalf of the client, The Yews Residential Home for the Elderly. The application outlined a proposal for construction of a new 2 storey extension, providing 16 single […]

GSSArchitecture Achieves ISO 45001:2018 Certification

We are delighted to announce that the Practice has successfully migrated to ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System. Following an external audit carried out at the end of January, GSSArchitecture achieved a final score of 100% with no minor non-conformances raised, allowing the Practice to successfully migrate to the new standard. Introduced in […]

Planning Approved for Rugby School’s Whitelaw Boarding House Refurbishment

GSSArchitecture are delighted to confirm that planning permission has been granted for the refurbishment and remodelling of a Grade II listed boarding house at Rugby School. Whitelaw House is one of the oldest and largest boarding houses at the school, with part of the accommodation dating back to the early 19th Century. Works to the […]

McDonald’s at Corby Southern Gateway Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that, following the installation of the prefabricated unit in January, the new McDonald’s Drive-Thru at Corby Southern Gateway is opening to the public today! Handover of the unit took place last week, Friday 28th February, after work started on site in June of last year. GSSArchitecture are working as Architects, […]

Macmillan Cancer Support Centre Planned for Kettering General Hospital

We are delighted to announce that we have recently submitted a planning application on behalf of Kettering General Hospital and Macmillan Cancer Support to bring a new build Cancer Support Centre to the town. The new centre, the first of its kind in North Northamptonshire, will be used by people who are living with, or […]