Category Archives: News

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 […]

£200 Million Campus-Wide Redevelopment Underway at the University of Hull

The University of Hull is currently undergoing a £200m campus-wide redevelopment to dramatically improve buildings and facilities, following a commitment to provide top-class services and an ideal environment for its 16,000 students and 2,500 employees. GSSArchitecture have been selected by the university as one of three key supply chain partners on their Professional Consultancy Services […]

David Allsop Retires from the Practice After 35 Years

David Allsop, Senior Partner of GSSArchitecture, will retire from the partnership at the end of June, following 35 years at the practice, and leaves a legacy of major landmark buildings nationwide, including, more locally, the University of Northampton buildings. Staff from all GSS offices across the UK will join David for a final celebration of […]

New Lubbesthorpe Primary School Starts On Site

A two-form entry primary school, that is set to provide 420 spaces for pupils aged 4-11, has now started on site following a ground breaking ceremony on Thursday 14th June. GSSArchitecture have been appointed as Architects and Lead Consultants to deliver the school for New Lubbesthorpe, a large-scale residential development in West Leicestershire. This will include […]

Green Approaches in Architecture

GSSArchitecture were one of the first architectural practices in the UK to be awarded the accreditation of ISO 14001, the international standard that specifies the requirements for an effective environmental management system, and have made the transition to the 2015 status of the certification. This has been supported by its offices across the country, which […]

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art Now Open in Sunderland

Work at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland is now complete. GSSArchitecture were appointed as Architects, Contract Administrators and Principal Designers to provide an open, flexible gallery space for the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA). The space will provide facilities to exhibit works previously located in the City Library and Arts Centre on Fawcett […]

Opus Energy Celebrates Opening of New Headquarters in Northampton

Opus Energy, based in Northampton, officially opened their new headquarters building in a ceremony on 6th March 2018. GSSArchitecture provided Architectural services for the scheme, which included the remodelling and regeneration of an existing 1990’s office that previously housed Northamptonshire County Council. The design has transformed the outdated office building into a new corporate HQ and […]

GSSArchitecture celebrates Silver “Investors in People” accreditation

GSSArchitecture recently celebrated the achievement of Silver level accreditation following the latest “Investors in People” assessment. GSS first gained recognition in 1997, being one of the first architectural practices in the UK to be awarded this accolade. The practice has been re-assessed every three years to prove ongoing compliance with the standard. The detailed assessment […]