Keep up to date with all that is going on at Hunters, with insightful articles and regular news.

December 2023 - News

Hunters launches Engineering Design Services

We are pleased to announce that we have introduced Structural and Civil Engineering design services to the Hunters portfolio.

John Matthews, former Director of CNM Civil & Structural Engineers, will be joining Hunters as Associate Director and will be building his workstream with his established client base primarily within the residential, commercial & healthcare sectors.

Mark Baines, MD at Hunters commented ‘John brings a wealth of commercial, residential and healthcare experience in both the private and public sectors as well as BIM delivery. His exemplar experience in healthcare will help build our Building Consultancy team in this sector.  We look forward to welcoming him to the Hunters team.’

It is an exciting opportunity to diversify the Building Consultancy offer from Hunters to our clients. For more information, please contact John.

November 2023 - News

Jon Waro passes his MRICS APC

Well done to Jon Waro in our Building Consultancy team on passing his RICS APC to become a Chartered Surveyor, MRICS.

Kate Henry-Aston, Chair commented ‘It is a tremendous achievement and Jonathan has worked hard to achieve this qualification. We are looking forward to having him as a mentor to our Hunters APC club to help others achieve their professional qualification too.’

A huge CONGRATULATIONS from everyone at Hunters, thoroughly deserved – we are proud to have you as part of our EA team.

November 2023 - News

One Town Centre Completing

Situated in the heart of Hatfield, One Town Centre is a key component of the wider Hatfield regeneration programme, which aims to breathe new life into the town and make it a thriving and attractive place for people to live, work and enjoy. The homes are now available and include socially rented and private as well as new-technology green heating systems. READ MORE

November 2023 - Articles

Designs for Kingston Hospital ICU

Plans are progressing to build a new intensive care unit (ICU) nestled within the large Kingston Hospital site in Southwest London. Through extensive collaboration with the Trust, the design provides a new day lit new intensive care unit.

The team has looked to create a more domestic feel throughout with an emphasis on providing a direct views of the sky, while a complimentary set of spaces have all been carefully considered to improve the experience of  relatives and staff.

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November 2023 - News

St. Gile’s Later Living Completes

Situated around 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of Winchester in Hampshire, St Giles view is a contemporary 60-bedroom care home for the charity Brendoncare. The new home has an attractive, elevated position creating stunning views of the south downs. Brand-new and purpose-built, our design makes a significant contribution to the provision of high-quality accommodation in the local area.

Hunters designed the home based on Brendoncare’s vision to create somewhere where ‘Friendly, compassionate staff dedicate themselves to improving wellbeing and providing professional care for residents, who can live well knowing their dignity and individuality will always be respected.’


October 2023 - News

Dive into The Pages of Our Fresh New Brochure, Designing for Education.

Discover the art of creating new spaces that inspire, motivate and nurture the young minds of tomorrow.

Hunters has been rocking the educational sector for many years, from primary to tertiary, we’ve been crafting educational spaces that inspire and innovate.

Curious about Hunters and the services we offer? Dive into the world of our award-winning, top 40 architectural consultancy practice! With over 70 years of experience and a dynamic team, we’ve got you covered from feasibility to BIM delivery. Explore our years in education, later living, housing, and healthcare.

So, ready to learn more about our journey in the educational sector? Here’s a sneak peak into our new brochure.


October 2023 - Articles

Children’s Home receives planning

Charville Lane Children’s Home in London Borough of Hillingdon has won planning. The Hunters designed scheme of specialist supported accommodation is for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and local children under the age of 18. The development comprises of six ‘houses’ supporting up to 12 children. Each house integrates both staff and user accommodation (bedroom with an en-suite bathroom) enabling both privacy and support.

Communal areas have been designed so recreational activities can be facilitated. The addition of an educational building where young people have access to PC’s for homework can also be supported by a Virtual school. Outside a shared Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) sits amongst a private gardens to each house.

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October 2023 - Articles

Building Safety Act, are you ready?

Guy Chapman, Director at Hunters, initiated a series of in-house workshops on the new Building Safety Act 2022. The accompanying secondary legislation, effective since 01 October 2023, will apply to ALL construction projects including work on existing buildings regardless of height. The purpose of this training is to ensure our teams of Architects, Employers’ Agents, and Building Consultants are well-informed about the secondary legislation and recent changes to assist clients through the transition process.

For many years, the Hunters dedicated Health, Safety and CDM compliance team have ensured projects are delivered to the highest standards. The new legislation creates greater accountability for anyone involved in the design, construction of all buildings and those responsible during the occupation phase of Higher Risk Buildings.

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October 2023 - Articles

Norba Court Award Win: Where Affordable Meets Excellence

Inside Housing Development Awards 2023 has honoured Norba Court as The Best Healthy Homes Development. Our client, Gateway Housing Association, is providing 46 new apartments for local residents.

Nestled in Bow near Roman Road, the 100% affordable supported housing gem is designed to integrate comfortable homes with well-planned and vibrant communal areas surrounding a dementia garden.

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