April 2021 - News

EA Teams Brooklands a Finalist

Delighted our EA team is part of the Brooklands Park team which has been shortlisted for best shared ownership development (urban) in this years IHDA Inside Housing Development Awards for L and Q. Hunters now has two projects in the finals, judged on innovation and excellence in development. Good luck to all involved!

April 2021 - News

Vic Johnson a Finalist

Vic Johnson house has been shortlisted in this years Inside Housing Development Awards. With a record of over 300 entries, our architects joint submission with Gateway Housing is through to the finals! The Awards recognise innovation and excellence and we are through in the ‘Best older people’s housing development (urban)’ category. You can see all the finalists on the IDHA website or read more about the project under our project pages above.

April 2021 - Articles

Investing in the Young Creates a Path to the Future

This year, Hunters has invested more time than ever in supporting students. Working with the University of Reading, a real-life project scenario was devised to enable the students to operationalise theory, get used to working with clients and develop stronger presentation skills. Find out more from Director, David Capel and Lecturer, Pippa Boyd.

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March 2021 - News

For Football Fans and Lovers of Views

The EA team have completed Vantage with 114 new homes, and Bowery with 99 new homes, two new 100% to rent residential schemes. Situated in Wembley Park, in the London Borough of Brent, the homes are part of an 85 Hectare new rejuvenation around the stadium which includes a new 7-acre park, market, shops and easy access to the tube. Every property within the 14 floors has a private terrace or balcony and specifications include floor to ceiling ‘art deco’ style windows echoing local vernacular. Many homes have views to central London or to Wembley Stadium, public realm spaces and access to landscaped roof gardens.

The team included Legal & General, Pinnacle Group Limited, Quintain Limited, McAleer & Rushe and Wates Group.

March 2021 - Articles

Imagining Lower Mill

Our Senior Living team has released new images of Lower Mill, a new retirement community, in Ewell Surrey. Due to complete in Autumn, the design amalgamates listed buildings and contemporary new build, developing the relationship with the inside and outside by making use of its waterside location and grounds.

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March 2021 - Articles

Planning Granted for 64-bed Care Home

Good news from our Later Living team as planning permission has been granted, subject to section 106 agreement, for Bartons Road in Havant, Hampshire. The proposed care home for Brackley Investments Ltd will provide 24-hour nursing, personal and dementia care for the residents.

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February 2021 - Articles

Going Higher

The client on 11 Burford Road made use of our different services – we were contracted as Surveyor, Employer’s Agent, Principal Designer and Clerk of Works for this £7.5m extension and remodelling of an existing office block in Stratford, London Borough of Newham.

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January 2021 - Articles

Multi-Disciplines win Frameworks

Accent Housing Group has announced that our Architectural team have been successful on their framework, this came shortly after our Building Consultancy team were awarded a contract by L&Q Housing for building surveying services, energy performance certificates and fire risk surveys.

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January 2021 - News

Older and Wiser

Director Kate Henry-Aston spoke at The Housing Forum highlighting ‘right size rather than downsize’ is the way forward & provide housing that can really ‘make a difference to older peoples lives’. Download the new report on Later Living.

The guide is published at a critical stage in the demographic cycle, with the number of people aged 85 and over forecast to double to 3.2 million by 2041. Yet there are just 730,000 retirement housing units across the UK, according to the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC). More than half these homes, 52%, were built or last renovated over 30 years ago.

January 2021 - News

A good start to the year

We are delighted to have been selected as Architects to provide Professional Services for the Spelthorne Borough Council framework. Spelthorne is to the west of London and sits mainly within the M25, it includes Staines-upon-Thames.

Susan Pasint Magyar, Joint Managing Director commented: ‘Spelthorne is a really exciting area to be working in, with a strong connection to London and it is accessible to many other parts of the country due to its proximity to the M25, and to the world due to Heathrow being moments away. With the Thames flowing to the south, and a range of town centres and residential areas, we look forward working with the council, residents and businesses to help improve and enjoy the built environment.’