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21 November 2023
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) headquarters, Whiteknights campus, University of Reading
Design: BDP
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Reading, Berkshire, UK
image courtesy of architects practice
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

24 July 2022
Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration News
Eagle House Bracknell town centre
photo : Eagle House, Bracknell by Stephen Richards, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration
A new reflective study by New Town specialists at Henley Business School offers insight into Bracknell Town centre, as those most closely involved in its redevelopment reflect on what was needed to achieve award-winning success.The research provides a toolkit of ideas for developers and civic leaders, looking at the valuable behaviours and management ideas for those leading a large-scale development project.

1 July 2022
The Heathlands Integrated Health and Care Home, Bracknell
Architects: IBI Group
Heathlands Integrated Health and Care Home Berkshire
photo : Alex Antitch
Heathlands Integrated Health and Care Home
A new care home for people with dementia and an intermediate careunit to prevent a prolonged stay at the hospital has completed in Bracknell, Berkshire. The Heathlands Integrated Health and Care Home is the result of a five-year Joint Commissioning Strategy between Bracknell Forest Council, Frimley CCG and Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.

25 Oct 2021
Silwood Science Park, Sunninghill near Ascot
Architects: Sheppard Robson
Silwood Science Park Berkshire
image courtesy of architecture office
Silwood Science Park
The proposals include two new buildings – a Life Sciences Centre and pavilion café – and several radically retrofitted structures, all set within a new landscape design. For client Newcore Capital Management, architectural practice Sheppard Robson has submitted a detailed planning application for a collection of buildings at Silwood Science Park, located near Ascot and within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

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Berkshire Buildings News 2018 – 2020

14 Sep 2020
Davidson Office Building, Forbury Square, Reading
Design: dn-a architects
Thames Tower Reading Berkshire
photograph © Andy Stagg
Davidson Reading, Berkshire Offices
dn-a’s refresh has propelled Davidson forward to become one of the most sought-after office environments in the highly competitive Thames Valley office market.

1 Jul 2019
Willowbrook Pavilion, Eton College, Cold Ash
Design: Lewandowski Architects
Willowbrook Pavilion Eton College in Berkshire
photograph © Will Scott
Cold Ash Building
Willowbrook Sports Pavilion is the latest in a series of projects for Eton College.

6 Feb 2019
Murray Centre, Downe House School
Murray Centre at Downe House School

9 May 2018
Heather Cottage
Design: Spratley & Partners
Heather Cottage in Berkshire
photograph © Peter Cook
New Cottage in Berkshire
Positioned on a floodplain, Heather Cottage has piled foundations and is raised up on concrete stilts 1.85m above the ground, supported by a steel frame. The unique angular design mitigates the risk of flood by combining two opposing blocks which form the shape of a ‘T’.

15 Feb 2018
The Porter Building, Slough
Design: TP Bennett Architects
The Porter Building
photograph : Andy Stagg
The Porter Building in Slough
The partnership between Landid and Brockton has achieved WELL Building Standard™ certification for The Porter Building, making the 120,000 sq ft development in Slough one of the UK’s healthiest office buildings. The WELL Building Standard is an international performance-based assessment methodology grounded in medical research that is exclusively focused on human health and wellbeing in the built environment.

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Berkshire Buildings News 2017

17 Dec 2017
Civitas Academy, Reading
Design: HCC (Hampshire County Council) Architects
Civitas Academy, Reading School Building
photo : Jim Stephenson
Civitas Academy Building
In 2012 there was an expected demand of 2520 additional primary schools places across the Borough of Reading by 2017. A site selection process was developed from a review of the current and previous admissions and the establishment of a new academy in the Oxford Road area has become a key regeneration project for the local community.

21 May 2020 & 15 Sep 2017
Stepping Stone House in Maidenhead
Design: Hamish and Lyons, architects
Stepping Stone House Maidenhead
photo courtesy of Wood Awards
Timber House in Maidenhead
Disconnected, under-used and flood-prone out-buildings have been redeveloped to form additional living accommodation for the existing house situated on a heavily constrained site.

15 May 2017
Thames Tower, Reading
Design: dn-a architects
Thames Tower
photograph © Andy Stagg
Thames Tower Reading Building
The joint venture between Landid and Brockton Capital has completed Thames Tower, the partnership’s landmark office development in Reading town centre.

Berkshire Building – Recent Designs

15 May 2013
E² at IQ Winnersh
Design: EPR Architects
E² at IQ Winnersh Berkshire
photo : EPR | © SEGRO
E² at IQ Winnersh Berkshire
EPR has completed E² at IQ Winnersh for the client Segro and returned the flexible refurbished office space to the market after a site programme of less than 30 weeks. 75% of the building has already been let to a single occupier.

16 Apr 2013
Reading Station Redevelopment, Reading, Berkshire, England
Design: Grimshaw
Reading Station Redevelopment England
photo : Rick Roxburgh
Reading Station Redevelopment
The second phase of the Grimshaw designed Reading station redevelopment opened to passengers last week. Five new platform faces and a new transfer bridge were unveiled on Tuesday 2nd April, making interchange at the station simpler, quicker and easier.

24 Jan 2013
Winchombe School Building, Newbury, West Berkshire, south east England
Design: Architype Architects
Winchcombe School Building
photograph : Dennis Gilbert
Winchombe School Building
Architype were appointed to carry out the design of an expansion, extension and refurbishment to an existing 1950s 1FE school. The school previously comprised two separate schools spread out over a large site resulting in excessive circulation and poor communication.

6 Jul 2012
Bray Film Studios, Bray
Design: a : b : i : r architects
Bray Film Studios England
image : a : b : i : r architects
Bray Film Studios
The declining film studios at Bray – famous for its mid-20th century association with Hammer Films – is to be sensitively redeveloped under plans by a:b:i:r architects. The proposals focus on the refurbishment of Down Place the iconic, grade II listed Thames side manor house on the site which will be returned to a private residence with a new build contemporary media centre elsewhere on the site upgrading the production facilities for the 21st century.

25 Jul 2011
Stryker Unveils Flagship Office
Design: Capita Symonds
Stryker Office Newbury
image from Capita Symonds
Berkshire Office Building
ESA, now part of Capita Symonds, has unveiled pictures of Stryker UK’s new flagship office in Newbury. Stryker is a global leader in medical technology providing specialist orthopaedic and surgical equipment to healthcare professionals across the world including the NHS. The company has just completed its move to the new offices which will house 200 staff.

28 Oct 2011
Virginia Water Pavilion, Windsor Great Park
Design: Stanton Williams
Berkshire Building
image from architects
Berkshire Building : latest design
The new building overlooks Virginia Water, an extensive man-made lake set in a picturesque eighteenth century landscape, sitting within the Grade 1 listed Royal Landscape at the southwest corner of Windsor Great Park.

1 Jun 2011
Bradfield College Greek Theatre
Design: studio octopi, Architects
Bradfield College Greek Theatre
image from studio octopi
Bradfield College Greek Theatre

Berkshire Architecture

Key Berkshire Buildings, alphabetical:

Ascot Racecourse

Design: HOK Architects

Dee Park Reading
Design: HTA
Dee Park Reading
image from architects
Dee Park Reading

Douai Abbey, Woolhampton, Reading
Design: Frederick Gibberd & Partners

Forbury Square, Reading
Design: Porphyrios Associates Masterplan; buildings by Porphyrios Associates & Lifschutz Davidson

Hind House, Wargrave
Design: John Pardey Architects
Berkshire house
image from architect
Berkshire house

ICMA Centre, Reading University

Rick Mather Architects

John Madejski Academy, Reading
Wilkinson Eyre Architects
John Madejski Academy
photograph : James Brittain
John Madejski Academy

Langley Academy, Slough
Foster + Partners
Langley Academy Slough
image : Foster + Partners
Langley Academy Slough

Reading Football Club – Madejski Stadium
Approved May 2007

Savill Building, Windsor Great Park
Glen Howells Architects
Windsor Great Park building
photo : The Crown Estate. Warwick Sweeney Photography
Berkshire building

Slough Bus Station
Drivers Jonas
Slough Bus Station
image courtesy of Bblur architecture
Slough Bus Station

Slough Cultural Centre
3D Reid
Slough Cultural Centre
image from architect
Slough Town Centre

The Waingels College, Wokingham
Sheppard Robson
Berkshire College
image from architect
Berkshire College

Western Road, Bracknell
Hamiltons Architects

Windsor Office Park, Windsor
Hamiltons Architects


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