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Surrey Architecture News, chronological:

3 May 2024
Langley Vale Wood Visitor Shelter, Epsom
Design: Mark Wray Architects ; Landscape design: Grant Associates
Langley Vale Wood Visitor Shelter, Epsom, Surrey
image courtesy of architects practice
Langley Vale Wood Visitor Shelter
At 259 hectares, Langley Vale Wood is the largest of The Woodland Trust’s four First World War centenary woods. The site, which was used for training during the war, has been transformed in the last decade into a nature haven and a living memorial for those who sacrificed so much.

26 March 2024
Surrey House
Design: Adam Knibb Architects
Surrey House South Downs Southern England
photo : Richard Chivers
Surrey House, South Downs, Southern England
Adam Knibb Architects were commissioned to design a modern extension for an early 20th-century house. The new Surrey House extension envelopes the eastern and southern facades, with the aim of optimizing the existing layout and creating additional spaces that the original house lacked.

20 Jun 2022
Hipped House, Epsom
Design: Oliver Leech Architects
Hipped House Epsom Surrey
photo : Ståle Eriksen
Hipped House Epsom
Oliver Leech Architects has given Hipped House, a detached inter-war house in Epsom a new sense of identity through the addition of a hipped-roof two-storey rear extension that reveals a depth of clean, intricate detailing throughout. The clients, a couple with two young children, briefed the architects to redesign the home to include more spacious and open living areas in which they could spend quality time together.

18 May 2022
Guildford Crematorium, New Pond Road, Godalming
Design: Haverstock, Architects
Guildford Crematorium Surrey building
photo : Simon Kennedy
Guildford Crematorium
Visitors to Haverstock’s Guildford Crematorium are first greeted from the car park by an unprepossessing brick and concrete wall. After this somewhat underwhelming start, the project simply gets better and better.

5 May 2022
Sir Sydney Camm Science and Technology, Claremont Fan Court School, Claremont Drive, Esher
Design: Fletcher Crane Architects
Sir Sydney Camm Science and Technology, Claremont Fan Court School
photo : Nick Kane
Sir Sydney Camm Science and Technology
Fletcher Crane Architects were engaged by Claremont Fan Court School to design and deliver a new building to provide ten subject-specific classrooms set over two levels, on its sensitive Grade I listed historic estate. The route into the site follows a fall in the ground level, and the new building contrasts this with a strong horizontal roof line.

31 January 2022
UCB Windlesham, Windlesham
Architects: Heatherwick Studio
UCB Windlesham Surrey Science Research Hub
image : Secchi Smith Apple
UCB Windlesham Surrey Science Research Hub
The designs for a new global research hub in Surrey have won unanimous approval from the local planning authority. UCB Windlesham will be home to the UK R&D hub of the Belgian based life sciences company that specialises in discovery and development of treatments for severe diseases in immunology and neurology.

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Surrey Buildings News 2021

1 Nov 2021
Glade House
Design: AR Design Studio, Architects
Glade House England by AR Design Studio
visual : Nu.Ma
Glade House England
Planning approval has been received for ‘Glade House’, a bespoke contemporary 5-bed family home by award-winning, Winchester based Architects AR Design Studio. Sat within a clearing in a woodland plot, this replacement dwelling seeks to integrate the architecture with the landscape, giving equal consideration to both interior and exterior space.

16 Nov 2021
Lane End, Holmbury St Mary, Surrey Hills
Design: Paul Cashin Architects
Lane End House, Surrey Hills UK
photo : Richard Chivers
Lane End House, Surrey Hills
Paul Cashin Architects were approached by the owners of Lane End to assist with the redevelopment of their home, a traditional Victorian terrace house. Although the existing house had been previously extended, the space available and layout did not suit the family’s lifestyle.

12 Aug 2021
Oak House, Littleworth Common Road, Esher
Design: Alcantara Evans Architects
Oak House Littleworth Common Road London
photograph : David Butler
Oak House in Esher
This substantial 3 storey detached house is on a large plot accessed from a private road, adjacent to Littleworth Common in Esher. The client brief required the rationalisation of the existing layout of the house at the rear in the form of a new open plan space to accommodate a kitchen/dining/living area, along with a new independent access.

7 Aug 2021
Perspectives Pavilion, Winterfold
Design: Giles Miller Studio
Perspectives Surrey Hills Pavilion
photograph : Richard Chivers
Perspectives Surrey Hills Pavilion
Perspectives is an organic pavilion structure covered with Cedar Shingles, which sits atop the beautiful Surrey Hills at Winterfold, and throws itself evocatively into the vista that has been opened up below.

22 Jul 2021
Stoke Close House
Design: Alter & Company
Stoke Close House Surrey
photography : Life Size Architecture
Stoke Close House
The brief was to create a dream home for the clients and to change the style, the internal feel and to combine the traditional looking house with some light, unique and modern elements. Internally, there was an extensive renovation which left the internal spaces throughout almost unrecognisable from before.

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Surrey Buildings from 2018 to 2019

27 Oct 2019
Hunter’s Moon
Design: Paul Archer Design
Hunters Moon House Surrey
photography : Kilian O’Sullivan
Hunter’s Moon House
Nestled in leafy suburbia, Hunter’s Moon, once a tired bungalow is given a new lease of life with a full renovation and an expansive 14.5m open-plan extension.

27 June 2019
Business School for the Creative Industries, Epsom
Design: UNStudio
Business School for The Creative industries at UCA Epsom Surrey Buildings
visualisation : FlyingArchitecture
Business School for the Creative Industries at UCA Epsom, Surrey
This new extension proposes a connecting building to supplement the current facility and accommodate new undergraduate and post-graduate programmes.

16 Oct 2018
Hox Haus, Englefield Green, Egham
Design: 74 Architects
Hox Haus near Egham Greater London
photography © Ed Kingsland
Hox Haus in Egham
Manchester-based architecture and interior design practice completes £2.7m project to extend and remodel a Grade II-listed, two-storey, Victorian brick building just outside Egham, for students attending Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Surrey Buildings from 2016 to 2017

22 Aug 2017
Restoration and Rebuilding of Clandon Park
Clandon Park in Surrey Competition design by AL_A
image © AL_A and Malcolm Reading Consultants
Clandon Park Design Competition
Six design concepts are going on display at Clandon Park as part of the next stage in a competition which will eventually create a final design for the 18th-century Palladian house.

29 Jul 2017
The Boilerhouse for Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham
Design: Cartwright Pickard
The Boilerhouse for Royal Holloway, University of London |
photography © Hundven-Clements
New Building for Royal Holloway, University of London

5 May 2017
High Containment Large Animal Facility (HCLAF), Woking
Design: NBBJ Architects
HCLAF Pirbright Institute Building in Woking |
photograph : Richard Chivers
High Containment Large Animal Facility Building in Surrey
Architectural practice NBBJ has been appointed by The Pirbright Institute to design a new £48m High Containment Large Animal Facility (HCLAF), a specialist laboratory and work space for research in large farm animals and viral diseases.

19 Dec 2016
The Hidden House, Surrey Hills AONB
Architect: AR Design Studio
Hidden House, Surrey Hills AONB
image courtesy of architects office
The Hidden House, Surrey Hills AONB
Planning approval for new four bedroom home.

14 Aug 2016 ; 17 Nov 2011
The McLaren Production Centre, Woking
Design: Foster + Partners
McLaren Production Centre Building
picture © McLaren
McLaren Production Centre
The second building designed by Foster + Partners at McLaren’s Woking site is a 34,500-sqm facility. The building will house the assembly of all future McLaren Automotive road cars, including the recently-launched MP4-12C high-performance sports car.

8 June 2016
Winner Announced for Visitor Hub in Langley Vale Wood
Design: Mark Wray Architects
Visitor Hub in Langley Vale Wood, Surrey
image courtesy of architects office
Visitor Hub in Langley Vale Wood, Surrey
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Woodland Trust are delighted to announce the winner of the open design competition for a new Visitor Hub at Langley Vale Wood in Surrey as Mark Wray Architects from Bath.

6 Oct 2015
Wayside House
Design: OB Architecture
Wayside House
photograph : Martin Gardner,
Wayside House in Surrey
OB Architecture were appointed to complete the extension and alterations to Wayside a large private house set in an approximately 1 acre of garden and mature landscape.

24 Jan 2013
School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Surrey
Design: Devereux Architects
School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Surrey
image from architect
School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Surrey
As one of the University’s largest and most prestigious future development sites, the new school, which sits within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, will comprise three complimentary and inter-related buildings totalling approximately 9000m2 – an Academic Building, a Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre and a Veterinary Pathology Facility.

Recent Surrey Building Designs

21 Nov 2011
East Surrey College, Redhill
Design: Archial
East Surrey College Redhill building
picture from architects
East Surrey College
The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh opened the new £43m East Surrey College building, designed by architects Archial, on 18 Nov 2011.

17 Jun 2011
Watts Gallery, Compton
Design: ZMMA Architects / Purcell Miller Tritton
Watts Gallery Compton building
photo : Richard Bryant/
Watts Gallery

19 May 2011
Epsom House
Epsom House

Surrey Architecture

Key Surrey Building Projects, alphabetical:

All Saints House, Petersham, Richmond, Surrey
Stephen Ibbotson Architects
Private house

Butterfly house

Chetwood Associates
RIBA Regional Award 2004

Cable & Wireless Sports Club, Teddington
MacCormac Jamieson Prichard

Charterhouse School Building, Godalming
Belsize Architects
Charterhouse School Surrey
image from architects
Charterhouse School Building

Christ’s College school, Guildford

The Circles, Long Ditton
Wells Coates
2006 – refurbishment
John Winter Architect
Private house

Daniels House, Surrey
Panter Hudspith Architects
Private house

Esher House, Surrey
Wilkinson King Architects
Private house
RIBA Awards 2006 – South
RIBA Awards

European Institute of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford

Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners

Frensham Heights School & Performing Arts Centre, Farnham
Burrell Foley Fischer
340-seat theatre

Goddards – Private house, Abinger Common
Edwin Lutyens

‘Goldfinger House’, Windlesham
Erno Goldfinger
All-glass conservatory addition 2008
Grade-II listed, structural timber shell

Greenside, Surrey
-; demolished 2005
Connel Ward & Lucas
former grade-II listed home

Hersham Golf Club Hotel & Spa Development
ReardonSmith Architects
Hersham Golf Club Hotel, Surrey building
image from architects studio
Hersham Golf Club Hotel

Homewood House, Portsmouth Road, Esher
Patrick Gwynne Architect
Open to public: this Modern Surrey house owned by National Trust

The Heights office park, Brooklands
Hamiltons Architects

House in Surrey
Surrey House by Designkommander
image from architects
House in Surrey

The Knight House – Private house, 16 Arlington Rd, Petersham
David Chipperfield Architects

Lightbox Gallery & Museum, Woking
Marks Barfield Architects
Architecture Competition winner

McLaren Technology Centre, Woking
Foster + Partners
McLaren Technology Centre Woking
image : Nigel Young_Foster + Partners
McLaren Technology Centre Surrey

The Menuhin Hall, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke D’Abernon
Burrell Foley Fischer LLP
RIBA Awards 2006 – South

Munstead Wood – Private house, nr Godalming, Surrey
Edwin Lutyens

Olivetti Training Centre, Haslemere
James Stirling Architect

OSh House, Surrey
t-sa : Toh Shimazaki Architecture
‘Open and Shut House’ – Private house

Painshill Park Visitor Centre & Education Centre, Portsmouth Rd, Cobham
Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects

Priory Park Pavilion, Reigate
Dominique Perrault
Priory Park Pavilion, Reigate building
image from architects firm
Priory Park Pavilion

Queen’s Stand, Epsom Racecourse
Richard Horden Associates
RIBA Awards – 1993 National Award

Richmond Riverside, Surrey
Erith & Terry
highly controversial mix of pastiche neoclassical facades with jarring suspended ceilings behind

Runnymede Civic Centre, Station Rd, Addlestone
Feilden Clegg Studios

St Ann’s Hill, Chertsey
Raymond McGrath
Modern building – Private house

Wrythe Lane Health Centre
Penoyre & Prasad


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