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Andy Thompson joins the team at NE40

Andy Thompson joins the team at NE40

We are delighted to announce that Andy Thompson has joined us as a Part 2 Architectural Assistant based at our NE40 Studios in Gateshead. Andy joins us following successful completion of his Highly Commended Master in Architecture Degree at Northumbria University and having previously worked at FaulknerBrowns. Andy strengthens our BIM offering to our clients...
Would you like to join the team?

Would you like to join the team?

Due to an increasing range of new and exciting projects secured in a range of different sectors, we are now recruiting Architects and Architectural Technologists at all levels to work in our Northern Ireland and Gateshead studios. To find out more, please send a brief CV and examples of your experience (no greater than 5MB),...
Percy Hedley wins LABC Awards

Percy Hedley wins LABC Awards

Following our recent success at the Construction Excellence Awards, our design for the new Percy Hedley Bradbury residential school and hydrotherapy pool now wins the 2016 LABC Best inclusive Design Award in the North East. We now look forward to representing the region in the national awards in November 2016. Design Director Graham McDarby said...
UB Galleria Project receives Expertise Approval

UB Galleria Project receives Expertise Approval

Proposals for the redevelopment of the former Print Works have been completed and have received Expertise Approval the Mongolian equivalent to Building Control for the Ulaanbaatar Galleria Project with Tavan Bogd. Located in the heart of Central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Galleria UB will play host to high end retail over two storeys of the existing building...

Naadam 2016

We wish all of our friends and colleagues in Mongolia a Happy Naadam 2016. All health and happiness to you and your families. As a reminder our Studio 204 in Ulaanbaatar shall be closed for the duration of the National Holiday.
UK Team Trip 2016

UK Team Trip 2016

Following another successful year, the England team combine their annual study trip with a visit to our Northern Ireland Studio to celebrate our first year there. The team enjoy a much needed and rewarding study trip, taking in the history and culture of City of Derry and Belfast. We are joined by a number of...
Out of the Ashes…rises former UB Print Works

Out of the Ashes…rises former UB Print Works

Proposals for the redevelopment of the former Print Works have been completed and the project is ready to start on site. Located in the heart of Central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Galleria UB will play host to high end retail over two storeys of the existing building and will see one of the most significant conservation and...
Percy Hedley wins Constructing Excellence Awards

Percy Hedley wins Constructing Excellence Awards

Our design for the new Percy Hedley Bradbury residential school and hydrotherapy pool wins the 2016 Constructing Excellence Value Award in the North East. Our Clients also win Client of the Year – testament to their collaborative and integrated approach which has seen the successful delivery of the project. We now look forward to representing...
Proposals completed for new Energy Centre

Proposals completed for new Energy Centre

Working as part of the SSE & Vital Energy Consortium, Gradon Architecture complete design proposals for the development of a new decentralised energy centre which will service the 24 acre Science Central Masterplan in Newcastle City Council as part of the City’s adopted Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan. The functional “Energy box” responds to...
More than Architecture…Haircitect

More than Architecture…Haircitect

Inspired by the work of legendary hair stylist Vidal Sassoon and his admiration of the architectural Bauhaus movement, which sparked a revolution in geometric and easy maintenance hair, GradonArchitecture collaborate with award winning Hair Salon Roco, to design and implement an up to date modern cut. Our designs pay homage to the great Zaha Hadid....
Vision for Waterloo Place Derry

Vision for Waterloo Place Derry

As part of a series of urban design initiatives to celebrate the one year anniversary of the opening of our Studio BT48 in Northern Ireland, GRADONARCHITECTURE release their vision for the redevelopment of Waterloo Place in Derry. Located within the conservation area, the 2,500sqm city centre site was originally considered to be the commercial and retail...
Affordable housing at NGP gains planning approval

Affordable housing at NGP gains planning approval

Working within the overall masterplan vision for Newcastle Great Park, the development of 38 Apartments and ground floor retail uses as part of the Town Centre proposal has gained planning approval by Newcastle City Council. Technical design is now progressing with the project due to commence on site in Spring 2016.
Gradon Architecture are recruiting…

Gradon Architecture are recruiting…

Due to an increasing range of new and exciting projects secured in all sectors throughout the UK and overseas, we are now recruiting Part 2 Architects and Architectural Technologists for our England and Northern Ireland studios. Candidates must be team players who have excellent design skills and the ability to work upon their own initiative...
Mongolian competition win

Mongolian competition win

Located adjacent to the Mongolian Parliament building in central Ulaanbaatar, the former Print Works is steeped in heritage. Dating back to 1930, the building has stood empty for a number of years and has fallen into disrepair seeking rejuvenation. Recently purchased by The Tavan Bogd Group, architects were invited to submit proposals to bring the...
More than work…Calvert Trust

More than work…Calvert Trust

Committed to giving something back our Design Director Graham McDarby is currently in training for the London Marathon on Sunday 24 April 2016. This year however the challenge is going to be harder… following knee surgery on 21 March, Graham plans to still participate!!!….Committed and MAD! Running in support of Calvert Trust Kielder. Located in...
Bespoke Wynyard Home submitted for planning

Bespoke Wynyard Home submitted for planning

Working within the design guidance established for the development of Manorside as part of the Wynyard Park masterplan, detailed proposals are submitted to Hartlepool Borough Council for a bespoke private residence. Working closely with our clients, their vision takes a step nearer to being realised; to live in a contemporary flexible family home which utilises...