Defra, York

Office, Interiors

Appointed by DEFRA, Gibberd sought to improve business effectiveness and facilitate modern working practice by undertaking an internal refurbishment and space planning of two office buildings - Foss house and Mallard house - at the DEFRA Kings Pool complex in York. The phased redevelopment took place over a two year period and was implemented to minimise the divisional moves of some 700 staff within the building during the refurbishment works. Both were awarded as 'Excellent' rating by...

10 Manchester Street

Interiors, Hotels and leisure

Gibberd were appointed to provide full architectural services for this hotel redevelopment at Ten Manchester Street in the heart of Marylebone. The development provides 42 luxury rooms in this four star boutique hotel along with restaurant space and an opulent cigar terrace.   Undertaking original site visits and co-ordinating survey information, Gibberd undertook the concept design of this hotel to strip out the existing arrangement and provide a series of rooms, each with individual cha...

11 Berkeley Street

Retail, Office, Interiors

Gibberd were appointed by Arab Investments Ltd to design and gain planning permission for the refurbishment to the façade and change of use to the entrance for 11 Berkeley Street, a multi-tenanted building in the heart of Mayfair and a 2 minute walk from Green Park Station. A simple design allowed Gibberd to bring it in line within its immediate architectural surroundings and the 21st Century. The large part of the façade was a simple replacement of the existing silver anodis...

115 Curtain Road

Residential, Office

  Gibberd have been appointed as executive architect to deliver a mixed use development comprising of six residential apartments of varying type and tenure with associated amenity and commercial space to ground and part first floor levels. The site is located in Shoreditch within the borough of Hackney and was formally a Public House. The site has been left in a state of disrepair following damage sustained during the Second World War. The client was keen for a mix of high quali...

12 - 18 Moorgate, London EC2


The project consisted of the demolition of an existing six storey building and the design and construction of a new six storey office providing approximately 3,100m2 of floor area with lower and ground floor storage and plant areas. Construction comprised a reinforced concrete structure with troughed slabs and column free floor plates. External elevations feature Portland stone from ground to fourth floor with granite plinths and column bases and projecting bays in power coated bronze metal work...

14 Collingham Gardens

Residential, Interiors, Conservation

  Frederick Gibberd Partnership was appointed as the conservation architect for the restoration of a late 19th Century Queen Anne revival terraced house, part of the Harrington Gardens estate designed by the architect Sir Ernest George in association with developer Harold Peto. The house is listed Grade II* and forms one third of a group (with numbers 15 and 16) of Hanseatic design, comprising a single bay width and arranged over 6 floors. After the Second World War, the building was used...

203-205 Lower Richmond Road

Residential, Regeneration

Located just south of the Thames Boat Race finish line in Richmond, Gibberd were appointed to convert a four storey office building into a 16 apartment residential block. A 20 minute walk from the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, the redevelopment which is currently under construction, will provide private dwellings for the rental market. The new flats are situated with excellent transport links to Central London through Mortlake and North Sheen stations, putting its residents 30 minutes from Wat...

3 Burnt Oak Broadway

Retail, Residential

3 Burnt Oak Broadway is a mixed use scheme for Catalyst Housing Group comprised of 76 residental units which will deliver a mix of affordable rent and shared ownership units, together with 3 ground floor retail units totaling 780 m² floor space (use class A1 and A2) which benefit from the prominent frontage of Burnt Oak Broadway. Gibberd were appointed as executive architect for the scheme by Rydon Construction Ltd. The residential units are designed to meet the requirements of London Hous...

35-37 Alfred Place


35-37 Alfred Place is a CAT A office refurbishment in the West End of London where Gibberd were appointed by Willmott Dixon Interiors to provide full architectural services from RIBA Stage 2 through to completion.   The building is located on Alfred Place in Camden and is an existing 19th century traditional red brick warehouse which had previously been used as a school building. Consisting of 6 floors including a basement the refurbishment included a full internal strip out, replacement...

39-45 Woodbank Road


  Gibberd has won a commission through a design ideas competition for Phoenix Community Housing to produce a design for four new dwellings with associated amenity in Downham, a suburban district located in south east London. The site in question is located within the borough of Lewisham with a history of residential use, formerly occupied by a terrace of four houses, which were demolished due to subsidence. The concept challenged some of the principles of the outline brief and most notably...

40 Gracechurch Street


The practice was appointed by Gracechurch Street No.1 Ltd, to develop design and obtain amended planning for a 150,000 sq ft office building at 36-41 Gracechurch Street, London EC3. The scheme comprises eight storeys of new build office space, behind a retained stone facade with retail at ground floor, together with an adjoining 8 storey new build to the Northern part of the site, to form a single coherent building. Light and efficient space has been provided by careful core design an...

40 Holborn Capgemini Head Office

Office, Interiors

Capgemini is one of the world’s largest consulting, technology and outsourcing companies, Gibberd Architect’s were commissioned for a multi million pound upgrade of their Head office at 40 Holborn, London. Gibberd were also commissioned for a £6.5million Interior refurbishment within two office buildings in Vauxhall W1, to provide modern office facilities for Cap Gemini UK.   The larger building will provide 5,000 sq m of open plan and flexible working spaces over four f...

41 Harrington Gardens

Residential, Regeneration, Conservation

Restoration of a Grade II* house on the Harrington Estate, desgined by Sir Ernest George and Harrold Peto. Formally used as offices and flats the building has been converted back to a single family residence. Interally the building follows its orignial plan, whilst incoporating ensuit bathrooms, a master bedroom suite with double dressing rooms and formal reception spaces.

5 Cavendish Square

Residential, Office

5 Cavendish Square is an 18th Century, Grade ll listed building, located on the East side of Cavendish Square within the Harley Street Conservation area. The building formally used as a private members club is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment on behalf of our client The Bolloré Group to establish a UK Headquaters in London.  Gibberd was appointed by the The Bolloré Group to provide architectural, interior design and conservation services working closely with th...

52 Abbey Road


The practice put forward a successful planning scheme for substantial extentions to a Grade II listed semi-detached house on the Eyre Estate, St Johns Wood.   The works included interior remodelling and a large below-ground extention to provide a media room, additional staff accommodation and ancillary rooms. The garden will be landscaped and all mature trees will remain on site.

52 Ennismore Gardens

Residential, Conservation

Conservation of a stucco fronted terraced house formally used as offices and flats to provide three new maisonette units. The scheme retains a sense of the original house plan with principle rooms restoed to become the main reception units. The basement level also includes an independent studio unit created from the former servant's hall.

55 Whitehall

Office, Interiors, Conservation

  Frederick Gibberd Partnership was commissioned for the repair and refurbishment of 55 Whitehall, a Grade II listed building that occupies a prominent position within the borough of Westminster.   Since its construction in 1910, 55 Whitehall had undergone a sequence of alterations to enable it to fill a role in providing accommodation for the Crown and Government. However, an inadequate means of accessibility, reception, and fire compartmentalisation, meant that the building was e...

60 Gresham Street


An office redevelopment situated on prominent corner site in the City of London near to the Guildhall, porviding 60,000sq ft of space over 8 storeys including retail and restaurant areas on the ground floor and basement. The project was of special intrest as the development was designed around a listed staircase dating from 1729 and listed rooms on the ground, first and second floors. The building also has a courtyard to the rear with listed facades that were retained.

Austin Friars, 55 Gracechurch Street

Office, Interiors

Reception referbishment of 1970's stone clad office building in Bishopsgate, to assist in the lease of three floors of office accommodation. The design emphasis was to create a contemporary space achieved through the enlargment of a central staircase and the use of modern and light furniture and fittings.

Control Post 1, Stansted Airport


  Gibberd were commissioned as London architects for the detailed design of Control Post 1 at Stansted Airport. This was required by the clients to replace an older secure gate with a much larger secure facility that could meet client needs. The Gibberd design provides a safe and secure space for staff to process hold baggage for VIP passengers and airport vehicles that are key to running the airfield.   The secure architectural design consists of a processing area to the front and...

Control Post 8 Heathrow


The practice was responsible for the extension and upgrade to the existing Control Post 8 at Heathrow Airport. The new development provides a high capacity, fast track processing facility for vehicles and pedestrians, comprising additional search facilities, and two additional vehicle lanes. Careful coordination with the client allowed the existing control post area to remain in full operation for the duration of the works.

Coutts Bank - The Strand

Office, Conservation

Gibberd were appointed to undertake the regeneration of the prestigeous Coutts bank located on The Strand in Westminster. The brief for the new office was centered on the concept of continuous adaptability, which would effortlessly accommodate technological advances. Coutts bank was the UKs first atrium building and one of the finest examples of creative conservation. The atrium in the office design has permitted deep plan, low rise design solutions that still provide day lit offices. The...

Langley Park Hotel & Spa

Hotels and leisure, Cultural, Conservation

Gibberd Architects has successfully gained Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for the conversion of a Grade II* listed mansion and adjacent grade II listed historic clockhouse, for which works began on site in early 2014.      Designed by influential British architect Stiff Leadbetter the existing buildings comprise Langley Park House, an important Palladian mansion house, together with an independent Brewhouse building, both of which date largely from the 17th...

South Essex College - Southend Campus refurbishment

Interiors, Education

During the summer of 2014, the reception at South Essex College’s main campus in Southend underwent a significant facelift. Gibberd were enlisted to provide architectural and interior design services which led to a more open and engaging front of house. The practice used their creative skills and experience to develop an environment that was welcoming and legible to visitors, whilst also being an efficient and readily managed space for the College and its regular users...

South Essex College - Basildon Campus

Regeneration, Master Planning, Education

Gibberd provided the architectural design for South Essex College’s new campus at Market Square in the town centre of Basildon. The scheme received planning consent in 2013 and will be one of the primary developments of the Basildon Town Centre master-plan when developed. With the college committed to providing a fully inclusive learning and working environment, extensive work went into providing simple and easily understood building layouts, together with external space where public use...

South Essex College - Thurrock Campus

Master Planning, Education

Gibberd produced proposals to the former RIBA Stage C design for South Essex College’s new campus at Grays in Thurrock. The facility would replace the erstwhile Woodview Campus in Thurrock and locate the College in the heart of Grays town centre, putting it close to transport links and local amenities. The campus, comprised of two buildings has enabled the college to offer a number of vocational courses alongside a varied academic offer and has created a much needed stimulus to the locali...

Terminal 2 MSCP and Covered Court Heathrow


The practice was recently commissioned to carry out detailed design development for the Multi Storey Car Park East project which is part of the Eastern Campus programme of works adjacent to the T2A Terminal at Heathrow Airport. The scope of the project includes a MSCP for short stay car parking, the surrounding road infrastructure and a covered court, which will provide a dynamic visual transfer from the car park to the terminal building.

The National Skills Academy - The Backstage Centre

Interiors, Education, Cultural

The practice were delighted to have had the opportunity to complete The Backstage Centre for The National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills at the High House Production Park in Purfleet, Thurrock. The centre is a unique 3,100sqm state of the art, purpose built training facility for the complete range of technical and backstage skills associated with the theatre and live music industries. In order to produce a building model which offers the maximum flexibility to deliver the wides...

17C Curzon Street

Office, Conservation

  Gibberd were appointed as the chief architects by clients Arab Investments to complete a 15,000 sq ft refurbishment project in the heart of the mayfair conservation area. Within the design, Gibberd  were able to greatly improve the value of the investment by maximising the total floor area by 25 percent.  Curzon Street is steeped in history and located off the South West corner of Berkeley Square. The building is located on the North side of Curzon Street equidistant to Cheste...

ATR Pirbright

Landscape, Defence

Provision of 720 Junior Rank accommodation units within five 3 storey blocks set around a new company headquaters buildings as a central feature. The scheme also includes new external landscape and muster areas for the Army Training Regiment recruits.

Barnet College

Interiors, Education

Following involvement in the extensive decant operations for Barnet College, Gibberd were appointed as the lead consultants and architects to the main contractor, Vinci UK Ltd for the detailed design development of its new three storey, state-of-the-art education facility. Completed in 2010, the rebuild accommodates approximately 15,000 students in 11,000sqm of teaching space for arts and media education and training and is now one of the main campuses of Barnet and Southgate College, an institu...

Bexley College

Education, Regeneration

Gibberd were appointed to design the new Bexley college in Erith. The new college will be sited on a brownfield site directly adjacent to Erith train station and is a few minutes walk away from Erith town centre. The new building is intended to be the spark of new development in Erith town centre and will form a landscaped link form the train station to the town.   The college offers a varied curriculum and offer many specialist subjects such as hair and beauty treatment and music technol...

Blackberry Hill Hospital


Gibberd were appointed as executive architect for the development of Blackberry Hill Hospital and Callington Road Mental Health facilities. With a capital value of over £64 million, this is regarded as one of the largest mental health PFI projects in the UK.   Blackberry Hill Hospital is a medium secure hospital providing 80 individual patient bedrooms. The mental healthcare design also provides accommodation for therapy and workshop areas, gymnasium an...

Bouverue House, Fleet Street

Office, Interiors

Design concept for the remodelling and refurbishment of an existing 8 storey 1920's office building for a serviced office provider to create a serioes of contemporary spaces. Works also included the intersection of an additional lift and the provision of ancillary spaces including tea-points breakout areas and basement gym. The building was re-fenestrated with additional glazing to the reception facade at street level reinstated to create a retail style shop front.

Brake Bros Headquarters


The practice was appointed for the design of a new 60,000 sp ft office develpment in Ashford, Kent for Brake Bros, a major supplier to the catering trade. As the buisness expanded their existing headquaters builing had been outgrown with several departments having to be accommodated in other premises around the town. The new development brings together the various departments of the company under one roof, in a purpose built office complex in an atractive landscape setting. The development is t...

Bupa House

Office, Interiors, Healthcare

Frederick Gibberd Partnership were appoitned by a long standing client, BUPA, to refubish and fit out BUPA House head quarters in the Borough of Camden, London. The refurbishment, comprising of 85,000 sq ft, included full fitting out with extensive IT provisions, space planning and interior design for 350 staff on a central London site. BUPA House was followed by award winning call centers in Staines and Manchester with commisions for hospitals and nursing homes.    

Bupa Staines


This project comprises a full internal Referbishment of all existing two storey office building within the Pinetrees Estate in Stains, Middlesex. The ancient Chinese principles of Feng-Shui have been incorporated into the detailed design in patterns to the carpet, ceilings, glaxing manifestation, and in the Octagonal shape to the 'host' room. The project was completed in June 1998, winning the Gold Award as European Call Centre of the Year.

Butlers Retreat

Hotels and leisure, Conservation

The City of London owns and manages Epping Forest over which it was given stewardship by Act of Parliament in the late 19th century. It includes various buildings most notably the Grade II* Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, a Tudor hunt standing in the former royal hunting ground  grounds and specifically referred to in the 1878 Epping Forest Act. As part of the Council’s ‘Branching Out ‘initiative, it was proposed to improve the visitor experience to the lodge and its e...

Cable Street


The practise acted as Lead Consultant for Rydon Construction for a mixed use residential scheme in Shadwell, East London. The scheme comprises three multi storey residential blocks for sale, a NHS surgery and one block providing 24 hours Elderly Persons Units for Tower Community Housing.

Callington Road Hospital


  Following a successful PFI bid by Rydon Construction in 2003, Gibberd were appointed as executive architect for the Callington Road development, together with serveral other near by mental healthcare facilities in Bristol.   The Callington Road scheme was sited on a 4.5 hectare plot. The campus was designed to accommodate seven independent buildings that would replace existing mental healthcare facilities at Barrow Hospital which had become outdated over the years.  ...

Campbell Court


Following several successful projects for the client, Gibberd were appointed to design and gain planning permission for the adaptation of a roof top plantroom, repair to the existing façade and addition of a penthouse with a 360 degree view in one of London’s most desirable locations, just a 15 minute walk from Hyde Park. The design required an alteration to an existing apartment, creating access to the new upper floor of the penthouse above. This required Gibberd to...

Canary Wharf, Docklands


Having worked in London Docklands on a number of office schemes including Harbour Exchange and Canada Water, Frederick Gibberd Partnership were invited to join a team for the detailed desgin and construction of the tallest builing in Europe, from a concept designed by Cesar Pelli. Retained by Olympia and York as associate architects with their North American team, the role on this fast track project was to handle all UK issues of statutory consents, detailed design, British Standards and pr...

Charing cross MHU


  Charing Cross Hospital Mental Health Unit provides 88 beds for the adult acute mental health needs of the local area -Hammersmith and Fulham - and offers an alternative to the secluded style mental healthcare design in favour of an urban environment.  The main Mental Health Unit is constructed over three levels. Accommodation comprises three 18 bed acute wards, one 22 bed acute ward, one 16 bed ICU Ward, EPS, ECT and an integral day hospital with occupational therapy areas. The uni...

Chatham Maritime Masterplan

Transport, Retail, Residential, Regeneration, Office, Master Planning, Landscape, Hotels and leisure, Healthcare, Education, Cultural, Conservation

Gibberd was jointly appointed by English Partnerships and the Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust to prepare the masterplan for the redevelopment of the former Royal Naval Dockyards at Chatham in Kent. Whilst part of the 400 acre site incorporating one of the three Victorian Dock Basins was retained as a working port, the remaining area was acquired for development and the management of the Georgian Dockyard transferred to the charitable Trust. The original dockyard was based on an Island in the Ri...

Clifford's Inn


Appointed as lead Consultant and Architects to the main contractor, VINCI UK, Gibberd provided architectural services from RIBA Work Stage 4 through to completion, including the execution of the detailed design and the on site delivery of works. Located within the Chancery Lane conservation area on the Western side of Fetter Lane, in the City of London, the existing building comprised a mix of dilapidated commercial office space and privately owned residential dwellings. Built in 1937 and signi...

Colchester Hospital


Frederick Gibberd Partnership carried out works for Colchester hospital as part of a partnership arrangement with this major Healthcare Contractor to provide a new 72 bed Elderly Rehabilitation and Day Care to replace the existing facilties in Porta-Cabins. The building matched in style of the then recent hospital extension and was tendered on a design and build basis with performance requirements.

Crowngate Shopping Centre, Worcester


The Crowngate centre designed in 1989-92 was designed for Controvincial Estates Limited comprising over 330, 000 sq ft retail space and was one of the largest city centre shopping centre projects proposed at the time. The scheme embraces virtually the whole of the North West quadrangle of the city centre and was intended to safeguard Worcester as a regional shopping centre against fierce competition from nearby towns. The existing 1960's Blackfriars development was partially demolished, e...

DEFRA Lion House

Office, Interiors

Gibberd architects were appointed by DEFRA from the intial design stage through to planning, the practice then undertook interior design services for the building. The brief for this scheme was to create a building which was an exemplary precedent for sustainability within the UK. This was a key driver for the client who is a key public figure in environmental policy.   The project, completed in 2008, hosted many suitability features with the focus aimed at integrating these...

Dinorwig Power Station

Master Planning, Landscape, Industrial, Cultural, Conservation

Frederick Gibberd Partnership were appointed as the Landscape Consultants and Architects by CEGB in 1970.  The scheme was the development of  a hydroelectric power station within the remains of the old Dinorwig slate quarry which is located within the Lianberis pass. The power station, the first of its kind in the UK, generates energy during peak demands by potential energy. It uses the off peak electricity to transfer water from the lower reservoir (Llyn Peris) back up to Ma...

Harlow Master Plan

Master Planning

The original Master Plan for Harlow was prepared by Sir Frederick Giberd in 1947 and has been the framework within which the development of the town has taken place. Sir Frederick was responsible to the Development Corporation for the design of the new town and he advised the Council on their major development proposals. In 1978 Sir Frederick was appointed by the Council as Consultant Architect Planner. Sites for new towns round London were identified in the Greater London Plan of 1944, the New...

Haycock Hotel

Hotels and leisure

The Haycock Hotel is a well preserved example of a Grade II* listed, 17th Century Coaching Inn, near the Great North Road in Cambridgeshire. Following major restoration of the building, the practice was commissioned for further works to provide interior design and restoration of outbuildings to a contract value of £3.2million. Details include providing 28 additional bedrooms, a new function centre for 150 guests, together with dining facilities and cloakr...

Heathrow Airport MasterPlan

Transport, Master Planning, Landscape, Industrial

The appointment for the masterplanning and design of Heathrow Airport was the commission that allowed Frederick Gibberd to recommence practice after WW2. It would remain one of the key areas of work for the following 35 years. The government had requisitioned land around a private aerodrome to build RAF Heston, used for long-haul troop flights to the Far East, and laid out the ‘Star of David’ pattern of runways which still characterise the site today. At the end of the war the site...

Hoares Bank

Retail, Office

An extensive phased referbishment and configuration of the headquarter offices of C.Hoare and Co private bank at 40-43 Fleet Street. The project will include space planning, rationalisation, remodelling and improving sustainability to provide modern and efficient working and meeting areas. The office is situated on a tight urban site in the Fleet Street conservation area of the City of London and is adjacent to Grade II and Grade II listed properties

Housing Copenhagen


The practice was invited by Worcester City Council to propose a scheme suitable for realisation in partnership with a private developer on derelict land in the city centre overlooking the river. The scheme proposes a ribbon of 1 and 2 bedroom flats on the sites edge overlooking the river. Three levels of car parking for 276 cars, much needed by the city, are proposed behind the retail units and a public house on the road frontage. All flats have balconies overlooking the river, gardens and river...

Jermyn Street

Retail, Residential, Office, Interiors, Conservation

Gibberd were appointed by Gracemark Investments to undertake full services for a new build multi-use development in the West-Ends prestigious Jermyn Street. The development included the demolition of existing buildings on the corner of Jermyn Street, Duke of York Street and Apple Tree Yard, whilst retaining and restoring the historic facade of 100 Jermyn Street.   The development houses two levels of basement in this tight London site which required the close co-ordination of the design t...


Residential, Regeneration

Gibberd has been appointed as executive architects to deliver Jigsaw, a joint development venture between FABRICA by A2Dominion and Rydon as part of the extensive regeneration of the Green Man Lane estate in West Ealing. The Green Man Lane Estate has been undergoing major transformation since 2011 following Ealing’s programme to invest and improve the housing stock of the borough. This current phase sees the integration of houses, flats and maisonettes across three main cores; one of...

Kilburn CNWL


A new college building for the CNWL Kilburn site, providing 3,200sqm of accommodation over 4 stories. The recently completed development comprises 20 classrooms, administration facilities and ground floor reception and cafe area surrounding a full height central atrium.

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Interiors, Cultural

The original Catholic cathedral intended for the site on Hope Street in Liverpool was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and planned as the largest church in the world after St Peter’s in Rome. Construction was begun in 1928 but halted by the outbreak of World War II, by which time only the crypt had been built. After the war the cost of completing the design was deemed prohibitive and it was decided to hold an open competition to find a viable solution.  Frederick Gibberd produced the win...

London Central Mosque

Interiors, Cultural

In 1969 Sir Frederick Gibberd won an open international competition for  the design of London Central Mosque, also known as Regent Park Mosque and the Islamic Cultural Centre. As one of the London’s largest mosques at the time Sir Frederick Gibberd was acutely aware that this was arguably an important piece of both civic and religious architecture.  London Central Mosque occupies a prominent position within London and has a prominent eye catching golden dome....

Mons Barracks


New Garrison Headquaters on a 20 hectare site, including new barrack accommodation for 652 soldiers and 35 officers. Also included within the project is a junior Ranks Mess, junor Ranks Club, NAAFI staff accommodation, NCO's Mess, Officers Mess, Combined Officers and SNCO Kitchen, Coy Offices (4No), Battalion HQ, QM stores (inc. Armoury), Education and Training wing, Ammunition store, parade ground and associated infrastructure roadways and landscape.

Moorbridge Road


Moorbridge Road is located on a brownfield site in the centre of Maidenhead. It is comprisesd of two buildings providing 74 flats in total. The flats are a mixture of one bedroom and two bedrooms which the housing association will use for the shared ownership rental as well as supported accommodation. A range of sustainable elements have been integrated into the design in order to ensure the scheme meets the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes.

Newham Renal Unit


As part of an existing framework agreement, Gibberd recently completed the refurbishment of Newham Renal Unit, for Barts & The London NHS Trust. The trust provides satellite dialysis centres located at hospitals around London for patient convenience. The project, valued at £1.25 million, involved remodelling an existing ward to provide a day centre for dialysis session including consultation rooms and support facilities. Detailed consultations were undertaken with specialist manufactu...

North Hampshire DTC


The centre has been constructed on the site of North Hampshire Hospital and is one of the department of Health's trailblazers. The scheme included a pre-op assessment unit, Endoscopy suite, Mammography suite, a minor procedures unit and two theatres with 'stage one and two' recovery and overnight accommodation in a 12 bed ward. The design is based on a healthcare model and applies innovative solutions to the planning of the unit. Generic spaces have been used wherever possible and all accommod...

Pullman Court London, SW2

Residential, Conservation

  Frederick Gibberd Architects were appointed to design one of the chief examples of International Modern style developments in Britain, located in Streatham Hill. The design of 218 flats with a variety of one- to four-room units are organised over three blocks bound by a belt of mature trees to diminish noise disruption. As a consequence to the housing shortage, the attractiveness of communal housing schemes and wider availability of reinforced concrete and steel, Gibberd were presented w...

RAF Halton


Construction of four, new three storey 'Z' standard 'Junior Rank Single Living' Barrack Blocks comprising 240 bedrooms, set in flats of 10, each room includes en-suite facilities.

RAF Northolt (masterplan)

Master Planning, Defence

Frederick Gibberd Partnership works with Vinci Construction UK Ltd, to deliver buildings at RAF Northolt for Project MoDEL (Ministry of Defence Estates London). The £150 million investment at RAF Northolt creates the MoD's first integrated core site in London and the practice is responsible for the design of the residential, training and recreational buildings. Gibberd also acts as the Landscape Architect and Master Planners for the project. This consolidation leads to the release by the...

RAF Northolt Officers Mess

Interiors, Defence, Conservation

RAF Northolt is located in the London Borough of Hillingdon and originated as a World War I airfield, retained and rebuilt under General Sir Hugh Trenchard’s Home Defence Expansion scheme which began in 1923. This site has been undergoing intensive redevelopment under project MoDEL with new accommodation built to house a range of military facelifted. Several historical buildings remain including the Officers Mess. Several existing features of significance include a clock tower, entrance po...

Regis Gate


Regis Gate is an Extra Care Scheme for Amicus Horizon. Gibberd were appointed by Rydon Construction as executive architect to complete RIBA stages 4-7 of the Regis Gate Scheme. The scheme provides 51 residential units split over three storeys. Regis Gate provides high quality residential accommodation for older people with flexible and independent living care needs. The residential units are a mix of 1 and 2 bedroom self-contained units providing both affordable rent and shared ownership tenur...

Roedean Crescent


The practise was appointed for the detailed design and construction phase of two contemporary, six bedroom detatched houses adjacent to Richmond Park in South West London. Each building extends to 5,380 sq. ft over four levels, integrates high specification finishes and control systems for audio visual media, lighting, services and energy managment.

Ruislip Library

Residential, Education, Cultural

The new Ruislip Library replaced the existing steel and glass structure to provide state of the art facilities for the community as part of the London Borough of Hillingdon’s plans for regeneration. The project has introduced an open-plan library with dedicated and informal spaces for activities, an adult education centre with dedicated classrooms, workshop space alongside 10 new apartments from first to second level. Modern construction methods and technical design have provided South...

St Georges Wharf

Retail, Residential, Regeneration, Office, Healthcare, Cultural

Gibberd were appointed as executive architects for this series of mixed used buildings which included at the time the tallest sole residential building in the UK  rising 48 stories. The development has a focus on community and features a series of landscaped courtyards with intricate water features setting a rural scene within the heart of London. The development houses a mix of services from doctor’s surgeries to supermarkets, gyms and restaurants all taking advantag...

St Johns Wood Road


Gibberd were appointed as executive architect to develop the St Johns Wood Road residential scheme for PAL properties in St Johns Wood, Westminster. This £7.5 million development consists of thirty-three high quality apartments and nine town houses with underground parking for 50 cars. The project is located in St Johns Wood, North-West London to the northwest of Regents Park. St John’s Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London...

St. John's School, Green Man Lane

Regeneration, Education

Gibberd has been appointed as executive architect by Rydon Construction Ltd to deliver the new build St. John's Primary school as part of the ongoing regeneration of the Green Man Lane Estate in West Ealing. The scheme has recently received planning approval.    The new building will allow the current school to increase in size and capacity with contemporary facilities and modern, engaging educational spaces. The new 3FE school will provide high quality teaching s...

The Derwent Centre, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Regeneration, Interiors, Healthcare

Frederick Gibberd Partnership has been appointed under a framework agreement with the North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to carry out services from inception to completion for the multiphase refurbishment of The Derwent Centre in Harlow. The project will see the complete redevelopment of this Mental Health Unit to provide refurbishment and extension of existing mental health unit, including an infill extension to the Western elevation, new garden hub and extension to the end of th...

The Orangery


The Orangery is an Extra Care Scheme for Amicus Horizon in Bexhill-On-Sea. Gibberd were appointed by Rydon Construction as Executive Architect for the construction stage of The Orangery Scheme. On the site of a former primary school The Orangery comprises of two buildings which are linked by a glazed walkway and provides 58 high quality residential units for older people with flexible and independent living care needs. The residential units are a mix of 1 and 2 bedrooms and...

The Wellesley Hotel, Knightsbridge

Hotels and leisure

Gibberd Architects has been appointed as Architects and Lead Consultants by main contractor Brookfield, in the reconstruction of an existing office building behind a retained facade, to provide a new luxury boutique hotel in Knightsbridge. Named after the Sir Arthur Wellesley, the building, which was originally one of the station entrances to Hyde Park Corner, accommodates 38 bedrooms and a roof top penthouse with views over Hyde Park. The unique development also includes a ground floor jazz lou...

The Ziggurat (Onslow House)


  Frederick Gibberd Partnership were appointed to redesign the former Art Deco print works building into 60 open plan flats and penthouse apartments in 1997.  Gibberd were appointed to finish the units to a shell standard with finished kithens and bathrooms, many of the apartments retained their mushroom headed columns as free standing elements within the spaces.  The building gets its name from the religious pyramidal buildings that date back to 2000 BC for its receding t...

University for the Creative Arts

Master Planning, Landscape, Education

The practice has established a close working relationship with the university for the Creative Arts (formerly Surrey Institute of Arts and Design) and has undertaken a range of new build and referbishment projects at UCA Farnham and Epsom suites. Projects include learning resource centres, lecture theatres and craft areas at both sites, and a master plan for the institute's campus at Farnham which achieved full planning permission.

Uxbridge Entertainment Centre

Retail, Office

The entertainment centre forms part of the town centre development proposals designed by the practice. The new central library and Charter Place, a 200,000 sq ft headquaters office development, were other major components of the development. The building occupies a prominent corner location close to the High Street. Traditional materials and forms were used, albeit in a modern manner. The variegated roofline and strongly modelled facade reflect the High Street's traditional build...

Wickford Surgery

Regeneration, Healthcare

In 2014, Gibberd were selected by Basildon Council to develop design proposals for a new two storey GP surgery of around 870m² in the town centre of Wickford, Essex. The project has recieved full planning permission and is currently being tendered.  The new surgery building will provide improved facilities for The London Road Surgery. The building layout has been designed to provide high quality facilities and designed to meet the agreed NHS Department of Health Technical St...

Wild Ash Croft

Residential, Regeneration, Master Planning

Wild Ash Croft is located in Murston, Kent. This residential scheme provides a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom houses designed for affordable rent and shared ownership, and includes a new communal amenity area to complement the new homes. The units have been designed to Design Quality Standards, Lifetime Homes and to achieve the equivalent to Code for Sustainable Homes level 4 and Secure By Design level 2. The scheme is designed on the former site of Ceres Court and prior to this historically the are...

William Cotton Place

Residential, Landscape

William Cotton Place designed by Gibberd Architects is located in the heart of London’s East End provides 34 new homes, 13 for social rent and 21 for shared ownership. The residential accommodation sits in two towers over a 3 storey commercial base which houses 3,300m² of commercial space. The site was identified as forming a landmark location within the wider St Pauls Way Regeneration Scheme and our design reflected this brief. Positioning taller elements of the residential accommoda...

Wolsey Hall

Retail, Residential

Wolsey Hall is located in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. The proposed mixed use scheme on the former community hall site provides a mix of 1 and 2 bed flats with the possibility of retail use at Ground floor.  The existing residential accommodation was identified by Broxbourne Borough Council for regeneration to provide much needed residential accommodation in the Town Centre. The practice’s concepts seeks to instil some much needed quality and character, bringing inherent security and a de...

Wyck Hotel

Interiors, Hotels and leisure, Conservation

Gibberd Architects had the pleasure of working within the rural Cotswolds, on the extension and refurbishment of a Grade II listed hotel, Wyck Hill House. This comprised of a new wing which housed 25 en-suite bedrooms, a function room and associated facilities, a spa and beauty treatment area, as well as an extension to the existing Orangery and associated landscaping. The original buildings, dating from the 18th and 19th Century, were sensitively repaired and conserved. Before Gibberd’s...


Wolsey Place gains planning consent.


Frederick Gibberd Partnership have worked closely with Broxbourne Borough Council in preparing a quality design proposal for the site of the former Wolsey Hall in Cheshunt , Hertfordshire. The scheme comprises of 24No residential units and is intended to provide some distinction and architectural merit to the locality. The site is located close to ‘The Pond’ and is something of a gateway development. The building form is devised as perimeter blocking as an appropriate reaction to the...

Work progresses at The Derwent Centre


The first section of works at the £14.5million Derwent mental health unit has now been occupied. The project includes the remodelling, refurbishment and extension of the existing building at the Princess Alexandra Hospital site in Harlow, Essex. The completed scheme will revolutionise the model of care provision of the unit benefiting from: • Erection of an additional 3700m2,  four storey extension to the unit in a modern aesthetic to significantly improve the image of the Derwe...

Work progresses at St. John's Primary School


The concrete frame has been completed for St. John's primary school located in Ealing, London. Gibberd has been appointed as executive architect by Rydon Construction Ltd to deliver the new build St. John's Primary school as part of the ongoing regeneration of the Green Man Lane Estate in West Ealing. Work will now quickly progress to install the external walls and complete the roof, the school is scheduled to be opened ready for the next educational year.  The new building...

Gibberd Architects mark Heathrow Airports 70th birthday


With Heathrow Airport celebrating its 70th birthday this week Gibberd Architects take a look back at the Partnerships involvement in the design for this iconic airport. The appointment for the masterplanning and design of Heathrow Airport was the commission that allowed Frederick Gibberd to recommence practice after WW2. It would remain one of the key areas of work for the following 35 years. The government had requisitioned land around a private aerodrome to build RAF Heston, used for long-ha...

Designing Environments For People With Dementia


To mark Dementia Awareness Week 2016 Gibberd Architects take a look at the recently completed project The Orangery in Bexhill-On-Sea with a focus on Design for Dementia. In 2015 there were 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, this figure is estimated to rise to over 1 million by 2025 creating environments which are suitable for our aging population and an increasing number of people suffering with dementia is becoming a major design consideration across many design sectors from healthcare, t...

The Orangery shortlisted for two awards


The Extra Care scheme has been listed by Judges as a finalist for The Planning and Placemaking Awards in two categories: ‘Regional- Southern England’ and ‘Award for placemaking using public sector-owned land and property’. The Orangery is due to open in April 2016 and will provide 58 high quality apartments for older people with a range of needs.  Gibberd have worked closely with Rydon and AmciusHorizon, together with a number of stakeholders to deliver this scheme...

Prince Albert Road Penthouse Granted Planning Permission


Gibberd have been granted permission by Westminster County Council for the erection of a single story roof extension to an apartment block on Prince Albert Road, West London. 31 Prince Albert Road, located to the north of Regents Park and on the western corner of Primrose Hill, is a 1960’s purpose built apartment block with seven storeys of residential accommodation and an eighth floor plant room. The approved Gibberd proposal seeks to sympathetically extend the 8th floor by demolishin...

Bexley College is Finalist at INCA Awards


Bexley college, Erith is a finalist in the prestigious INCA awards 2015. The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) Awards recognise innovation and excellence in external wall insulation (EWI). The longstanding INCA Awards demonstrate the vital role for EWI in improving the energy efficiency of buildings, lifting households out of fuel poverty and transforming local communities.   Gibberd architects have been appointed to undertake services from concept design through to complet...