News

New recruits and roles at Base

27/11/18

As Base continues to go from strength to strength, we've undergone a significant restructure to support our long-term strategy for growth.

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Grand Designs December 2018

14/11/18
Our Director Carl Huntley shares his expert advice on adapting your home for multi generational living in the latest Grand Designs.

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Homebuilding & Renovating December 2018

29/10/18
The Old Shop profiled in 'How to Extend'

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New faces and a Base expansion

16/10/18
New appointments and an expanded Cheshire office will support the increasing demand for our services.

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Grand Designs November 2018

11/10/18
Base Director Harry Reece has been sharing his expertise in a special Grand Designs supplement that comes with the latest edition of the magazine.

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‘Paragraph 55’ project in Build It magazine

4/9/18

Gaining planning permission to build a new home in the countryside can be a challenge so we're delighted that the story of our client's successful Paragraph 55 project (now known as Paragraph 79) features in the latest edition of Build It magazine.

The six-page feature tells the story of the Jones' journey from planning to completion and useful hints on how to manage your own Paragraph 55 build.

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Fully disabled access homes get the green light

2/8/18

A scheme we have been working on to deliver a number of new homes specifically designed and constructed for disabled people has been given planning consent.


The three two-bed dormer bungalows in Waters Upton near Telford will offer fully disabled access and meet the Government criteria for accessible and adaptable homes. There are only a very small number of these properties in existence in the borough.

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Luxury homes in Curzon Park, Chester, get the go ahead

5/7/18

Base is delighted to have secured planning permission for our client, William Fishwick & Son Ltd, to develop two high-end four bedroom family homes in one of Chester's prime residential areas.


The scheme at Curzon Park will include the demolition of an existing house and the build of a pair of new properties designed to capitalise on the stunning location and its sweeping river views.

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The Base Ball

3/7/18
Help us celebrate our 15th anniversary this September and join us for the Base Ball - an evening of fabulous food, music and entertainment!

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Want to join the award winning Base team?

25/6/18
We're looking for the best and brightest architects to join our teams in Shrewsbury and Chester with immediate effect following sustained and organic growth in new commissions.

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River House floats to victory in LABC awards

14/6/18
One of our projects - The River House in Shrewsbury - has beaten off tough competition to win the Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home category at the regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence...

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Grand Designs – June 2018

8/5/18
It's great to see our Director Carl Huntley leading one of the cover stories in the June edition of Grand Designs magazine.

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Base Dream Transformation in Real Homes

10/4/18

Our radical renovation of The Old Shop in Vennington is featured in the May 2018 edition of Real Homes that is out  now.


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Award nod for River House

5/4/18
One of our recent projects - the stunning River House in Shrewsbury- has been shortlisted for the regional finals of the prestigious LABC(Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards!

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New appointments support our plan for growth

29/3/18

We have made several new appointments to support our long-term strategy for growth.


Jack Harris and James Smith have taken up roles as Part 2 Architectural Assistants. They will work across our range of public and private sector projects with Jack based in Shrewsbury and James in Chester with architect Abigail Owen.

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