Want to join the award winning Base team?

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

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

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


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

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


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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Ground breaks on new home development in Shropshire


A breaking ground ceremony has marked the start of work on a development of new homes in a village near Shrewsbury.

Cruckmeole Meadows, on land next to St Thomas and St Ann's School in Hanwood, will see 25 three, four and five bed semi detached and detached homes constructed in a new scheme that has been designed by us and is being built by Myddle based Shingler Homes.

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Converting rural buildings to homes


Changes to permitted development recently announced by the Housing Minister are very good news for anyone who wants to convert agricultural and industrial buildings into residential property.

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To clad or not to clad?

To clad or not to clad - that is the question! Base Director Harry Reece features in the April edition of Build It magazine talking about the merits of cladding and the difference it can make to a home.

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Self Build & Design March 2018


One of our recent projects, Penley Green, is the star of the latest edition of Self Build & Design magazine.

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The rise and rise of the ‘granny’ annex


They were once the preserve of the older generation, dubbed the granny flat, to provide much needed accommodation for a dependent relative.

But the annex is making a welcome return to the home landscape as people look for new ways to adapt their properties to meet ever-changing needs.

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Friends of Shrewsbury Town in the Community


We love living and working in and around Shrewsbury and we're proud to support our local football team through its official charity partner Shrewsbury Town in the Community.

We just signed up as a Friend of Shrewsbury Town in the Community, which relies on donations to fund many of the projects and programmes that are run locally.

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Base Scheme Scoops Design Award

Our scheme to breathe new life into a Grade II listed textile mill has been recognised as one of Shropshire’s best architecture, urban design and building conservation projects. Fort Pendlestone in Bridgnorth picked up the accolade for...

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Chester Launch

Our double celebration to mark the opening of our new Cheshire office and the festive season was held at the Opera Grill in Chester. Guests sampled tasty canapés and chatted to our team, who are based at our new office in Christleton Road. The...

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The Stew, Frankwell Quay

We are delighted to have been involved in creating the exciting masterplan for The Stew, a building close to our offices in Shrewsbury. Gallery Design and Developments has submitted proposals to breathe new life into The Stew in Frankwell...

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