Leeds Skelton Lake Services – Masterplanning Workshop

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A519, along with other members of the Leeds Skelton Lake team, attended a master planning workshop at Leeds East Academy. Year 10 pupils were given a brief for a motorway service station and asked to develop proposals for the site. The teams produced some imaginative ideas, giving consideration to site constraints, relationships on site, building… Read more »

Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation

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At Architecture519, we take security seriously. Following a successful cyber security surveillance visit, we have renewed our Cyber Essentials Plus certification for 2019. This reinforces our ongoing security strategy whereby all staff are security cleared and committed to information security, whether it be relating to the design of high security facilities or sensitive projects for… Read more »

Royal Arsenal Planning Approval

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Architecture 519 working for Berkeley Homes (East Thames) Limited have recently had two planning applications approved for the proposed mixed use redevelopment of the former Carriageworks Factory (Building 10) at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. The proposals, based on an initial concept design developed by AHMM, provide 3240 sq m of high quality commercial spaces… Read more »

Leeds Beckett Architecture School Placement

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A519 has been ‘speed dating’ architecture students at Leeds Beckett University this week to find an undergraduate for a work placement next week to learn about what the programme leader, Simon Warren, refers to as ‘the real world’.  We look forward to welcoming the selected student to the real world of A519 next week.

A519 on: Designing for an Ageing Population

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One of our new starters, Matt Usher, recently wrote an article in collaboration with ArchDaily on how to combat loneliness in ageing populations through design. We think it is important for our employees to explore parts of the industry they feel strongly about, and we hope to write more thought pieces on subjects in the future under… Read more »

New Starters

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Following a successful 2018, Architecture519 are pleased to welcome a few fresh faces to the practice, further strengthening our growing team. Sam Kapasa, previously of Group Ginger in Leeds, is an Architect with experience covering numerous sectors including Mixed-use, Commercial and Heritage projects. Sam has also a keen interest in art and graphic design and… Read more »

MSA Site Commencement

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Enabling works have commenced on site for Leeds Skelton Lake Services with drilling and grouting about to begin for the building footprint. The aerial photograph shows the setting of the site within its surrounding context becoming more visible and we are excited to watch the scheme as it progresses.

Lakeland Farmhouse Picks Up LABC Award

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Our Lakeland farmhouse project, completed last year, has just received a regional LABC award recognising excellence in construction. It won the ‘Best Extension Award’ in the northern region. The award recognises a combination of both design and construction excellence with an emphasis on the role of close collaboration between the design and construction teams to… Read more »

Meole Brace Planning Approval

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Our scheme for seven new family homes on a constrained conservation area site in Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, has received planning approval from Shropshire County Council. The linear trackside nature of the site is reflected in the contemporary layered and linear forms of the new homes that also relate to historic trackside building forms. The detailing… Read more »

Revit Exam Success

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Six members of Architecture 519 recently passed their Autodesk Revit Architecture Certified Professional exam at Graitec’s offices in Bradford. Jonathan Martin, Paul Wilson, Dan Calverley, Gary Suffield, David Lee and Richard Rayner undertook the exam and achieved the industry recognised qualification in the use and expertise of the Building Information Modelling software. Architecture 519 remain… Read more »