Outline proposals submitted for M62 Motorway Service Area in Warrington

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Architecture 519 has designed the masterplan for Extra MSA Group’s £75m ‘new concept’ Motorway Service Area (MSA) on the M62 at Junction 11, with outline proposals now submitted. The design accommodates food and beverage outlets, ancillary retail, business and leisure facilities, a fuel filling station and external amenity space for visitors. The indicative designs for… Read more »

Maintaining Design Integrity from Concept to Delivery

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Architect Sara Burgess takes a closer look at the development of the Skelton Lake roof ribbons Currently being planted with native meadow species, signaling the final stages in the development of the roof ribbons at the new Motorway Service Area (MSA) in Leeds, Architecture 519’s Sara Burgess considers the progression of this primary building feature… Read more »

Skelton Lake MSA shortlisted for Design Excellence Award

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Architecture 519’s design for Skelton Lake Motorway Services has been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Property Industry Awards in the Design Excellence category. Due for completion this autumn, the design for the first motorway services in Leeds features an undulating living roof structure with exposed timber beams and a double-height central glazed atrium overlooking Skelton Lake…. Read more »

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 »

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 »

Leeds Services Gets Unanimous Approval

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Reserved Matters approval has been received for Leeds Skelton Lake Services following unanimous approval from Leeds City Council members at the Plans Panel meeting on 29th March 2018. The Plans Panel praised the scheme for its design progression from the outline proposals and its continuity of the original design concept with key building elements; such… Read more »

Rodley Village Day Nursery – Planning Approval

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  Due to the expansion of their local Nursery offer our existing client appointed us for a Change of use planning application of former restaurant on a prominent site in west Leeds to create a 65 place day nursery. The existing building currently occupied as a restaurant required internal reconfiguration and rationalisation to facilitate the… Read more »

Skelton Lake Services

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Architecture 519 presented the design of a unique motorway service area for Leeds Skelton Lake Services to Leeds City Council in Summer 2016. The strong concept involved a series of undulating living roof ribbons rising from the land, to integrate the building with the surrounding landscape and included a glazed central atrium and viewing area… Read more »