Courtney Road (113)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Courtney Road, Kingswood, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Sovereign Housing Association

SUMMERY: 25 residential units of varying sizes on the site of a former elderly persons' home

DESCRIPTION: 66 mixed-tenure homes - Designed to CfSH Level 3 and Lifetime Homes standards 66 mixed-tenure homes were developed by Sovereign Housing Association on the site of the former Woodstock Special School in this mainly residential suburb of East Bristol. The 2-storey, mainly semi- detached, houses and 3-storey flats were all designed to CfSH Level 3 and Lifetime Homes standards. A previous planning application for a less dense development had been refused permission, but following public consultation and extensive negotiations with the Council’s planning officers the scheme was approved. The homes were arranged to minimise issues of overlooking; the play area was, however, designed to maximise informal surveillance opportunities. Two new public open spaces were created to help to preserve the long-distance views through the site.


Goffenton Drive (114)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Goffenton Drive, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Knightstone Housing Association (now LiveWest)

SUMMERY: 25 high-quality intermediate rent units of mixed size / Designed to Secured by Design standards

DESCRIPTION: 25 high quality intermediate rent units of mixed size - Designed following the guidelines for Secured by Design, Lifetime Homes ad CABE Design for Life. - Complies with Level 3 of the Code for Sustainable Homes, with four units meeting Level 4 This development, on the site of a former City Council Elderly Persons’ residential home, has been designed to create a sense of place to allow the development to integrate with the surrounding community. Features include communal spaces, and ‘homezone’ style shared pedestrian and vehicle access.


Hollybrook House (115)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Hollybrook House, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Knightstone Housing Association (now LiveWest)

SUMMERY: 30 new homes for Knightstone Housing Association / Mixed sizes including wheelchair accessible bungalow

DESCRIPTION: 30 new homes for Knightstone Housing Association - A mix of 2 and 3-bedroom houses, 1-bedroom flats and one wheelchair accessible bungalow. This development is on the site of a former elderly persons’ home in an established residential suburb on the southern edge of Bristol. The scheme has been integrated into a site with existing ecological constraints and a new wildlife corridor has been created. The distinctive elevations


Lynwood Park (116)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Lynwood Park, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Sovereign Housing Association

SUMMERY: A development of 52 units with landscaping and on-site parking, in an established residential area to the south of Bristol City Centre adjacent to the A4 Bath Road.

DESCRIPTION: Grade II Listed, and previously included on Bristol City Council’s Heritage Assets at Risk Register, Lynwood House was restored and converted to provide four apartments as part of the development of the former Plymouth Brethren Meeting Hall site at Bath Road, Brislington. The house was almost demolished altogether in the mid 1980’s, and had lain empty since 1986. Many original features had been stripped out, and the building had become completely derelict. A few period details did, however, remain, and these were restored and retained, and sensitive new detailing was added to allow the house to be returned to something approaching its former glory.


Mount Pleasant Farm (162)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Longwell Green

DEVELOPER: Sovereign Housing Association

SUMMERY: Set against the green belt boundary and abutting the Hanham Hills on the edge of Longwell Green

DESCRIPTION: Set against the green belt boundary and abutting the Hanham Hills on the edge of Longwell Green, the proposed development of this site initially drew considerable local opposition, in particular from the Chair of the local Council. The development of 69 homes, a mixture of 1 and 2 bedroom flats and 2,3 and 4 bedroom houses comprised a variety of tenures including outright sale, shared ownership, market rent and affordable rent, and was designed to Code for Sustainable Homes. The proposed design contained a mixture of local vernacular styles as well as more modern idiom housing in a HomeZone village setting. The houses and apartments have been hugely popular.


Maggs Close (167)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Beaufort Road , North Bristol

DEVELOPER: Merlin Housing Association (now Bromford)

SUMMERY: This site formerly housed a school annexe and is located in a predominantly residential suburb of North Bristol.

DESCRIPTION: This site formerly housed a school annexe and is located in a predominantly residential suburb of North Bristol. A new medical centre was constructed on part of the site, and a residential use was deemed the most viable use for the remainder of the vacant land. The development included 9No 2 bedroom apartments for Bristow Fair Rent Housing Association.


Cecil Road, Kingswood – Sovereign Housing Association (168)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Cecil Road, Kingswood

DEVELOPER: Sovereign Housing Association

SUMMERY: Development of a corner site, designed to retain the industrial language and character of the former warehouse building

DESCRIPTION: Development of a corner site, designed to retain the industrial language and character of the former warehouse building which occupied the site whilst sitting comfortably in the predominantly Victorian-era residential suburb in which it is located.


Little Ann Street (169)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Bristol

DEVELOPER: Elim Housing Association

SUMMERY: NULLLocated on a brownfield site, previously used as a car park, in an inner city suburb close to Bristol’s main shopping center

DESCRIPTION: Located on a brownfield site, previously used as a car park, in an inner city suburb close to Bristol’s main shopping center, and surrounded by a mixture of residential, retail and industrial buildings, this development provides 20 units, fourteen 1 & 2 bedroom flats and five 3 & 4 bedroom houses. The dwellings range from 2.5 to 4 storey in height, complementing the variety of sizes and styles of adjacent buildings; the perimeter layout adopted for this corner site creates a street frontage with private space to the front and rear of all units.


Midland Road (170)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Bristol

DEVELOPER: United Communities

SUMMERY: A new landmark building in the up-and-coming Old Market Quarter, comprising 63 affordable units with a raised south-facing communal garden.

DESCRIPTION: A new landmark building in the up-and-coming Old Market Quarter, comprising 63 affordable units with a raised south-facing communal garden. The scheme was developed in close conjunction with United Communities to meet the growing requirements for affordable housing in the area. To maximise the potential of the site, the larger mass of the flats wraps around the north and west boundary of the site, stepping towards the south, with a large courtyard space at the heart of the scheme. Three generously-sized houses with bold brickwork patterning and roof gardens front Louisa Street, bringing the scale of the development on this frontage to a more domestic scale and allowing daylight to be maximised in the garden spaces. Planning was granted in June 2019.


Oaktree Avenue (177)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Oaktree Avenue, Pucklechurch

DEVELOPER: LiveWest

SUMMERY: 58 100% affordable rent units / Split site development

DESCRIPTION: New development on a site bordering the Village Green open area to the south of the village of Pucklechurch. 38 affordable units, a mixture of houses and flats with parking spaces, are under construction, with private gardens to the rear of the houses. The development has been designed along the principles of Secured by Design, and the approach to the appearance of the dwellings has been an emphasis on clean lines, with the use of contrasting brickwork colours to break down the overall mass of the street elevation. The brick colours have been chosen to create an identifiable character for the development whilst acknowledging the context in which it is situated


Bath Road (179)

SECTOR: Affordable Housing (11)

ADDRESS: Brislengton

DEVELOPER:

SUMMERY: NOMA were appointed by Sovereign Housing association to oversee the redevelopment of this former industrial site into affordable housing. We worked with BCC to develop a design which maximises the potential for the site. Our proposals include 144 much needed social housing apartments and houses, utilising existing basements on site for parking and servicing, freeing up the ground level for shared courtyards, private gardens and public routes through the scheme.

DESCRIPTION: NOMA were appointed by Sovereign Housing association to oversee the redevelopment of this former industrial site into affordable housing. We worked with BCC to develop a design which maximises the potential for the site. Our proposals include 144 much needed social housing apartments and houses, utilising existing basements on site for parking and servicing, freeing up the ground level for shared courtyards, private gardens and public routes through the scheme.


Waverley Gardens (33)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Waverley Gardens, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Brunelcare

SUMMERY: Award-winning scheme of 66 VSH units with communal facilities

DESCRIPTION: 66 very sheltered housing units with associated communal facilities Building for Life Gold Standard award – the first care project to receive such an award The scheme creates a community for very frail residents from the local community, including people with dementia. The unique layout maximises the site while providing a safe, comfortable and secure environment for the residents. The linear design centred around internal and external courtyards encourages interaction and a sense of community. Waverley Gardens has a range of facilities including a restaurant, shop, cinema, advice centre and a spa, which can also be used by elderly residents from the local area.


Saffron Court (36)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Saffron Court, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Brunelcare

SUMMERY: 48-bed care home and 14 sheltered flats for residents with dementia, arranged in a courtyard development, with office space on the top floorL

DESCRIPTION: 48 room expert dementia and nursing care home Completed in 2012 The scheme is arranged as four 12-bed courts centred around a beautiful garden, homely kitchen and comfortable seating area. The innovative design, developed in close consultation with Stirling University, includes many features to maximise independence and opportunities for people living with dementia. Ten of the apartments are available for rent or shared ownership and are designed for people who will benefit from the close proximity to the care home, either to support a relative living in the care home, or to receive care and support from the expert care home team.


Poundbury (49)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Poundbury, Dorset

DEVELOPER: Yarlington Housing

SUMMERY: 63-Apartment care home designed and constructed at Poundbury, Dorset, in conjunction with Francis Roberts Architects and the Duchy of Cornwall.

DESCRIPTION: Completed at the end of 2017, this 63-apartment Extra Care scheme is located on a prominent site fronting the Great Field at Poundbury in Dorset. NOMA worked in collaboration with Yarlington Housing Group and the Duchy of Cornwall’s executive architects to produce a design that balances the functional needs of Extra Care accommodation with the traditional standards that are required by the Duchy. The building contains a mixture of one and two-bedroom apartments together with communal facilities. The scheme was constructed by Galliford Try Partnerships using modern construction methods to achieve a traditional building form. A lightweight steel frame with integral insulation panels was manufactured off-site by Atkin Trade, allowing the main frame to be erected quickly. The building work was carried out in three phases to facilitate construction on a fairly tight site, allowing the brickwork to progress in tandem with the steel frame erection in order to make the sections of the building watertight within the shortest possible timeframe. The building won an FIS Gold Award for the steel frame construction.


The Meadows (54)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: The Meadows, Yate

DEVELOPER: Windmill Care

SUMMERY: 84-bedroom new build care home in South Gloucestershire, designed for Windmill Care.

DESCRIPTION: Designed for Windmill Care, this care home in Yate, South Gloucestershire, provides 84 care bedrooms with en-suite facilities, arranged in five 15-bed care units and one 9-bed special care unit, each with a dedicated team of carers to give a community feel. Residents have access to secure communal and semi-communal spaces, both indoor and outdoor, to allow them to take part in a variety of activities appropriate to their interests and abilities.


Orchard Cottage (126)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Orchard Cottage, Leigh Court

DEVELOPER: Freeways Trust

SUMMERY: Residential accommodation for young adults with very special needs

DESCRIPTION: Demolition of an existing bungalow to provide space for a new building, which provides residential accommodation for young adults with very special needs, consisting of one-bedroom apartments, communal lobby and kitchenette. There is staff accommodation at first floor. The site is located in an historic garden and includes appropriate landscaping and car parking. The building is close to the Freeways Trust Day Centre and Head Office and this proximity enables the residents to access specialist care faciltiies including therapy pool and treatment rooms


North Ensleigh (127)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Ensleigh at Lansdown, Bath

DEVELOPER: Hanover Housing

SUMMERY: Development of 72 Extra-Care Apartment facility

DESCRIPTION: Development of 72 Extra-Care Apartment facility as part of wider redevelopment of MOD Ensleigh at Lansdown, Bath, delivering up-to-date homes with care for local older people as well as providing communal spaces, including a café and hair salon, for residents, local amenity groups and local residents. There are a number of significant heritage assets close to the site and careful consideration has been paid to how the proposals present to views from Beckford’s Tower and the Lansdown Road approach to Bath City Centre. The architectural treatment is contemporary and contextual, relating in scale, material and character to the setting. A traditional pallette of materials, including rubble stone, lime render, cast stone dressing and slate has been used. This traditional palette is combined with contemporary detailing to define a building that reflects its setting and the time of its conception.


Parmin Close (128)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Parmin Close, Taunton

DEVELOPER: Kinghtstone Housing Association (now LiveWest)

SUMMERY: Knightstone Housing Association, working in partnership

DESCRIPTION: Knightstone Housing Association, working in partnership with Taunton Deane Borough Council, have redeveloped this site in Taunton to provide a total of 78 units. The existing bungalows and flats have been replaced by two buildings that make a more efficient use of the site. The larger block is an extra care facility comprising 66 apartments for flexible retirement living with associated communal facilities that include a cafe, lounges, spa bathroom, hairdresser and communal laundry. The apartments are designed for independent living and are a mixture of affordable rent and shared ownership. The smaller self-contained block comprises 12 supported living apartments for people with learning difficulties, which includes 2 apartments specially designed for full wheelchair accessibility. Landscaped communal gardens have been incorporated into the scheme design to provide an attractive external environment.


The Elms Residential Care Home (129)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: The Elms Residential Care Home, Stapleton, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Genie Care

SUMMERY: The owners wished to create secure, modern, comfortable accommodation for elderly

DESCRIPTION: The Elms was built in the early part of the 19th Century and lies within the Stapleton and Frome Valley Conservation area. The building is Grade II listed and sits in private grounds in an elevated position off Park Road. The owners wished to create secure, modern, comfortable accommodation for elderly residents with dementia by adding a single storey extension in the footprint of the existing courtyard and extending to the rear. The first phase provided 9 additional care bedrooms together with improvements to communal spaces. Noma are currently designing a larger 30 bedroom extension to the side of the home.


Westbury Care Home (130)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Westbury Care Home, Station Road Westbury

DEVELOPER: Westbury Care Home

SUMMERY: An extension to provide an additional 24 bedrooms, including lounge, dining and communal facilities

DESCRIPTION: This comprehensive re-development included the construction of an additional accommodation floor over the existing 2 storey residential nursing home. to provide an additional 24 bedrooms, including lounge, dining and communal facilities. This extension was achieved whilst the existing care home continued to operate. NOMA are now working through the existing care home upgrading bedrooms and providing fully CQC compliant facilities centred around the bright open atrium space created during the addition of the new floor. The construction works included a large relocatable temporary roof over the whole site, which withstood some of the harshest weather conditions experienced for many years.


Phase 2 Waverely Gardens (181)

SECTOR: Care (4)

ADDRESS: Waverley Gardens, Bristol

DEVELOPER:

SUMMERY: Waverley Gardens was our award winning Extra Care scheme completed in 2010. The success of Phase 1 led to NOMA's appointment by Brunelcare for the second phase of the development. We have now completed a further 62 apartments bringing the total number of units on site to 117. This new development creates a community for older residents, a place of safety and support, a place of tranquility and security, providing for all of the needs of an elderly community. The new apartments follow the design quality of the original scheme, but updated to current standards. Level, secure internal access is provided from the entrance foyer to each apartment where Buggy parking is provided outside each front door. Each resident has immediate access to internal and external communal courtyard spaces, and to the extensive services and facilities in the development, including Dining Rooms where lunch is served each day, lounges, bathing, spa facilities and treatment room facilities, cinema and laundry. The development is fully staffed and the care needs of each resident is fully catered for. The development is a combination of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments arranged over 2 and 3 storeys. The development is fully sustainable and extremely popular with the residents.

DESCRIPTION: Waverley Gardens was our award winning Extra Care scheme completed in 2010. The success of Phase 1 led to NOMA's appointment by Brunelcare for the second phase of the development. We have now completed a further 62 apartments bringing the total number of units on site to 117. This new development creates a community for older residents, a place of safety and support, a place of tranquility and security, providing for all of the needs of an elderly community. The new apartments follow the design quality of the original scheme, but updated to current standards. Level, secure internal access is provided from the entrance foyer to each apartment where Buggy parking is provided outside each front door. Each resident has immediate access to internal and external communal courtyard spaces, and to the extensive services and facilities in the development, including Dining Rooms where lunch is served each day, lounges, bathing, spa facilities and treatment room facilities, cinema and laundry. The development is fully staffed and the care needs of each resident is fully catered for. The development is a combination of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments arranged over 2 and 3 storeys. The development is fully sustainable and extremely popular with the residents.


Thomas Court (1)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Thomas Court, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Westmark Developments

SUMMERY: A mixed development, part refurbishment and part new-build extension, of an important corner site in Redcliffe Street near Bristol Bridge to create mixed use space including 22,800 square feet of office space, including 17,000 square feet of new build and 5,800 square feet of refurbished accommodation, together with parking, as well as 23 residential units on this highly sustainable site near the city centre.

DESCRIPTION: A mixed development, part refurbishment and part new-build extension, of an important corner site in Redcliffe Street near Bristol Bridge to create mixed use space including 22,800 square feet of office space, including 17,000 square feet of new build and 5,800 square feet of refurbished accommodation, together with parking, as well as 23 residential units on this highly sustainable site near the city centre.


Anchor Road (18)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Anchor Road, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Cubex

SUMMERY: 12,455 sqf Grade A new build office development for Cubex

DESCRIPTION: This site, adjacent to the recent development of new Music and English facilities in College Square for Bristol Cathedral School, was designed as speculative Offices (approx 12,000 sq ft net) and completed on site. NOMA acted for two separate clients under two contracts executed and completed simultaneously by one contractor. The school subsequently became an Academy and acquired the completed offices: the entire development was re-arranged to convert the offices into classrooms!


Trimbridge House (24)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Trimbridge House, Bath

DEVELOPER: Ascentric

SUMMERY: Remodelling of fenestration and entrance feature to give the building a face lift between let

DESCRIPTION: Refurbishment and external alterations, to include a new entrance Within a conservation area, immediately adjacent to Grade II Listed St John’s Gatehouse Trim Street is a scheduled ancient monument, situated on the line of the Roman wall that enclosed the Roman city of Bath. Built in 1970, Trimbridge House was, until 2010, the offices of Bath and North East Somerset Planning and Environmental Services Department. The refurbishment included replacing the existing aluminium sliding sash windows with a more contemporary style of window which maintained respect for the surrounding buildings. The unwelcoming and dated entrance canopy was replaced with a more sophisticated and eye-catching lightweight glazed version.


Norton Hill (29)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Norton Hill, Radstock

DEVELOPER: Greensky Developments

SUMMERY: 3 retail units and 37 parking spaces on the site of a former garage in Radstock

DESCRIPTION: This development of 3 retail units with 37 parking spaces sits alongside the old Roman road, the Fosseway, to the east of Midsomer Norton town centre. The parking area has been designed to achieve generous access and manoeuvring space for customer vehicles, and clearly marked pedestrian routes are indicated through the car park. A natural stone wall, typical of the local vernacular, separates the car park from the public pavement on the Fosseway.


176-178 Easton Road (133)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Proctor and Stevenson, Easton, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Proctor and Stevenson

SUMMERY: The refurbishment of this former print workshop in Easton

DESCRIPTION: The refurbishment of this former print workshop in Easton, completed in 2017, created an open-plan office for 70+ people for Bristol-based marketing consultants. The design is an industrial aesthetic with exposed brickwork, galvanised cabling and reclaimed timber detailing throughout. The building also provides a cafe space for staff, quiet meeting pod spaces, meeting rooms / board rooms and a pitch room.


Bath Road (136)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Longwell Green

DEVELOPER: Greensky Developments

SUMMERY: Retail units on disused petrol filling station site

DESCRIPTION: Retail units on disused petrol filling station site. Planning permission had originally been granted for development on the site, but was an uneconomic design and had not been built out, and the site had been sold on. The new owner, Greensky Developments, engaged NOMA to improve the design to make the finished building more attractive to a potential retail occupier. Planning approval was granted and the building was completed and fully occupied later the same year.


Armstrong Way (139)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: Armstrong Way, Yate

DEVELOPER: Baylis Estates

SUMMERY: Outline planning permission was granted in 2016 for the erection of a 30,000ft2 industrial development

DESCRIPTION: Outline planning permission was granted in 2016 for the erection of a 30,000ft2 industrial development comprising of B8 units on a disused site in Yate, South Gloucestershire. The development is being completed by Baylis Estates


BSAVA Headquarters (141)

SECTOR: Commercial (1)

ADDRESS: BSAVA Headquarters, Waterwells Park, Quedgeley, Gloucester

DEVELOPER: British Small Animal Veterinary Association

SUMMERY: The refurbishment and extension of the headquarters of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association

DESCRIPTION: The refurbishment and extension of the headquarters of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association created a bespoke training, distribution and conference center with support facilities including kitchen, dining and conference break out space on the ground floor served by a new reception and entrance foyer. Numerous scheme options were explored and tested with staff and management, to achieve improved space and facilities for staff and visitors. This facility provides state of the art training and conference facilities for BSAVA members whilst providing good expansion space for staff as the organisation grows.


Bristol Cathedral School (79)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: Bristol Cathedral School

DEVELOPER: Bristol Cathedral School

SUMMERY: New Music and English Departments adjacent the Grade I Listed Central Library

DESCRIPTION: New building to house the Music and English departments, a new library, recording studio and basement play area On College Square, adjacent to a Grade I Listed Library This project was very complex due to the sensitive nature of the site. A characterful Jacobean form was agreed with the School Governors for the exterior, with oak windows and slate roofing to give as authentic a feel as possible to the new buildings and to complement the older school buildings on the east side of the square. Acting as the School’s retained Architects, NOMA undertook a number of other projects for the School’s Governors prior to Academy status, including formation of a new Theatre and Library.


Sidcot School (90)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: Sidcot School, Winscombe, North Somerset

DEVELOPER: Sidcot School

SUMMERY: New Library and Resource Centre, integrated into an existing campus

DESCRIPTION: Acting as the school’s retained Architects, NOMA worked on numerous projects with the Governors of Sidcot School. Extra planning and care were needed as the buildings are Grade II listed, and parts of the school site are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A key project was the new library and IT complex, constructed to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the school’s founding. This incorporated a special 6 metre stained glass dome over a central atrium. Other projects included the creation of additional classrooms, refurbishment of the common room, and the creation of new student bedrooms. NOMA also prepared a master plan for future developments at the school.


St Mary Redcliffe 6th form Centre (95)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: St Mary Redcliffe 6th form Centre, Bristol

DEVELOPER: St Mary Redcliffe School

SUMMERY: Refurbishment of a former office block to provide a 6th form centre for this city-centre school

DESCRIPTION: St Mary Redcliffe and Temple Colston School was founded in 1571 and is a well-known and respected educational institution in Bristol. Rising student numbers meant that the school was running out of room, and so a nearby office block was converted for use as a dedicated 6th form centre. NOMA handled this and a number of other projects for the school.


Prior’s Court (142)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: Newbury, Berkshire

DEVELOPER: Prior’s Court Foundation

SUMMERY: New dining room and kitchen facilities / specialist student boarding accommodation

DESCRIPTION: New dining room and kitchen facilities / specialist student boarding accommodation NOMA completed various key projects at the school including new dining room facilities with an integral kitchen block, and a multiuse hall for students. The Hall was designed to be light and airy, with high level glazing providing excellent levels of natural light into the heart of the dining hall. NOMA designed specialist live-in accommodation for twelve boarders, including communal facilities and staff live-in accommodation, to provide support for pupils living with autism.


Bristol Steiner School (143)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: Bristol Steiner School

DEVELOPER: Bristol Steiner School

SUMMERY: Reconfiguration and restoration of the school buildings

DESCRIPTION: Reconfiguration and restoration of the school buildings to meet new requirements for the school’s nursery programme. NOMA worked with the client and local authorities to ensure that the Grade II Listed Georgian style building was respectfully restored whilst making it easily accessible and suitable for children of all ages.


Tockington Manor School (144)

SECTOR: Education (3)

ADDRESS: Tockington Manor School

DEVELOPER: Tockington Manor School

SUMMERY: Concept plan for new sports hall and classrooms at this private school

DESCRIPTION: Concept plan for new sports hall and classrooms at this private school in South Gloucestershire. The sports facility will provide a regional cricket specialism centre, together with full multi use sports hall and changing facilities for the school and for out of hours use by the local community.


Wellington Health Centre (59)

SECTOR: Health (2)

ADDRESS: Wellington Health Centre, Wellington, Somerset

DEVELOPER: Trustees of Wellington Medical Centre

SUMMERY: New primary care centre with pharmacy and dental surgery

DESCRIPTION: A new health centre providing modern consultation space, facilities for District Nurses and Health Visitors, a Dentists’ Surgery and Retail Pharmacy Opened in 2011 The part two-storey building was designed to be as compact as possible, in order to retain the maximum amount of open space on the site, while the landscape scheme retains and enhances the setting of the existing mature trees and wildlife. The spacious central reception area has a full height atrium with access to separate consulting rooms for each practice and a separate, shared treatment area on the ground floor, all grouped around an enclosed courtyard.


Whitchurch Health Centre (64)

SECTOR: Health (2)

ADDRESS: Whitchurch Health Centre, Bristol

DEVELOPER: BRISTOL INFRACARE LIFT

SUMMERY: New health centre with pharmacy built under Bristol LIFT partnership

DESCRIPTION: This new Health Centre with pharmacy was carried out for Bristol Infracare LIFT (Local Improvement Finance Trust), established in 2004 to provide new primary health and social care facilities for Bristol. The Health Centre, which is shared by two GP practices, provides a full range of healthcare facilities for eleven GPs and associated staff.


Leap Valley Medical Centre (69)

SECTOR: Health (2)

ADDRESS: Leap Valley Medical Centre, Downend

DEVELOPER:

SUMMERY: Purpose built Health Centre opened in November 2014

DESCRIPTION: New medical centre on the site of a former annex of the City of Bristol College Provides 10 consulting rooms, 2 treatment rooms, facilities for minor surgery on the ground floor, on-site pharmacy and associated facilities The 2-storey building, which is located in an established residential area, was designed in an “L” shape to suit the irregular shape of the site, and orientated to maximise its “street presence”, following consultation with the local Planners.


Hampton House (74)

SECTOR: Health (2)

ADDRESS: Hampton House, Bristol

DEVELOPER: BRISTOL INFRACARE LIFT

SUMMERY: Refurbishment of former Homeopathic Hospital to create new student health centre with pharmacy for Bristol University

DESCRIPTION: As well as completely redesigning the 3,500 square metre interior, new lifts were installed and the roof and window frames were replaced. A new pharmacy and a new main entrance to the building were created. The new medical centre contains consulting rooms, facilities for health visitors, district nurses and speech and language therapists, baby clinics, physiotherapy and podiatry services.


St Paul’s Church (96)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Southville, Bristol

DEVELOPER: St Pauls PCC

SUMMERY: A series of projects to upgrade the appearance of the church

DESCRIPTION: A series of projects to upgrade the appearance of the church, improve the facilities and make it feel more welcoming to visitors, including – improvements to the entrance doors and lobby – improved accessibility – modernisation of the cafe area


St Michael and All Angels (97)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Windmill Hill, Bristol

DEVELOPER: St Michael and All Angels PCC

SUMMERY: A series of projects carried out to improve facilities

DESCRIPTION: A series of projects carried out to improve facilities for users, including – improvements to toilet facilities and meeting rooms – creation of new gallery area above the communal room and installation of a staircase to provide access – installation of solar panels and solar hot water panels on the roof


Grove House (99)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Grove House, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Urban Creation

SUMMERY: Conversion of a prominent Grade II listed house in Clifton, Bristol, into 14 luxury apartments.

DESCRIPTION: Conversion of previous office building to provide apartments Grade II Listed Included extensions to provide additional accommodation Following initial site analysis work, the Local Authority Conservation Officer, English Heritage and local amenity groups were consulted in order to identify and agree a restoration and reinstatement strategy for the building. A planning strategy was prepared to include the removal of early 20th Century additions, the re-ordering of the principal facades to balance the house visually, and the retention of important external features. NOMA obtained detailed Planning Consent and Listed Building Approval and prepared detailed drawings, specifications and Schedules of Work. The project was let as a Design and Build tender and NOMA were novated to the contractor for the construction stage.


Charles Parade (101)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Charles Parade, Bath

DEVELOPER: Urban Creation

SUMMERY: Alterations to former offices to provide apartments and office accommodation

DESCRIPTION: Alterations to former offices to provide apartments and office accommodation -Grade II Listed -Part of a traditional Bath terrace in a Conservation Area situated within the Bath World Heritage Site Following extensive site investigations to ascertain the history of the buildings, a detail scheme was put together which received Planning and Listed Building Consent. Selective demolitions and new works were carried out to the rear of the building to enhance this aspect of the parade, and internal improvements allowed the principal rooms to be restored to their original condition. Part of this work included the reopening of basement lightwells to Charles Parade, which had been covered over in the 1960’s and 70’s, and the reinstatement of traditional cast iron railings and bridge links to the buildings.


Redcliffe Street (105)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: 60 Redcliffe Street, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Midshires Housing Ltd

SUMMERY: Conversion and refurbishment of existing 19th Century buildings

DESCRIPTION: Conversion and refurbishment of existing 19th Century buildings in conjunction with a new-build development to the rear, to create 81 residential apartments and parking. This former tobacco factory was Grade II Listed and included a full-height central atrium which was retained and restored as a key feature of the scheme.


Lynwood House (145)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Lynwood House, Bath Road, Brislington, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Sovereign Housing Association

SUMMERY: Refurbishment and conversion of derelict Grade II Listed house constructed in 1820s in the Gothic style.

DESCRIPTION: Refurbishment and conversion of derelict Grade II Listed house constructed in 1820s in the Gothic style. The two-storey house and outbuildings were in a very poor state of repair and listed on Bristol City Council’s Heritage Assets at Risk register. Although little of the original interior remained, there were sufficient original details for an extensive restoration to be undertaken as part of the wider development of this site The house was converted into four high-quality apartments. The extensive original grounds in which the house was been set had been largely built over, formerly occupied by a Plymouth Brethren Meeting Hall. NOMA were appointed by Sovereign Housing Association to develop a scheme of houses and apartments on the adjacent site.


Portland Square (147)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: Portland Square, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Square Development Group

SUMMERY: A development of 94 apartments integrating the sensitive restoration of the original Georgian town houses at 31 – 32 Portland Square

DESCRIPTION: A development of 94 apartments integrating the sensitive restoration of the original Georgian town houses at 31 – 32 Portland Square, creating an infill development with elevations that replicate the original frontage to Portland Square. New high quality contemporary contextual buildings are proposed with an attractive communal garden space at the heart of the scheme. The new buildings have been carefully designed to compliment their historic setting and maximise the use of this site, which has been derelict for many years. A traditional palette of materials with modern detailing allows the new elements to be integrated into the urban grain of this site near the centre of Bristol


St James Mangotsfield (148)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: St James Mangotsfield

DEVELOPER: St James PCC

SUMMERY: Internal alterations to village church to provide improved multi use communal use within the church

DESCRIPTION: Internal alterations to village church to provide improved multi use communal use within the church, including new heating and lighting. The works include the installation of new kitchen and WC facilities, improve internal accessibility, and replacement of fixed pews with chairs to enable flexible use of the internal space.


St Mary the Virgin (149)

SECTOR: Heritage (5)

ADDRESS: St Mary the Virgin

DEVELOPER: St Mary the Virgin PCC

SUMMERY: Internal refurbishment of the church Hall

DESCRIPTION: Internal refurbishment of the church Hall to overcome water penetration issues, Reinstatement of buttresses, and ongoing maintenance advice.


York Gate (106)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: York Gate, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Bellway Homes

SUMMERY: NA development of 260 one, two and three bedroom flats for Bellway Homes on a landmark site. ULL

DESCRIPTION: A development of 260 one, two and three bedroom flats for Bellway Homes on a landmark site. NOMA were appointed for the planning stage and successfully negotiated all relevant consents for the client.


Bespoke luxury homes (111)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Tetbury

DEVELOPER: Badminton Homes

SUMMERY: 7 luxury homes on the edge of the town.

DESCRIPTION: A small development of 7 bespoke luxury homes in an ‘edge-of-settlement’ location, previously a greenfield site. Three 5-bed, two 4-bed and two 3-bed properties were erected using traditional materials in a typical Cotswold idiom. A number of similar schemes were undertaken for the developer in rural settings.


Cheltenham Street (112)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Cheltenham Street, Bath

DEVELOPER: Greensky Developments

SUMMERY: A development of 3 flats and 11 houses in a highly sustainable location close to the historic centre of Bath.

DESCRIPTION: A development of three flats and eleven 3 and 4 bedroom houses, all with integral garages and private rear gardens, on a brownfield site in a highly sustainable location less than one mile from the centre of the historic city of Bath. The homes have been designed to a highly energy efficient standard, using solar panels and air source heat pumps to provide power. The external appearance of the development has been carefully chosen to complement the local vernacular style.


Barossa Place (151)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Barossa Place, Redcliffe, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Gadd Homes

SUMMERY: Six town houses and six apartments / Redevelopment of brownfield site near Bristol harbourside

DESCRIPTION: Development of six modern town houses with integral garages, and six apartments on an infill site close to the City Centre and Bristol Harbourside, within the Redcliffe Conservation Area. These highly desirable terrace style houses incorporate elements of modern high-quality detail. The development was carefully positioned on the site to ensure that there were large balcony spaces to the rear of each of the houses. The corner of Barossa Place and Jubilee Place is defined by a cylindrical glazed tower element, which provides a unique light and airy living space for the residents of the apartments. A palette of materials was selected to reflect the context of the surrounding area, with modern touches including standing seam roofs and metal and glass balconies.


Cadogan House (152)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: West Bute Street, Cardiff

DEVELOPER: PG Group

SUMMERY: Conversion, refurbishment and extension of former Cadogan Hotel in the Cardiff Bay area of the city.

DESCRIPTION: Conversion, refurbishment and extension of former Cadogan Hotel in the Cardiff Bay area of the city to create restaurant space on the ground floor and 23 apartments on the upper floors. The existing building was fully restored and refurbished to accommodate 8 apartments, with the remaining apartments developed in a new build element with a dynamic canted façade. Some apartments have views of Cardiff Bay and the Millennium Centre. All apartments are luxuriously appointed.


Coldharbour Road (160)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Redland, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Assured Brickwork

SUMMERY: 2 residential units / urban infill development on site of disused former workshop

DESCRIPTION: A development of 2 apartments on the site of a disused former workshop. The new building was designed to resemble the workshop which had previously occupied the site, with gables to the side facades and a pitched slate covered roof, offset with zinc effect dormers, creating a simple yet modern design. The internal layout has been arranged to maximise floor area on this constricted site, and to provide the maximum possible amount of natural daylight to the bedrooms and living areas.


Midland Road (161)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Midland Road, Old Market, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Autograph Homes

SUMMERY: Development of 32 new apartments on Midland Road in the Old Market Quarter of Bristol

DESCRIPTION: Development of 32 new apartments on Midland Road in the Old Market Quarter of Bristol. Existing unused buildings are to be demolished and residential accommodation comprising 1 and 2-bedroom flats and 3-bedroom maisonettes will be constructed. The new Bristol Urban Living SPD standards have been applied to the design, to provide an attractive, well-designed development with maximum opportunities to allow natural light and ventilation into circulation areas, child-friendly communal amenity spaces which meet the needs of the target resident profile. Dual aspect units allow sunlight into habitable spaces during the day. The scheme benefits from attractive and welcoming entrances and shared spaces. The site is in a very sustainable location close to the city centre of Bristol, with good transport links and facilities close by, including a primary school and shopping centre.


The Pump House (165)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: St Anne’s, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Mylco 1 Ltd

SUMMERY: 3 storey apartment development / In tranquil riverside location

DESCRIPTION: Apartment development in rural riverside setting. Built on the foundation of the former Water authority pumping house, this 3 storey apartment scheme has an idyllic riverside location, Each apartment has a balcony overlooking the River.


Oakfield Road (176)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: 44-46 Oakfield Road, Clifton, Bristol

DEVELOPER: John Turley Memorial Trust

SUMMERY: Refurbishment works / 8 luxury flats

DESCRIPTION: Nos. 44-46 Oakfield Road are characterful buildings with considerable value within the overall townscape contact, contributing positively to the character of the conservation area in which they are located. The project reinstated the grandeur of the original property, with stonework, windows, original features and room proportions designed to produce 8. no. luxury flats.


Bath Road (178)

SECTOR: Private Housing (10)

ADDRESS: Keynsham

DEVELOPER: Private Client

SUMMERY: Four new-build houses / High specification with open outlook

DESCRIPTION: A private development in a large garden area adjoining the property, creating four 4-bed homes with garages, in this accessible location close to the town of Keynsham.


Tyndall’s Park Road (118)

SECTOR: Student Housing (12)

ADDRESS: Tyndall’s Park Road, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Private Client

SUMMERY: Complete refurbishment, alteration and extension of an existing property in a conservation area adjacent to the University

DESCRIPTION: 38 bedspaces, undertaken in 4 phases within a conservation area close to Bristol University A sensitive and sympathetic design was needed for this enclosed site which would not have a detrimental effect on the surrounding properties. Unsympathetic extensions were replaced with a more modern-looking curved form, incorporating a timber roof. Coloured weatherboards were used to the upper segments of the elevations and a significant degree of glazing was incorporated.


Harper House (120)

SECTOR: Student Housing (12)

ADDRESS: Harper House, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Tryn Holdings

SUMMERY: Addition of two extra floors to an existing three storey building, off Whiteladies Road, Bristol, including total remodelling of the building’s windows and elevations

DESCRIPTION: Refurbishment and extensions to provide an additional 26 student bedrooms on an elevated site close to the Clifton Downs Harper House was built in the 1950’s and had been in use as student accommodation when it was acquired by the current owner. The elevations were remodelled to harmonise with the adjacent Victorian-era brick building and the interior was also redesigned. When completed, Harper House provided 14 self-contained flats housing a total of 65 students in sustainable accommodation in this popular and fashionable residential location


Colston Avenue (121)

SECTOR: Student Housing (12)

ADDRESS: Colston Avenue, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Urban Creation

SUMMERY: Refurbishment of city centre office premises to provide student accommodation.

DESCRIPTION: Refurbishment of city centre office premises to provide student accommodation.


Portland Square (174)

SECTOR: Student Housing (12)

ADDRESS: Portland Square, Bristol

DEVELOPER: Square Development Group

SUMMERY: Redevelopment of site occupied by disused warehouse to provide student accommodation in this sustainable city centre location.

DESCRIPTION: Redevelopment of site occupied by disused warehouse to provide student accommodation in this sustainable city centre location. The proposals include the demolition of the warehouse buildings, and restoration of two Grade II Listed buildings, No’s 31 & 32 Portland Square, which have been derelict for some years. The proposed development would provide a total of 257 bedspaces in a mix of studio and shared apartments.


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