Loading posts...
  • First prize in the Derby Civic Society Awards for Long Mill, Darley Abbey Mills Site

    First prize in the Restoration category in the 2020 Derby Civic Society George Larkin Brighter City Award has been awarded to ctd architects for their work on the restoration of the Grade I listed Long Mill at Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site, Derby. In giving this award the judges recognised how much careful planning…

  • Ed Daniels ctd architects

    RIBA Stage 1 Practical Experience Edward Daniels

    Edward Daniels started at ctd architects on his RIBA Stage 1 practical experience/year out in July 2018 as a fresh graduate straight from the University of Sheffield. Ed said “During my time at ctd architects I have gained a plethora of experience from the wide range of projects that are worked on. I have gained…

  • ctd architects conservation architects Alton Towers Grand Conservatory RIBA West Midlands awards shorlist

    ctd architects shortlisted 2019 RIBA West Midlands Awards

    ctd architects have been shortlisted in the 2019 RIBA West Midlands Awards for the Grand Garden Conservatory at Alton Towers Resort. We are proud to be one of the 15 finalists shortlisted in the 2019 Awards. The annual ceremony recognises buildings across the region of exceptional architectural merit with winners taking the first step towards…

  • RIBA Part3 Graduation Andrew McPhee ctd architects

    Andrew McPhee completes RIBA Diploma in Architecture

    When Andrew McPhee joined the practice in 2015, he was studying for his MArch RIBA Part 2 at Sheffield Hallam University having already completed his BArch (Hons) RIBA Part 1 at Nottingham Trent University. Andrew has developed extensive experience in a variety of sectors including commercial, education, energy, healthcare and residential sectors. With a keen…

  • Conservation roof repair Long Mill Derbyshire

    Conservation roof repairs to Long Mill, Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site

    Roof and fabric repairs  are underway on the c.1790’s Grade I Listed Long Mill at Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage Site, Derby. The 228 year old roof timbers and lath & plaster ceiling soffit is in fantastic condition for their age! A temporary roof and internal propping ensuring proper protection during the works being carried out has been constructed by Nottingham-based Bonsers Building Restoration and Conservation Ltd.

  • sandon pool school swimming pool featured image ctd architects

    New Swimming Pool Opened By Olympic Swimming Star Adam Peaty

    A new swimming pool at Sandon Primary Academy in Stoke on Trent, designed by ctd architects and constructed in partnership with Sneyd Building Contractors, was recently opened by Olympic and World Champion swimming star, Adam Peaty.


    Architects of Their Own Happiness, Congratulations Sarah!

    Congratulations to Mr & Mrs John who said ‘I Do’ on the 30th June. Wishing Sarah & fellow architect Adam a lifetime of love and happiness from everyone at ctd.

  • ctd architects award winning architects LABC 2018

    ctd architects win LABC West Midlands award

    ctd architect’s latest award was announced at the LABC West Midlands Excellence Awards, winning the Best Small Commercial Project for The Mill Barns, Alveley exclusive use wedding venue operated by Ensarb Limited, whose other venues include The Ashes and Pendrell Hall The Local Authority Building Control awards, the largest business to business awards in the…

  • Alton Towers Resort Stonehenge garden folly restoration by ctd architects

    Alton Towers Resort ‘Stonehenge’ garden folly

    ctd architects are proud to be involved with Alton Towers Resort’s on-going commitment to conserving the numerous historic garden buildings and structures is continuing with the consolidation and repair of the massive stone lintels forming the Grade II Listed ‘Stonehenge’ garden folly which dates from circa 1830, currently underway ahead of the 2018 season opening…

  • Alton Towers resort Pagoda Fountain Grade II* listed building restoration by ctd architects staffordshire

    Pagoda Fountain Grade II* Listed restoration at Alton Towers Resort

    The recently completed restoration of the Grade II* Listed (Chinese) Pagoda Fountain at Alton Towers Resort, Staffordshire. The 3 month restoration involved specialist surface blasting, iron work restoration and painting. The (Chinese) Pagoda Fountain was completed c. 1832, designed by Robert Abraham. It is a three storey, octagonal shaped, painted cast iron structure with Chinese hanging…