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Alton Towers Resort Grand Garden Conservatory

Client : Alton Towers Resort | Location : Alton, Staffordshire The Grade II* Listed ‘Grand’ Garden Conservatory dates from circa 1820, designed for the 15th Earl of Shrewsbury by Robert Abraham. A single-storey sandstone ashlar building consisting of three pavilions with seven gilded cast iron domes, connected by colonnaded ‘loggia’, with glazed timber ‘French’ windows.…


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…


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…


Alton Towers Resort Gothic Prospect Tower

Client : Alton Towers Resort, Merlin Entertainments Group Location : Alton, Staffordshire Comprehensive conservation repairs and reinstatement of the ‘Gothic’ Prospect Tower to address the current structural defects and outstanding maintenance, and also to restore the former heritage value of the original design intention. Owned by Merlin Entertainments as part of the Alton Towers Resort, the…


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…


ctd architects projects update

ctd architect’s recent projects and training; Chris Hesketh recently attended an informative and useful lime day courtesy of Tarmac and the Building Limes Forum. We also have a preview of the refurbished 1940’s stairwell inside the former Spode Works Church Street Offices as part of Stoke-on-Trent City Councils on-going project to revitalise and regenerate the…


Latest Conservation Projects

Some of our latest conservation projects; Stoke Town Hall Council Chamber, conversion of the former Spode Works Factory to artists workshops, regeneration of Buxton Crescent as a luxury spa hotel, conservation masonry repair work at Gladstone Pottery Museum, conservation repair works at Moorland Pottery and recently completed restoration of the ‘Gothic’ Prospect Tower at Alton…