Upgrading Homes

Low Carbon Lymm recently organised a research visit to Golden Gates Housing Association to gain some insight into the associations performance upgrades on a range of homes around Warrington. The event was attended by a selection of organisations including ourselves, local residents & businesses, local landlords, and the neighbouring St.Helens Council. The event included a tour of several recent… Read more »

Chapelford Village

Chapelford Village near Warrington continues to progress rapidly on site and continues a long standing successful relationship with David Wilson Homes.  â€śChapelford Urban Village sits a few miles from the new Junction 8 M62. This brand new area already benefits from a new park, supermarket and family restaurant. The new Chapelford Village CP School is… Read more »

New Home Approved

We were recently granted Planning Approval for a new one-off substantial home in North Cheshire. The site is formed from a portion of a sizeable existing garden and sits comfortably between existing residential properties with aspects out onto open countryside bordering the North Cheshire Greenbelt. Site Plan The house has been designed to make the most of the countryside… Read more »

House Re-Modelling Planning Permission was recently granted for a bespoke house renovation project in the Scottish Borders. The primary aim of the project is to improve daylight levels and remove pinch points within an existing galley kitchen. The design reconfigures the internal layout of the existing kitchen and dining rooms to simplify the plan, to… Read more »

Changes to Building Regulations With almost half of the UK Co2 emissions coming from our buildings, we are in a staged process of increasing standards for the energy performance of all buildings. The UK national target is for zero carbon emissions for all new housing by 2016 and for all other buildings by 2019, with… Read more »

The Farrell Review

  Sir Terry Farrell makes recommendations for the future of Architecture and the Built Environment  The Farrell review is a comprehensive report into the current condition of Architecture and the Built Environment.  It includes input from many sources including a panel of 11 industry leaders with a breadth of experience that covers education, outreach, urbanism, architecture,… Read more »

Moving Downtown

It has been an exciting few months for the practice in Scotland, with lots of interest gathering pace and general expansion in project numbers moving forwards.  With an increasing workload throughout the area, April sees our office move into new premises in Peebles town centre.  The new office is located above the Bank of Scotland… Read more »

Christmas Break

Dear friends, clients and colleagues, Our offices will be closing for the festive season at 5pm on Monday 23rd December 2013 and will open again at 8.30am on Monday 6th January 2014. The answerphone will be on and it will be checked periodically. If there are any emergencies and you need to get hold of… Read more »

Happy Christmas

We would like to wish all of our Clients and Associates a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.  Best wishes from all at CB3 Design Architects.

Lauder visit

Our kitchen extension project in Lauder is now complete and occupied.  We would like to thank our Clients and their contractor for an enjoyable project which has run smoothly with results which are of great satisfaction to all. (We’d also like to complement Mr and Mrs Towers on the impressive colour co-ordination in their decorations… Read more »