Tag Archive: contemporary

Commercial Office Building

Bux 3 copy

Case study for office building The brief required a state-of-the art office Headquarters building for the regional base of a large European packaging manufacturer. The setting is a former air-base in rural Norfolk and the land available for development and additional car parking away from the main manufacturing buildings necessitated further encroachment into open countryside. …

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Police Station

Earlham Police

Case study for emergency services – New police station West Norwich Operational Deployment Base (ODB) in Earlham provides enhanced facilities for a wider range of police services extending from the city centre to the University based on a single site. Design and delivery was led by Michael Spicer whilst a Principal with NPS. The new building …

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Jubilee Fire Station

Carrow fire station 1

Case Study for Emergency Services – New Fire Station The new Jubilee Fire Station at Carrow, situated off Martineau Lane, replaced the 1930s Bethel Street Station in the centre of Norwich to complete a strategic rationalization with three stations around the ring road. A contemporary design, led by Michael Spicer at NPS, attached to a former …

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Cavell Primary and Nursery School

Cavell Primary School

Case study for Cavell Primary and Nursery School Cavell Primary and Nursery School was Designed by Catherine Read whilst working at NPS, this replacement new school project won an NAA Craftsmanship Award in 2005. The main contractor was JS Hay Ltd. It replaced a tired but much-loved 1930s school building, considered unsuitable for modern teaching. …

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Queens Hills Primary School

Queens Hill primary 2

Case study for Queens Hills Primary School Queens Hills Primary School is only the second brand new Primary School in Norfolk in 30 years and offers purpose-built accommodation for 315 pupils (expandable to 350) aged between five and eleven. Built for NCC Children’s Services, as the centre of a new village, the single-storey school spans 2000 …

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