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Architecture Lecture Will Focus On Healthy People, Place And Planet

With Guildford’s draft Town Centre Masterplan starting its six-week consultation, this year’s Annual Architecture Lecture is perfectly timed to offer some insight into what makes a great town. Co-hosted by…

Two New Homes and Guildhall Restoration Win Design Awards

“Innovative design and conservation which improves the look of our borough” was one of the comments in praise of the winners of the 2013 Guildford Design Awards in a ceremony held at…

Now’s Time To Enter Guildford Design Awards

The search for the best new designed buildings, developments, conservation projects and spaces is under way.  The Guildford Design Awards recognise projects that have improved the architecture, heritage or sustainability…

Brooking’s Architectural Rescue – Thornchase School, Merrow

Architectural historian Charles Brooking writes about some of the interesting architectural fixtures and fitting he salvaged from a building being demolished in Grove Road, Merrow, that was formerly Thornchase School.…

Brooking’s Architectural Rescue – First Of A New Series

Introducing the first in a series of articles by Charles Brooking on buildings in the Guildford area and their architectural detail. For many years Charles Brooking has rescued architectural features…

North Street Project Could Take Guildford ‘Ahead of The Game’ Says Lead Councillor

In the wake of the meeting between the sort-listed developers and invited ‘stakeholders from the town,  Cllr James Palmer (Con, Shalford), lead councillor for the town centre and traffic on…

Church’s Restoration Is Runner-up In National Stone Awards

Visitors to St Nicholas’ Church in Peper Harow are not the only ones to open the door and experience a ‘WOW’ moment. The transformation from burnt-out shell following a devastating…

How Will The New Waitrose Look And Why?

Guildford will be getting a new Waitrose store, subject to final approval by Eric Pickles, the relevant the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. But what will it…