FEA have recently submitted the third in a series of applications for new works for various hospices across the East Midlands, building on our previous portfolio of work in this specialism. Dove Cottage Day Hospice is located in open countryside in the Vale of Belvoir. FEA have designed an extension to the existing [...]
FE have assisted Toot Hill School in gaining detailed planning approval for a new teaching block to meet the needs of their growing school population. The building is to be located on vacant land to the east of the main teaching block adjacent to the existing tennis courts. It is predominantly 2 storeys in scale [...]
Franklin Ellis have just obtained planning consent for a new junior school for Ratcliffe College in Leicestershire. The original college was built by the renowned Victorian architect and designer of the Houses of Parliament, Augustus Welby Pugin, and first opened its doors to students in 1847. It is an interesting coincidence that David Franklin, one [...]
At the 2012 Procon Awards the Loughborough Eastern Gateway, masterplanned and by Franklin Ellis Architects, was named Regeneration Scheme of the Year. The £20m project included a new link road from Nottingham Road to Meadow Lane facilitating a new station forecourt and transport interchange, together with an affordable housing scheme of 91 units designed by FEA [...]
The Sowden Group commissioned Franklin Ellis to design a site for 100 new homes in at Windmill Road, Loughborough. Bordering the Grand Union canal, the brown-field site offers great waterside views and incorporates areas of existing planting and areas of trees. The local community will benefit from a land parcel which will be offered for [...]
The former church of St Michael-on-the-Mount Lincoln has opened its doors to a new future. After twelve months of restoration and conversion works, the 158 year old building has successfully opened as boutique hotel accommodation linked to the successful Old Palace hotel. Working with Gelder Group contractors and a team of craftsmen, Franklin Ellis have [...]
The newly competed Thomas Cook Place housing, designed by FEA and built by William Davis as part of the wider Loughborough Eastern Gateway development, has been praised in a recent HCA article. The 59 houses and 32 apartments have been designed around Leicestershire’s largest ‘Home Zone’, offering pedestrian and vehicles equal priority on a shared [...]
Leicester City Councillors yesterday unanimously approved the proposals for a new Asda Superstore, Office building and pedestrian link bridge which will form the beginning of Leicester Science Park development. FEA have designed the new office development which will hopefully be a catalyst for future developments on the estate.
Franklin Ellis have been invited to be part of Community Solutions Framework. They are an active investor in community based health, social and local authority services; providing solutions in partnership with NHS Primary Care Trusts, Local Authorities, independent primary care contractors and other community stakeholders. The solutions are in the form of state-of-the-art community based [...]
The Tri Sail Website is now live! www.trisailtowers.com has been developed by Popcorn for Cheergrey Properties in collaboration with FEA.
Well know CAD software company Vectorworks have featured Franklin Ellis in their case study section. Titled “Designing buildings on the fly” it explains how Franklin Ellis remain at the forefront of integrated 3d design by utilising the link between their product, Vectorworks and Maxon’s Cinema 4d rendering and animation software. You can view the article [...]