Regeneration of one of the most important early 19th century cemeteries in Britain. Our studies to identified future uses for the cemetery and its five listed buildings, and following a substantial HLF grant, we led a comprehensive programme of repairs, adaptations, landscaping and infrastructure improvements.
To fulfil the client’s brief to rejuvenate the hotel, we undertook internal reordering works to make the guest suites light and contemporary, and enlivened the building’s public spaces. Its exterior was also remodelled, incorporating a dramatic nine-storey living wall.
Preservation of the fragile historic roof above the Picture Gallery, the centrepiece of the Attingham Park mansion. The design solution needed to be elegant, to both minimise the impact on the building but also to complement the historic surroundings.
Ballyfin is considered to be the finest neoclassical mansion in Ireland. Following the house’s gradual deterioration, Purcell was commissioned to develop ‘the finest small hotel’. Ballyfin is a designated Protected Structure, limiting the degree of intervention in the building fabric.