Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd and opened in 1967. Built in concrete with portland stone cladding and an aluminium roof, the Cathedral is recognisable by its pinnacle-crowned stained glass lantern tower.
Conservation, refurbishment and restoration programme for the National Maritime Museum, a world-class exhibition space to engage the public in the history of ocean exploration.
Purcell has worked on the renovation of the palace since 1996 in a phased program of repairs to the facades, fabric, base court and valuable interiors.
Purcell was appointed Architect and Lead Design Consultant for the major renovation and refurbishment of the internationally-renowned luxury hotel, Mandarin Oriental at Hyde Park, London.
Purcell was appointed architect for the restoration and conversion of Wildernesse House as well heritage consultant for the entire site. This involved transforming the Grade II-Listed Georgian building into 23 high-end, luxury apartments.
Purcell was appointed in 2016 by St. Modwen Properties PLC to develop proposals for a residential-led, mixed-use scheme to obtain Outline Planning permission for the redevelopment of Wolverton Railway Works, located in the north-eastern outskirts of the New Town of Milton Keynes.
Purcell is designing and building a new residential site at Trent Park in London including the realisation of the masterplan, development of more than 250 homes, both new and adaptive reuse, park landscaping, and renovation of the mansion house to create a new residential community.
Purcell has been working at the Natural History Museum since 2014 as Conservation Architect to a number of projects on the Estate as part of an overall programme of building fabric repair and visitor-focused improvements delivering projects across all RIBA stages.
Purcell has been working continuously at the National Gallery, London, for over 30 years. This experience and in-depth knowledge of the operations and needs of the institution was consolidated into a masterplan in which we worked with the National Gallery to assess the development potential of the Estate.