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.
Purcell has provided Ely Cathedral with over 50 years of care. We used a high-level flying scaffold to repair the lead in the 14th Century Octagon and Lantern, clean the 19th Century glazing and conserve the paintings.
Restoration of a derelict engine shed in Northampton's Waterside Enterprise Zone to create a new Students' Union for the University of Northampton.
Delapre Abbey, situated on the edge of Northampton, is a Grade II* redundant country house with 12th Century Convent origins, converted to a house in the 16th Century. Following our Options Appraisal in 2009, Purcell was commissioned by Northampton Borough Council (NBC) in 2012 as Lead Consultant of a full Design Team to undertake the design for the regeneration of the Abbey and its buildings.
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.