Creating a new home for Concorde, and transforming listed WW1 aircraft hangars into a first-class aviation heritage museum.
Working on the conservation and restoration of an iconic British heritage symbol.
Award-winning regeneration of a historic castle in rural Wales, boosting the local economy, creating new jobs and bringing the community together.
Purcell led several projects to develop and deliver the Chatham Historic Dockyard Masterplan.
Set in Durham Cathedral, Open Treasure is a world-class exhibition experience that has transformed how visitors experience the monument’s rare collections and architectural highlights.
Creating a new residential art centre providing fully accessible accommodation for 16 artists with equal access to new common facilities, performance spaces and studios within the walled gardens of Dillington House.
A new archive and local studies centre for Cornwall within the derelict Redruth Brewery, forming a part of the regeneration of the town.
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.
Purcell were appointed as the architects, masterplanners and heritage consultants for leading the transformation of various areas of the museum in a phased Masterplan of the museum.
Purcell is responsible for the restoration and refurbishment of the iconic British palace including overseeing the ten-year rolling programme of repairs to all cast iron roofs at the palace, conserving and restoring the bronze windows and supporting the design team and contractors to ensure that upgrades are sensitive to the historic fabric.