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.
We were commissioned to restore the building’s fabric, transforming the Georgian mansion into a luxury hotel which reflects its 1880s heyday.
Purcell have been commissioned to work on the masterplan and placemaking of the Power Station to rediscover the original vision, whilst safeguarding the building’s heritage and securing its sustainable future. In 2021 the historic station will open to the public as a new event venue and shopping centre for the local community.
Purcell were appointed and continue to conserve and refurbish the external fabric and internal spaces at the Elizabeth Tower. The iconic building is part of the wider Palace of Westminster sitting adjacent to the capital's River Thames.
Leighton House, designed by George Aitchison, was the studio home of Lord Frederic Leighton. We led a restoration programme to return the house to their original vision.
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.
Modernising the home without compromising the building's historic integrity. Repairing and refurbishing the historic fabric to allow the introduction of contemporary facilities and a new, fully glazed extension. One of the key challenges was to negotiate with the conservation officer and English Heritage in order to modernise the property without compromising historic integrity.
A major series of works led by Purcell over 15 years has revitalised Wren’s magnificent Cathedral, extending to every part of the building and ensuring the sustainable importance of this London landmark continues.
Through several phases of external and internal repairs, we transformed the building to ensure its longevity, increase the number of visitors and improve accessibility throughout.
A conservation management plan followed by a new glass floor was commissioned for its high-level walkways, providing a unique view of the bridge lift and marking the 120th birthday of Tower Bridge.
Conservation, refurbishment and restoration programme for the National Maritime Museum, a world-class exhibition space now exists to engage the public in the history of ocean exploration.