Exemplar quality homes within a constrained, town centre site. The site will incorporate the listed buildings into a new residential development by conversion and construction of new apartments and houses.
Borley is a small village on the border of the counties of Essex and Suffolk. Borley Church is Grade I listed. The church comprises a 16th Century south porch, 11th Century nave, 14th Century chancel and a 15th Century crenellated west tower. Purcell was appointed to carry out urgent repair works to the roofs, including improvement works including; Structural and repair work to the roofs of the nave, chancel and porch, repairs and upgrade of the rainwater goods, access improvement and a new wheelchair path, new exterior lighting along the new path and an up to date and efficient lighting system within the church .
Purcell was appointed as Architect and Project Manager for a 29-bedroom facility for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and their families in Colchester. The ground-breaking project was a joint venture between the MOD, who provided the land and staff, Help for Heroes, who provided the capital funding and the Royal British Legion, who will fund the project’s running costs for the first 10 years.
Purcell was commissioned by OMC Investments to reconstruct the Grade I listed Cupola House, in the centre of Bury St Edmunds’ historic market area, following a devastating fire which destroyed all but the basement, main façade and small areas of the ground, first and second floors.