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Press Release For Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

We’re delighted to announce that our sister company, EMJ Architects, will be working with Bath based Landscape Architect, Emma Bannister, on the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this year.

Local Landscape Architect selected to present Show Garden for the RHS  Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in support of National Charity, NAPS.

Bath based Landscape architect Emma Bannister and Ben Donadel of EMJ Architects are delighted that the Royal Horticultural Society have selected their design as one of the large Show Gardens at this year’s popular Hampton Court Flower Show (5 -10 July).


Extension to Grade II listed millhouse starting on site

Our refurbishment and extension of a Grade II listed millhouse in South Gloucestershire has begun on site. The scheme will provide a contemporary single storey sunroom at the rear and a first floor gable extension to form a new master bedroom, en-suite and dressing room.  

Planning permission granted in Horseshoe Walk, Bath

Esmond Murray Architects have obtained planning permission for rear and side extensions to a detached residential property in Horseshoe Walk, Bath. The property is located in a Conservation Area and also incorporates a balcony to take account of the far reaching views. 

Work continues at JK Rowling’s birth place

Our work on the conversion of the locally listed, former Chipping Sodbury Memorial Day Centre, to nine apartments for Grace Church continues. The building dating from the late 19th century was converted to a cottage hospital in 1920 and is purportedly the birthplace of Harry Potter Author J K Rowling! 

Recent Project: Stable Bar & Restaurant Opens In Cheltenham

Esmond Murray Architects are delighted to be associated again with The Stable and the opening yesterday of their new restaurant in Clarence Street, Cheltenham. Seating 300, this is their largest restaurant and follows on from our previous work with them at the recently opened Bath establishment.

With the assistance of the officers of Cheltenham Borough Council we and Arc Design and Build were able to achieve planning, listed building, building regulations approval and completion of the work in record time in order for this exciting new venue to open in time for Christmas. 

The new restaurants in Bath and Cheltenham add to those already open in Birmingham, Bridport, Bristol, Cardiff, Falmouth, Fistral, Plymouth, Poole, Southampton, Winchester and Whitechapel.

Homebuilding and renovation show architects 2015

Somerset Homebuilding & Renovation Show 2015

Homebuilding and renovation show architects 2015

Bath & West Showground 21-22 November 2015
We were delighted to the response from the public to the completed Residential Architecture projects we exhibited. The Show was well attended and we have a number of exciting enquiries to follow up from new build houses to the renovation of existing listed properties.