Alfreton Park Community School has been shortlisted as a Regional Finalist for two 2024 Civic Trust Awards!

We are delighted to announce that Alfreton Park Community School has been shortlisted as a Regional Finalist for the 2024 Civic Trust Awards and for the 2024 Selwyn Goldsmith Awards for Universal Design!

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CLTH wins AJ Architect Award 2023 - School Project

Alfreton Park Community SEN School was last night awarded the AJ Architecture Award 2023 for School Projects.

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Model Making in our Lauderdale Tower Studio

Kilian O'Sullivan joined us in our Lauderdale Tower Studio to capture our model making space.

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Happy Diwali & Bandi Chorr Divas!

CLTH wish you all a belated but very merry Diwali and Bandi Chorr Divas!

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A Day in Life at Alfreton Park SEN School

CLTH went back to Derbyshire to experience a busy term-time day at Alfreton Park School!

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Work experience @ CLTH Barbican Office

CLTH wishes Goodness all the best for her architectural studies!

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Last 'Your Bruce Grove' engagement workshop at Mulberry Primary School!

CLTH facilitated the last community engagement workshop for our regeneration project in Bruce Grove!

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Congratulations Wayne!

CLTH director Wayne Head received his RIBA Conservation Architect accreditation!

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CLTH attended the Building Design, Architect of the Year Awards 2023!

We celebrated our nomination for the Social Value Award category at the Building Design, Architect of the Year Awards 2023!

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Welcome Michelle and Louise!

We are happy to have Michelle and Louise joining our team as Part I Architectural Assistants.

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CLTH visits Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

We had the pleasure to visit the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft in East Sussex!

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Community Engagement Event for Walpole Bay Projects in Margate

CLTH is part of the community engagement event for Testing New Uses for Walpole Bay, Margate

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On site with PAYE at West Smithfield

We were kindly invited by our friends at PAYE to visit the future home of the Museum of London, at West Smithfield market.

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Visit Hornsey Library during Open House Festival!

We are pleased to announce that Hornsey Library is part of the fantastic programme for this years Open House Festival (6-17 September 2023).

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Planning permission has been granted for 8 new flats for the homeless on Military Road, Dover.

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CLTH shortlisted for School Project - AJ Architecture Award 2023

We are delighted to announce that Alfreton Park School has been shortlisted for the AJ Architecture Award 2023 in the Education category!

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Finalist in the Social Value Award category at the Building Design, Architect of the Year Awards 2023

We are delighted to have been selected as a finalist in the Social Value Award category at the Building Design, Architect of the Year Awards 2023!

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Good luck Chidinma and Olivia!

Our brilliant Part 1s have started their March at RCA!

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New Site Photographs of Walpole Bay

We spent a sunny afternoon with Kilian O'Sullivan capturing the lively Grade II listed tidal pool in Margate.

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Model Making in our New Lauderdale Tower Studio

Work is underway on our model of the Clock House in Ramsgate in our new model making studio in the Lauderdale Tower, Barbican.

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Afternoon Tea in Margate!

Another day on sea in Kent meeting the client, exploring our site and tucking into an afternoon tea.

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DETAILS in the RIBA Bookshop

Great to see DETAILS for sale out and about in London.

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Kilian O'Sullivan talk to CLTH

Kilian joined us in the Shakespeare Tower to discuss the history and evolution of architectural photography.

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On Site with Kilian in Ramsgate

We spent the day on site in the sunshine with photographer Kilian O’Sullivan capturing Ramsgate Royal Harbour, a Grade II* designated asset.

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Public Consultation in Ramsgate

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A Day in the Life of Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture with City Lions

Last week Marianne hosted a design workshop at Marylebone School for Girls with City Lions.

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Engaging with the Freshwater Pearl Mussels

A site visit to Lake Windermere to talk to our clients... the Clun River Freshwater Pearl Mussels.

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CLTH wins Walpole Bay, Margate

We have an exciting new project in Margate!

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Look out for our new signage!

We are delighted with our new signage by Fraser Muggeridge Studios! Look out for us at the foot of the Shakespeare Tower if you find yourself in the Barbican!

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Welcome Isabella!

We are happy to have Isabella joining our teams as a Part I Architectural Assistant. She will be working on a range of projects including retrofits and conservation.

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Westminster Academy Careers Fair / City Lions

Thank you to City Lions for inviting us to take part in the Westminster Academy Careers Fair on Friday morning. It was great to see so many young people expressing an interest in studying and pursuing Architecture.

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Welcome Lorenzo!

We are excited to have Lorenzo, a Part II Architectural Assistant, joining our team. He will be working on our housing and public projects.

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New Heritage Project on the Kent Coast

We have an exciting new project on the Kent Coastline. We will be adding a sensitive, accessible extension to a Grade II listed farmhouse using sustainable construction methods.

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CLTH wins Ramsgate Heritage Projects

CLTH successfully launched a bid to repair and upgrade the Grade II* listed Ramsgate Clock House, the Pier Yard and its surrounding historic context.

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Congratulations Archie!

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Hornsey Library Shortlisted for the RIBA London Award 2023

The sensitive retrofit of the Grade II listed, 1960s Hornsey Library has been shortlisted for the RIBA London Award 2023

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Congratulations Esme!

We had a lovely evening with Esme before she leaves on maternity leave. Good luck Esme, from everyone at CLTH!


Newport Housing Submitted for Planning Approval

71+ new social houses in Newport, Wales submitted for planning approval

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New social housing in Sutton complete

Over the holidays, residents moved into their recently completed homes in Sutton

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Welcome Mark

We have been joined by talented Architect Mark Attmore, who will be working on our education and public projects.

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CLTH wins Inspire Future Generations Award 22

We won the award for Diversity in Action for our project The Art of Inhabitation with Newham Virtual School

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Medieval Meander

Bit of lunchtime history at CLTH!

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Shortlisted for the Inspire Future Generations Awards 22

We have been shortlisted in the Diversity in action category of the Inspire Future Generations Awards 22 for our work with care leavers

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Congratulations Wayne!

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Alfreton Park Community Special School in the Architect's Journal

Our light filled new-build special educational needs and disabilities all-through school in Derbyshire is featured in the AJ Specification

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We are hiring

We are seeking Architects to join our London studio

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We are hiring a Studio Assistant

We are seeking a part time Studio Assistant

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Outdoor office meetings at the Barbican

Since moving to our new home in the Barbican, we have been enjoying holding our office meetings alongside walks around the estate

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DETAILS New Towns: publications, exhibitions and talks

Eighteen iconic details of Stevenage and Milton Keynes New Towns are released in the latest editions of DETAILS, with new publications, exhibitions and talks

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Unanimous approval for The Grove at planning committee

Unanimous approval was received for our proposals to adapt this locally listed structure in the London Borough of Sutton into 10 new homes

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Welcome Chidinma

We have been joined by talented Architectectural Assistant Chidinma Joyce Oligbo, who will be working on our public and education projects

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New proposals for the tomb of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We have been working with St Michael’s Church, Highgate to develop proposals revealing the tomb of the poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian Samuel Taylor Coleridge, whose remains were rediscovered in 2018

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We are hiring

We are seeking an Architect/experienced Part II Architectural Assistant and a Part I/II Architectural Assistant to join our London studio

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Pop-up shelters in the press

Our design for pop-up structures to help improve the lives of residents at the UK’s refugee camps has been featured in the RIBA Journal

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Retrofit for a new SEN school in Barnet

We are working with Morgan Sindall to retrofit a former warehouse building into a new SEN school in the London Borough of Barnet

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The Gingerbread City 2021

This year Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture envisaged Gingurban Vertical City Farming for the Gingerbread City Exhibition.

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Site visit to Dover Castle with PAYE.

Director Wayne Head, driven by his passion for conserving historic buildings and sites, visited Dover Castle

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Canterbury Cathedral Site Visit with PAYE

Our director Wayne Head visited the Canterbury Cathedral with PAYE.

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Hornsey Library Opening

Senior Architect Sarah Curl gave a short talk on the design journey of the restoration and preservation of Hornsey Library at its official reopening celebration last night

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Newcastle University Architecture Student Visit

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture team welcomed Newcastle University architecture students to discuss about equity and retrofit within the housing sector.

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Details featured in the RIBA Journal

This month the RIBA Journal features the latest Details publication curated by director Wayne Head. Margate and the New Towns are the latest to fall under the spotlight.

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Welcome Ingrid

We have been joined by talented Architectural Assistant Ingrid Bjerkan, studying at the University of Bath and working on our education, public and conservation projects

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Hornsey Library awards success

Hornsey Library won the Better Building Standards award in the Haringey Design Awards 2021, alongside nominations in two other categories

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Curl la Tourelle Head on Southwark Council ADS1.1 framework

We have been picked for LHC and Southwark Council's Architect Design Services framework for conservation and heritage

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Haringey Design Awards 2021

Hornsey Library has been shortlisted for three categories in the Haringey Design Awards: the Heritage Award, the Inclusive Design Award and Better Building Standards.

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Archiboo Awards

CLTH website designed by BOB Design has been shortlisted in three categories at the Archiboo Awards!

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Public Building Architect of the Year

We are finalists in the Public Building Architect of the Year category in the Building Design Architect of the Year Awards 2021

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Dover Housing

A new residential commission on a formerly historic garage site in Dover

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Haringey Education Sites Masterplan

A new study across twenty-one education sites in the borough

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NHS Estates & Facilities DPS

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture are suppliers for Architectural Services on the NHS Estates and Facilities Consultancy Services Dynamic Purchasing System.

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International Details Lecture Series Continues at UCJ Mumbai

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture presented 'The Meaning of Detail in Architecture' to UCJ Architecture + Environment.

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Dream Arts / City Lions

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture has initiated a collaboration with Dream Arts, a Westminster based charity working with young people to transform their lives through arts and therapy.

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Newham Virtual School

We recently led an 8-week online programme for young care leavers, exploring how participants could best inhabit and look after their flats.

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Details at UK New Towns Day

Wayne Head and Nick Mallinger, Arts Officer at Stevenage Borough Council will be speaking on the Details project, looking at Architecture and Modernism in New Towns.

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Homeworld 40 starts tomorrow

CLTH will be speaking and presenting our work drawing the details of Homeworld – Milton Keynes' pioneering 1981 housing expo, celebrating 40 years with a programme of events and activities.

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CLTH speaking at the Festival of Learning Spaces

CLTH's Gabriella Watkins and Richard Taylor will be speaking on Pop-up Schools at the Festival of Learning Spaces Future Learning Environments webinar

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Wayne Head appointed as Design Council Associate

Wayne Head joins Design Council’s multi-disciplinary network of experts

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Trevor Butler Evening Presentation and Workshop

Professor Trevor Butler, spoke to the studio about the projects and initiatives he has been involved in.

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Prep for Practice: Alternative Routes into Education

Director Wayne Head chaired an Event with RIBA Futures organised by RIBA South Wales involving speakers from Stride Treglown, Oxford Brookes and the RIBA.

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Ramadan Kareem

Curl la Tourelle Head would like to wish you all Happy Ramadan!

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Ben Derbyshire IPPRIBA @ben_derbyshire

Nice restoration by @CLTHArchitects of 1962 Grade II listed Hornsey Library by Frank Ley and GFS Jarvis. Ignored by architectural press at the time, I hope Curl la Tourelle Head will upload their work to #EnrichTheList @HistoricEngland as a lasting record.


Happy Easter and Bank Holiday Weekend!

Thank you message from Curl la Tourelle Head!

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Hornsey Library front cover feature in RIBAJ

60s library swings again: Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture has sensitively refurbished Hornsey's much loved public facility

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Morland Gardens featured in World Architecture News

Our socially progressive scheme, Morland Gardens, has been featured in the World Architecture News daily review, alongside China's Xi'an International Football Centre

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RIBA Future Architects and RSAW

Wayne Head to chair Prep for Practice event

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TU Wien Vienna University of Technology Talk

Wayne Head and Gabriella Watkins to give a talk on the details of Milton Keynes and Stevenage New Towns

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Details talk at Oxford Brookes

Wayne Head and Gabriella Watkins will present their recent work on the details of Stevenage and Milton Keynes New Towns

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Hempcrete Seminar

As part of continuing focus on green specification, we enjoyed a workshop with Alex Sparrow on the application of hempcrete and other bio-based products

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Hill House Community Garden

A new community greenhouse design reusing old windows

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Hornsey Library Shortlisted for AJ Retrofit Awards 2021

Our recently completed preservation and restoration work on Hornsey Library in Crouch End has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards in the Cultural and Religious Buildings under £5 million category

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Alfreton Park School is on site

Groundworks begin as the sustainable urban drainage strategy for the site takes shape

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Newport Retrofitting: Decarbonisation Programme

Proposals for the retrofit and decarbonisation of Newport's post-WWII housing stock are taking shape

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Senegal Elementary School Competition

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture named as finalists

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