Commercial

What does your building say about your business identity?

As a business, your physical office is a key part of how you make an impression, both on clients and on employees. An attractive environment can help you win work, and attract and retain the best talent. We have just submitted an application for this office refurbishment scheme, to refresh the corporate identity of the…
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New Case Study – Holiday Let Development

A new case study for our commercial works is this development of holiday lets for farm diversification. Thinking Buildings have been working with this client over a number of years, first to design a new farmhouse, which opened up the site for this development, which was the location of the previous farmhouse. The farm already…

Listed Building Consent For Care Home

We’re excited to share our latest project update with you: our continued work in the care home sector, specifically our collaboration with an existing client on a scheme for listed building consent at a care home. Thinking Buildings recognises the importance of managing historic buildings and the necessary process of change, especially in sensitive environments…

Dementia Unit Planning Approval

Thinking Buildings has been working with a Derbyshire care home provider for over 3 years. They currently operate 2 cares homes in the Derbyshire Dales. In 2021 it became clear an extension was needed to one of their care homes to address the under provision of specialist dementia care spaces in the local area. Many…

Planning Permission For Super Car Site

We’re delighted to announce that one of our projects has been granted full planning approval! The scheme is for the construction of a purpose designed site for luxury car sales in Leicestershire. Our client, Hillmoren, currently operates from a small site approximately 1 mile from the application site. The existing site is constrained by an…

Sustainable Office Breakthrough in Falkland Islands

We’re thrilled to announce our continued collaboration with Consolidated Fisheries Limited (CFL) in the Falkland Islands as we embark on designing their cutting-edge new office building. Our journey with CFL began in 2018, exploring possibilities for a groundbreaking office space. After obtaining outline planning approval in 2019 for a prime location on the outskirts of Stanley, we’re…

Eco Glamping Pods

The trend of glamping appears to be growing year by year. Glamping, for those who haven’t experienced it, is an increasingly popular type of holiday that combines the freedom and adventure of the great outdoors with the comfort and luxury of a cottage holiday. It’s a way to camp while still enjoying modern and comfortable…

New Offices For Falklands

We’re delighted to once again be working with a company in the Falklands to design them a new office building. Thinking Buildings have been working with Consolidated Fisheries Limited since 2018/19, looking at options for building a new office building. Outline planning approval was granted in 2019 for the development of a new site on the outskirts…

Listed Buildings Have Many Uses . . .

The core of the Listed Building Consent process is to establish if the proposed works and use are compatible with the historic significance of the existing structure. Part of this is the function of the building. Sometimes changing the function or use of a building is a bigger hurdle than any other part of the…

Gateway Retail & Entertainment Park Milton Interchange Submitted For Planning

Thinking Buildings have been working with Glanville Consultants and GR Planning Consultancy on the retail and hospitality development at Milton Interchange, in South Oxfordshire. The scheme required to be redesigned from it’s original granted consent, to respond to the changes in retail and commercial accommodation demands post-pandemic. A revised planning application has now been submitted,…
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