The Practice has worked on numerous office schemes over the years from new build corporate headquarters to extensions and alterations to existing buildings. We have worked with developers on speculative office space and been retained by the tenants to fit out the building to their requirements. Office Space planning exercises have also been carried out for banks, the financial services sector and corporate headquarters.
bmd Architects has a long association with major retailers and has completed many schemes from single occupancy sites to retail parks all over the country. The locations have ranged from redevelopment of greenfield sites to brownfield sites including infill spaces within town centres. The Practice has often been involved at feasibility and master planning stage to assist in determining the most economic proposals for the site. Schemes have been prepared for shell developers and also end users including architectural support for fit-out contractors.
The Practice also had a long association with Tesco Stores Ltd dating back to the 1970's and worked on all sizes of store formats from the small Metro units, medium sized Superstores to the largest Extras. More recently bmd Architects had been one of the key Practices involved with Tesco Dotcom and Tesco Click + Collect assisting with the creation of new facilities and extensions to existing operations all over the country.
The Practice has a passion for Community Projects and a local brewing start-up looking for their first full premises was a dream job for us. The Project consisted of a brewing space, bar/seating area and education space.
Although not a specialist conservation Practice, bmd has a strong track record in involvement with historic buildings. Projects have included restoration of Georgian townhouses in Central London with sympathetic conversion work to convert the buildings into commercial use ensuring their survival. The Practice always carries out extensive research to ensure design detailing is appropriate for the age of the building although of necessity complying with the latest regulations.
The Practice has just been commissioned to assist with the multi-million pound restoration of Listed Buildings for the University of London.