St Mary’s, Purton


St Mary’s, Purton Sensitive adaptation maintains the beauty of a Grade 1 medieval treasure. Adapting a precious ancient building for sustained use is so worthwhile. More people can enjoy it, and it lives on. Such is the case of St Mary’s in Purton, Wiltshire, where the Christian gospel has been proclaimed and explained since the […]

Our Lady of Lourdes – Hungerford


Our Lady of Lourdes – Hungerford In 1939, the original church building arrived on the back of a lorry from London. It was a second-hand, pre-fabricated structure and was placed in the corner of a two acre plot of land donated by William Strickland. The intention was always to construct a ‘proper’ church buidling. However, […]

St Bede’s Church, Presbytery – Basingstoke


St Bede’s Church, Presbytery – Basingstoke Originally a Maguire & Co project Accompanying the main church project at St Bede’s was the design and construction of a four-bed presbytery in which the priests live. This was built close to the church in a clean, minimalist modern style. Construction began in January 2005 and the project […]

Christchurch – Chorley Wood


Christchurch – Chorley Wood The new church rooms to support the work of Christchurch, Chorleywood replaced a life-expired 1960s church hall which was no longer meeting the Church’s needs. Christchurch is a prominent building overlooking Chorleywood common and clearly visible from the busy A404 connecting the town with the M25 and Rickmansworth. The architectural challenge […]

St Leonard’s Church – Watlington


St Leonard’s Church – Watlington St Leonard’s Church was restored in the nineteenth century. The stripping of the plaster from the walls and the introduction of much stained glass made the interior – already lacking light from the absence of clerestorey windows – dark and gloomy; inadequate heating also made it cold. Our work in […]

St Mary Le-Magdalene – Bristol


St Mary Le-Magdalene – Bristol St Mary Magdalene is a beautiful grade 2 listed church building located in Stoke Bishop, Bristol. The internal reordering was the first of a 2 phase scheme; the second phase will be a two storey side extension containing the necessary facilities for the church to continue to grow. The lighting […]

St Mary-Le-More – Wallingford


St Mary-Le-More – Wallingford St Mary-Le-More is a grade II listed building that is now able to utilise the space in the nave for many events and activities. Continuous and unsympathetic ad hoc changes over a period of 100 years had created a visually disorientating and confusing space, with dark pews and a cluttered interior. […]

St James Church – Gerrard’s Cross


St James Church – Gerrard’s Cross St James Gerrard’s Cross is an 1859 listed pre-Victorian church, with a brand new state of the art Church Centre for all kinds of community activities and modern church worship. The challenge was to update and modernise the grade ll listed traditional church building so that it was working […]

St Andrew’s – High Wycombe


St Andrew’s – High Wycombe St Andrews High Wycombe is a lively church in High Wycombe dating back from a mission church of 1897. A new building was built in 1967 on a housing estate off Hatters Lane, and then radically extended in 1986. However, such has been the growth of the ministry and the […]

Christ Church – Fulwood


Christ Church – Fulwood The existing church building was constructed in 1837 with a plain Victorian Nave, and no side aisles. In 1953 the South Aisle was added and the Chancel extended upwards and eastwards by the architect George Pace. The North Aisle was added in 1983 by Pace’s pupil Ronald Sims. The church is […]