August 2017 Things are taking shape as the construction of LCOM's new rooftop extension is underway.The design proposal consists of a rooftop extension and refurbishment at third floor level in order to extend the existing foyer facilities for ‘The Venue’ at Leeds College of Music. To read more about this project click here
August 2017 With the production of tender information for Lichfield Friarsgate, we have been busy considering a sensitive materials pallete for the scheme. The developments location within a conservation area has resulted in careful consideration of construction materials. To find out more about the Lichfield Friarsgate project click here.
May 2017 Simon Baker contributes to the discussion about importance of culture within the city of Hull. This article was recently featured in the Architects' Journal. To read the article in full click on the following linkRead on
May 2017 Following CCF funding investment, Scarborough Market Hall has been transformed into a 21st Century retail space whilst still retaining the charm and character of a traditional market in the grade II listed historic building. The grand opening of this project formed part of a number of cultural events within the town as ... Read on
January 2017 A three day symposium at the school of architecture, January 16th, 18th & 20th 2017. Simon Baker invited and hosted external practicing architects, and industry professionals to participate in this year's reflection of the industry. Read on
January 2017 Group ginger were invited by English Heritage to a limited competitive tender and interview for Mount Grace Priory; to design a new visitors cafe and facilities building set in a meadow orchard. Read on
September 2016 We won! Further to an invited competition Group Ginger’s design proposal and competitive tender submission has been selected as the preferred scheme and group ginger as the preferred partner organisation. Read on
July 2016 The detail planning application for the refurbishment and extension of the former post office headquarters on Whitby street in Hartlepool were submitted to Hartlepool Council at the beginning of July 2016. Read on
July 2016 Chair of Regional Council September 2013 – to date Simon has supported the regional RIBA over a number of years. He has judged the regional awards in 2010 and 2012 and hosted the event in Leeds at last year’s ceremony. Through his role as chair he has ... Read on
Group ginger is a practice of architects. Our name derives from the political term, a ginger group. Ginger groups work to identify alternative ideas for the benefit of their host. As such Group Ginger works with clients to identify opportunities which amplify development potential and celebrate activity.