Group Ginger are delighted that our very own David Pogson won this year's RIBA Project Architect of the Year award. David took the project from concept through to competition. The refurbishment and extension of the listed post office building revitalises the Victorian grade II asset, providing a fully serviced facility, offering studios, flexible teaching spaces and a social networking environment.
Group Ginger has been shortlisted for RIBA North East award among the six buildings
The Bis, Hartlepool;
A vibrant flexible workspace providing studios and offices for established and new business start-ups through the refurbishment and extension of the Grade II listed former General Post Office Building on Whitby Street in Hartlepool.
Lower Eastfield farm has secured detailed planning permission and work is now progressing on the technical and detail designs to enable contractor selection and a start on site with phase one; the conversion of the outbuildings and long barn.
We were pleased to host RIBA Yorkshire AGM at the Leeds City Free room at Ginger Works.
The Leeds City Free room is a place where artists, civic minded community groups and organisations can meet, display work and discuss opportunities and initiatives relevant to the city and the region. We are providing an independent agenda free space in the city.
A full planning application has been submitted for Lower Eastfield Farm ans is due to be determinded in December 2019. The design refurbishes extends and creates new accommodation to provide three new homes, an apple barn, an orchard, hay loft and wider tiered landscaping.
Our latest completed project, Hartlepool Whitby Studios was featured in the Architects' Journal! We converted and extended the existing Grade II-listed former post office to provide education suites, teaching spaces, graduate studios and social networking for Hartlepool Borough Council and the Northern School of Art. To read the full article head over to AJ website
It's taken nearly a year to realise the project from initially finding the building to completing the purchase and then refurbishing the space. Thanks to Crispin Interiors for all their support with the refurbishment and the quality finish.
Group Ginger have secured a certificate of lawful development, as formal confirmation from Selby District Council to permit the development of an outbuilding as a complementary facility to a family home which therefore does not require a detailed planning consent for the development proposal.
Leeds Victoria gate phase one has delivered a high-quality retail environment which extends the established shopping quarter of Leeds; anchored with a John Lewis department store which has moved from its previous out of town location back into the heart of the city.
Scarborough Market and Tophill low The Hide were both received highly commended in RICS awards 2019; Scarborough Market in Building conservation category and Tophill low The Hide in Tourism & Leisure category
Doncaster Council’s Cabinet agreed to appoint MAM, Market Asset Management to operate Doncaster and Mexborough Markets. Group ginger will be working with MAM to define the next chapter of this historic market; looking to the future and an investment of £2.3 million in the first 5-years and a further £6.2 million thereafter.
Group Ginger are working with the council and Quarterbridge market specialists to test the feasibility of a flagship regeneration proposal for a new market, commercial space, cultural and leisure uses and a substantial number of affordable homes.
Our design proposals for seven one bedroom, three storey townhouses with roof terrace have secured detailed planning. Work on site starts in earnest in the new year. The buildings are located in the heart of the city centre adjacent to the railway viaduct. Their central location hidden behind existing retail and entertainment venues makes them a perfect location for small urban living.
BUILD Magazine's annual architecture awards have named Group Ginger Most Client-Focussed Architects 2018 while Leeds College of Music takes Best UK Rooftop Extension & Refurbishment Project
Creating contrast between new material finish and the existing building fabric of the new Business Innovation and Skills Centre.
We are delighted to win Small Project Architect of the year at BD's Architect of the Year Awards last night.
The Hide is the centre piece for Tophill Low Nature Reserve. It was also submitted as Regional Small Project of the Year.
This Grade II Listed Market Hall is one of three Group Ginger projects that are shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Yorkshire Awards.
Striking new addition to Leeds College of Music is one of thirteen buildings shortlisted for this year's RIBA Yorkshire Awards.
Sam and Cian speak to BD about the challenges of starting out as a young practice and future aspirations for Group Ginger.
We are thrilled to have Scarborough Market Hall, Tophill Low Bird Hide and Leeds College of Music all make the shortlist for RIBA Yorkshire regional awards.
A very positive walk around the site this week with the Heritage and Countryside manager, Sarah Scarr. The spaces are beginning to take shape as the steelwork is erected and the partitions installed.
Group Ginger has been shortlisted for BD's Architect of the Year Awards 2018. We have been shortlisted for Young Architect of the Year and Small Project Architect of the Year.
Successful presentation of the Future of the Food Axis at AMPS Conference Bristol 2018 in collaboration with Public Health Film Society and World Health Organisation.
After several months of construction we have finally reached completion. The landlord and college are extremely pleased with their new space and the extension to the college above the BBC in Leeds.
Great trip to Jansen factory with Schuco UK. Fantastic steel production and impressive projects in St Gallan, Switzerland!
In collaboration with Cushman and Wakefield, Gardiner and Theobold, ARUP and IPW.
This annual award for recent graduates is given by The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, encourages and celebrates the sympathetic reuse of old buildings and sensitive new design in a historic context.
Can collective action transform waste and waste space into a valuable resource, adding to the quality of life for the neighbourhood, establishing shared activity and contributing to health benefits?
"Group Ginger has not being precious about the design ideas but open to discussion and constant client input to reach these shared goals."
The city is turning into a place of consumption, without production. This is a problem!
Mai Omi was invited by the Japan Society of Urban and Reginal Planners (JSURP) to deliver a talk in Tokyo about Group Ginger’s approach to regeneration and urbanism in UK regional cities.
Our design for the refurbishment of Grade II listed Hartlepool Post Office has been featured as a key regeneration project in Hartlepool!
Since Scarborough Market’s refurbishment was completed, it has seen a surge of new and innovative businesses celebrating local skills.
Group Ginger join forces with Urban Space Management, Cushman Wakefield, ARUP and Portas Agency in open tender for Halifax Borough Market
Re-think 2017 is an annual competition organised by Balmond Studio, a research-led practice of architects, designers, artists and theoreticians run by the world’s leading thinker on form and structure – Cecil Balmond OBE.
RE-Activist Architecture studio has been featured in the Architects' Journal annual degree show review.
A student project by Re-Activist studio's John Chia has been featured on Arch Reporter.
We are proud to announce that Scarborough Indoor Market has been shortlisted for the Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber Awards 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
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.
Our refurbishment of Scarborough Market has been featured by Conservation and Heritage Journal. 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.
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 part of its' exciting regeneration.
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.
Group Ginger along with collaborator Sarah Mills have worked with Tsukuba University and Leeds School of Architecture. Group Ginger were invited as guest critic for unit review of the student proposals in Tokyo following the students study trip and helped facilitate a workshop with the Japanese students and Leeds Beckett Students in Scarborough.
A community organisation has drawn up alternative plans for the future of the Grade II-listed Elinor Lupton Centre in Headingley – to turn it into a music hub rather than a pub.
Creation of a 21st century market place, St Helens Square, Scarborough.
Yorkshire Post Business Club breakfast seminar.
Hosted by Igloo.
Simon Baker worked with Igloo and Anita Morris Associates to deliver a business seminar on the future potential of the South Bank of Leeds. What difference will the new ‘South Bank’ make to doing business in Leeds?
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.