Bidwells undertook the dual roles of Architect / Lead Designer, Contract Administrator and Principal Designer whilst managing a team of M&E and Structural Engineers to design and deliver the CATA Refurbishment and new Entrance Extension of a 1990’s build to create circa 24,000 sq. ft of modern, fit for purpose CATA open plan office space.
Bidwells was instructed to dispose approximately 27 acres of land with the benefit of outline planning permission for up to 199 residential dwellings and a care home of up to 75 bed spaces in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire.
The ethos of the project is to promote the integration of college students and older residents, through shared outside areas and activities. Bidwells is appointed to manage and coordinate the delivery of a new residential home.
Bidwells secured planning permission for the residential redevelopment of a former adult community learning centre in the Green Belt. The scheme is for 60 bed Independent Living home and 14 private residential dwellings.
Preparation of Heritage Statement to accompany a pre-application enquiry and subsequent planning application for a single-storey, rear extension to provide a new dining area for the public house within an existing courtyard.
Great Wilsey Park is a sustainable urban extension, located to the north east
of Haverhill. The site has been successfully promoted through the planning system and benefits from outline planning permission for up to 2,500 new homes, two primary schools, two local centres (including retail, community and employment uses), open space and strategic landscaping. The first residential phase, comprising 899 new homes, has been sold to Redrow Homes and Bidwells has been retained to sell the further residential phases, in addition to the local centres.