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The Lanes, Carlisle

November 1, 2011 in 1980s, Retail

This award winning town centre development was the culmination of years of effort by the City Council to rejuvenate a core area of the city.  Previous proposals put forward by developers were rejected by the citizens of the city and the Council.  BDP were appointed with consultant surveyors to bring forward proposals more in keeping with the existing townscape and yet incorporate the demand for additional modern retailing with car parking.

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Dock Traffic Office / Granada News, Liverpool

July 19, 2011 in 1980s, Offices

A very challenging conversion of a Grade1 listed building, part of the Albert Dock complex. We were commissioned by David Plowright, Granada Television, our best client in the 80s, to create the first dedicated regional television news studio in the UK. Read the rest of this entry →

Broomielaw, Glasgow

April 28, 2011 in 1980s, Masterplanning, Offices

The riverside Broomielaw district was derelict in the 1980s and Glasgow office proposed a general plan for its revival. A series of city blocks aligned with the river and sightlines provides the grid. BDP has gradually developed most of the blocks for a succession of clients as ownership changed, keeping to the plan but innovating as well.

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