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Margate Caves Centre Starts Above Ground Works - Dec 2018

The Margate Caves Centre has reached another milestone as work begins above ground. The foundations and caves entrance have been constructed and the form of the building is beggining to take shape.
Orleans House Gallery is a Civic Trust Regional Finalist - Nov 2018

Kaner Olette are proud to announce that Orleans House Gallery has been made a Civic Trust Regional Finalist. The project is now under consideration for the national award.
Public Consultations Begin for Trinity Theatre Clocktower Rennovation - Nov 2018

Public consultations have begun for the Trinity Theatre Clocktower rennovation. The proposed scheme see's the historic clocktower opened up to the public, who can view the unique clock mechanism and bell as well as experience panoramic views from a new viewing platform at the top of the tower.
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Orleans House Gallery Feature on the Architect's Journal - Nov 2018

Our scheme for the Orleans House Gallery has been featured on the Architect's Journal, shocasing the projects unique octagon room restoration and sensitive extension to the listed building. Now that the works have finished on site the spaces are in daily use as an exhibition and education space.
A link to the article can be found here.
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Contemporary Barn Conversions get Planning Approval - Nov 2018

Our scheme for two contemporary barn conversions in Kent have been granted planning permission and have moved onto the next stage of development.
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Recruitment Opportunity - Jul 2018

We are looking for a Part-II/III level architect to join our growing team in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. We are a multi-award winning design-led practice with projects across London and southern UK specialising in high quality, contemporary sustainable projects mainly for public clients and charities.
The successful candidate would get unique opportunities to learn and be involved fully with design, interaction with clients and all aspects of the practice. We actively encourage career development for all staff and maintain a healthy work life balance.
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Hands of Hope Wall Garden Cookery School and Community Space - Jul 2018

Hands of Hope is a charity based in Kent, focusing on tackling loneliness and childhood obesity. The walled garden development will be the charity’s new home and will feature a cookery school, community space, workshops and a large kitchen garden enabling the local community to learn how to grow, cook and eat healthy, nutritious meals. Kaner Olette are working with the charity to deliver the project this summer.
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Contemporary Barn Conversion Submitted to Planning - Jul 2018

A contemporary barn conversion based in the rural Kent countryside has been submitted for planning approval. The barn has a unique design that focuses on family life, contemporary details and sustainable living. The home features tucked away, intimate spaces for close family moments, balanced with sweeping open plan living spaces.
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Kaner Olette Appointed for Abney Park Cemetery Round 2 HLF - Apr 2018

Kaner Olette has been appointed for the second stage of HLF development funding for Abney Park Cemetery. This next stage looks to develop the proposed scheme created during the Round 1 works.
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Orleans House Gallery Completed - Apr 2018

The internal renovations and new North Wing extensions to the Grade I listed Orleans House Gallery are now complete and open to the public. This phase of works saw the creation of a study suite, new gallery spaces, shop, reception and new entrance, as well as restoration of the Octagon Room.
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Abney Park Cemetery Wins HLF Round 1 Funding - Jan 2018

The Abney Park Cemetery development scheme has won Round 1 HLF funding. The scheme features development to the iconic East Entrance, the historic Chapel and the Church Street Entrance. This includes a new café and education space, artist workshops, event spaces and redesigning a more welcoming landscape for visitors.
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Gunnersbury Cemetery Multi-use Office and Maintenance Depot Planning Approval - Dec 2017

The scheme for a new multi use office and maintenance depot at Gunnersbury Cemetery has secured planning approval and now moves onto the next stage of development.
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Harlow Town Park wins Harlow Design Awards - Oct 2017

Kaner Olette has been awarded the Harlow Design Award for the scheme done at Harlow Town Park. The award is a great recognition for the team who worked hard to produce final design for the project.
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CPRE Award for Peacehaven BIG Parks - Oct 2017

Peacehaven Big Parks has won another award, this time from the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards panel. The team are proud that the project has received this award and will strive for more projects to achieve this honour.
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Hands of Hope charity Appointment - Jul 2017

Hands of Hope is a charity aimed at tackling loneliness and childhood obesity. Kaner Olette has been appointed to lead the redesign of the community driven walled garden project in Hawkhurst, Kent. The development will enable local people such as families, children and the elderly to have access to healthy, sustainable and affordable food as well learn how to grow and cook it.
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Orchard House Wins Planning Approval - Jul 2017

The Orchard House has secured planning permission approval. The unique scheme for a new dwelling in a former apple packing house in the Kent countryside has been approved by planning officers.
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Kaner Olette Moved to New Office - Jun 2017

Kaner Olette has moved to a new office. Located on a lively street in the centre of Tunbridge Wells, the team have settled into the new office and look forward to continuing the high standard of design they set at the previous office.
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Kaner Olette Appointed for Abney Park Cemetery - Mar 2016

Kaner Olette has been appointed by the London Borough of Hackney to explore feasibility proposals at Abney Park Cemetery. The site includes the historic East Entrance and Lodges and central Chapel.
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Margate Caves Awarded HLF and BIG Lottery Funding - Mar 2016

Margate Caves has now been award both the HLF and BIG Lottery funds. A crowdfunding campaign is currently underway which can be found here.
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Woodberry Wetlands Wins 2 Hackney Design Awards - Jan 2016

Woodberry Wetlands was one of the 2016 Hackney Design Award winners and was also voted as the People's Choice winner. Thank you to all those who voted, a great start to 2017!
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BIG Lottery Funding confirmed for Margate Caves Centre Community Facilities - Nov 2016

The Margate Caves Centre project has reached another important milestone with the BIG Lottery Fund confirming funding for the community facilities within the building. Fingers crossed for a successful Heritage Lottery Fund application.
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Appointed on two rural conversions - Nov 2016

We are currently working on two interesting conversions from agricultural to residential on sensitive sites in Kent. Watch this space!
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Trinity Theatre - Oct 2016

We are pleased to have been appointed to work with Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre to deliver new offices and studio spaces in this Decimus Burton designed Grade II* listed building.
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Orleans House Gallery Starts on Site - Sept 2016

Orleans House Gallery has started work on site with Quinn London as Main Contractor. This exciting new phase of the project sees extensions and restorations to parts of the Grade 1 listed building.
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Woodberry Wetlands Shortlisted for Hackney Design Awards - Sept 2016

Woodberry Wetlands has been shortlisted for the Hackney Design Award.
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Christopher Clarke and Alex Gazetas are now Associates - Aug 2016

Congratulations to Alex and Christopher who are now Associates at Kaner Olette Architects.
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Kaner Olette Appointed to Design New Building for Gunnersbury Cemetery - Aug 2016

Kaner Olette have been appointed by the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to design a new facilities building for Gunnersbury Cemetery.
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Kaner Olette Wins 2 New Awards - July 2016

Kaner Olette wins two new awards from Sussex Heritage Trust. Ridleys Court and Peacehaven won "Public and Community Award - Highly Commended".
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Ridge Cottage Completed - July 2016

Ridge Cottage based near Ross on Wye, has now been completed. To see more of the project please click here.
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Sir David Attenborough Opens Woodberry Wetlands - May 2016

Sir David officially opened Woodberry Wetlands with an inspiring speech at a well attended opening, on a sunny day in Stoke Newington.

Congratulations to all involved in the completion of the project.
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Richard E Grant Presents at Fundraising Evening for Transforming Orleans House Gallery - May 2016

Richard E Grant presented a short reading during his attendance at a fundraising event held in the gallery.

There was a great turnout and much fun was had by all at this successful event.
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Grosvenor & Hilbert Pavilion Opening - May 2016

The pavilion building at Grosvenor & Hilbert Park was formally opened by the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells during the May bank holiday weekend.

Speeches by the FOGH (Friends of Grosvenor & Hilbert Park) and HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) were enjoyed alongside some rather excellent cakes.
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BIG Lottery and HLF funding success at Margate - April 2016

Funding for the next stage of development at Margate Caves has been approved with support from HLF and the BIG Lottery.

Kaner Olette has been appointed to retain their current role as lead architects on the scheme.
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Gateway Cafe Wins RIBA South East Regional Award 2016 - April 2016

The Gateway Cafe has won the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South East Regional Awards 2016.

There were 32 buildings entered in the region, which covers Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex, and the Channel Islands.
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Tree Planting & Carols at Grosvenor & Hilbert Pavilion - December 2015

Greg Clarke MP and the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells joined representatives of the HLF, BIG Lottery, FOGH and Bedgebury Pinetum for a tree planting ceremony at Grosvenor and Hilbert Park.

Speeches, carol singing and mince pies held in the recently completed pavilion and café.
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Director Michael Kaner becomes Trustee for the Richmond Environment Trust - December2015

Following his involvement of recent projects with the borough, Michael has been invited to take up the role of Trustee to assist with the development and growth of the organisation over the next three years.
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Planning Permission Granted on Little Trees Cemetery - November 2015

Planning permission has been granted by Crawley Borough Council on new multi-faith cemetery project in Crawley.

We are pleased to be appointed to take Phase 1 of the scheme through to construction
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Regional Finalist for the Civic Trust Awards 2016 Kilmorey Mausoleum - October 2015

The restoration of Grade II* Kilmorey Mausoleum has been selected as a regional finalist for the Civic Trust Awards 2016.

The project, funded by the London Borough of Richmond, has involved sensitive works to reinstate cast iron railings, gates and herringbone pavings. The roof has been carefully repaired on this unique neo Egyptian granite structure in West London.
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Gateway Café wins prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards - September 2015

Our scheme for the interpretation café for Lewes District Council and Peacehaven Town Council has been announced as the winner of the Leisure Category of the Architects Journal Retrofit Awards 2015.
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London Open House - Four of our projects will be open to the public this September - September 2015

Kilmorey Mausoleum / Woodberry Wetlands / Garrick’s Temple / Orleans House Gallery are all open for visits by the public throughout the weekend of 19th-20th September 2015.
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£1.8 million Heritage Lottery Funding awarded to Orleans House Gallery - July 2015

Lord True, Leader of Richmond Council and Chairman of Orleans House Trust pleased to announce major funding award as part of the £3.6 million project to extend, refurbish and restore the existing buildings.

The enhanced facility will enable the gallery to become a heritage and cultural hub.
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Peacehaven Gateway Building wins Constructing Excellence Sustainability Award - July 2015

We are delighted to announce that our interpretation cafe has won the London and SE Region Constructing Excellence Sustainability Award.

Ceremony held at the Lancaster Hotel in Mayfair.

Congratulations to all of the project team and the Client at Lewes District Council.

The project highlights holistically sustainable approach to community collaboration as well as design and construction.
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Winner of the Green Apple Award - May 2015

Ridleys Court awarded a Green Apple Bronze Award for sustainability at ceremony in central London
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Ridleys Court announced as LABC Regional Finalist - May 2015

Our refurbishment to a Grade II listed stables in Worth Park, Crawley has been shortlisted as a finalist after nomination by Horsham Building Control
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Planning Approval attained on Margate Caves Centre - May 2015

We are delighted to announce that our scheme for a new build visitor and community centre for the Margate Caves Community Education Trust has planning permission.

This is an important milestone to get the necessary funding on this tricky brownfield site and to enable the re-opening of the caves.
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HRH Duke of Gloucester formally opens Centenary Park - April 2015

Director Michael Kaner and Project Architect Simon Sharpe met HRH Duke of Gloucester and present the completed buildings.
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Site Work Commences on Harlow Town Park - April 2015

Works start on site on HLF funded project including restoration of bandstand, new straw bale learning centre, new events barn and café in refurbished Victorian house
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Site works begin - Grosvenor and Hilbert Pavilion and Oast House - March 2015

Work has now begun to transform the old bowls pavilion into a new community hub and cafe building to form the heart of Grosvenor and Hilbert park refurbishment.

Funding by Heritage Lottery and BIG Lottery with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council as client
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Listed Building, Planning & Round 2 HLF funding submissions lodged - Orleans House Gallery - March 2015

Major milestone reached with Transforming Orleans House project on Grade 1 listed Gallery in Twickenham.
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Culture Minister Ed Vaizey visits Orleans House Gallery - March 2015

Following an earlier visit, Ed Vaizey, Minister of Culture, took the opportunity to come to the gallery again to learn more about the Transforming Orleans House project.
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Opening day - Peacehaven Big Parks Opens! - March 2015

Over 5000 people arrived to celebrate the opening of the Big Parks Project in Peacehaven.
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HRH Princess Alexandria visits Orleans House Gallery - Feb 2015

Director Michael Kaner met HRH Princess Alexandria during her visit to Orleans House Gallery to explain the proposed scheme design in advance of formal submissions for consents and funding.
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Appointment to develop the buildings at Grosvenor and Hilbert Park - August 2015

Following a successful feasibility design, Kaner Olette Architects have been appointed to carry out the technical design of the enhanced pavilion, café and oast house in the heart of Tunbridge Wells.
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Design for remodelling historic café submitted for Planning Permission - August 2015

Our scheme for the retrofit of the café centrally located in Princes Park, Eastbourne has been submitted for approvals as well as funding from the Coastal Communities Fund.
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Margate Caves - Turner Exhibition - July 2014

Kaner Olette Architects have been working closely with local group "Friends of Margate Caves" to help raise the profile of the idea of re-opening the caves and to create a new visitor and community centre.

A concept model of a possible scheme was exhibited in the Turner Contemporary Gallery.