Tower Works Leeds

The Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, acquired Tower works in 2005 to create an exemplar development to promote the highest standards of urban renaissance and sustainable development. After a national competition DKP, as part of the winning design team, provided specialist building conservation consultancy throughout the planning and development phases. Contract value £45m. Initial historic buildings contract £2.5m completed July 2012 and opened by Pat Ritchie chief executive of the Homes and Communities Agency.

Warwick Bar Birmingham

This 5 acre regeneration site is very close to Birmingham City Centre. Proposals, which were the subject of an international competition, include a film centre, an auditorium, an art gallery a hotel and up to 600 new homes. This historic canal side site includes several important listed buildings and is in a conservation area. DKP prepared a Conservation Management Plan advising on the repair and refurbishment of the listed buildings and led negotiations with English Heritage and the City Council. Contract value £75m.

Icknield Port Loop Birmingham

Comprising 27 acres of land inside the canal loop adjacent to Edgbaston Reservoir, only 1 mile from the city centre. The vision is for a vibrant destination and community with family homes, shops, employment and leisure space. DKP advised on conservation of an important group of listed canal company maintenance buildings and the refurbishment of late nineteenth century stables as business units. Contract value £100m

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