Corona Virus Update - Work during the "Lockdown"
We are adapting well to the new working conditions and are operating normal 8.30 to 5 hours.
As you can see despite most of the team working from home we are still fully operational and embracing the challenges of remote working.
Wishing all of our clients well during these difficult times.
Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet
Refurbishment of the restaurant facilities at the Bath & West Showground. Trustees of the Royal Bath & West of England Society signed off the £1.2 million refurbishment in partnership with in-house caterers, Hayes Catering Ltd on a new facility that will cater for 850 people over two floors making it the largest dining and conference space in Somerset, North Dorset and West Wiltshire.
The completion date is due to be May 2019, in time for the Royal Bath & West Show. The professional team consisting of design/planning works from Della Valle Architects, construction by Edgar Builders and project management from Randall Simmonds LLP.
This year Della Valle Architects are supporting Marie Curie Charity.
We were delighted to raise £164.13 from a collection at Shepton Mallet Market on an extremely wet and windy Friday 15th March for the Daffodil Appeal. This charity offers care and support through terminal illness. Many thanks to all those who donated so generously.
LABC Finalist 2019
Della Valle architects has once again been shortlisted as a finalist in the South West Building awards for best building conversion into a dwelling. This is a property in High Ham Somerset.
Sponsorship of GB Team Event Rider
Della Valle Architects are very proud to sponsor Phoebe Locke. Phoebe who is a rising star in eventing is 18 years old and has represented Great Britain at the last four European championships, winning Team Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. Phoebe starts this exciting season with two new horses and we wish her great success.
We are always looking for new members to join our team, if you would be interested in working for our practice and like the idea of working as part of the team please forward your CV with examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 LABC Building Awards
Della Valle Architects won Best Individual New Home at this years Somerset Building Control Partnership Awards and progressed to the South West Awards, which covers an area from Cornwall to Somerset. After a nail biting wait, we were delighted to be awarded second place in this very highly contested catagory. It is a great honour to be recognised in these awards with competition standards being extremely rigourous.
Please visit the 'New Build' section of the website to view the property. This large family home in Butleigh utilises reclaimed blue lias stone, horizontal hardwood boarding and oak framed structures to reflect the local vernacular. Internally, it has an open plan feel and maximises glazing and bi fold doors to access the outside spaces.
Della Valle Architects Wins Best Eco House Award 2014
Logix and Della Valle Architects have won the 2014 Build-It award for Best Eco Home for the work on Cedar House.
Cedar House is constructed using Modern Methods of Construction, which are becoming popular as everyone strives to build energy efficient homes. Building construction has to meet Building Regulations, which are being incrementally revised, Cedar House exceeds the current levels of insulation required and was designed to meet the levels expected in 2016, the target date for Zero Carbon homes.
Award Winning Houses
Della Valle Architects has now completed its sixth successful year in business and was once again nominated for awards by Mendip District Council Building Control. This year we were a highly commended in the 'Best School Building' for a project in Glastonbury and also in the 'Best Extension or Alteration to Existing Home Project', where a two storey rear extension and lift were added to a large five bedroom house in Shepton Mallet.
This is following on from last years sucess where a 'Special Award' was also given to one of our new build homes Cedar House for innovative design and construction. This is the second award for this eco build property, it also won the '2014 Build-it award for Best Eco Home'. Cedar House is constructed using Modern Methods of Construction, which are becoming popular as everyone strives to build energy efficient homes. Building construction has to meet Building Regulations, which are being incrementally revised, Cedar House exceeds the current levels of insulation required and was designed to meet the levels expected in 2016, the target date for Zero Carbon homes.
In addition we were once again a finalist in the 'Andy Wills for Partnership Award'. These awards are presented by Mendip District Council in recognition of the high quality Building Regulation submissions prepared by the Practice, and the continued excellent working relationship with Mendip Building Control.