Marie's Emporium, Gravesend Borough Market

01/10/2019

Visits to UK town centres are down 17% over the past decade. On average, more than one in 10 shops have stood empty for at least 12 months, partly the legacy of 50m sq ft of out-of...

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Kent Design & Development Award 2018 Shortlist

04/09/2019

Shortlisted for the Kent Design & Development Awards 2018.

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Shine Night Walk London 2018

20/09/2018

This Saturday, 22nd September, Camilla will be taking part in the Shine Night Walk in London for Cancer Research UK

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Midkent College, September 2018

04/09/2018

This week sees the completion of our first Further Education project - multi-trade workshops for the Medway and Maidstone campuses of MidKent College.

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Cranbrook Opening Ceremony

21/06/2018

This year Cranbook School are celebrating their fifth centenary as a grammar school set up to provide schooling for local children in 1518. As part of the celebrations, Princes...

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Great Yarmouth Marketplace

27/04/2018

We don't usually take part in open design competitions, but January was a slow month, and we thought it would be fun to try our hand at the competition for the revitalisation of Gr...

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New Sixth Form Centre for Cranbrook School

31/08/2017

Our conversion of a former ‘60s gym hall into a new sixth form centre for Cranbrook School has completed in time for the new 2017/2018 academic year. Here are some pictures of the...

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A Happy Client

19/06/2017

The first ever Medway Design and Regeneration Awards was held on Friday the 16th June to celebrate the past 10 years of new development and regeneration in Medway.

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Gravesend Borough Market

28/04/2017

Chartered in 1268, Gravesend Borough Market began as an open market with a few permanent buildings. The current market hall, designed by local architect E.J.Bennett, was completed...

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How Not to Kill a Building

14/01/2016

Kasan Goh of Clay Architecture will be giving a talk at Canterbury School of Architecture at 5.30pm on the 19th of January 2016:

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Blink

20/10/2015

Where has the year gone? Blink and its October. 4 bits of news to report.

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History project exhibition 20th October - 1st November 2014

20/10/2014

The Blake Gallery: Memories of Gravesham architecture shared at exhibition

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We have moved to Great Lines Studios

25/09/2014

At 6pm on Monday 22nd Chris Warden of Move2Clear turned up with his trusty crew and began loading up the vans ( we were still packing up 'til midnight ), at 2am Tuesday 23rd 200 bo...

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RIBA South East Regional Awards 2014

23/06/2014

On the 20th May, our project for the extension of the chapels at Medway Crematorium won an RIBA South East Award 2014 along with 11 other projects ( including our favourite, Ditchl...

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History Project Exhibition Opening

18/03/2014

Cabbage fields to Christ Church: Memories of Gravesham architecture shared at exhibition

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Medway Crematorium Complete

17/12/2013

A crematorium is a building of two halves; each half deals with a different aspect of the way we deal with our recently departed, our dead.

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The Art of Feasibility

14/11/2013

Building works are costly to commission, but the consequences of poorly planned works are even costlier if they go wrong during or after construction. Schools should seek expert...

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Medway Crematorium Steel Sun ScreenBrise Soleil Installation

05/11/2013

On Saturday 2nd November, the Brise Soleils were finally installed at both newly extended chapels at Medway Crematorium.

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Multiple deliveries of breath

12/10/2013

When Clays first encountered High Halstow Village Hall, we were met with an exhausted 1960’s building which had fallen victim to years of vandal abuse and lack of maintenance funds...

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Case Study: Concrete Repairs to ‘60s RC frame buildings

07/06/2013

The main teaching block and science block of the school were built in 1967. Both are reinforced concrete frame buildings that featured exposed reinforced concrete columns and windo...

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Medway Crematorium update

22/04/2013

Phase 1 works at Medway Crematorium— east chapel extension, new cremator plant, extended car park— are nearly complete. Phase 2 ( west chapel extension ) is scheduled to complete i...

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Launch Lunch

02/02/2013

On Saturday 2nd February 2013, volunteers for the ‘Making Places, Chaning People’ project met for a special launch lunch at the Three Daws pub. It was an opportunity for volunteers...

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Kent Design Award 2012 for Best Public Building ( Education )

06/12/2012

Last night, at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, along with 6 other projects ( out of 94 entrees ), Walderslade Primary School won a Kent Design Award

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Place making: Makers and architects in collaboration

15/03/2012

Attended 3 day on-site residency Place making: makers and architects in collaboration, jointly organised by Kent Architecture Centre and the Crafts Council and hosted by the Univer...

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Buildings we like # 1: No. 3 slip, Chatham Historic Dockyard

22/11/2011

If you google-earth Chatham Historic Dockyard or drive eastwards towards the Medway tunnel you will see 5 linked large shed structures along the banks of the Medway: these are the...

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