Anna Freud Centre in the press

We enjoyed reading this first look piece in the Architect’s Journal about Penoyre & Prasad’s design for the new Anna Freud Centre for Excellence. Ashfold was delighted to act as client advisor for this new build and restoration project for an amazing charity. Read the full piece on the Architect’s Journal online here: Penoyre & […]

Battersea Arts Centre wins two RIBA Awards

We are delighted to congratulate Haworth Tompkins and Battersea Arts Centre for winning two well deserved RIBA London Awards; a Regional Award for the highly successful restoration project, and Battersea Arts Centre received the Client of the Year Award. We have our fingers crossed for the national RIBA Awards 2019 which will be announced in […]

HRH Duchess of Cambridge opens new Anna Freud Centre

Yesterday HRH Duchess of Cambridge officially launched the Anna Freud Centre’s new Kantor Centre of Excellence. Professor Peter Fonagy, Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, says: “Childhood mental health disorders have reached unacceptably high levels. As a society, we have a moral imperative to drive change on children’s mental health. Opening our new building […]

And the award goes to…

Congratulations to Haworth Tompkins for winning the 2019 Stage Awards Theatre Building of the Year Award for their beautiful restoration of Battersea Arts Centre Grand Hall. We have worked with Haworth Tompkins and the BAC team since the restoration and refurbishment programme began in 2007 and we hope this will be the first of many […]

Ashfold 2018 project review

Towards the end of the year we completed our first project management commission for the Cadogan Estate. 192 Sloane Street was a challenging project to incorporate a lift shaft in a listed building to suit the needs of the key tenant, Louis Vuitton. We also completed our second commission with Colliers International for a construction […]

Crossrail: A Rerun of History?

We wrote this article 6 weeks before Crossrail’s latest woes were revealed. We hope it still makes for an interesting read in this new context and let’s hope the latest chapter in the history of Crossrail 1 won’t repeat itself too soon. History has an annoying habit of repeating itself. Whether its political coups, class […]

ISO Certificate of Registration

This month the Ashfold team was very pleased to receive a Certificate of Registration to certify that our quality management system is fully compliant with the high standards of ISO 9001:2015. This certification covers our full scope of activities encompassing development management, building information management, programming and planning, contract administration and project management in the […]

Battersea Arts Centre in the news

We really enjoyed reading Merlin Fulcher’s excellent building study on Battersea Arts Centre in the Architect’s Journal November heritage issue. Ashfold has been on the capital projects team at Battersea Arts Centre for many years and it’s wonderful to see Haworth Tompkins’ beautiful restoration of the building in print. Read the full study online here: Immersive […]

Rage against the machine: AI and the construction industry

This is the first in our series of insight articles exploring issues and topics the Ashfold construction project management team are often asked about… It is almost impossible to think about the future of any industry without considering the implications of Artificial Intelligence. First coined in 1955 by computer scientist John McCarthy, ‘AI’, as it […]

Supporting Young Clapham Ambassadors

The Ashfold team is proud to support Knights Youth Centre on Clapham Park Estate in Lambeth. The centre provides positive experiences and opportunities that enable the young people in their care to become more self-confident, safe and independent. Last night Martin attended their first ever Young Clapham Masquerade Gala to showcase the talent and achievements […]