We’re very proud of our involvement with The Wing at the Roodee, Chester, which is a public access interpretation hub overlooking one of the oldest racecourses in the country.
Made out of a single slab of concrete the canopy is an honest representation of our contemporary architecture and yet has a timeless form which fits [...]
Between 2009 and 2012 a team of architects, designers, artists, archaeologists, engineers and conservation experts worked together on Chester City Walls as part of the European Portico Project.
Grosvenor were proud to be an integral part of the team on a large part of the project.
Morgan’s Mount was our first sub-project and was completed recently. Designated [...]
Working over at Jubilee Tower on the top of Moel Famau in North East Wales brings out the oddest ways of keeping warm on such an exposed hill.
Waving your hands around as you stride forward seems to be the favourite way and it’s not too distant from the famous Egyptian walk you see heiroglyphed [...]
Formerly known as the Pheonix Tower and the Newton Tower- King Charles Tower is now named after the famous King Charles I who is reputed to have used it to observe a battle during the English Civil War.
Like the monarch it upheld, it has seen many restorations over the years including the middle of the [...]
Bonewaldesthorne’s Tower is a grade I listed tower set upon the western bluff of Chester Wall’s.
It’s history belies the history of re-use and re-purposing of historic buildings throughout the centuries.
Initially it was a defensive tower built in the C13th. In 1838 it became a museum, and in 1840 a Camera Obscura was installed – relaying [...]
St Paul’s Seacombe once stood proud amongst the semi-rural backdrop of north west England.
Its spire a beacon to the surrounding area.
St Paul’s is now in a sorry state of repair and no longer in a quiet hamlet, but surrounded by residential housing and busy roads, but still a truly lovely piece of architecture in a [...]
The Pin Mill at Bodnant Gardens has to be one of the most beautifully located historic buildings that Grosvenor have worked on.
Set amidst the verdant surroundings of a garden developed by four generations of the Aberconway family.
Reflected in a formal lake, the Pin Mills delicate Italianate lines reveal its original use as a gazebo which [...]
Great to see two of Grosvenor’s latest projects in the news with the Housing Regeneration and Heritage Minister Huw Lewis visiting both.
First stop was Denbigh Visitor Centre where Grosvenor was principal contractor in the construction of a state of the art facility and also the conservation of the historic fabric of the castle. More here…
Update: BBC Wales have just showed a news item on the latest status at St. Dwynwen’s – see our lads at work via this link here
Grosvenor specialists were spotted recently measuring up and doing their thing over at the beautiful ruins of St Dwynwen’s in Anglesey.
St. Dwynwen is the welsh patron saint of lovers who [...]
Grade II listed St Paul’s was built in 1846 when Seacombe, Birkenhead was a hamlet, it served the local wealthy parishioners and residents of the area.
Built in an elevated position looking over the River Mersey in the Early Middle Pointed style of the 13th Century.
The area became impoverished during the 1920s and many of the wealthy [...]