• Client: St. Luke's Partnership
  • Architect: DTA Architects
  • Duration: October 2016 - October 2017
  • Contract value: £2.1m
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The development consists of the retention, conservation, adaptation and reuse of the ruin of the former church structure of 436sqm in accordance with the St Luke’s Conservation Plan. The refurbishment of the main structure will be in keeping with the conservation principles of minimum intervention, reversibility and recording, and will include internal conservation works comprising of the retention where possible of existing plaster, the repair and reinstatement of plaster details, including that of the chancel, and the conservation of the existing mosaic floor tiling and reuse of ceramic floor tiles. External conservation works include minor repairs to the external calp limestone walls, repairs to granite surrounds, dressings and cappings, the repair of the existing slate roof to the chancel, and the reinstatement of rainwater goods. Internal works include the provision of a new timber ground floor to the nave; the provision of two mezzanine floors suspended from the new roof structure within the nave, all providing a total of c. 900sqm of Class 3 office accommodation over three floors including reception, exhibition space, meeting rooms, general office and studio space.