Historic Willenhall school to become company HQ

A historic Willenhall school with an iconic clock tower has been turned into the new headquarters of Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd, which has been based in the West Midlands town for nearly 150 years.

The former Little London School on Stafford Street closed more than a decade ago but has been refurbished by Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd as part of a multi-million pound development project. The clock tower has been refurbished and protected as part of the redevelopment.

Tweedale was responsible for the new office design.
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Luxury Living in Wolverhampton

Completion may still be a few months away, but the attraction of living in one of Wolverhampton’s most iconic locations is proving to be popular with homebuyers.

The former Coniston House office building at Chapel Ash, on the western gateway to Wolverhampton Ring Road, is currently being converted into 42 luxury one and two-bedroom apartments and over half the units have already been sold.

The landmark building, which will be known as Belvedere Residence, is being transformed by Dudley-based developer, Blackacres Limited, with Tweedale responsible for the innovative design.

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Asparagus Point – the journey so far

Construction work has recently started on a new industrial estate in Worcestershire, but for Tweedale, the journey to get to this point began in 2011.

That’s when we began working on this project after forming a new relationship with the developer, Hortons’ Estate.

Several design concepts were pursued including offices, large scale warehousing and a trade park. There was also considerable interest from individual commercial operators for bespoke buildings. Read Full Story

Official opening for new school building

A new school building, designed by Tweedale Ltd, has been officially opened by Shadow Digital Minister, Liam Byrne MP.

The £2.1million project at Brownmead Primary Academy, located on Shard End in Birmingham, will eventually provide 210 extra primary school places for local children.

Tweedale, which has a great track record in designs for the education sector, worked with Acivico and contractor, Balfour Beatty, to deliver this project, which covers 522sq m and consists of six classrooms and new toilets.
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Samukeliso scoops student architecture award

A prestigious prize has been awarded to an outstanding University of Wolverhampton student, Samukeliso Mafa, for her high-quality architectural design work.

The prize has been awarded annually by Tweedale, in a six-year strong partnership with the university.

Samukeliso recently graduated from the BSc Hons Interior Architecture and Property Development course with a 1st Class BSc (Hons) and said receiving the Tweedale Prize for Architectural Design was the cherry on the cake.
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Merlin’s is looking magic thanks to Tweedale

The former Merlin’s bar in Dudley is looking magic after it was transformed as part of a £580,000 revamp.

However, the transformation of the two listed Victorian properties on Wolverhampton Street into offices for MET Recruitment came with a few challenges for us!

Terry Reynolds, managing director at Tweedale,  said: “The buildings fall within Dudley Town Centre Conservation Area and are locally listed so we needed to preserve the heritage features while creating modern offices.
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Architectural award partnership with university enters sixth year

We’re pleased to announce Tweedale will once again sponsor the University of Wolverhampton’s prestigious accolade for architectural excellence.

The Tweedale Prize for Architectural Design is presented annually to the most outstanding student on the BSc Hons Interior Architecture and Property Development course for demonstrating high quality architectural design work.

Our firm is proud to have been the award’s sponsor for the past five years, and a number of previous award winners have gone on to work with us here at our Tettenhall-based practice.
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Model Student Takes Part in Exhibition

One of Tweedale’s budding architects is glowing with pride after university lecturers requested that her first year project take centre stage at a special exhibition.

Diana Grigorie studies architecture part time at Birmingham City University alongside her work at our Wolverhampton offices and we’re thrilled to hear that, at the end of her first year, Diana was not only allocated a first class grade, but her work was used in a show usually reserved for graduates. Read Full Story