Monthly Archives: September 2014

Showing all news posted in September 2014.

Article on Newcastle Architects winning Irish jobs

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It seems the fact a North East architectural practice has managed to secure work in Ireland is something the press are quite interested in. As one of the smaller Newcastle Architects Practices, it’s always nice to get noticed by the local media. There was a review in the Journal last week and today sees this feature on the BDaily website. Hopefully, the work won’t just be in Ireland as we continue to progress with schemes further down the country.

Emmerdale Actress opens Alston Murphy Care Home

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Darrington Healthcare Limited invited Pat Haith, Doncaster’s Civic Mayor, and Emmerdale actress Natalie Anderson to open the Alston Murphy designed Elm Park Care Home in Doncaster on 17 September and staff from AMA were there for the occasion.

The Practice was delighted to be involved in the project, designing both the building and the interior décor, and working with Walter Thompson Contractors to build a great 75-bed Care Home.  We congratulate Darrington Healthcare Limited and wish them every success with this, their second Care Home in the area.


Darrington Healthcare MD, Eric Dixon [L] with Pat Haith [C] and Natalie Anderson [R]

Streetscape Shortlist Competition

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AMA are excited to have been shortlisted for the RIBA North East Streetscape competition, on show in the ArchiTruck at Grey’s monument today. The concept behind the idea was to provide an easy to install family of street furniture, which allows users to Socialize, Teach, Learn, Exercise, Volunteer or Relax – even producing energy by incorporating equipment alongside the furniture. “We can see these on streets in city centres, in remote rural areas, in peoples private gardens or as features in care buildings.” said Ollie Currie, continuing that “the beauty is in the simplicity, which also offers the flexibility to go anywhere, diversity is the key”.

The AMA scheme seems to be doing well in the public voting and with formal judging taking place on Monday 22nd Sept, here’s wishing us good luck with that.