Base Architects opens Conwy studio

The architectural and design firm taken space at Riverside Business Park in Conwy to service and grow its offering in North Wales.

The studio at Connaught House is the third in Base’s portfolio, after its existing offices in Shrewsbury and Chester.

Currently, Base is working on a development of 111 homes in Glan Conwy, social housing in Gloddeath Street Llandudno, and a design for 21 tourism lets in Anglesey.

Clients in the region include Brenig Construction, one of North Wales’ largest civil engineering and construction companies, Brenig Homes, and Calon Homes.

This news comes after Base’s team expansion, with the recruitment of Alexandra Roberts as an architect, Joe Salt as an architect and chartered town planner, Joe Weigh as an architectural technologist, and architectural assistants Yasmin Lokat, part two, and Emma Archer, part one. This brings the total Base team up to 18 across its three offices.

Base director Harry Reece said it was an exciting time of growth for the region and the firm.

“Conwy is a thriving area with a lot of development and investment going on, particularly along the A55 corridor through to Anglesey. The business landscape in North Wales is evolving rapidly and we want to be part of its future, bringing our creative design capabilities and high-end client service to both residential and commercial development. Conwy itself is at the heart of that so it was the ideal place for us to put down roots.

“We are keen to bring our creative approach to North Wales and have already made some great connections with other businesses that are as passionate as we are about creating a bright outlook for the region.

“We look forward to being part of the innovative framework that shapes North Wales in the years to come.”

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