Chester: Good design in a historic city?

That will be the topic of conversation when the Cheshire Society of Architects 2013 lecture season continues on Thursday 18 April at Chester University.

Archaeologists on Chester theatre site

David McCourt

Cheshire West & Chester Council has moved archaeologists onto the former Odeon cinema site to carry out exploration of land to be used for the foundations of Chester’s theatre and library venue.

University food centre moves forward

Mersey Design Group has won the commission for architectural services for the £4m North West Research & Development Exchange at the University of Chester.

Graduates join Cassidy + Ashton

Two graduates have secured jobs at architecture, building surveying and town planning practice, Cassidy + Ashton, after impressing during university placements.

Designers chosen for Chester theatre

Bennetts Associates Architects, the practice behind the transformation of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Straford-upon-Avon, has been appointed by Cheshire West & Chester Council to design Chester's new £38m theatre.

Chester University targets food industry

Architecture practice Broadway Malyan has secured planning approval on behalf of Chester University for a £4.7m food research centre at the Parkgate Campus in Chester.

Cheshire’s Heritage Open Days programme unveiled

Cheshire West & Chester Council and the Chester Civic Trust have arranged a series of free events for this year's Heritage Open Days running over four days from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September.