RIBA-APPROVED Details are available from the RIBA Competitions Office, 6 Melbourne Street, Leeds LS2 7PS, tel 0113 234 1335, fax 0113 246 0744, email riba. competitions@mail. riba. org NEW OFFICE SPACES FOR SALISBURY DISTRICT COUNCIL Expressions of interest are invited for the design of a new extension to the existing listed building that houses the Salisbury council offices. The council has agreed to bring together, under one roof, all its office-based activities on the site of its present main office, an adjoining car park and former swimming pool. Up to six practices will be invited to a competitive interview. The deadline is Monday 22 December.
LYTHAM QUAYS An open two-stage competition, run on behalf of Kensington Developments, to develop a 29.2ha site adjacent to the Ribble estuary, 1km from the centre of Lytham St Annes in the north-west of England.
The site enjoys views over the mudflats and salt marshes of the estuary and of the Irish Sea, the Pennines and the Welsh Mountains.
Kensington Developments is seeking ideas for the design of a new pedestrian-only village. The requirement is for a mixed-use development of tourism, culture, environment, business and residential. The end value of the regeneration will be about £650 million. The deadline for first-stage designs is 9 January.
E COLLEGE The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) is calling for designs of the college for the future. The challenge is to put together ideas for a new style of learning environment for the 21st century.
Deadline is 30 January.
LANDMARK EAST COMPETITION Open ideas competition on behalf of the East of England Development Agency to generate ideas for a major landmark or landmarks to attract significant funding and stimulate long-term economic benefit for the region.
Deadline is 18 February.