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Design ACB wins planning for Grade II church conversion

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Design ACB has been granted planning permission to convert a church in the Winchester Conservation Area into apartments

The Hampshire-based practice plans to insert nine flats into the deconsecrated church, which is currently used as offices and for storage.

Conceived as ‘structurally independent pod-like insertions’ the apartments are accessed through a series of existing ground floor doorways with a full height atrium providing light and ventilation into the core of the building.

The upper levels are accessed from a central perforated copper-clad spiraling staircase with glazed bridge links across the atrium.


Architects view

Dominic Gaunt, director, Design ACB

‘We are delighted to have won approval for this project that sees the restoration of an historic landmark here in Hampshire. We are looking forward to bringing this beautiful building back to life and creating unique homes for local residents.’

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