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									A forward-looking
architectural firm
                                                 introduction


> introduction


William Peden Architects offer professional and creative
design that develops the client idea into a built reality.

We provide a high level of expertise with a focus
on a personal, professional and flexible service.

We aim to provide best quality advice, design and
management at each stage of the building process.




> architects

William Peden, Principal and Bernt Cederstrom, Associate have
a wealth of experience gained from involvement across a broad
and varied range of building types.

40 years experience within large and small practices informs our
understanding of a wide range of clients and their differing priorities
– and importantly assists us in responding appropriately.

The Practice actively encourages continuous learning by staff to embrace
the challenge of becoming better informed. Knowledge and awareness at
personal and practice level brings real benefit to our design product.




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                                                         expertise


> ability

William Peden Architects’ proven design ability,
meeting demanding targets on quality, time and cost,
has provided the practice with a wide range of clients
and projects.

We have substantial experience in Commercial,
Retail, Industrial and Historic buildings.

The practice offers: -

       Development/Feasibility Studies

       Client Brief Development

       Project Programming

       Site Planning

       Building Design

       Project Management




> service

It is William Peden Architects policy to identify
how we can best serve each client.


We aim to: -
       Assist clients in developing the design brief.

       Carefully explore for opportunity to improve function and clarify
        aesthetics.

       Address each project anew, independent of function or size and free
        of preconceptions regarding design solutions – but bring a wealth of
        experience.

       Value and utilise the qualities of space, light, enclosure and
        materials to improve the quality of the built environment.




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> professional

Our experience and knowledge of the industry allows us
to respond quickly and assist our clients in assembling
a strong design team.

WPa can advise on Building Consultancy teams and contractors
who from experience can provide a high quality service.




> leadership

The Practice provides a professional service to assist clients
through the complex process of building procurement.
We help in identifying the client requirements and aspirations,
setting the parameters for the design process.

Each project benefits from care and experience, initial feasibility to
completion of the building. William Peden Architects, through awareness of
the industry’s latest thinking, bring firm and informed management to the
process, geared to lead the design team while encouraging efficiency,
innovation and creativity.

We approach each building project with the aim of achieving success for
everyone involved.




> partnership

Communication within the Building Team remains key to
the process of building efficiently and successfully and
to encourage openness and dialogue between team
members at all levels at all stages.

Throughout the building procurement process William Peden Architects
consider that efficient teamwork is the route to trouble free delivery.
We believe that partnering is a powerful tool in achieving project success,
allowing all involved from client, through designers to contractors,
to build upon ability and trust.




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                                                            portfolio

> industrial

West Sussex Waste Management & Recycling

Brief: Architects to Jacobs Babtie, working on £300 million PFI with
Local Authority. £12 million construction cost on six different sites.

Three sites feature extensive waste management and welfare buildings,
while the remaining three consist of external site works.

Client: Viridor Waste Management

Project duration: August 2003 - present

Value: £12m




Perspective of Crawley Transfer Station




Front elevation of Crawley Transfer Station




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> industrial

Hunterston Power Station – A Reactors

Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

Brief: Re-cladding of existing Reactor towers in a highly sensitive
environment. Planning involved RFACS and was achieved May 2002.

Client: British Nuclear Fuels Ltd                            Value: £1m+




3D drawing of the proposed re-cladding




Perspective of the proposed re-cladding



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> industrial

Hunterston Power Station Welfare Facilities

Location: Ayrshire, Scotland

Brief: Construction of a new staff welfare facility including cafeteria
and changing rooms. Existing walls on site were reused to form the
enclosure.

Client: British Nuclear Fuels Ltd

Value: £200k




Drawing of the building plan




The completed welfare facility




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> leisure


Hamilton Palace Sports
Grounds

Location: Hamilton,
South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Brief: Design and Build Contract with
Jarvis Construction to provide a 300
person changing facility for grass and
synthetic sports fields.

Client:
South Lanarkshire Council,
Hamilton Ahead

Project duration: 1998 - 1999

Value: £1.5m




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> museums

Low Parks Museum

Location: Hamilton,
Lanarkshire, Scotland

Brief: Design partner responsible for the
project team for the conversion and new
build additions to an existing Grade A
                                         th
listed building, formerly used in the 17
Century as a riding school.

Completed in two phases. Successful
Heritage Lottery Fund Application.

Client: South Lanarkshire Council

Value: £2.6m



Phase One images:




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> museums

Low Parks Museum

Phase Two images:




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> museums

Chatelherault Country Park

Location: South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Brief: Two new interconnecting museum facilities were positioned to the rear
at a lower ground level to minimise the external impact. This included the
conversion of an existing grade A listed building and required a high level of
security.

Client: South Lanarkshire Council

Project duration: 1998 - 2001 (Phases 1 & 2)                   Value: £1.2m




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> offices

Bathgate Police Station

Location: Bathgate,
West Lothian, Scotland

Brief: The main street elevation
required upgrading with a new and
attractive façade. Outside noise
penetration was to be reduced and
new ventilation and heating services
were installed.

Client: Lothian & Borders Police

Project duration:
October 2002 - June 2003

Value: £140K




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> parliament

The Scottish Parliament

Location: Edinburgh
Brief: Sub-contracted by engineers to detail external steel cladding for the
prestigious Parliament debating chamber.

Hundreds of complex details were carefully designed to enable practical
construction while maintaining a high aesthetic quality.

Client: The Scottish Parliament                                Completed: 2004




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The following is a more extensive list of the practices experience.

William Peden Architects completed those projects listed dated from 1998 to present.
Earlier projects involved WPa staff while employed by other practices i.e. bracketed
initials at project title e.g. (WP), (BC).




> industrial development
                                                                           VALUE               DATE

National Waste Recycling Plant and Rail Transfer Stations                  £100m+              1998 -
Project manager and design Architect for a new waste                                              on
recycling plant and power station facility.

British Nuclear Fuels Ltd                                                    £12m                1997
Hunterston Power Station – A Reactors.                                                         - 2000
Re-cladding of existing Reactor towers in a highly sensitive
environment. Planning involved RFACS and was achieved
May 2002.

Viridor Waste Management Plant                                               £15m                2002
Edinburgh
Site feasibility and planning. Design development to Planning
Application stage for waste handling and transfer to rail.

Viridor Waste Management                                                     £15m             current
West Sussex
Architects to Babtie, working on £300 million PFI with Local
Authority. £15 million construction cost on 6no. sites

BNFL Nuclear Fuels                                                         £20m +             current
Hunterston Power Station
ILW Store

British Nuclear Fuels Ltd                                                   £200K                1999
Hunterston Power Station
Extension and alteration of existing 2 storey office
accommodation.

British Nuclear Fuels Ltd                                                   £200K                1999
Hunterston Power Station
Construction of a new staff welfare facility including cafeteria
and changing rooms.

Caledonian Offset Limited                                                    £3m+                2004
Edinburgh
Newspaper printing press. Extension and major refurbishment
of existing print facility. Production to be maintained
throughout the works.

Major Food Processing Facility                                               £3m+                2004
Central Scotland
Major extension and refurbishment to operating plant.




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> leisure and visitor attractions
                                                                           VALUE               DATE

Hamilton Palace Sports Pavilion                                             £1.5m                1999
Hamilton
Design and Build Contract with Jarvis Construction to provide
a 300 person changing facility for grass and synthetic sports
fields. Client, South Lanarkshire Council, Hamilton Ahead

Scottish National Cycling Centre (WP)                                      £13.5m                1995
Meadowbank, Edinburgh                                                                          - 1997
Ravenscraig, Lanarkshire
Development of design proposals for new enclosed facility and
lottery application. A feasibility study was funded by the
Scottish Sports Council, the client was the Scottish Cyclists
Union. The proposal received positive Scottish Sports Council
backing but was unsuccessful due to lack of funding availability
within SSC budget.

Royal Signals – Army Museum (WP)                                           £0.75m                1996
Blandford, Dorset
A design led design and build project of the new Museum and
visitor centre for the Royal Corps of Signals.

South Lanarkshire Council                                                   £250k                2001
Hamilton
Feasibility investigations to alterations and refurbishment of an
existing Sport Barn facility for local community use.

Benmore outdoor Centre (BC)                                                 £300k                1999
Client: The City of Edinburgh Council: Education Department
Internal improvements to the main centre and the provision of
a new climbing wall enclosure and external ropes course within
a designated natural Heritage Site.

South Queensferry Sports Pavilion (BC)                                      £1.1m                1996
Client: The City of Edinburgh Council: Recreation Department
New Sports pavilion with all weather pitches and two 11 a-side
pitches. The project included the completion of
footpath/cycleway links and associated landscaping.

Church Hill Theatre (BC)                                                    £500k                2001
Client: Church Hill Theatre
Scottish Arts Council lottery application for the extension of the
Theatre, to provide enhanced facilities and full special needs
access.

Usher Hall Refurbishment (BC)                                                 £5m                1999
Client: The City of Edinburgh Council, Recreation Department
Phase I refurbishment contract dealing primarily with the
auditorium. Phase II proposals review procedure.

Cyber Café (BC)                                                             £100k                1997
Wester Hailes, Edinburgh
New build community facility constructed by trainees. Project
was awarded a 1998 EAA Regeneration Award.




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> commercial and retail development
                                                                          VALUE               DATE

Littlewoods Store (WP)                                                     £1.2m                1989
Princes Street, Edinburgh
Project Architect responsible for design and procurement.
Refurbishment of store while maintaining store trading
throughout.

Littlewoods Store (WP)                                                     £1.5m                1991
Parkhead Forge
Project Architect responsible for design and procurement. Fit-
out. Alteration to new retail shell, including design and
management of fit-out.

Littlewoods Store (WP)                                                     £1.4m                1992
Paisley
Project Architect responsible for design and procurement.
Major refurbishment, store trading throughout. Work
completed in 12 weeks.

Scottish Nuclear Headquarters (WP)                                        £11.1m                1992
East Kilbride
Design Team manager. Corporate HQ for 400 staff,
completed and occupied within 2 years of initial client contact.

Halifax Plc                                                                £1.5m                2000
Gyle, Edinburgh
Alteration and refurbishment of existing office to provide open
plan arrangement to accommodate 200 staff. Fast track
programme.

University of Aberdeen                                                       £3m                1999
Aberdeen
Developer led mixed use leisure, retail development on a
brown field site within Historic Conservation Area, - taken to
outline proposal stage.

Safeway Supermarket (WP)                                                     £9m                1994
Springkerse, Stirling
Project Architect – responsible for design and procurement.
New store: 60K ft sq sales.

Safeway Stores (WP)                                                                             1993
Site assessments/feasibility studies. Various sites investigated                               -1995
and development proposals prepared.

Magnet Ltd/Stakis/Mecca (WP)                                                                    1994
Leith Walk. Edinburgh                                                                          -1997
Proposals developed on behalf of Berisford Plc.
Planning permissions gained for development of existing
building as Casino, Bingo and Leisure Club use.

Magnet Ltd (WP)                                                            £450k                1997
St John’s Road, Edinburgh
Conversion of existing car sales/garage showroom to trade
and retail outlet.




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> commercial and retail development continued…
                                                                         VALUE               DATE

Magnet Ltd                                                                £800k                1998
Haggs Road, Glasgow                                                                          - 1999
Redevelopment of existing site to provide two new retail units
and customer parking.

Aberdeen Asset Management                                                  £85k                2000
St Andrews Square, Edinburgh.
Office interior redesign and refurbishment.

Pizza Paradise – Fast Food Take Away                                       £90k                2001
Edinburgh
Refurbishment of two vacant shell units to provide new fitout
and shop frontage. Planning Application

London and Oriental                                                     £1.5m                  2001
Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh
New build office development on a city centre site. Taken to
RIBA Stage D – Detailed proposals.

Scottish Parliament Building
Holyrood
Detailing of stainless steel façade to Debating Chamber




> education facilities
                                                                          VALUE              DATE

St Katherines Secure Unit (BC)                                             £200k               2003
Client: The City of Edinburgh Council: Social Work Department
Design Architect for Centre refurbishment including Education
wing and courtyard re-landscaping to incorporate all weather
sports area, roller blade track and landscaped seating area.
Grant assisted application involvement and Scottish Office
Inspectorate liaison.

St Thomas of Aquin’s (BC)                                                   £10m               2002
Client: The City of Edinburgh Council: Education Department
New inner city secondary school, in a central conservation
area, with 750 school role. Project was awarded the 2003
‘Best Public Building Award’ by The Society of Chief Architects
in Local Authorities.

Davidsons Mains Primary School                                                 -            current
Edinburgh: Feasibility Study
Extension of existing primary school

West Lothian Schools
Annual call off contract with PFI provider for upgrading works.




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> historic buildings
                                                                         VALUE               DATE

Low Parks Museum (WP)                                                     £3.2m                1995
Phase One                                                                                    - 2000
Phase Two
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Design partner responsible for the project team for the
conversion and new build additions to a existing Grade A listed
building for South Lanarkshire Council. Successful Heritage
Lottery Fund Application.

Chatelherault Country Park (WP)                                           £1.7m                1995
Phase One                                                                                    - 2000
Phase Two
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Design partner responsible for the extension and alteration of
the Grade A listed site to a museum and visitor centre for the
Country Park for South Lanarkshire Council. Successful
ERDF Application.

Linlithgow Palace (WP)                                                    £1.2m                1996
Linlithgow
Feasibility study commissioned by Historic
Scotland/LEEL/West Lothian for re-development of this
important site as a visitor attraction.

279 Shettleston Road, Glasgow (WP)                                        £1.5m                1992
Victorian brick Machine Shed.
Negotiations with planning and Historic Scotland to achieve
planning permission.

Lothian & Borders Fire Brigade HQ (BC)                                      £1m                1999
Edinburgh
Restoration and enhancement of the complete grade ‘B’ listed
development, including the conversion of the stables block.
Project was short listed for the 1999 EAA: Regeneration
Award.



> housing developments
                                                                         VALUE               DATE

Housing                                                                     £2m                2002
Gorgie Road, Edinburgh
50 unit 4 and 5 storey timber frame development including 24
Housing Association units, playground and parking.

Balmoral Estate Housing (BC)                                                  -                1987
Refurbishment of existing estate housing and the provision of a
new staff residential block.

Hill of Orchard
                     th
Major extension to 19 Century dwelling in the Clyde Valley.




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                                                           contact


> contact


Office:     4 Picardy Place
            Edinburgh
            Scotland
            EH1 3JT


tel:        (0131) 478 7766
fax:        (0131) 478 7767

e-mail:     architects@williampeden.co.uk
web:        www.williampeden.co.uk




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