Last Updated : 7th May 2015
VWB Architects



During over 100 odd years that the Practice has been in existence, it has successfully undertaken a wide variety of work that has recently included the following projects, listed under RIBA Building Type headings.

Those projects indicated in bold / with a number are described more fully in the following Project Data Sheets.




§  Abattoir and Meat Cutting Plant, Crewe, Cheshire.

§  Newbuild Veterinary Surgery, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire.




§  Administration Headquarters for the TEC, Middlewich, Cheshire. £750,000.

§  Refurbishment for British Telecom, Crewe, Cheshire.

§  Conversion of 17th Century Listed Building, Tytherington, Macclesfield.

§  Refurbishment and extension to Victorian property, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

§  Conversion of redundant Chapel, Sandbach, into Offices for Seddon Homes.

§  New Offices for Persimmon Homes, Sandbach. (2875)




§  Various outlets for United Northwest Co-operatives including at Macclesfield, Bolton and Great Harwood.

§  Carpet World Store, Blackpool, Lancashire.

§  Major Conversion/Alteration of Shop premises, Macclesfield. ‘The Silkworks’




§  Extension Astbury Primary School, Astbury, Cheshire – Entrance/Practical Area/Library.

§  Extension Mottram St. Andrew Primary School – Early Years Building.

§  Extension Gawsworth Primary School, Macclesfield – Library/Computer Room.

§  Extension St.Mary’s Primary School, Bosley – Assembly Hall/Ancillary Accommodation (2802)

§  Various Leisure/Recreation projects associated with Schools.

§  Feasibility Study - SureStart 82no place Nursery Facility, Cauldon Rd. Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent for North Stoke PCT / City of Stoke LEA.




§  Various redevelopments, upgrades and new build projects for North Staffordshire Health Authority and NHS Trusts, including extensive work at Leek Moorlands Hospital and North Staffordshire Hospital, refurbishment and extension at St. Edwards Hospital and Bucknall Hospital.

§  Group Practice Medical Centres at Sandbach, Cheshire and Chelford, Cheshire.

§  Nursing Homes at Congleton, Cheshire and Northenden, Manchester.

§  Mental Health Resource Centre, Cheadle Hospital, Staffordshire.

§  Alteration / extension of Adolescent Unit, Wall Lane House, St Edwards Hospital Site, Cheddleton.

§  Feasibility schemes for GP Surgeries. LIFT Initiative.

§  Feasibility Study – SureStart 52no place Nursery Facility, Clyde St. Shelton, for North Stoke PCT.

§  Feasibility Study – SureStart 36no place Nursery Facility, Forest Park School, Cobridge, for North Stoke PCT.

§  Alteration & Refurbishement Salisbury Ward, LeekMoorlands Hospital, Staffordshire for North Staffordshire PCT (3153)

§  Conversion & Alteration Bucknall Hospital Ward 6 for form IT Training Suite and Parent & Baby Unit for North Staffordshire NHS Estates Agency (3227)




§  Various housing developments from rural groups to large consortium developments, including for the Seddon Group at Holmes Chapel, Chelford, Macclesfield and Congleton.

§  Individual one-off dwellings and extensions for many private clients throughout Cheshire and adjacent Counties.

§  Templar Housing Association, Macclesfield.

§  Conversion and extension of existing buildings to form Elderly Persons Flats, for Macclesfield Borough Council Knutsford and Alderley Edge.

§  Conversion of redundant farm buildings, Parkhouse Farm.

§  Extension / refurbishment of Irish Cottage, Achill.

§  Major extension to large detached dwelling in rural Cheshire at Somerford. (3259)

§  Conversion of former barns at Kinderton Hall Farm, Middlewich, Cheshire.

§  Social Housing for Dane Housing Ltd at Wavertree Avenue, Scholar Green, Cheshire.





§  New build UK factory and offices for Spanset Ltd., at Middlewich, Cheshire. £1.2m.

§  Co-operative Press, Manchester. £500,000.

§  Warehouse for J Morley, Congleton, Cheshire. £500,000.

§  Various Alterations and Extensions of industrial premises for Heathfield Foods, Shavington.

§  Various Alterations and Extensions at Freshpack Ltd. Congleton.




§  Brough Park Leisure Centre, Leek, Staffordshire. Detail Design & Lottery Bid. £4m.

§  Biddulph Valley Leisure Centre for Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. £3m.

§  Golf clubhouse, Leisure complex, Swimming pool and Conference Centre, Macclesfield, Cheshire. £4m. (2381/2440/2998/3398)

§  Extension and refurbishment of existing Golf Clubhouses at Bolton and Astbury.

§  Refurbishment of Local Authority Swimming Pools at Wem, Whitchurch and Biddulph.

§  Phased alterations and extensions to existing Cricket Club pavilion at Alsager, Cheshire.

§  Various alterations to existing Cricket Club pavilion at Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

§  Cricket Changing Pavillion, Kings School, Macclesfield.

§  Flood Lighting to All Weather sports pitch, Kings School, Macclesfield

§  Additional Changing Facilities and Floodlighting, Middlewich Town Football Club.

§  Village / Community Hall, Leighton-cum-Minshull Vernon, Nantwich, Cheshire. (2691)




§  For F Robinson at Nantwich, Alsager, Ulverston and Packmoor.




§  New build Methodist Churches at Poynton and Wilmslow, Cheshire.

§  New build Pentecostal Church, Mow Cop, Staffordshire.

§  New build non-denominational Church, Tytherington, Macclesfield, Cheshire.

§  Refurbishment and extensions at St.Michael & All Angels, Cross Heath, Newcastle-under-Lyme;

Whaley Bridge Methodist Church; and Knutsford Methodist Church;

§  Disabled access and toilet facility at Winsford Methodist Church, Cheshire.

§  Extension at Dale Road Methodist Church, Darley Dale.

§  Refurbishment & Extension New Life Church, Congleton.

§  Alterations and Renovations at Congleton United Reformed Church. (2391/2462/2560)

§  New Build / extension at St. Johns Church, Walton, Chesterfield. (2706)

§  New Build / Extension at St Thomas’ Church, Brampton, Chesterfield.

§  Alteration & Extension, St.Peters Church, Elworth, Sandbach.

§  New Church Hall and ancillary facilities, Sandbach Methodist Church. (3033)

§  Extension and Conversion to form New Life Church, Congleton, Cheshire.




§  Urban regeneration study at Oldham.

§  Hotel development at Macclesfield, Cheshire.

§  Petrol Stations at Bolton and Chorley, Lancashire.

§  Conversions of existing buildings at Keele University.

§  Change of Use of Listed Building to Convalescent Home, Congleton, Cheshire.

§  Primary Care Health Village for North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.

§  Sports Hall / Cricket Hall / Changing / Climbing Wall - Kings School, Macclesfield.

§  Various GP Surgery Feasibility Studies under the LIFT Programme for NHS Primary care Trusts.

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