BBC News – RUSS Self Build Apartments


The BBC News – RUSS London’s biggest community lead self build feature showing happy new residents with new building skills as part of  the RUSS  housing project in Lewisham. Great to work with the team providing thirty-six permanently affordable BIY – build it yourself – homes.


Guardian RUSS – Self Build Apartments

Featured in the Guardian 4th June 2024 : Completion a project in Lewisham  providing thirty-six permanently affordable homes as part of the largest community-led and partly self-built housing project ever undertaken in London.


Architects Journal – Trevor Dannatt House

Featured in Architects Journal ‘Coppin Dockray gives new lease of life to Trevor Dannatt house’. Article by Rob Wilson Photography by James Balston and James O Davies

Wallpaper* – Hampstead House by Coppin Dockray

As featured in Wallpaper*  ‘Hampstead House by Coppin Dockray is the sensitive restoration of an overlooked Trevor Dannatt modernist home’ Article by Shiori Kanazawa, Photos by James O Davies

Hampstead House Featured in RIBA Journal

‘Rescue Mission’  This front cover and 5 page article details the renovation and expansion of this  Trevor Dannatt house by Coppin Dockray. We were proud to work on this project, an extensive retrofit creating a wonderful family home and preserving a mid-century masterpiece.  Article by Eleanor Young, Photography by James O Davies and Jake Balston

Lighthouse – a beacon for children’s homes, RIBA Journal

Featured in RIBA Journal  – ‘Conrad Koslwsky Architects makes a house a home for children cared for by the Lighthouse Pedagogical Trust – solid, cosy, safe and enduring’. Article by Eleanor Young, Photographs by Edmund Sumner.

Notting Hill House

Featured in Architectural Digest –  ‘Peek Inside a Historic Notting Hill Home Outfitted in Subtle, Serene Decor Los Angeles–based designer Olivia Williams proves a past-perfect envelope can happily accommodate a contemporary spirit’ A project we worked on with Michaelis Boyd creating a beautiful, elegant family home in Notting Hill

Architectural Digest


Bhaktivedanta Haveli Featured in Architect’s Journal

The new Haveli at Bhaktivedanta Manor, a project by Cottrell and Vermeulen Architecture in Architect’s Journal . A wonderful article over 12 pages written by Vinesh Pomel with photography by Anthony Coleman. We are proud to have worked on this exceptional project providing community and worship spaces  The new Haveli building has delighted the devotees, worshippers, congregation, community, and visitors.

Forest School (Prep) Featured in Architecture Today

Recently completed Forest School (Prep) is featured in this month’s issue of Architecture Today pages 36 -46.  Studio 54 Architecture Director Charles Thomson talks to Claire Barton of Haverstock with photographs by David Grandorge.

Stockdale Progress to Next Stage of Highgate Cemetery Masterplan

Very excited to be part of the second stage of the Highgate Cemetery Masterplan design bid. A unique project with a fantastic history.

Brentwood School Featured in Architecture Today

Very proud to see the recently completed Brentwood School project featured in this month’s issue of Architecture Today. Great design by Cottrell & Vermeulen.

Career Development at Stockdale

We’re proud to announce Thomas Hutchings has enrolled on the APC to become a member of RICS and a chartered surveyor, joining Richard Kaye for the ride! Stockdale offer full support of this qualification assisting our team in their professional growth.

Back in Brixton

Glorious sunset over Brixton this week on a brief visit to the office. We’re looking forward to seeing a bustling room again very soon as we start to return to the office following the pandemic.

Virtual Site Visits

Great to see the ground source heat pump installed, amongst other developments, at our barn conversion project in Staffordshire. To be honest, we’re quite glad this was a ‘virtual’ site visit as it looked like a mud bath!

Vacancy: Assistant Project Manager, Nottingham

Our Nottingham office is looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join the team. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then please click the link below.

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Orsman Road Apartments, Stockdale Quantity Surveyors

Vacancy: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Nottingham

Vacancy: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Nottingham. If you know anyone who may be interested please pass on our details.

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Quantity Surveyors for Brentwood School

Vacancy: Quantity Surveyor, London

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to work as part of our London team to deliver high quality construction projects on time and on budget.

See all of our career opportunities here:

Project Managers in London & Nottingham

Studio Voltaire Construction Update

The mezzanine floor progressing well at Studio Voltaire. Kalzip roof above, power-floated studio floor below.

Brentwood School Continues to Expand

Brentwood School has been a great project to be involved with over the past decade with multiple phases of development. The latest addition to the School has just been completed comprising of a specialist teaching block and multipurpose hall for Brentwood Preparatory School.

Stockdale make the shortlist for Camden Highline

We’re delighted to have made the shortlist for the fantastic Camden Highline project and we’re really excited to be working on the next stage of the bid as PM and QS with We Made That and our really strong team.

Quantity Surveyors for Bhaktivedanta Haveli

Bhaktivedanta Manor is now complete

We are extremely proud to have worked on the new celebration building for Bhaktivedanta Manor alongside Cottrell & VermeulenEngineersHRWOR Consulting EngineersVascroft Contractors Ltd

Stockdale Rebrand in September 2019

Appreciating the history of the practice, showcasing the portfolio and more engagement with clients and design teams was at the forefront of everyones mind as the business relaunched its identity.

The London Office Move to Brixton

The end of an era! In August 2019 the London office left its beloved home at 58 Streatham High Road and moved location to Brixton.

The new address is: Studio 13, The Viaduct Business Centre, 360 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8PL

East Street Exchange by We Made That

We Made That’s considered design has been shortlisted for the AJ Small Projects Award 2019.

The East Street Exchange is part of a wider strategy for ‘What Walworth Wants‘ commissioned by Southwark Council and the Greater London Authority to make significant improvements to the area.

South London Gallery Fire Station by 6a architects won two awards, the RIBA London Award 2019 and the RIBA National Award 2019

This sensitive conversion of a purpose-built 1867 fire station has reinvented the building, giving it a new lease of life as an art gallery and providing a variety of different spaces for community use. It is a truly inclusive community building that welcomes and engages a broad range of visitors with inviting, light-filled spaces. RIBA

To find out more about South London Gallery Fire Station, please click here.

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Stockdale Turn 30

In 2018 Stockdale were proud to celebrate 30 years in business! Here is to another 30!

Font House by Gluckman Smith Architects won the RIBA East Midlands Conservation Award 2018

Replacing a dilapidated 1960s bungalow, this project is a new house and landscaped garden in Leicestershire. The materiality is influenced by its locality, utilising hand-crafted bronze roofs and ironstone facades.

To find out more about Font House, please click here.

The Quest by Strom Architecture won the RIBA South West Award 2017 and was shortlisted for RIBA House of the Year

This is a single-storey home for octogenarian clients and their disabled daughter, who handed the architect a two-page brief and said ‘get on with it’. The design provides flexible deep open plan living, with a fantastic view to the south west of the clients’ old farmhouse and surrounding hills. Extreme purity and intelligence has been at work and the result is an almost effortless sense of space.

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RIBA House of the Year Long List 2017

The Quest by Ström Architects and Hidden House by Coffey Architects both make the RIBA House of the Year longlist 2017.

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Jack Mill House by Featherstone Young won the RIBA South East Award and the RIBA South East Conservation Award 2017

A sensitive refurbishment of a unique building complex in West Sussex, this project brings together a converted 19th century mill house and granary on the site of two local landmarks – Jack and Jill Windmills. New pop-up roof extensions to the outbuildings open the view to both windmills.

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Modern Detached by Coffey Architects won the RIBA East Award 2017

This project is a new family home in Hertfordshire that is contemporary in design. Brick detail, black charred timber and bronze bring a warmth to the building exterior, while inside large areas of glazing fill each space with light.

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Lincoln College Garden Building by Stanton Williams won the RIBA Building Conservation Award 2016

This multi award-winning Garden Building is a two-storey extension in glass and stone that provides fully accessible facilities for performance, teaching and dining. A new Graduate’s Common Room and break-out spaces are further located on the upper levels, while additional music practice facilities have been created in the basement area. 

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To find out more about Lincoln College Garden Building please click here

Stockdale Open the Nottingham Office

Joe began his career with Stockdale but the pull of his hometown was too strong. In 2015 Stockdale opened the Nottingham office with Joe at the helm. Nick joined Joe quickly before Richard and David were added to the team.

Oily Cart by Hawkins/Brown won the RIBA London Award 2014

The refurbishment of a Grade II* listed Victorian school annex in South London, this project provides accessible workshop, rehearsal and performance space for a children’s theatre.

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Orsman Road by pH+ Architects was featured in Architecture Today Issue 240 Summer 2013

This project is a new mixed-use development in London that includes 40 apartments at mixed-tenure and a ground floor commercial space. Built to Sustainable Homes Code 3 and incorporating solar water heating and grey water recycling, the materiality is a selection of sheet metal, gabion and ivy facades.

To find out more about Orsman Road please click here

Brentwood School, Sixth Form Centre won the RICS East Highly Commended Award 2012

A new Sixth Form Centre and 420-seat assembly hall built for an independent school in Brentwood, Essex. This design offers a contemporary interpretation of existing 19th century buildings on the site, exploring the capability of brick to create a forward thinking statement for the school.

If you want to find out more about Brentwood School, Sixth Form Centre please click here

St Patrick’s School Library and Music Room by Coffey Architects won a RIBA Award in 2011

Winner of the prestigious Stephen Lawrence Award in 2011, this extension is headlined by a zinc clad wooden box, of which forms a new music library for a primary school in North London.

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South London Gallery by 6a Architects was featured in The Observer in June 2010

By expanding the existing gallery with a neighbouring derelict house, this project provides the South London Gallery with new exhibition and education spaces, artist in residence accommodation and a café.

To find out more about the South London Gallery please click here

Westwell Manor farm by Munkenbeck and Marshall Urbanism with Cameron Webster won a RIBA South Award 2009

Stanmore by Munkenbeck and Marshall win the Harrow observer Architectural and Environmental Award 2008

A new-build house on a 4-acre plot situated on top of a hill overlooking a park in Stanmore, this project provides family recreational facilities to maximise the effect of an impressive site. Awarded as winner in the Harrow Heritage Architectural and Environmental Awards 2008.

To find out more about Stanmore please click here

Cardiff Hotel by Baronowitz Kronenberg and John Wotton Architects won the 2007 AA Hotel of the Year Award Wales

Updating an award-winning 120-bed hotel in central Cardiff, this refurbishment retained the existing concrete frame and structural floors. Including the provision of hotel facilities, complete fitting-out and room dressing, this project was ready for occupation on completion.

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241 The Broadway won a commendation from The Civic Trust in 2006

ElliottWood open 241

Stockdale and ElliottWood have worked closely together on numerous jobs for many years. The practice was delighted to be involved in the conversion of their new home in Wimbledon in 2005

Kensal House Nursery wins in 2005

Commissioned by The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Kensal House Nursery was commended for its work

Neighbourhood Nursery, Southall by Cottrell and Vermulen Architecture won a RIBA award in 2005

Developed for the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) in Hounslow, a yellow steel and polycarbonate canopy provides an umbrella for flexible nursery spaces below. The internal spaces are pods, which can be altered or moved to suit future nursery needs.

To find out more about Neighbourhood Nursery, Southall please click here

Hoyle Nursery by DSDHA was featured in Architects Journal in 2004

A competition-winning remodelling and extension to an existing nursery in Bury, Lancashire, this project has created a new street frontage, raised the roof 800mm above the existing walls with clerestory windows to create spaces with daylight and centred the building around a small open aired courtyard garden.

To find out more about Hoyle Nursery please click here

Maggie’s Centre by Hawkins/Brown was featured in Architect’s Journal in 2003

This scheme transformed an early 20th century villa with the addition of a new two storey extension. The kitchen is separated from the upper garden by a twin wall of translucent polycarbonate, screen printed with a pattern designed to evoke sunlight falling through trees

Dalston Culture House designed by Hawkins/Brown

The Culture House combines the legendary Vortex Jazz Club in Hackney, East London, with studio spaces, a bar and café. Each combine to generate activity and act as a beacon for this new creative hub, entitled Gillett Square.

To find out more about Dalston Culture House please click here

Hunter House by A-EM Studio

Hunter House features in The Independent on Sunday in June 2001

Hippodrome Re-Opens

in 2001 the refurbished Hippodrome in Golders Green reopened it’s doors following a £2.5m refursbishment. This continued Stockdale’s long standing relationship with the BBC.

Queen Mary University Student’s Union designed by Hawkins/Brown in 2000

The refurbishment and extension of both the reception and refectory areas of a complex 1960s building, this project for an inner city campus in London has provided enhanced student support facilities, new venues, social learning and academic spaces.

To find out more about the Queen Mary University Student’s union please click here

Poplar sports centre designed by Proctor Matthews was featured in the RIBA Journal in 1999

Alaska 800 features in the Civics Trusts Awards

Women’s Pioneer Housing by Hawkins/Brown featured in Architect’s Journal in 1998

This passive low energy design created new office spaces and meeting rooms for the Women’s Pioneer Housing Association, constructed as an independent structure adjacent to the TfL Central Line and spanning over the existing buildings which remained in use throughout.

To find out more about Women’s Pioneer Housing please click here

Issey Miyake by Stanton Williams

Works with Stanton Williams and Issey Miyake continued with their much celebrated scheme Pleats Please

St Martin’s Church by Cottrell and Vermeulen Architects was featured in the RIBA Journal in 1997

Refurbishment of an existing church to provide a contemporary and dramatic worship space, flexible community buildings and a small terrace of housing, all built around one shared courtyard

To find out more about St Martin’s Church please click the following link

Milton Hall by Cottrell and Vermeulen

Cottrell and Vermeulen Architects was featured in the RIBA Journal in 1996

Osho Gallery by Stanton Williams

The relationship with Stanton Williams continued as their work on Osho Gallery was featured in Architect’s Journal in 1994

The Old Royal Observatory by Stanton Williams was featured in The Times in 1993

Time Out Features Christopher’s

Insignia House by John Winter/Elana Keats was featured in Blueprint in 1991

RIBA award winning new build office block in Mansell Street (30,000 sq. ft.) with notable glass atrium.

East Sussex Golf Village

This project marked one of the first major pieces of work by Stockdale

Issey Miyake by Stanton Williams

Our project working alongside Stanton Williams and Issey Miyake featured in Architecture Today in July 1990

Stockdale is Established

In 1988 Jonathan Stockdale established the practice as the sole principal. Gerard Horan joined the practice shortly thereafter in 1989.

The first projects were Insignia House, the development of a new golf course in East Sussex and the refurbishment of BBC Southwest premises in Plymouth, all in 1988 and 1989.

By 1990 the practice had grown and in May 1990 the business moved to 58 Streatham High Road. This was to be Stockdale’s home for the next 29 years.