The third Limeyard restaurant and the first in the North, sited in the new White Rose Centre in Leeds, opened on Independence Day. Featuring a portico covering the external terrace, the unit is a double height space with back of house services located on a mezzanine to the rear. The main restaurant design includes a signature bar servery with metalwork supported overbar, seating booths breaking up the central space and timber banquettes around the perimeter. Sliding folding doors open out on to the external seating space. There are 120 covers internally and 28 externally with a mix of fixed and loose seating themed around the Californian branded restaurant. Read more
Allison Pike were briefed by Mitchells and Butlers PLC to design the first timber frame newbuild restaurant for their premium steakhouse brand, Miller & Carter. The construction method was selected for speed of build, environmental performance and buildability. Located in a suburban site in Berryfields adjacent to the Aylesbury Vale Parkway Station, the restaurant serves a new residential area of the town.
Following a thorough and detailed pre-application consultation with Peak Park, consent has been obtained for a complete refurbishment and extension of Bennetston Hall near Buxton to form a dedicated conference facility together with 32 bedrooms for our client Chimp Management Limited. The building is situated in the National Park and has been empty for over 30 years.
A major investment by Whitbread in acquiring a former Hilton Hotel at Newbury with a significant extension and full internal conversion has resulted in the new Premier Inn at Pinchington Lane, Newbury, Berkshire. In total the hotel hosts 113 completely re-fitted bedrooms and bathrooms within the old structure that was stripped back to shell.
A recent completion in the Premier Inn Extension programme has been handed over at the contemporary Widnes hotel. Built over 4 floors in timber framed construction this design by Allison Pike features solar shading on the south facing elevations to reduce heat gain. The external walls are finished in a K Rend through colour system onto a blockwork outer leaf. The lower floor is faced in an artificial stone.
Our most recent Premier Inn opened to the public on 9th December this year in Chippping Norton, West Oxfordshire. The new development was carried out in the town centre on a site purchased from Oxfordshire County Council which had been derelict for many years. Formerly an ambulance station and Castle View Care Home this scheme has brought the site back to life. Read more
Hydes Brewery commissioned Allison Pike to refurbish their popular pub dining venue in Gee Cross, Hyde with a full interior design scheme of the ground floor public areas and garden.
The transformation took on board the best aspects of the converted mansion house and enhanced the internal flows and space usage with some subtle layout changes.
The practice is pleased to announce that it has achieved Chartered Practice status, implementing the guidelines and requirements set out by the RIBA. In order to comply with the profession’s governing body standards for Chartered status a practice must operate a Quality Management System, an Environmental Management Policy, a Health and Safety Policy, and have an Employment Policy which addresses the principles defined by the RIBA including equality, diversity and inclusion.
Allison Pike are proud to announce their contribution towards the Whitbread record number of hotel bedrooms completed in their recently ended financial year. A total of 5461 new Premier Inn bedrooms were added to the portfolio during the year 2015-16 and Allison Pike helped to deliver over 35% of this number through a mix of project types. Read more
At the end of November one of the original founding directors, Greg Pike, retired from the business after nearly 32 years. Starting as a partnership in 1984 at Greg’s house in Mellor Allison Pike has developed and grown over the years, incorporating in 1999 and currently sized at around 25 people based at the Disley offices.