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2020

Shoreditch Church
Highly Commended: Hackney Council Design Awards 2020 – Heritage and restoration Category as a great example of the ‘touch lightly’ approach to historic building conservation.
Putney Chapel
Shortlisted for South London RIBA Regional Awards 2020
Shortlisted for the ASBP (Alliance for Sustainable Building Products) Awards 2020
Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Winner: RICS Social Impact Awards 2020 – Land and Rural Category

The Falcon Restaurant

Shortlisted: RICS
Social Impact Awards 2020

2019

Congratulations to our Sarah Khan for winning the IHBC Astley Student Awards 2019 with her work on ‘The Gost in the Machine: Occupants’ influence on the Environmental Performance in a Grade I listed Building.
Highfield Park Visitor Centre
Commended: St Albans Civic Society Awards 2018 – Community Project

The Falcon Restaurant

Awarded with the Interior Design Award for the Herts Build Award 2019. Thanks to Jo Eastham Interior Designer for working with us to bring back to life this beautiful Grade II listed building.
Putney Chapel
Gold Award Winner: Green Apple Awards for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage
Finalist: RICS London Region Awards, Building Conservation
Hampstead Cottage
Finalist: Alliance of Sustainable Building Products ASBP Sustainability Awards

2018

Appletree Farmhouse
Winner: Hertfordshire Association of Architects Award: Building Conservation
Highly Commended Hertfordshire Building Futures Award: Retrofit for the Future
Winner: RICS East of England Awards, Building Conservation
Winner: Herts Building and Construction Awards – Architect of the Year
Winner: Herts Building and Construction Awards – Refurbishment Project
Shoreditch Church
Finalist: SPAB John Betjeman Award Portico repairs St Leonards Shoreditch

2015

Canonbury Square, Islington House
Joint Winner: Georgian Group Awards: The Giles Worsley Award For a New Building in a Georgian Context

2013

Cross Street, Islington House
Winner: Period Living Awards: ‘Best Restoration Project’
Finalist: Women in Construction Awards ,Award for staff development

2011-2012

Canonbury Park North, Islington House
Winner: National Home Improvement Council NHIC Awards – Best UK house Extension or Improvement
Winner: National Home Improvement Awards NHIA
Finalist: NLA Don’t Move, Improve Awards

What people say about us:

“Thanks for your help (& patience!) in making it all happen. It is a splendid house which is taking some time to get to know, but is yielding up it’s charms and secrets all the time.”

Sir Simon Sainsbury, Tudor House

“We are delighted with (the house) and every aspect of it. There is very little that I would change if we were to do it again. I am really grateful to you for all the trouble you have taken over this work.”

Sir Simon Hornby

“I’m not sure I had appreciated what was involved when I started but all in all it’s been fun. When I walk in now it feels as though the house has breathed a huge sigh of relief. It has been properly treated with great care, expertise and detail. It is literally breathing again in a contented way and we feel it to be a very happy building to be in. For all this I’m in your debt and I thank you most sincerely.”

George Fenton

“Roger Mears and his team were the architects for the renovation of our Eighteenth Century terraced house in Gospel Oak back in 2000. They were excellent in every respect. The house had suffered the usual changes, some of which caused quite serious structural problems. Roger’s suggestions for specialist advisors and for choosing a careful and sympathetic contractor were all spot on. His knowledge of the period, and his eye for details and proper craftsmanship were invaluable. Of course there are unforeseen snags on every job, but there was always a way around them. At the end, we felt that the original character and details of the house had been restored while being a practical home for contemporary living. A good experience all round”

Ken Loach

“The 1987 restoration would have been a disaster without you; at one point the foreman was saying it would be best and much easier and cheaper to take off the whole roof completely. The result of thereby losing the barrel ceiling would have been the death knell of the building as a viable Church under the present difficulties of the Church in Wales. So, thank you for all your help.”

Carole Spackman, St Simon and St Jude Church

“It is great to finally have an architect who listens.”

Reverend Paul Turp. Vicar, Shoreditch Church

“This is a small note to say a very big thank you for all your work in supporting the Parish at All Hallows Tottenham with their HLF grant.”

Archdeacon of Hampstead

“I say thank you practically every day to you all for building what I consider to be the perfect house. It really has been a joy to live here for the last 20 years and I couldn’t thank you more. Should any of you be passing, do drop in and see that your work is still standing and has aged brilliantly.”

Philippa Bradstock

“YOU DID IT !!!! The committee loved every single word you typed in the report and were all praises for you. Undoubtedly, without you this would have not been possible.”

Syed Raza

Many thanks for all your help with my renovation project, it’s been a long process and we’re very excited that it’s all coming to completion soon. Please pass on my thanks to Roger as well – you have been brilliant and so helpful!

Sharina K., Nunlands