Making Way For A New McWhinney!

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Hamilton Architects have won a £1.3m contract to extend and refurb McWhinney Memorial Hall at Ards Community Hospital, Newtownards, to provide new meeting room suites, an adjoining breakout area for large events, and high specification refurbishment of the main hall.  Construction has begun on the project, which is expected to complete in late April 2022.

Revamp is the Star of the Show at Armagh Theatre

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The Marketplace Theatre & Arts Centre, Armagh, one of the best-known and highly regarded arts venues in Northern Ireland, has raised its curtains again after a revamp. Improvements included a reimagining of internal workshop space, upper ground floor reception, and lower ground floor bars, as well as provision of a small exterior lobby on the […]

Award-winning Jordan joins the Hamilton Architects team

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Award-winning student Jordan Beattie returns to the Hamilton Architects team after completing a Masters in Architecture at Ulster University. Jordan is already a familiar face, having spent a year at the Belfast office after winning the Hamilton Architects Young Designer of the Year Award 2017 and gaining a BA in Architecture. His design for an […]

Minister Lyons Opens World Beating £30m Campus Designed by Hamilton Architects

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Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has officially opened the new £30m Erne Campus of South West College in Enniskillen, designed by Hamilton Architects. The 8,200 m2 state-of-the-art campus opened its doors to students at the beginning of September and can accommodate 800 full-time students, 2,000 part-time students and 120 staff. The Erne Campus is one of […]

A ‘picture-perfect’ placement for Rachel

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Part one Architectural Assistant Rachel Murphy is currently on her placement year with Hamilton Architects, having just graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with first-class honours in BSc Architecture. She has also recently been nominated for the RSUA Bronze Medal and featured in online magazine, Dezeen for her project “The Healing Gardens – A Mental Health […]

Hamilton Architects Welcome Fabien Cadot

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We are delighted to welcome our new Senior Architect, Fabien Cadot, to the team. Fabien, who has over 20 years of professional experience, graduated in Architecture from the Ecole d’Architecture de Paris La Villette and has a degree in Civil Engineering. His new post will see him working on an ambitious master plan for the […]

Creative Hub to breathe new life into Bushmills Courthouse

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Plans have been submitted for the new Creative Hub for Enterprise Causeway on the site of the old Bushmills Courthouse, with work scheduled to begin on site in September. The hub, which has secured more than €5m funding via the Interreg Peace IV initiative, will offer a vibrant creative space for like-minded designer-makers to work […]

St Mary’s + Glenravel = Perfect Peace!

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Hamilton Architects have been granted planning approval for a nine classroom, 1,975m2, school building for 250 pupils at Mary Queen of Peace Primary School at Glenravel, Ballymena. The proposed development will facilitate the amalgamation of two existing schools, St Mary’s Primary of Cargan and Glenravel Primary of Martinstown. A bespoke design pays tribute to the […]

It’s Official! South West College, Enniskillen, is a Passive House Premium World First

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The £30m Erne Campus of South West College, designed by Hamilton Architects, is officially the world’s first educational – and currently the largest – Passive House Premium rated building. Economy Minister Diane Dodds announced the accreditation while visiting the 8,000sqm state-of-the-art project in Enniskillen, which opens to 800 full-time and 2,000 part-time students and 120 […]

Hamilton Architects Welcome New Director of Conservation

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Hamilton Architects are delighted to welcome Ben Aston RIBA SCA on to the team as our Director of Conservation. Ben has 22 years’ experience of working on listed buildings up to Grade 1, ranging from pure conservation, through to alteration and creative reuse. As a Specialist Conservation Architect, he has produced iconic award-winning projects which […]