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Big Parks Project wins another award

Sussex Countryside Awards 2017 Organised by CPRE Sussex – the Sussex branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England – the award ceremony was held in the magnificent Petworth House on Wednesday, October 11th . The Big Parks Project was a Full Award winner in the Making Places Design Award category. The ‘Making Places Design Award’ recognises design excellence in sustainable construction projects. The judges said they were impressed to see a project primarily funded by development contributions providing fantastic facilities and…

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The Gateway Café Nominated for Top Award!

We are excited to announce that The Gateway Café has been shortlisted for RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South East 2016 Awards. There were 32 buildings entered in the region, and our café designed by Kaner Olette has made the short list. Architect Mike Kaner said “We are extremely proud to have shortlisted for an RIBA award as it provides recognition for the whole project team for a challenging retrofit scheme with limited budget.  We hope it can raise the…

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PRESS RELEASE – RIBA AWARD

    BIG PARKS PROJECT PRESS RELEASE   Friday 11 March 2016 Press contact: Michelle Porter 07785 993 285 bigparksproject@gmail.com   Gateway Cafe Peacehaven shortlisted for RIBA South East 2016 Awards   The Gateway Café built as part of the Big Parks Project is one of eleven buildings that have been shortlisted for RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South East 2016 Awards. There were 32 buildings entered in the region, and the Gateway Café in Peacehaven designed by Kaner Olette has made the…

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Gateway Cafe Shortlisted for AJ Award

  Our Gateway Cafe has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit award by ‘The Architect’s Journal’. The award seeks to reward achievements in design, engineering and construction.     In Architecture, retrofitting is a term used to describe the process of taking an existing building and renovating it with techniques that may not have existed at the time of construction. It’s hard to imagine now, but the Gateway Cafe was once an unattractive maintenance depot with brick walls, security fencing and…

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Big Parks Project

The Big Parks Project is now complete. The project started in 2011 to improve recreation and leisure facilities in Peacehaven on land given to the town by Southern Water. The Big Parks project committee would like to thank everyone who took part in consultations, events and worked hard to make sure the park met the expectations of the local community. The project saw the construction of a state of the art skatepark, two natural playgrounds, an award winning cafe, the redevelopment of the…

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The Big Park Wins Again!

Sussex Heritage Trust is a Registered Charity established to preserve, improve and encourage the appreciation of the architectural and natural heritage of Sussex. The Sussex Heritage Trust awards seek to highlight conservation, restoration and to recognise the importance of  traditional skills and crafts. This year the Big Park was highly commended in the Public and Community awards section. Much care was taken during the building of the park to make it as environmentally friendly as possible and to use traditional materials and…

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We did it again!

  We are proud to announce that The Gateway Cafe designed by Architects Kaner Olette has won it most prestigious award to date. Last night they won the RIBA South East Award 2016. The Judges said ‘ Occasionally, a project emerges which represents far more than the sum of its parts; where architecture with a capital ‘A’ is less important than the contribution made to a wider need.’ ‘The café performs many roles: a gateway and interpretation centre for the South…

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  Peacehaven Gateway Cafe, Shortlisted Building, UK, Architecture, News, Images Peacehaven Gateway Cafe Shortlisted for the Leisure Category – design by Kaner Olette Architects 26 Jun 2015 Peacehaven Gateway Cafe Design: Kaner Olette Architects Location: Peacehaven BN10 8RJ, UK Gateway Cafe Shortlisted for Prestigious Award Kaner Olette, the RIBA chartered Architects behind the Gateway Interpretation Cafe at the Big Park, have been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit awards 2015. The award was created by The Architects’ Journal to recognise and reward…

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Big Park for Visitors

The Big Park is a great day out for the whole family. Situated within the South Downs National Park, it’s the perfect place to start a walk or ride, to stop and play or to take advantage of our award-winning Gateway Café. We have two magical playgrounds that will keep your little ones entertained for hours. The toddler playground with its giant wood carved dragon, a peek a boo wall and the adventure playground for older children boasting a magnificent…

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