Unravelling Climate Complexity: Ashfold’s Journey Through the Climate Fresk Workshop

In an era where climate change is not just a buzzword but a stark reality, understanding its intricacies becomes imperative for every sector. Recognising this, Ashfold recently embarked on an enlightening journey through a Climate Fresk workshop. The workshop was facilitated by, Emily Churchill, a dedicated advocate for climate education and awareness. Emily shares her […]

11 Pilgrim St – The Carter: Complete

We’re delighted to report that our project, The Carter at 11 Pilgrim St is now complete. Tenants Teneo have recently taken possession of three floors. The project started in 2020 at the start of the COVID pandemic. This brought with it particular challenges, followed by the war in Ukraine which affected project supply chain. Despite […]

The only man in the room…

What does the future hold for women in the built environment, how are things changing, and what’s it like being the only man in a construction team? Martin shares his thoughts based on recent experience…   At a recent project team meeting I made a chance remark. The project we were running was the first […]

B Corp – Over a Year Later

As regular readers will know, Ashfold became a B Corp in April 2022. A year later, we submitted our annual review to the team at B Corp and took a look at what we’d achieved and where we’ve come in that twelve-month period. It’s also been great to see so many other businesses including architects […]

11 Pilgrim St, The Carter – Progress Update

We recently managed to get back out on site to take a recording of progress on ‘The Carter‘. The new name for the project we’re working on at 11 Pilgrim St. After over a year on-site, the project is really starting to take shape. The filling-in of the former atrium is fully complete. The timber […]

Welcome to Emily Churchill

Very exciting news this week, as Emily Churchill joins the Ashfold team. Emily’s an accomplished project manager with an outstanding pedigree. She’s worked for organisations such as Gleeds and Buro Four in the past, as well as high-end interior design and other fascinating projects. We had a quick chat with Emily about her life and […]

The Laszlo Building Wins AJ Retrofit Award

Huge congratulations to our friends at Henley Halebrown architects. The team recently won a well-deserved Architects Journal Retrofit award, for their work on the Laszlo building in Archway, North London.   Re-using an old warehouse, the goal was to create a flexible workspace. Originally the Batavia Mills, the Laszlo building dates from c.1900 and was […]

Ashfold Becomes a B Corp

You may have heard of the ‘B Corp’. It’s an increasingly popular certification for forward-thinking companies to acquire, highlighting their dedication to considering stakeholders and the wider environment in the operation of their business. During a little snatched time on a Friday afternoon, Martin Long and I sit down to discuss Ashfold’s recent rise to […]

Roger Madelin: The Interview

Recently, Martin was lucky enough to pin the ever-busy developer extraordinaire, Roger Madelin, down for an interview. Channelling his inner Paxman, Martin tries his best to get Roger to reveal the secret formula behind the success of some of his best-known developments. As well as discussing how his currently project at Canada Water with British […]

Accolades for previous projects

We are very proud of all our previous projects and it’s always a joy to see any one of them recognised. We were doubly delighted recently to hear that two of our schemes had received a nod by the industry. Elsey House, a Cat A fitout in Fitzrovia, won the category of ‘Workplace Interiors < […]