CDA have been commissioned by Aspire Defence Ltd, the military based PFI company on behalf of the Ministry of Defence for the refurbishment of 9 significant churches around Hampshire and Wiltshire. These include the two principal garrison churches in the centre of Aldershot, the home of The British Army. Saint Andrews Garrison Church by renowned Scottish architect Sir Robert Lorimer, and the Royal Garrison Church by Philip Hardwick, who is best known for his work in London on the Euston Arch, Wellington Barracks by Buckingham Palace, St Katherines Dock and The Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool.
Our brief is to act as church architect to each and provide detailed quinquennial reports. The work will be headed by Harry Whittaker, Principal Partner of our Bath Office, and AABC accredited Conservation Architect.