New Director for JDDK

Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall Ltd (JDDK) have announced the appointment of Mura Mullan as a Director of the Newcastle-based architectural practice. Appointed an Associate of the practice in 2003, Mura was born in Derry but now lives in Benton, Newcastle. A graduate with distinctions from the University of Manchester in 1994 she has been… Full Article >

A Little Goes a Long Way at St Andrew’s Church

In construction, as in many other sectors, the saying of “a little goes a long way” is unfortunately not generally true – capital projects tend to reflect the level of investment in them. However, when a relatively modest investment is coupled with great design, the results can be spectacularly successful. In 2001, the congregation of… Full Article >

JDDK’s Transylvanian Challenge

Whilst many companies like to boast of their after-sales service, Newcastle-based architects Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall Ltd (JDDK), have raised the bar by not only designing and managing the construction of the new £2.8m Day Services Outpatient Suite at St Oswald’s Hospice in Newcastle, but also having two members of their staff (very) actively… Full Article >

St Oswald’s Goes Green

With completion of the new £2.8m Day Services Centre at Newcastle’s St Oswald’s Hospice now just weeks away, visitors and staff have been getting their first glimpse into the three storey Centre. Although designed by Newcastle architects, Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, who have been responsible for previous phases of the hospice, the… Full Article >