An Outstanding Triple Award Win for JDDK at Durham Environment Awards

Celebrations are in abundance as Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, received two project awards also accompanied with an outstanding award at the County Durham Partnership Environment Awards. The 26th annual awards ceremony organised by the County Durham Environment Partnership, is to recognise great design, environmental achievement and community spirit. Judges selected… Full Article >

Planning Approval for Atom Bank Offices

Rivergreen Developments has received planning permission from Durham County Council for a 4,242 sq m commercial office building to be constructed over three storeys at Aykley Heads, Durham City, as headquarters for the new Atom Bank, the UK’s first wholly digital bank. Designed by award-winning Newcastle architects, Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, the… Full Article >

Double Commendation for Newcastle Architects’ Hospice Project

A hospice project designed by the Newcastle architectural practice, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, received ‘Highly Commended’ awards in two categories at last night’s prestigious Building Better Healthcare Awards. The £6.0m refurbishment of the Sue Ryder Hospice at Thorpe Hall, a Grade I listed country house set within a Grade II listed landscape… Full Article >

Designing for Dementia

Newcastle based architects, Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, will be attending the International Dementia Conference in Birmingham in early November to present their designs for a new model of housing scheme developed specifically for dementia sufferers. In collaboration with the Newcastle-based Dementia Care charity, JDDK have adopted a new approach to designing homes… Full Article >

In loving memory of Ian Clarke

IAN CLARKE  1962 – 2015 It is with great sadness that we are contacting you to let you know that Ian Clarke died on Tuesday afternoon, 25 August. All his colleagues at Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd are devastated by the shattering news of Ian’s death and have passed their deepest condolences onto… Full Article >