Coffee with Art, Bedford
We worked with Bedford Borough Council to meet the stringent requirements of their Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) on the conservation and commercial restoration of this Listed High Street shopfront. We designed and detailed the shopfront using archive photos of the building, whilst accommodating some unfortunately irreversible 20th century structural alterations.
We also project managed the building contract, including strict supervision of the build quality. The result is an attractive, well-patronised coffee shop which fulfills the Bedford THI grant obligation by greatly adding to the historic character, quality and commercial success of this part of Bedford High Street.