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Stride Treglown

Stride Treglown


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Stride Treglown is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice that specialises in working closely with our clients to design award winning R&D science and technology projects. We have developed expert knowledge from designing next generation science districts, technology parks and buildings for advanced technologies. Our projects range from labs to incubator units, from start-ups to multinational organisations. 

Projects include:

The National Composites Centre (NCC) at the Bristol & Bath Science Park

£31.5m 17000sqm international hub for the design and production of carbon composite components; research and office space, clean rooms.

The Institute of Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS)

£60m centre for research into low carbon automotive technologies; chassis dynamometers, battery and engine testing facilities, offices, atrium and seminar facilities.

The Satellite Applications Catapult at Harwell

Currently in development.

The Met Office’s High Performance Computer (HPC) complex at Exeter Science Park.

Filwood Green Business Park

£12m BREEAM Outstanding flexible startup business space; digital fabrication space, offices, workhub.

Swansea University School, of Engineering buildings at the Bay Campus

Including the BREEAM Outstanding Energy Safety Research Institute with its experimental laboratories, offices, meeting facilities and lecture theatre. Utilises a passive low energy strategy incorporating PVs, rainwater harvesting and a micro CHP unit.

The University of Reading Health & Life Sciences building

£70m ‘Life Sciences’ zone within the Whiteknights Campus; flexible labs, research spaces and study areas.

The University of Plymouth’s Derriford Research Facility

£12.5m research centre for biomedical research for interdisciplinary working and clinical collaboration; laboratories, write-up, in-vivo facilities.

The University of Exeter Environment and Sustainability Institute

Laboratories, offices and collaboration spaces for academic projects. An exemplar in environmental design, the project has a winning combination of sustainable materials and renewables.

A collaborative approach

Our approach focuses on the delivery of pragmatic and design-led buildings which have our clients’ processes and aims at their heart. We engage with our clients and work with them to understand their current and future ambitions: 

‘The extent to which the architects engaged with us was amazing. It was a true collaborative project and now we have a real sense of owning the building’

Laurence Hurst, The Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath

Specialist expertise

Our design process brings together a unique mix of expertise that includes in-house building specialists, construction experts, innovative digital designers, BIM specialists, sustainability experts, interior designers and planning consultants. Whatever skillset, we are focused on creating project teams that forge exciting spaces for people, spaces which successfully integrate complex technological processes.

Strength in depth

Started in 1953, we are now ranked 11 in the 2019 AJ Top 100 Architects. Stride Treglown has 9 offices across the UK and 330 staff and since 2015 we have been an employee owned practice. Our alliance with Keppie Design and Todd Architects gives local access to our services across the UK and Ireland. 

For more information visit www.stridetreglown.com     

National Composites Centre (NCC)



3 Cosser Street


Contact:   Pierre Wassenaar
Job title:   Director - Head of Technology & Innovation
Email:   pierrewassenaar@stridetreglown.com
Website:   www.stridetreglown.com