Penderyn Distillery, Swansea Copperworks

Principal Design: Case Study

Penderyn Distillery

Client:  Short Bros Ltd

Green Hat Role:  Principal Design

RIBA Stages: 

  • RIBA Stage 2: Concept Design
  • RIBA Stage 3: Developed Design
  • RIBA Stage 4: Technical Design
  • RIBA Stage 5: Construction

Practical Completion:  June 2023

Refurbishment of Grade II listed power house, rolling mill and laboratory buildings on the former Hafod Copperworks site, Swansea

Access and maintenance to the listed roof space, DSEAR assessments, listed building consents, difficult cleaning and maintenance strategy, disabled access to the listed building to enable mobility impaired users the same experience.

Green Hat held regular liaison and discussions with the client throughout each RIBA stage to ensure that the refurbishment and fit out was executed safely, efficiently, and in compliance with legal requirements. Additional care was taken with due consideration to the Grade 2 listed building status. Green Hat balanced design creativity, historic preservation, and health and safety considerations contributing to the successful completion of the project to the satisfaction of all parties.