St Peters Lane by Rocket Base

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St Peters Lane | Canterbury

Nine Town Houses & Two Apartments
Completed 2015

A development in St Peter’s Lane, Canterbury of nine town houses and two 2-bedroom apartments. Arranged in the form of a terrace with each house having a shallow front garden separated from the pavement by a low wall. The front elevation is traditionally detailed as a Georgian terrace and three storeys in height with a parapet and a steeply pitched slate roof. 

The design of the rear has a more contemporary feel with double glazed powder coated aluminium windows and a patinated zinc cladding to the second floor.

Internally each home has a contemporary styling with spaces designed to be open, light and airy. These spaces are finished to a high standard with an outstanding internal specification.

Quarterdeck by Rocket Base

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Quarterdeck | Deal

Fourteen Apartments
Completed 2016

Thirteen new two bedroom apartments and one three bed apartment on Deal seafront, all finished to a high specification, with 2 new ground floor retail or restaurant units available to let.

Groom Square by Rocket Base

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Groom Square | Lenham

Twelve Houses
Completed 2016

Groom Square is a collection of 12 individually designed homes built in a traditional style and offering either three or four bedrooms of accommodation with various combinations of living spaces.

The Lanes by Rocket Base

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The Lanes | Ash

Fourteen Houses & Two Apartments
Completed 2014

The Lanes in Queens Road, Ash is a mix of eleven 3- bedroom houses and three 4-bedroom houses arranged in a series of short terraces with front gardens enclosed by a traditional mixed hedge and individual pathways to each unit.

West Bay by Rocket Base

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West Bay | Westgate-on-Sea

Nine Apartments
Completed 2014

West Bay Apartments is a distinctly contemporary building that has been architecturally designed to complement the unique character of the area. It can be seen as part of an evolving tradition of seaside architecture in Westgate that uses balconies, extensive areas of glazing and evocative shapes to create a landmark building that befits its stunning seaside location.

The location of the Apartments overlooking the beach makes them ideal for use as either a second home or a main residence and the sandy beach at West Bay has been recognised by the prestigious European Blue Flag award for cleanliness making it perfect for bathing and as a place for families to enjoy.

41 Marine Parade by Rocket Base

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41 Marine Parade | Tankerton

Eight Apartments
Completed 2013

Forty One Marine Parade is a new development of eight contemporary high specification apartments in Tankerton, Whitstable, all with sea views. Reservations are now being taken.

Albert Street by Rocket Base

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Albert Street Penthouse | Whitstable

Single Penthouse
Completed 2012

This Penthouse is a light airy apartment over an existing Victorian warehouse (converted by Rogate to accomodate Pizza Expresss) and situated in the heart of the conservation area of Whitstable, just yards from Harbour Street and a short walk from the historic Oyster House and beaches.

Bay Tree House by Rocket Base

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Bay Tree House | Petham

One House
Completed 2010

Bay Tree House is a single detached home built in the heart of the Kent village of Petham. It has been architect designed to fit seamlessly into the historic street where it nestles down behind an existing hedge that is broken by a traditional gate providing access to brick steps that lead down to a front door that is adorned on either side by potted Bay Trees.

The Studios by Rocket Base

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The Studios | Canterbury

Twenty-Four Apartments
Completed 2008

The Studios at Burgate Lane are part of a mixed scheme with three floors of residential studio apartments over a ground floor restaurant. The scheme provided attractive residential studio accommodation that was bought as a single entity and sub-let to students and young professional workers. The building is of contemporary design and is situated in the heart of the thriving city of Canterbury.

The Mews Apartments by Rocket Base

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The Mews Apartments | Canterbury

Eighteen Apartments
Completed 2007

The Mews Apartments is a development of 18 apartments and a 2-bedroom cottage arranged around a formal paved courtyard, with some apartments fronting onto a landscaped Italianate style garden. The scheme has a formal classical design and is accessed by a gated private road that is tree lined and defined by traditional estate fencing.

Apartments @38 by Rocket Base

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Apartments @38 | Canterbury

Sixteen Apartments
Completed 2006

38 New Dover Road is a development of 16 new apartments, the architectural inspiration for which is the large three storey elevation Victorian villas in the vicinity. The elevations are finished in red stock bricks with stone window surrounds and stone string courses. The windows are generally of casement design. The main entranceway and a number of the windows are surmounted by rubbed brick arches with decorative keystone. The roof is covered in plain clay tiles with Victorian ridge and verge detailing with large Victorian style chimneys.

The Pines Puckle Lane by Rocket Base

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The Pines Puckle Lane | Canterbury

Two Houses & Thirteen Apartments
Completed 2004

The Pines is a high quality residential scheme in an established garden setting. At its heart is the original Victorian villa, which has been refurbished and converted to provide two spacious apartments with a further eleven new apartments and two new cottages being sited within the grounds, in-keeping with the original house.

47 Marine Parade by Rocket Base

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47 Marine Parade | Tankerton

Thirteen Apartments
Completed 2004

47 Marine Parade is a contemporary development of 13 new apartments situated on the seafront at Tankerton on an elevated position lying to the east of the town of Whitstable. The scheme provides a high quality landmark building that was influenced by the 1930’s international style of architecture with geometric shaped red brick and colour rendered elements, subtly layered to provide depth and detail to the building.

Sextries Farm by Rocket Base

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Sextries Farm | Nackington

Five Large Houses
Completed 2003

Sextries Farm, Nackington, is part refurbishment and part new build scheme in an historic farmyard providing 5 homes of character in a desirable location south of Canterbury. Each home at Sextries Farm combines both contemporary and traditional style. Externally, they have a traditional appearance, in keeping but internally they have a contemporary styling, using both modern and vernacular materials side by side to create spaces of both beauty and simplicity.

Garden Cottages by Rocket Base

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Garden Cottages | Aldington

Seven Houses
Completed 2001

The Garden Cottages is a terrace of traditional country cottage located in the Kent village of Aldington. The cottages are traditionally detailed and finished to a very high standard in vernacular materials.

Wellington Gate by Rocket Base

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Wellington Gate | Hythe

Eight Houses & Three Apartments
Completed 2001

Wellington Gate is a mews development that comprises a mix of houses and apartments facing onto an internal paved courtyard. The architectural style of the scheme is Kentish vernacular, using the pallet of traditional materials found in the local area – brick, tile hanging, painted brickwork and weather boarding. When finished the scheme was commended by the Hythe Civic Society for the contribution it makes to the appearance of the town and 10 years later you can see that this Award was a worthy one.

Great Stour Place by Rocket Base

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Great Stour Place | Canterbury

Ten Houses & Twenty-One Apartments
Completed 2001

Great Stour Place is a mixed development of houses and apartments situated in the West Station area of Canterbury. It was predominantly a new build scheme but incorporated three existing Victorian warehouses which were successfully converted into loft style houses. The development is arranged around two courtyard spaces and accessed by a private road with a gated entrance.

Westside Apartments by Rocket Base

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Westside Apartments | Canterbury

Thirteen Apartments
Completed 2000

Westside Apartments is a conversion of a former 1960’s office building to provide thirteen contemporary apartments close to Canterbury’s West Station. The building was completely refurbished and re-clad in a terracotta tile rain screen system that has a similar colour to the traditional Kent peg tile found locally. The conversion retained the building’s “modern movement” architectural style but the changes ensured that it is referenced to its surroundings in a way that the original never was.

The Terrace by Rocket Base

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The Terrace | Hythe

Nineteen Houses & Twelve Apartments
Completed 1999

The Terrace is a mixed scheme of 19 houses and 12 apartments sited in a seaside location adjoining the beach in Hythe. Positioned on a corner plot, it comprised terraced development fronting onto the adjoining road and a 4 storey apartment building on the corner. Access to the development was provided by a private drive off which the car parking was arranged.

Priory Gardens by Rocket Base

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Priory Gardens | Canterbury

Thirteen Houses
Completed 1997

A redevelopment of a former local authority care home providing 13 new town houses arranged in two terraces that front onto existing roads. One of the terraces provides predominantly two storey houses, and the other provides grander three storey town houses all of which are designed in a traditional style using colour washed render and yellow stock bricks. The car parking is discreetly positioned between the terraces and accessed by a private gated entrance.