St Peters Lane by Rocket Base


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.

The Studios by Rocket Base


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


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


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


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.

Great Stour Place by Rocket Base


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


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.

Priory Gardens by Rocket Base


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.

Carriage Mews by Rocket Base


Carriage Mews | Canterbury

Twenty-Six Homes & Five Apartments
Completed 1996

Carriage Mews is the development of a former Bus Repair Works to provide a mix of town houses and apartments in a city centre location in Canterbury. The scheme is part of the comprehensive redevelopment of the City’s West Station area and Rogate’s early success gave encouragement to others to follow their lead into this area.