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January 2019

Happy New Year from The Fountain Workshop

2018 Review | The Fountain Workshop
January 2019

Happy New Year from The Fountain Workshop

As we move into 2019, we’d like to take a moment to look back at the past year a reflect on some of our highlights! Click below to have a look at some of our best moments of 2018!

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December 2018

Happy Holidays!

December 2018

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holiday’s from The Fountain Workshop! We are delighted to share that 2018 has been an exciting and successful year for us and we would like to extend our thanks to our clients and collaborators for their work and support this year. Here’s to a great 2019!

December 2018

Gasholders Named Top 10 Greatest New Buildings of 2018

Water feature at the Gas Holder Triplets by The Fountain Workshop
December 2018

Gasholders Named Top 10 Greatest New Buildings of 2018

The Times newspaper has named a project in King’s Cross as one of the 10 greatest new buildings of 2018 in the world! Then Gasholders project, which houses a reflection pool provided by The Fountain Workshop, and can be read about here, is one of the many new areas of the King’s Cross development that opened this year. A huge well done to everyone involved with this project!

You can read the Times article here.

November 2018

Granary Square Shines Again

Illuminated fountains in Granary Square, King's Cross, by the Fountain Workshop
November 2018

Granary Square Shines Again

The Fountain Workshop is delighted to share that after undergoing an extensive restoration and renovation project over the Summer months, the lights in the Granary Square fountains have been turned back on! We have combined the classic lighting system which has lit our fountains for so long with brand new technology to give the people of King’s Cross the best possible experience.

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October 2018

Photography Competition Winners – Merchant Square Water Maze

Winning Photograph by Helen Daniels - Merchant Square Photography Competition
October 2018

Photography Competition Winners – Merchant Square Water Maze

The Fountain Workshop has been involved with the development of the Paddington Basin area for many years, with the Merchant Square Water Maze attracting visitors throughout the year. Thank you to everyone who submitted their fantastic photos of the Water Maze for our Merchant Square photography competition. Click below to have a look at the winning entries.

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September 2018

Bradford Bubbles Up!

Badford Bubble Up Banner
September 2018

Bradford Bubbles Up!

The weekend of the 8th and 9th of September marked the Bradford Bubble Up festival – a celebration of all things watery in Bradford! With the City Park Mirror Pool already being one of the most popular attractions in the city, for this weekend it became the focus of a number of events as part of the Bubble Up festival and was transformed into the centre of the weekend’s festivities.

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July 2018

Aga Khan Centre Opens in King’s Cross

Fountain in The Garden of Light, Aga Khan Centre, King's Cross by The Fountain Workshop
July 2018

Aga Khan Centre Opens in King’s Cross

A new centre for Islamic studies has become the latest part of the King’s Cross development to open. The Fountain Workshop has been involved throughout the King’s Cross development and that involvement continues with the opening of the Aga Khan Centre. We created a number of water features for the many gardens that make up the space, with our designers taking inspiration from the way water is used throughout the Muslim world. Click here to read about our involvement in the project, and click below to read about the project in the media.

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June 2018

Photography Competition Winners – Bradford City Park

Winning Photograph by Nicola Chippendale - Bradford Photography Competition
June 2018

Photography Competition Winners – Bradford City Park

The first of our photography competitions has been a huge success! Thank you to all the people who entered their fantastic photos, and to Bradford City Park and Bradford Council for their enthusiasm! Click below to have a look at the winning entries.

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May 2018

CPD Talk: Waterproofing – David Bracey

David Bracey at Gustafson Porter + Bowman
May 2018

CPD Talk: Waterproofing – David Bracey

David Bracey, our Managing Director, was invited to present two talks to the Gustafson Porter + Bowman staff as part of their Continued Professional Development (CPD) program. The first of these talks (Tuesday 8th May) focused about the process of waterproofing when designing and building water features.

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April 2018

Lights, Camera, Action!

Helios Fountain, Television Centre by The Fountain Workshop
April 2018

Lights, Camera, Action!

Having long been the centre of the British television industry, the BBC Television Centre, now named simply Television Centre, has finally begun its new life as a series of high-end residential and office spaces. At the heart of this iconic property in the Helios Fountain which, having been out of use for many years, has once again burst into action. The Fountain Workshop has completely renovated the fountain, giving it a more modern identity while still honouring its well-known history.

You can read more about our involvement with this project here.

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