Frogmore House Watford Highly Commended at Georgian Group Awards 2021


    GQA are very proud to annouce that Frogmore House has been Highly Commended at this year's Georgian Group Awards under the category of Restoration of a Georgian Building in an Urban Setting.

    Previously a merchant's house built in 1716 to the south of Watford high street, the building had been on Historic England’s Buildings At Risk Register for some years. Divided into flats in the 1950s, it fell into gradual dereliction from the 1970s and suffered extensive vandalism. As part of the redevelopment of the wider site the building has been restored and structural failure, water ingress and dry rot have all been tackled.  Historic joinery - windows, doors, staircase balusters and panelling - has been repaired or where necessary re-instated, and the doorcase, stolen in 2009, recovered and put back.  The building is now in use as an office. 

    Client: St William Homes LLP, Berkeley Group

    To read another article about the project for the Watford Observer, click here