Case Studies


We have worked on projects on all shapes and sizes in the veterinary and animal welfare worlds. Have a look at some of our case studies below. The tags above will help you find builds that are most similar to your project, e.g. if you’re looking specifically for cattery design, kennel builds, veterinary design, or equine architecture.

Development of Referral Hospital, 2022

Southfields Veterinary Specialists – Basildon

Southfields Veterinary Specialists, who are part of Linnaeus Group, is now one of the largest small animal referral hospitals in Europe. An impressive 42,000 square-foot building, the premises required a great deal of hard work, collaboration and specialist input to convert the original site into what we see today. We first became involved in the early

Redevelopment of Mount Noddy Animal Centre, Chichester 2022

Mount Noddy Animal Centre – RSPCA Sussex West

Situated in the idyllic South Downs National Park, RSPCA Sussex West’s Mount Noddy Animal Centre provides the perfect location for the care and rehabilitation of animals in need. That is why, in 2018, we were very excited to be appointed by Maureen Falloon and the trustees at RSPCA Sussex West (then RSPCA Sussex, Chichester and

Renovation of Wilbury Vets, Brighton and Hove 2021

Wilbury Vets – Brighton and Hove

Since 2018 we have been honoured to work with Anne, Peter, and the team at Wilbury Vets on the renovation of their Brighton and Hove practice. Wilbury Vets’ core values of customer and staff wellbeing indicated the need for a peaceful and welcoming space for all. Already established in the local community as the only

Conversion to New Veterinary Clinic, Guildford 2022

Alder Vets – Guildford

In September of 2020, ACD Projects were approached by Linnaeus to discuss a possible new site for Alder Vets, a small animal veterinary practice based in Guildford, Surrey. A potential site for the practice had already been located. Situated in the north of Guildford, the space was formally a Budgens supermarket and was then partially

New Veterinary Facility, North Walsham 2020

Westover Vets – North Walsham

Westover Vets is a reputable and thriving independent veterinary practice with a rich history spanning over 130 years. We were honoured to work with the directors of the business, to design and oversee the build of their new small animals clinic in the area. The vision for the new veterinary facility was simple – a

Conversion to new veterinary clinic, Grange over Sands 2019

Archway Veterinary Practice

Having outgrown their existing practice, we were approached by Jeremy and Mandy Voakes in April 2018 to help them with their plans to build a new veterinary facility in Grange over Sands. At our first meeting we viewed a few sites and it was clear which was the favourite! The old car showroom on Lindale

Conversion to new veterinary clinic, Crosby 2018

Village Vets – Crosby

We were approached by our client, Kate Higgins of Village Vets Formby, at the London Vet Show in November 2017 to discuss the potential for converting an empty shell building, in Crosby, into a veterinary practice – a second branch for the Village Vets. The building space was being developed as part of a wider

Conversion to Veterinary Clinic, Bermondsey 2017

The London Cat Clinic

The London Cat Clinic’s mission and purpose is ‘For the Love of Cats’, and this ethos has been evident throughout every aspect of the project. Founder and Clinical Director, Dr Jeremy Campbell, is a feline-fanatical veterinarian who wanted to create a truly cat-friendly environment.   Having found a suitable location in Bermondsey, work started on site

Conversion to new veterinary facility in Mumbai, India 2016

Crown Vets – Mumbai

Crown Vet’s vision was to provide a high quality veterinary care experience for India’s companion pet market. We were delighted to be approached to help them realise their dream in creating the best quality medical care for pets.   Our role within the project was to work with the client and provide specialist veterinary architectural services and

Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Centre, Guildford 2013

Fitzpatrick Referrals – Guildford

We were delighted to be approached by Professors Noel Fitzpatrick and Stuart Carmichael to help them realise their dream in creating this landmark building for veterinary medicine, now known as the FROST (Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue) Centre in Guildford. The deal was achieved with the University of Surrey providing a bespoke building on

Linear Accelerator Bunker, Kentford 2011

Animal Health Trust – Linear Accelerator Bunker

We completed the construction of a massive concrete bunker which houses the linear accelerator and high dose radiation equipment, for the Animal Health Trust (AHT) at their Kentford site. The centre was designed in close coordination with not only the client but also advisors from the Radiation Protection Agency and others who have been more than helpful to ensure this centre has everything it needs for state-of-the-art

Blue Cross Renovations, Southampton 2011

Blue Cross – Southampton

We were delighted to be invited back again some ten years after our second phase of work at the Blue Cross Southampton. The main works entailed converting old kennels into a state of the art veterinary facility and holding areas, with new UPVC kennelling for dogs and cats. An isolation wing was also refurbished, and extensions were