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.

New Isolation Unit, 2023

Cats Protection Birmingham

In June of 2021, we were approached by Cats Protection Birmingham as they considered the possibility of demolishing their existing isolation unit, with the intention of building a more modern, better equipped facility.  The centre’s existing block had been built 21 years previously in year 2000. With aging cladding and an uninsulated roof, it appeared

New Veterinary Practice, 2022

Aldgate Veterinary Practice – Bridlington

Aldgate Veterinary Practice, finalists in the Practice Design Awards 2023 (New Build Category), had big aspirations to build and design a fit for purpose veterinary practice to serve the community. The uniquely triangular/pentagonal shaped building, designed by Ingleby & Hobson Architects, sits on a junction, following the pattern of the road. We became involved as

Extension to Existing Veterinary Practice/Conversion of Residential, 2022

Woolton Veterinary Centre – South Liverpool

Woolton Vets are an independent, family run veterinary practice, who, when we met the team, were seeking to improve their existing facility by expanding into and converting the house next door – that they also happened to live in! Always with the potential for the expansion into the house at the back of their mind,

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

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

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

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

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