AECB Member Services : The Tooley & Foster Partnership

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Principal Contact Peter Ranken
Address Warwick House 116 Palmerston Road Buckhurst Hill Essex IG9 5LQ England
Phone 02085049711

Legal Details

Date established 1892
Legal status LLP
Insurance Professional Indemnity Insurance/Employers & Public Liability Insurance
Membership of Professional Bodies RIBA Architect, Certified Passivhaus Designer, BREEAM Accredited Professional
Number of People in the business 25

Profile : The Tooley & Foster Partnership

Business Sector

Building design/project management

Business description

Founded in 1892, The Tooley & Foster Partnership are architects and interior designers who design attractive ‘Environments that work’, including feasibilities, planning applications and working drawings.

Our projects in London and southern England include residential, healthcare, sport, education, historic buildings and retirement housing, all including sustainable thinking.

We’ve designed buildings to Passivhaus and Level 6 (carbon neutral) of the Code for Sustainable Homes and we continually seek to improve the energy performance of our projects.

Consultancy services include BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes and Passivhaus design.


Architects and Designers and Passivhaus Consultancy

Main business activities

  • Architects
  • Passivhaus Design
  • Sustainability & Low Energy Design

Scope of Work

£250,000 and £30 million


Company philosophy

Our aim is to create 'Environments that work' in which people wish to live, work, learn, play, worship or be cared for. Places which because of their aesthetic, creative, energy conscious and sustainable design make a positive impact on the environment and are resource efficient, durable, flexible and inclusive.

The Tooley & Foster Partnership : Projects

New East London Passivhaus Homes

Project Date 2016
image of New East London Passivhaus Homes
Two new Passivhaus homes in Ilford, East London, designed by Accredited Passivhaus Design, part of The Tooley & Foster Partnership

scope Architects and Certified Passivhaus Designers
aims Two new four-bedroom, three-storey houses on a corner plot in Ilford, East London. The clients’ brief, when appointing Accredited Passivhaus Design, was for a contemporary design solution, which the Redbridge planners endorsed.
measures Both houses are designed to be certified to the Passivhaus standard.

Rural House in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Project Date 2015
image of Rural House in Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Rural House in Wallingford, Oxfordshire

scope Architects and Certified Passivhaus Designers
aims This new contemporary house in the Oxfordshire countryside is designed to provide supremely comfortable accommodation on the site of former agricultural and storage buildings.
measures The new house and adjoining live/work units are expected to be certified to the Passivhaus low energy standard, which requires energy use to be reduced to a realistic minimum whilst remaining warm inside, even in the middle of winter.

Passivhaus Council Housing, Crawley

Project Date 2015
image of Passivhaus Council Housing, Crawley
Passivhaus Council Housing, Crawley

scope Architects and Certified Passivhaus Designers
aims Gales Place is the first Passivhaus project commissioned by Crawley Borough Council to provide affordable housing for local residents.

This new development is located on a complex site and provides a new urban space next to an existing community centre, safe routes to the adjacent primary school and car parking for residents and other local people. It provides six flats and seven houses built to the high comfort and low bills of the Passivhaus standard.
measures With triple glazing, lots of insulation and a ventilation system providing filtered pre-warmed air the heating bills for a typical
2 bedroom house are predicted to be about £15 per month or less than 50p per day.
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