A conversion of an old ice cream factory which had been in the family for decades. The brief included refurbishment of the existing dwelling and conversion of the adjoining ice cream factory into apartments. Full height glazing was offset by faience – or glazed tiles to the frontage, a Portuguese influence but one which resembled the bright pastel colours in the imagination of an ice cream factory. The gable which is adjacent a rail line provides a visual strength and abutment to the track. You can almost taste it..