1975 - 1995
Last of the Fairhurst family retires and the company name changes to Fairhurst Design group. The company ventures further afield in the UK
Commissions became significantly larger and were accepted further afield, initially in London, working with blue chip clients and banks on HQ buildings. At the same time schemes were developed for Bury Market Hall, Leyland Bus Factory, & homes for both Boy George and Bernie Ecclestone. In 1981 the last of the Fairhurst family retires and the Practice name change to Fairhursts. The business had changed yet the type of clients it represented remained the same, business, commerce, medical & universities. Fundamental to future work, this period also saw the beginning of the development of Dock 9 at Salford Quays, and ventures into Europe. In 1992 Fairhursts changed from a Partnership to a Private Limited Company and became The Fairhursts Design Group.
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