New House at Edge, Cheshire
Demolition and replacement of a dilapidated asbestos building with a complex new design. An interesting combination of traditional 'Green Oak' framework, steel and masonry construction creating a traditional appearance but concealing 'Super Insulation' levels and innovative passive solar heating/ventilation to produce an energy efficient, modern home that blends into its surroundings.
Finalist in LABC Building Excellence Awards 2013 -
Alteration & Conversion
Court House and Police Station Conversion at Broxton, Cheshire
Conversion of a significant local landmark, a redundant Court House complete with prison cells, to provide unusual but distinctive and unique accommodation. Coping with altering unconventional and historic construction but retaining key features.
Coach House Conversion at Broxton, Cheshire
Conversion of a small coach house, making use of every inch of space to create a characterful home with all modern facilities.
Alteration and Refurbishment at Bickerton, Cheshire
Rearranging the internal accommodation and complete refurbishment and modernisation
transformed this dated Local Authority built semi-
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New House at Malpas, Cheshire
A large new detached house that required significant engineering solutions to provide the required accommodation and an imaginative use of modern materials to meet current energy efficiency standards.
New Stable Block with Grass Roof, Cheshire
A traditional style outbuilding designed to match a newly built house. To blend in with the surrounding countryside a grass roof and natural oak boarding were specified.
The grass roof provides natural sound and thermal insulation and is not just to taunt the equine occupants!
Replacement dwelling – Threapwood (currently in progress)
Another significant project to take advantage of a dilapidated building in an attractive location. Numerous planning constraints were overcome and a detailed design prepared to overcome challenging ground conditions and take advantage of an isolated rural site.
New dwelling – Bunbury
A new dwelling, designed to take advantage of a narrow, restricted site. A modern design which remains in keeping with the surrounding village.
House Extension & Refurbishment at Edge, Cheshire
A challenging project to turn a small and unattractive property into a modern, spacious family home.
Chapel Conversion at Bunbury, Cheshire
A challenging conversion project, where all period features were incorporated within the final design.
House Extension at Huxley, Cheshire
A modern style extension to a traditional cottage with interesting engineering challenges and party wall issues.
Oak Framed Extension on Listed Building at Peckforton, Cheshire
A small but significant extension to a character cottage carefully detailed to meet the requirements of the local authority conservation team.
Cottage Extension at Hough, Cheshire
A challenging project to extend and improve a small cottage adding character and space within restricted confines.
New Garage at Hartford, Cheshire
New garage built into and supporting the surrounding garden with accessible grassed roof.
Farmhouse Extension at Tilston, Cheshire
Redefining a disfunctional house that had been altered beyond recognition over the years. Minimal but characterful extension works and a reorganisation of the internal accommodation created a modern working family home.
Green Roof Garden Room Extension at Malpas, Cheshire
A challenging project to extend an existing traditionally built bungalow with a garden room to blend into an established setting.
A green sedum roof was specified to maintain the outlook from the existing accommodation and also provide an interesting wildlife habitat.
The design successfully provided a tranquil office space and music studio which fits well into the established garden.
Alteration & Extension
Chapel Conversion in Shropshire
A design challenge to provide useful accommodation without disturbing the historic features of a designated Heritage Asset.
Chapel Conversion in Shropshire
Another challenging project to meet planning and ecology demands, with full planning permission for conversion granted.