We’re out of the ground and the foundations have been finished at Beanacre. For a more in depth account of how it happened, click on this link to Charlie’s blog at the Homebuilding & Renovating website.
12/09/2017Conservation PraiseWe’ve just submitted a planning application for this family home in the woods on the outskirts of Ledbury. The principle building conservation officer was so impressed he stated that they would, ‘Recommend Approval with conditions: The proposals are for a…
05/09/2017Permission received at Graven HillOur first project at the exciting self-build development Graven Hill near Bicester has received it’s plot passport compliance – basically the same as planning permission. Good news!
31/08/2017Finishing the foundations at BeanacreWe’re out of the ground and the foundations have been finished at Beanacre. For a more in depth account of how it happened, click on this link to Charlie’s blog at the Homebuilding & Renovating website.
24/08/2017House in the woodsWe have just been asked to produce a concept design to transform a dated 60’s detached house into a contemporary family home. Sitting on the edge of a wood provides a great opportunity for new living spaces that really engage with the…
17/08/2017Preparing the Site at BeanacreFirst, dig a big hole! Follow this link to a timelapse film showing the preparation of the site along with other interviews and snippets from the build.
11/08/2017New show in productionCharlie is working on a new show to be screened later this year. Best Laid Plans will see him helping contributor’s navigate their way through their renovation and restoration projects and offering his advice as they move through the process.
03/08/2017Barn SkeletonAs work on site continues this barn is stripped back to its bare bones to reveal the beautiful original structure which will be expressed in its final form.
29/07/2017Garden ShedWe’ve just received planning permission for a new garden building at the rear of an existing stone cottage in West Oxfordshire. The client wanted to embrace a slightly agricultural, garden shed aesthetic so we’ve translated this into a simple pitched roof…
21/07/2017Stripping BackWorks at Mount Pleasant have commenced with the one remaining element, the cottage, stripped back to it’s skeletal form. Next up, excavations and a reduced level dig in preparation for the new timber framed extension.