25/06/2018 First Graven Hill Project on site

Following a large amount of steel co-ordination work and some jiggery pokery with the substructure which was missing some pads, finally our first house at Graven Hill is on site. The footing and block and beam structural ground floor are in and the steel frame has been erected. Brickies now on site.

  • 11/07/2018Harnessing Solar Energy As Charlie’s own self-build project progresses, he is posting blogs on the Homebuilding & Renovating website. This month is topically, all about the solar panels. Solar thermal panels have been mounted on to the roof to use the sun’s energy
  • 05/07/2018Country House We have just received planning permission to build our take on a contemporary country house. Using traditional materials and incorporating classical themes, the design provides unique contemporary living accommodation in an idyllic Cotswold setting.
  • 29/06/2018Happy Clients Our work at this new build project in West Oxfordshire is nearly done. Close involvement with an engaged and enlightened client has produced a project that we’re very proud of. The new family home sits on the site of an
  • 25/06/2018First Graven Hill Project on site Following a large amount of steel co-ordination work and some jiggery pokery with the substructure which was missing some pads, finally our first house at Graven Hill is on site. The footing and block and beam structural ground floor are
  • 19/06/2018Stone Work The external forms are taking shape at our farm cottage project in Oxfordshire. The Cotswold limestone work has harmonised the old cottage forms with the contemporary extension design using traditional rubble stone.
  • 11/06/2018Sunday Times Charlie was interviewed for an article in today’s Sunday Times Homes supplement about renovating barns. Our project, Manor Farm Barn was featured as an example of re-using original materials within the building.
  • 04/06/2018Build It Live Charlie will be appearing at Build It Live in Bicester this coming Saturday 9th June. Build It Live is a home building and self-build exhibition with expert guidance and lots of exhibitors all under one roof.
  • 11/05/2018Back to Life The plastering has been done and the screed laid on the floor. The original timber beams of this classic 1960s house have been lovingly stripped and repainted by the clients own hands. When they bought the house these beams were
  • 30/04/2018Building the Dream is back! A new series of Building the Dream will be hitting the screens this Wednesday 2nd May, 9pm, More4.
  • 27/04/2018Taking shape The windows are in and the cladding is on the exterior of this project in Oxfordshire. The wall linings are going in internally and the concrete hearth has been formed and floated.
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