• 11/05/2018 Back 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

  • 30/04/2018 Building the Dream is back!

    A new series of Building the Dream will be hitting the screens this Wednesday 2nd May, 9pm, More4.

  • 27/04/2018 Taking 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.

  • 17/04/2018 Busy with planning

    We’ve just submitted a planning application for this scheme in Oxfordshire.¬†The concept for the design involves exploring a contemporary spin on the classic English country house and sensitively engage this with a lovely existing barn. This involves using traditional materials

  • 03/04/2018 Closing stages at Greyfell

    The landscaping in the courtyard at Greyfell is taking shape. A series of low stone walls surround a handsome brick paved terrace which steps down to gravel pathways and a kitchen garden. The final touches are being made to the

  • 28/03/2018 Ideal Home Show

    The Ideal Home Show is currently in residence at Olympia in London until next Monday 2nd April. Charlie will be there this coming Saturday talking about sustainable housing and high quality residential design.

  • 19/03/2018 Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018

    The HB&R show is returning to the Birmingham NEC and Charlie will be there this coming Saturday 24th March. Charlie will be speaking on a range of topics from giving a step by step guide to designing your dream home,

  • 08/03/2018 Planning Permission

    We have just received planning permission for a project to transform a house in the woods on the outskirts of Oxford. This is particularly good news as the clients came to us with a challenging site, having already received negative

  • 05/03/2018 Self Build Made Simple

    On Saturday 10th March Charlie will be speaking at the Self Build Made Simple event at Graven Hill in Bicester. The event is an opportunity to tour the Graven Hill site, speak to home providers and put your questions to

  • 01/03/2018 Vine house in Grand Designs

    Our Wiltshire project, the Vine House is featured in the March edition of Grand Designs Magazine. In the feature about extending your period property the house is used to illustrate how to sensitively extend a period listed property.

  • 22/02/2018 Project on site

    Work has recently started on site with stripping out and refurbishing to make way for a more cohesive layout.

  • 16/02/2018 Sheepfold appears in Coast

    One of our completed projects appears in the March issue of Coast magazine. The Sheepfold and its annex the Sheepshed were bought at auction with only the remnants of their previous occupants and the external walls remaining. They have been carefully renovated

  • 08/02/2018 Best of Houzz 2018!

    For the third year in a row we’ve been voted Best of Houzz 2018 in the Design category. This means our projects have been voted amongst the most popular within the Houzz community – Thank-you Houzz!

  • 30/01/2018 Busy on site

    This site in west Oxfordshire is a hive of activity as the build is moving towards its final stages. The exterior cladding of Cotswold stone and larch is in place. While the interior spaces are beginning to take shape –

  • 22/01/2018 Planning Submitted!

    We’ve¬†submitted a planning application for this house on the outskirts of Oxford. Fingers crossed we will be given permission to transform an ugly duckling into a wonderful contemporary home on the edge of this ancient woodland.

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