25/06/2015 POSITIVE PRE-APP!

We love a positive pre-app!  This is for a new project, Ings Farmhouse in Wiltshire. Ings is a listed 17th century farmhouse.  The client would like to replace an existing late 20th century conservatory to bring some light and create more of a connection with the outside space.

The response for our pre-application to the planners has been positive and now we can get on with the planning application itself.

 

  • 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.
  • 17/04/2018Busy 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
  • 03/04/2018Closing 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
  • 28/03/2018Ideal 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.
  • 19/03/2018Homebuilding & 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,
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