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Latest design update for another Farnham new build project



Work Progresses on Contemporary Extension in North Yorkshire


Work in Progress – A contemporary extension to a period farmhouse in North Yorkshire.

Standing seam zinc roof, western red cedar rough sawn boards and reclaimed brickwork.

Planning permission granted for remodelling of bungalow in Gatenby North Yorkshire

Hambleton District Council have approved our application for remodelling a property in Gatenby, North Yorkshire.

The design seeks to add character and update the layout of the bungalow to make a contemporary rural home.

Planning Permission Granted for 3,300sqft Contemporary New Dwelling in Farnham, Surrey

Waverley Borough Council today granted Full Planning Permission for this new 3,300sqft Contemporary Dwelling for a private client within the BE3 Area of Special Environmental Quality in Farnham.

Surrounded by trees the new house will be constructed using the Mantle Panel Building System of SIPs which provide external wall U-values down at 0.1W/msqK (only one third of Building Regulations maximum) and Air Permeability Rates of just (10% of Building Regulation requirements). Overall, the CO2 emissions from the property will be more than 25% lower than Building Regulation requirements despite the extensive glazing and without the need to resort to expensive renewable technologies such as PV panels, solar thermal or ground source heat pumps.

Construction is due to start on site later this year.

Works Completed on Nine House Mews Development in Dorking

Works have now been completed on the nine house Mews development in the heart of Dorking, Surrey. For more photographs and images see the project page by clicking here.

Construction work starts on new 8,000sqft house in Kingswood, Surrey

This week saw (despite the snow!) the foundation piles and beams installed on the construction of a new 8,000sqft GEA house in the sought after area of Kingswood, Surrey.


Work starts on another contemporary extension in North Yorkshire

Work has begun on this 1000 square feet contemporary extension in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire.

The project involves the creation of a new family kitchen/living space and home gym in a modern extension clad in Western Red Cedar boarding with a zinc roof.

The design seeks to establish a more contemporary layout for the family in the existing house and open up better connections to the surrounding gardens and countryside.


Work progressing on two-storey extension in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Latest picture of this rear extension and remodelling project in Rayleigh Road, Harrogate.  The project significantly enhances the property adding a new master bedroom suite, further double bedroom and a contemporary family room /kitchen facing the garden.  Interior plastering and decorating are progressing, external rendering and kitchen installation start next week.

Planning Application submitted to Waverley for Replacement Contemporary Dwelling

A Full Planning Application was submitted this afternoon to Waverley Borough Council for a 3,300sqft replacement dwelling in Farnham, Surrey. To be built using SIPs panels it is expected that the scheme will acheive Code 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes without the need for renewable technology.

Planning Inspectorate approve new Contemporary House in Woodland setting, Farnham

The Planning Inspectorate have today upheld our Appeal following the refusal by Waverely Borough Council for a new contemporary dwelling nestled within a woodland site.

The house sits within a natural clearing in woodland on a sloping site within the Area of Special Environmental Quality in Farnham, Surrey noting that the secluded nature of the site and the added that “the proposal has responded well to the particular nature of the appeal site. The appellant’s comment that this is unusual and almost unique has not been contradicted.”

For more details about the project see