Posts Tagged ‘architects bath’

GARAGE CONVERSION

Garage Conversion in Somerset.  The conversion of an existing garage into an extra room to be used as a bedroom or study or hobby room. Save on the costs of moving and create additional space through the conversion of your garage. Simple and affordable and far cheaper than the cost of moving. Annexes give flexibility […]


BARN FARM

Title: Barn Farm Project: Permitted Development Barn Conversion Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset Client: Private The conversion of an existing agricultural building into a modern contemporary home in the open countryside of the Mendips in Somerset. Planning permission was obtained for the new dwelling under National Planning Policy for General Permitted Development Order [GPDO]. This avoided the difficulty of obtaining […]


THE TIMBER HOUSE

Project: New Self Build Sustainable Home Location: Leigh on Mendip, Bath, Somerset Client: Private This is a modern take on replacing an existing single storey bungalow with a two storey dormer bungalow with 3 bedrooms. Whilst the house is set in the countryside and outside development limits the planners approved the larger house. The plan is kept […]


WING BARN

Project: Barn Conversion Location: Leigh on Mendip, Somerset Client: Developer A traditional Somerset stone barn with side wings converted into residential accommodation.  The integrity of the original barn winged section was kept and used as an interesting shape to create a modern contemporary dwelling with glazed corners. Bedrooms were created through the introduction of a first floor without […]


CRANHILL

Project: Extension to Existing House Title: Cranhill Road Location: Bath Client: Private A modern extension to a 1970’s house in Bath. The ‘wrap around’ design replaces a number of smaller ad hoc extensions to bring the house visually together and give a contemporary design uplift in appearance. Generous open plan living space is created with a kitchen and eating […]


ECO HOUSE

Project: New Sustainable Home Title: The Curved Underground House Location: Oakhill, Somerset Client: Private These images are designs for a new sustainable home located on a hillside, in a woodland setting, with wonderful panoramic views of the open countryside. From this prominent position the glazing to the front makes the most of this fantastic view point. The plan of […]


THE GARDEN ROOM

Title: The Garden Room Project: Listed Building Extension and Refurbishment Location: Bath Client: Private New garden room extension to a Listed Building in Lansdown, Bath.    


THE BUTTS

Title: The Butts Location: Frome Client: Private Project: New House This is a restricted  and awkward plot in Frome. Unfortunately the previous architects had failed to gain planning permission from Mendip District Council. We addressed the planning concerns of overlooking by partially sinking the building down into the ground so it appears single storey from the front and two […]


EXTENSION

Title: Somerfoss Location: Oakhill, Bath Client: Private Project: Residential Extensions A contemporary extension to a 1970’s house tucked away in a village setting.The new glass extension ‘wings’ provide an exciting new entrance and kitchen with spectacular views of the extensive gardens. More importantly it works well with the existing architect designed modernist house, whilst adding a dynamic contemporary edge […]


ARCHITECTS

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PLANNING

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CAFE

Title: Cafe at the Park Project: Restoration and Refurbishment Location: Victoria Park, Frome Client: Frome Town Council The restoration and refurbishment of an Edwardian former tea house in Victoria Park in Frome, Somerset. The existing building was bricked up and in a very poor state having been redundant for many years until Frome Town Council wanted to regenerate Victoria […]


THE OAK

Title: Oak Location: East Woodlands, Longleat Client: Private Project: New House A new traditional stone, render and timber cottage designed and built as a modern sustainable home. The site is fantastic – adjacent to the Longleat Estate it has great views over an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An ancient oak tree acts as its namesake and […]


ECO HOMES & HOTEL

Title: Egypt Mill Location: Nailsworth, Gloucestershire Client: Goldwater Springs Project Type: Hotel and Houses New timber frame and larch clad houses attractively blend into a woodland riverside setting. The project consisted of seven houses, twelve apartments and an extension to the existing hotel. It involved complex planning, environmental and highway issues. Eco materials such as […]


THE OLD CHAPEL

Title: The Old Chapel Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Project: Residential Conversion The conversion of a chapel into an Architect’s dream home – a life long ambition recently completed. A huge three storey high open plan space gave us a blank canvas for the interior design. The challenge was to get the right balance to accommodate […]


THE GEORGIAN HOUSE

  Title: The Georgian Country, Listed Building Refurbishment Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Detailed Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for the refurbishment and restoration of a Georgian House. The Conservation Officer initially objected to the proposals, and insisted that the new windows should be 2 panel Victorian sash windows rather than 12 panel Georgian […]


OFFICES

Title: The Old Chapel Location: Somerset Client: MJW Architects Project: Office Conversion An award winning sustainable conversion of a Sunday school annexe to a former chapel into a house and offices for mjwarchitects. The space was opened up and a mezzanine added to give extra floor area and i contemporary, in a sensitive yet dynamic manner. Local sourced recycled materials, such as […]


THE ECO HOME

Title: Grumbles Farm Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Project: Self Build House Detailed Planning Consent was granted in 2010 for a three storey four bedroom family home. The self build house is in a great location situated on the edge of a village in the Mendips, with picturesque views of the countryside. The […]


SPRINGERS HILL

Title: Springers Hill Location: Coleford, Somerset Client: Property Developer Project Type / Sector: One off house Planning Permission was granted in 2009 by Mendip District Council for a new dwelling in Coleford, replacing an existing bungalow, located in open countryside. The proposed dwelling has been set into the landscape to help it blend into the surrounding fields. […]


Extension, Bath

Title: Ingleside Location: Lansdown, Bath Client: Private Project: Residential Extension Year: 2008 An existing extension was replaced and incorporated into the remodelling of the existing small and separate kitchen and dining room. The large chimney and separating wall was removed to create one large open plan family kitchen and dining space as the hub of the house – with […]


Farm House Renovation

Title: Hornblotton Location: Rural Somerset Client: Private Project Type / Sector: Residential, Renovation, Farmhouse Year: 2006 A major renovation of an existing farmhouse in rural Somerset. It has been completely stripped back to its original stone walls, some of which have been rebuilt. A new roof, windows and doors have been added, with a new […]


CHURCH

Title: Coleford Gospel Hall Location: Coleford, Somerset Client: Coleford Gospel Hall Trust Project Type / Sector: Community / Church Year: 2008 Planning Permission and Building Control Approval was granted for a large extension to the front and two smaller side ‘wing’ extensions to the existing Gospel Hall. The extra space provided accommodation for community meetings […]


THE GEORGIAN TOWNHOUSE, BATH

Title: The Georgian Townhouse Project: Listed Building Refurbishment & Alterations Location: Camden, Bath Client: Private A refurbishment of a Georgian town house requiring Listed Building Consent from Bath and North East Somerset Council. The works involved the demolition of existing internal walls to form an open plan attractive kitchen and dining space suitable for modern living. The addition of […]


GREENLANDS

A new traditional Mendip family home in Oakhill, Somerset.  The large family house required in depth planning negotiations with Mendip District Council to achieve a successful solution of building a house just outside the village of Oakhill, near Bath. The traditional design uses high quality local and sustainable materials of natural stone and timber that […]


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