Posts Tagged ‘architects shepton mallet’

GARAGE CONVERSION

Garage Conversion  This is an example of an existing garage conversion into an extra room that can be easily used as an extra bedroom or study or hobby room. Save on construction costs and create additional space through the conversion of your garage or outbuilding. Simple and affordable and far cheaper than the cost of […]


BARN FARM

Permitted Development Barn Conversion in Shepton Mallet, Somerset   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 planning […]


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 […]


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 […]


SELF BUILD HOUSE

Title: Grumbles Farm Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset Client: Private Project: New Self Build House Detailed Planning Permission was granted in 2010 for a new three storey, 5 bedroom timber frame sustainable home on the development limits of a village in the Mendips. The site is in a great location with picturesque views of the open countryside. Constructed of local […]


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 […]


THE OLD CHAPEL

Project: Chapel Conversion Title: The Old Chapel Location: Stoke St Michael, Bath, Somerset Client: Private Known as the Old Chapel, in the rural Mendip village of Stoke St Michael in Somerset, the project involved the conversion, conservation and refurbishment of the existing Methodist Chapel and Sunday School into architect’s offices and family home. The work entailed the sensitive […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


WOODLANDS

Title: Woodlands Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset Client: Mendip Housing Association Project Type / Sector: Residential / Social Housing Listed barn conversion, one new barn style house and five new low cost affordable social houses. The site is located on the edge of open countryside and adjacent to the original farmhouse, a Listed Building. These planning concerns were […]


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