Posts Tagged ‘architects wells’

BEECHBARROW

A Barn Conversion near Wells in Somerset for private clients The conversion of an existing agricultural building into a new affordable self build family home in Somerset. Planning consent was successfully gained from Mendip District Council under Detailed Planning Applications and through the National Planning Policy for General Permitted Development Order [GPDO]. The building retains […]


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 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 […]


GLASS BOX EXTENSION

Glass box extensions to a house in Oakhill, near Bath   The 1970’s house is tucked away in a village setting that is hard to find. The new glass extension wing provides a visible and exciting new entrance for visitors. The new kitchen glass wing and dining area offers spectacular views of the extensive gardens. More […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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