Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
With the construction works starting in earnest in early 2020, the Fallen Knight (or Knight’s Mews, as it is now known) has undergone a complete transformation. From its dilapidated and unloved state, it is now an impressive and well-finished development of new residential accommodation within throwing distance of the busy town centre.
Building a new dwelling adjacent to the owners current home, dealing with multiple constraints to fit in with the surroundings a busy highway network.
Ashby de la Zouch
There was a public outcry in 2014 when Ashby’s historic Old Cottage Hospital was closed, after over a century of service to the community.
Now, five years later, this much-loved landmark has been restored and revived in the form of a 21st-century business centre.
This unassuming steel-framed barn, situated behind an existing home, was being used as a manufacturing workshop. We converted it into a light and very spacious four-bedroom home with open plan kitchen/dining, along with solar panels and an air source heat pump (ASHP), boosting its green credentials.
Breedon on the Hill
Pear Tree Mews is a mixed-use development on a brownfield site in the heart of Breedon on the Hill, set in the village conservation area on the grounds of a listed building.
Although located in an attractive setting, this range of barns was in relatively poor condition. We were asked to give them a new lease of life by converting them into four luxury dwellings.
This site, in Watford, Hertfordshire, was formerly a small industrial building set in a predominately residential area.
Consent was granted for its conversion into contemporary apartments, but the planners were keen to retain the character of the Victorian street scene.
Built in the early 1900s as Griffydam Senior School, this site had been used until recently as an engineering works with a family home in one wing.
Planning consent was sought to convert a former farmhouse set back on High Street, Packington, into an L-shaped single and two-storey family home.
Planning approval was granted to convert a former vehicle repair shop into residential use as four family homes.