New timber-framed low-energy house nears completion.

Blackwood House is virtually finished and our clients are excited to move into their new home. The building was weather-tight when lockdown started, and thanks to good planning and thinking ahead by the main contractor, works continued with minimal disruption. The house has been built to Passivhaus standards, with high levels of insulation, careful airtightness [...]

New timber-framed low-energy house nears completion.2020-08-06T14:23:21+01:00

Another Paragraph 79 Success!

Set in an 18-acre small-holding, the house uses a barn typology and, working with the contours, this house provides for multi-generational living. The scheme went through the independent Design Review Panel with OPUN, which gave the opportunity to refine the designs and gave the local authority reassurance about the quality of the designs. OPUN stated [...]

Another Paragraph 79 Success!2020-04-29T18:39:00+01:00

Paragraph 55 House Granted Planning Permission

'Outstanding' dwelling obtains Planning Approval! Planning Permission has been granted under Paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for this house in the countryside.  The Planning Officer said that "the dwelling is outstanding and reflects the highest standards of architecture and is sensitive to the environment in which it would sit."  The Committee [...]

Paragraph 55 House Granted Planning Permission2020-04-21T13:28:18+01:00