• What makes a home

    March 2, 2020 by

    15 Years ago I was standing in front of a derelict farm building, one of those that reminded me of my youth, the memories and the smell of the farmyard on a Saturday morning as a child. It was our home and the flash point of a journey was ignited. As we worked for a year through the endless challenges of planning permissions, plumbing… Read more

  • Phase 1 – in the details

    February 21, 2020 by

    One of the challenges with restorations is sourcing suitable, sustainable and comparable materials. The industry changes relatively fast as demand and manufacturing for materials change. The existing 180 year old handmade Cheshire brick have been painstakingly restored, all individual blown brick removed and replaced with comparable brick which is not quite as easy as it sounds. All the mortar joints have been raked out… Read more

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