This large, superbly constructed Grade II Listed Arts and Crafts house was designed by Francis Troupe in 1902. It was divided vertically in about 1975 to form three self contained dwellings. My clients owned the major part with the main staircase connecting ground and first floors. The servants’ staircase, connecting all three levels, fell within […]
A considerable enlargement of the ground floor was required for this locally listed building. A brick screen wall alongside the front elevation provided the unifying element for an extended garage and kitchen-dining area link to the main house. The original conservatory now houses a swimming pool, which can be concealed by raising the pool floor.
The front elevation was the major feature of the Grade II Listed office building. The ramp could have been very intrusive, but it was set behind a facing brick wall which extended the existing plinth. The new wall hid discordant angles and gave freedom to design a contemporary ramp with glass balustrade, stainless steel handrails […]
Grove Hill House was built in the 1770’s as a small Georgian country house and is Listed Grade II. It has suffered over the years, but retains some original features. By the 1980’s it had a flat on the ground floor, bedsits in the floors above and a printing /haulage business in the basement. A […]