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Ambleside village with the Bridge House


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My work involves altering existing buildings or creating new often featuring the natural materials and traditional skills of the area

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extending and remodelling houses ↕

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converting barns ↓

Barn conversion near Windermere, stairs to gallery

extending cottages ↓

Cottage extension above Ambleside

Barn conversion interior near Windermere with clean open plan upper floor and bedrooms below (computer rendering)

Proposed new garage (the barn) and extension to a cottage above Ambleside (computer rendering)





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Garage biomass and annexed accommodation Grasmere Grain in plaster in cottage renovation near Hawkshead
Glazed extension to house in the centre of Grasmere New house in Great Langdale - computer rendering
Cottage renovation near Hawkshead - use of micro abrasives on old oak timbers Very neat blinds to gable glazing in cottage conversion for local builder near Coniston

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Builders creating slatestone steps Main circuit boards in house

extending terraced houses ↓


Other Trades

new commercial development ↓

Commercial development Hawkshead

Proposed commercial development in Hawkshead comprising offices and work/live accommodation (computer rendering)

award winning extensions ↓

Award winning graphics studio extension in Windermere

This unusual basement extension to a house in Windermere won a Civic Society award

converting and altering Listed Buildings ↓

Liste Building hostel complex remodelling Grasmere

Extensive remodelling and renovation of a complex of Listed Buildings within an independent hostel in Grasmere (rendering)

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Cluan, Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9BA

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