Residential

Froddlecrook, Armathwaite

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Featured, Projects, Residential | 0 comments

Froddlecrook, Armathwaite

Originally a small farm, Froddlecrook had fallen into considerable disrepair and had been subject to extensive poor quality alterations in its prior use as a commune, retreat and religious centre.  The assemblage of original vernacular stone and slate buildings included the half cruck farmhouse, barn and pig pens which now form separate...

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Maryport Court

Posted by on Aug 14, 2011 in Projects, Residential | 0 comments

Maryport Court

Low Cost, High Density, Low Rise Housing   A private developer approached the Practice having already purchased a parcel of land of just under 0.5 Hectare with Outline Planning Permission for 2 storey housing.  The Proposal was to develop the site as a residential development but the developer was perhaps less than fully aware of the task they had set themselves. Soon after a site survey and inital consultation with statutory providers the developer was informed of some difficulties: The indicative outline planning scheme layout was unworkable because it took no account of a 33 KVA Oil...

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