Due to planning restrictions, we have made a single storey extension half the width of the existing house, but we have been able to go out by six metres. This gives us enough space for a kitchen, small dining area and a little den for the kids to play in where they can be seen. […]

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Ever wondered what it’s like inside Curzon Street, Central Birmingham’s all so abandoned railway terminus? So iconic that they must surely knock it down, the grand old London Midland Railway is hosting a fine art graduate show this week. So you can poke around her old corners before Thursday the 18th of June, twelve until […]

Back to work on Monday, hope you all had a great half term!   

  This beautifully composed facade, with three matching gables, is near the railway tracks on the end of a row of terraces. The workshops stretch all the way to the back of the plot and there is access to a good sized yard. I love the way the ground floor windows match so well with […]

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  The bifold doors will go here. The external ground will be lowered by about 600mm and the new insulated floor slab will be about a foot higher than the sand. A nice project.  On another matter, I was able to help the builder (we help each other really) to resolve issues for the drainage, […]

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Between Easter and Christmas there is a time known as the building season. It’s not that builders don’t work outside this time, but they generally tick over. Once the Easter bank holiday hits, things go a bit crazy and they stay that way until Christmas Eve, when we finish at lunchtime and go to the […]

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