Planning Permission has been granted for a new dwelling and garage in the green belt for a farm worker designed by James Bell Architecture. The design is a two storey cottage with lime render and Cheshire brick cladding to an oak frame structure. The garage will be constructed in an oak frame and also clad in oak. The traditional design is aimed to be sympathetic to the agricultural character of the rural landscape. The design sees an extension […]
The introduction of this one-stop-shop set up specifically for homeowners will be the first such approach by a local council. It is set up to provide homeowners with advice on planning and building as well as dealing with issues such as property searches and street naming. With the Self-Build and Custom House Building Bill passing the final stage in the Commons, making land available for those interested in building their own home, and the RIBA lobbying politicians with “#BuildaBetterBritain” campaign, demanding the construction of more quality new homes, there is an […]
Designs have been drawn up to extend and remodel an existing farmhouse. The works include single storey front and rear extensions to provide spacious living, kitchen and utility areas as well as a dormer loft conversion to provide two additional bedrooms. A new double garage and workshop as well as a complimentary landscaping scheme will complete this proposed development.
Planning Permission has just been granted for a farm redevelopment designed by James Bell Architecture that will create a beautiful new Ice Cream Shop and Café in the heart of Cheshire. The proposals include the conversion of a two storey barn that will be completely gutted and renovated. The original first floor shall be removed to create a two storey height open galleried seating space that will show off the historic timber trusses and purlins and create a dramatic […]
This fabulous new super home has been granted planning permission in Goostrey. Located in the Open Countryside, the proposals include the demolition of the existing farmhouse and the erection of a new two storey oak frame house that will be linked in to an existing single storey barn that will also be converted as part of the new family home. James Bell Architecture were appointed to obtain planning permission whilst the frame will be manufactured and erected by […]
A house extension in Hale designed for one of our clients has been recently completed. The extension provides a new loft space creating a large guest bedroom, at ground floor the old kitchen has been removed and an entirely newly extended and remodelled kitchen space has taken its place. Bi-fold doors look over the rear garden, which is yet to be completed later in the year. The side and rear of the property were completely removed allowing the space to be opened up in to […]
A small orangery / kitchen extension designed for one of our clients has been recently completed. Full planning permission was gained for an extension to provide a family living area off the kitchen. Bi-fold doors overlooking the garden and a large lantern with a vaulted ceiling provide dramatic effect and focus as well as lots of natural light to enjoy the space.