A barn conversion is finally underway near Middlewich with the steel work supporting the first floor in place and floor joists laid. The photos show a striking contrast between the modern steel and engineered posi-joists and the old trusses. The suspended steelwork will provide an open plan galleried entrance hall with the old timbers on show as features. This is one of nearly a dozen barn conversions we’ve currently commissioned on
The first phase of this project is commencing with the barn conversion weeks away from completion. In due course the house will be demolished a new stunning oak frame home linked to the barn will take its place. The oak frame bat roost has been constructed as part of the initial stage of works before the existing house can be demolished.
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 […]
The design creates a Two Storey House Extension that is linked to the historic thatched barn with a traditional style barn-like appearance with clay tile roof, oak frame and clad in stained black feather board with Cheshire brick plinth. Internally the space will provide additional accommodation including 3 bedrooms and living areas. The two buildings are joined together with a glass link that offers little intrusion on the history of the thatched barn
Proposals have been drawn up and submitted to Cheshire East Council for this truly beautiful rural home set in the Open Countryside. Works include this new 4 bed family Oak Frame home with large flexible living spaces including an open plan kitchen / dining / living area enjoying the rolling landscape. The dwelling will replace a tired old farm house and the existing barns behind the house will be converted and transformed in to new life to include two new […]
The government has now published legislation relating to converting redundant agricultural building to residential dwellings without the need to apply for planning consent. The new Permitted Development rights, which only apply in England and come into effect from 6 April 2014, will allow the conversion of buildings up to 450 sq metres to create a maximum of three dwellings per holding. The new rights will not be available for buildings in designated areas such as […]