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Green Square Living Part Deux...

The feeling of satisfaction when a project reaches completion and a client is able to fully enjoy it without having to worry about all things construction, never dwindles. 58 more words

Conversion

Hidden Histories: Collier Brook Farm, Atherton

Collier Brook Farm in Atherton is in fact much older than it looks and than I originally thought. When walking past the former farmhouse recently, I noticed its rather sorry-looking state, so I decided to see what I could unearth about another piece of local history. 1,332 more words

History

The type of work we're getting.

We’ve had some interesting work in the office within the last few months, including remodelling houses in some of the more prestigious areas and designing a restaurant in Central Milton Keynes. 316 more words

Information

The Cottage, a seaside hideaway in North Yorkshire completes on site.

“Ian worked with us to maximise the potential of the very small rooms within our cottage and to overcome the physical constraints of the site. We are thrilled with the completed project and after many years of owning the property, it now finally feels like home!” 7 more words

Architecture

Stone Mullions

A lovely word – mullions – don’t you think? And the sheer romance of having stone mullions (window frames) was one of the factors that induced me to buy LIME Cottage. 662 more words

Lists, schedules and heritage

You may have read or heard that the Forth Bridge has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. 1,085 more words

Attractions

Avery Hill Winter Garden

I was excited about seeing the Winter Garden at Avery Hill, where, I was told, ‘…The well-stocked Winter Garden is open to the public, and to the west are terraced flower gardens… The main domed structure was “flanked by fernery and conservatory, the best survival in London of such Victorian extravaganzas” (Pevsner) and it took 8 years to build. 126 more words

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