Channel 4 Ugly House to Lovely House

Channel 4 Ugly House to Lovely House

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in Latest, News | No Comments

A project for a client in Poole, Dorset has been featured in a Channel 4 series Ugly House to Lovely House as an ‘inspirational property’. George Clarke helps a couple with their project in Bournemouth which, coincidentally, looks very similar to the original home belonging to my clients. George shows them around my project to give them some ideas […]

Construction underway in National Park

Construction underway in National Park

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in In progress, Latest | No Comments

Groundworks are now underway for a new home set in an amazing position with the South Downs National Park. The site on Alfriston Road, Seaford is dominated by agricultural buildings owned by the National Trust. A dilapidated, domestic garage stood on the site and the owners have been trying to gain permission for a dwelling for a number […]

Rathfinny Wine Estate new buildings progressing well

Rathfinny Wine Estate new buildings progressing well

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in In progress, Latest | No Comments

Two new buildings under construction at Rathfinny Wine Estate are progressing well and are on target for completion early 2018. The two buildings have a total of 2400 sq metres of floor area and will provide state of the art processing facilities and ‘ageing’ storage for 4 million bottles of sparkling wine. Dark grey insulated […]

Remodelling in progress set in 23

Remodelling in progress set in 23

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in In progress, Latest, News | No Comments

The owners of this interesting single storey property wanted to open up the rear of their home to make better use of the terrace and adjacent swimming pool. I have created a scheme which opens up the kitchen, dining and living areas to provide an amazing open plan space. With large sliding glazed doors leading to the […]

No half measures for golfers at Mannings Heath Golf Club

No half measures for golfers at Mannings Heath Golf Club

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in In progress, Latest, News | No Comments

The new owners of Mannings Heath Golf Club commissioned me to design a new ‘Halfway House’ to replace two tired old structures which have served the club for many years. The Halfway House is situated close to the 10th tee to provide golfers with refreshments and a welcome break halfway through their round. This building […]

South Downs National Park support for two new buildings at Rathfinny Wine Estate

South Downs National Park support for two new buildings at Rathfinny Wine Estate

Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in In progress, Latest, News | No Comments

Rathfinny Wine Estate’s aim to become the UK’s largest producer of ‘English Sparkling Wine’ is progressing well and is moving on to the next phase of buildings to support that aim. Following the great success of the main winery building I was delighted to be asked to provide the design for two new buildings totalling 5300sqm. The new […]

American Dream

American Dream

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Latest | No Comments

This large family house near Tunbridge Wells was built in the 80s and was based on design originating from the US. Due to the nature of the topography, the building appears to be single storey from the front and conceals the full size of the accommodation until you enter the door! The existing design is showing its […]

Planning consent in five weeks!

Planning consent in five weeks!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in In progress, Latest, News | No Comments

A beautiful location deserves a beautiful house! My client recently bought this ordinary looking house in Poole, Dorset with a view to enlarge and improve. The clients ideally wanted another floor added but this particular location had a fairly challenging planning history. I presented my design concept at a pre-application consultation with the planning officer […]

Sussex Heritage Trust Award for Rathfinny Winery

Sussex Heritage Trust Award for Rathfinny Winery

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Latest | No Comments

    Following the recent RIBA Awards short listing, I am delighted to announce that the Rathfinny Winery has been recognised in the Commercial category of  the prestigious ‘Sussex Heritage Trust’s Awards 2015 ‘.    

Rathfinny Winery shortlisted for RIBA Awards

Rathfinny Winery shortlisted for RIBA Awards

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Latest, News | No Comments

I am very proud to announce the recently completed ‘state of the art’ winery for Rathfinny Wine Estate has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 RIBA Awards. Set within the beautiful Sussex Downs, the 1700 sq m building was the first major project to gain planning consent in the South Downs National Park.

New build in National Park gains planning consent

New build in National Park gains planning consent

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in In progress, Latest | No Comments

Set in the beautiful South Downs National Park this proposed new dwelling has now been given planning consent. The site on Alfriston Road, Seaford is dominated by agricultural buildings owned by the National Trust. A dilapidated, domestic garage current stands on the site which feels out of place with the adjacent buildings. The proposed new two […]

Green belt project gains planning consent

Green belt project gains planning consent

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in In progress, Latest | No Comments

Set in a Green belt area within Surrey the owners of this property plan to remodel the old lodge building to accommodate their family and build a new annexe on the footprint of the garage block to provide accommodation for a family member. I am delighted to report this scheme with the support of Parker […]

Ideal Home Magazine features Hove Extreme Transformation

Ideal Home Magazine features Hove Extreme Transformation

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Latest, News | No Comments

  This once drab dentist’s surgery has been radically transformed into a modern home. Ideal Home Magazine has featured the transformation in their February 20014 issue.

Loft Conversion featured in Real Homes

Loft Conversion featured in Real Homes

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Latest, News | No Comments

  Featured as the cover story in Real Homes magazine, the article covers both phases of the improvements to this lovely mid terrace Victorian home in Wandsworth. I designed a rear extension with a steel and glass rear elevation followed by a loft conversion maximising all available space.

Walliswood featured in SelfBuild & Design

Walliswood featured in SelfBuild & Design

Posted by on Aug 17, 2013 in Latest, News | No Comments

SelfBuild & Design magazine have recently published an eight page feature highlighting the success of this recently completed project. Ian and Lynne Hiscock were delighted with their newly remodelled home I designed for them. This lovely home recently featured on Channel 4’s ‘Double your house for half the money’ hosted by Sarah Beeny.

The high art of bungalow conversions, The Observer

The high art of bungalow conversions, The Observer

Posted by on Mar 16, 2013 in News | No Comments

Martin’s transformation of his 1930s bungalow featured in this Observer article:   Read the article

In the media

Posted by on Mar 16, 2013 in News | No Comments

My work has been featured in a wide range of national and regional newspapers and magazines. My own home has been featured in the Channel 5 series I own Britain’s Best Home. And I have won a number of awards including the Daily Telegraph/Homebuilding and Renovating Award for Best Extension and the highly respected Sussex […]