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Clovers secures planning permission

Clovers secures planning permission

We are delighted to have received planning permission for Clovers, a contemporary one off house located in the Milford-on-sea Conservation Area. The new home replaces an existing dwelling and provides a generous modern home that celebrates its land...

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Siliver Hill Antiques Market gets underway

Siliver Hill Antiques Market gets underway

We are delighted that civic chiefs have confirmed Winchester’s historic Antique Market will now become a hub for theatre, music and the arts, in the first redevelopment under the Silver Hill 2 scheme. Having been part of the team developing the wider...

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Planning secured for retirement housing in the New Forest National Park

Planning secured for retirement housing in the New Forest National Park

We are delighted to have secured planning permission for specialist property developer, PegasusLife's first scheme in The New Forest. Situated in The Rise Conservation Area in Brockenhurst, within the New Forest National Park, the development will co...

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Cool, modern and vernacular - The new Mottisfont Visitor Centre

Cool, modern and vernacular - The new Mottisfont Visitor Centre

Called in to see the new Mottisfont visitor centre on the way to work.... Stunning. This is a beautiful piece of carefully crafted modern architecture. It speaks equal of its setting and its era. Well done to Burd Haward Architects on a job well done...

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A carbuncle on the face of a friend

A carbuncle on the face of a friend

Prince Charles famously described modern architecture along the Thames in London as 'like a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much-loved and elegant friend'. That would seem a fitting description for this the unfortunate addition of a cedar shingl...

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WOW, The Hermitage is looking great

WOW, The Hermitage is looking great

It was great to revisit our recently completed 'Hermitage House'. The house is located in Conservation Countryside, in the South Downs National Park and in the grounds of a Listed Building. Getting planning permission for this uber contemporary home ...

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Another beautiful extension nears completion

Another beautiful extension nears completion

Our beautifully sleek extension to a detached Edwardian property in the Winchester Conservation Area is nearing completion. The full width glazing creates a garden room that opens views to the rear garden and beyond. @FinelineAl windows sit under a z...

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The lasting power of the tower

The lasting power of the tower

The skyscraper is not a new preocupation of the city. In the Middle Ages Bologne was dominated by 180 privately owned towers. These excentric expressions of individual identity reached astonishing heights in excess of 90m. Their construction pushed t...

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The ultimate Snug Project goes to planning

The ultimate Snug Project goes to planning

After several months of positive pre-planning negotiations with the LPA our revised proposal for a 2 bedroom house on a small site in the Winchester Conservation Area has been submitted to planning. This is probably the best Snug Project yet. The hou...

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The White House gets Listed Building Consent

The White House gets Listed Building Consent

Our proposed alterations to a Grade II Listed house in Twyford, Hampshire have received Planning Permission from Winchester City Council....

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