The Search for Kitchen Sunlight

Robert & Catherine live in a lovely end-terrace house – late Victorian / early Edwardian, with main rooms having high ceilings. The house also has a pleasant rear garden, often used by the family. However, a stumbling block to this was that it also had a double garage between the garden and the house, and […]

Our Home, My Office

Shortly after Tim and JJ’s house was completed, the Victorian end-terrace house next door came up for sale. Fronting onto mature trees at the foot of Little Hob Moor across a short unadopted road, and with the rear of the site running onto a strip of Stray land and the wildlife reserve managed by the […]

The latest addition to a family of side additions

Some years ago I designed an extension for friends; widening their typically-narrow kitchen (in the back addition of a Victorian terraced house) by adding a sloping glazed roof just inboard of a newly-raised and insulated party wall, and removing the flank wall of the kitchen to open out into the additional space. It worked well, […]