Excavate The Footings

A JCB and dumper truck was used to excavate the footings for the new garage, badly needed as we have very little outside storage at present. We will need to build a retaining wall to the rear bank and then construct a timber frame with timber boarding and reclaimed...

Wood-work, Barge Boards and Joinery

The scaffolding has gone up, all 5 lifts to take it right up to the tall chimney stacks. The preparation and painting starts on all the wood-work, barge boards and joinery. We have made two more high level windows for the second floor bedrooms and we have decided to...
The New Clivedon Kitchen

The New Clivedon Kitchen

We have thought long and hard about the kitchen/utility extension, currently comprising a single storey single brick extension with tiled roof and no insulation; it has been very chilly this winter!! We need to capitalise on the sunny aspect of the house and provide a...
Moving to Clivedon

Moving to Clivedon

The big move into Clivedon happened over one manic day last autumn. We were about to embark on a renovation and restoration project for a new home and office for Strata Associates. Clivedon is a large Edwardian house in Church Stretton built in 1908 as a preparatory...

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