Monthly Archives: October 2014

PV-T what? – Confused by Eco acronyms?

Used everywhere, acronyms can leave people guessing what they mean. We're currently looking at a new eco-home, with the possibility of using a PV-T system. What is PV-T you might ask. Photovoltaic Thermal, simple? This is a new type of hybrid panel which combines PV...
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Scheduled Monument application

Over the last few months we’ve been working with The Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust and Winchcombe Abbey Primary School near Gloucester to put in place plans for a new school extension.

The school sits on the Scheduled Monument of Winchcombe Abbey, so we’ve been working with Cotswold Archaeology and English Heritage to agree the most appropriate locations on the school site for the new building. After detailed discussions we’re delighted to submit a planning application and an application to English Heritage for Scheduled Monument Consent. The application was supported by an archaeological appraisal and a statement of archaeological impact and mitigation.

A new house in a few days

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Here are a few photos from the first 24hrs of a project we’re working on. What’s different with this one is the ground floor is almost complete after only a day of construction.

Factory-built eco-homes are produced in Germany and then put on a lorry to deliver to a site in the UK. Once here the house takes around 5 days before they are watertight and the keys are handed over the client.

You don’t see that often!

Welcome Gareth!

gwWe'd like to formally introduce Gareth Williams, a new Architect joining our practice. Gareth qualified as an Architect in 2012 and I'm sure he won't mind us saying he's a bit of a technology geek...
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