Timber frame extension starts

This week work starts on a ground floor side and rear extension for one of our projects very close to home here in Pinhoe. The project replaces an existing garage and conservatory to increase living spaces and enlarge the kitchen as well as to provide a spare bedroom. The new living spaces will have a wide south-facing view over the garden connecting this much more openly to the house, and more fluidly to each other.

The extension will be built of highly insulating timber framed construction. This will create greater thermal comfort as well as saving on energy bills. The wrap-around layout will help insulate the existing house, too. Yet the careful technical specification allows the walls to be finished in render to match the main house.

We have had to carefully explore the site for drains and incoming water mains and established in the end, SWW’s approval to proceed with the works.

We look forward to seeing progress over the summer; updated photographs as soon as we are able.