House in the Lakes

Being located in the heart of the The Lake District National Park and with a Bat survey required, Planning Permission could have been a little daunting for this project but all went through without a hitch.  Building Regulations Permission has now also been granted and we will shortly go out to tender with construction set to commence… Read more »

Kitchen/Dining Extension, Peebles, Scottish Borders

This cb3 design extension was made for a day like this!  Recently completed and photographed beautifully by Chris Humphreys, is this stunning kitchen/dining extension just outside Peebles in Cardrona. Its always a real buzz for us to see our designs come to life, especially when the results are as striking as this. We knew the work was in good… Read more »

Craft Gin Distillery

The Peebles office is delighted to be involved in this particular Start-up venture.  This craft gin distillery is located  in Perthshire is now on site and maturing nicely! The conversion of this beautiful steading building will house the distillery, associated office space and the all-important visitor spaces, including a tasting bar.  Progress on site:

Finished Pieces

The last couple of weeks have seen the fruition of many hours of work with a number of our Scottish projects coming to completion.  We are delighted with the results but more importantly, our clients are too! Attic Conversion: Double height entrance hall In Bemersyde, the stunning views across the Borders countryside inspired our clients to take action. cb3 design… Read more »

Split Level House: Site Progress

Work is pressing on to complete the spilt level house in Cheshire which has now taken shape with its roof and dormers in place. Site Progress Feb 2016 The project is due for completion later in the year and will provide a comfortable family home in a quiet spot with wonderful views across the Cheshire… Read more »

RIBA North West Mentoring Programme

The scheme is run by the RIBA North West regional office with the Manchester School of Architecture and the local society, Manchester Architects Society to strengthen links between the School, their students, the RIBA and practitioners. Its purpose is to give students an insight into practice and to enhance their learning experience. CB3 Design have… Read more »

Meadow Home Park

We have been working with Olympic Park Homes to remodel and undertake general improvements to one of their sites. Set in the heart of rural Cheshire, Meadow Home Park is a peaceful park overlooking the River Weaver. The park consists of 26 owned residential homes, ideally located in the countryside.  The proposals include: reforming site… Read more »

Wishing all our friends and clients a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. The offices will be closed from the 22nd Dec until the 4th of Jan but should you need to contact us, please email: neil.babb@cb3design.co.uk From all of us at cb3 design architects

2015 Building Regulations Update

The Building Regulations for England and Wales are regularly being updated and adjusted, and it can be difficult keeping up to date with the changes. Local Authority Building Control have prepared the document below which provides a handy summary of recent key changes to the regulations.  Key changes include: Introduction of Approved Document Part Q… Read more »

Peebles Fireworks Display

We’ll be involved with a different form of building this weekend for the Peebles Annual Fireworks Display; Paul is a member of the Peebles & District Round Table and has graduated (solely through a lack of other willing stooges) to a role as chief firestarter on the Guy Fawkes bonfire.  The Table’s efforts through the autumn culminate… Read more »