Fire and Smoke Alarms – Changes to the Law in Scotland

Just in case some of you haven’t seen the recent issue of Scottish Government policy on Home Fire Safety, please follow the links below to find out more. These changes to the law will come into force in February 2021 and will apply to all homes in Scotland. In a nutshell, every home will require:… Read more »

How can we make our homes warmer and more efficient?

Winter weather highlights the issue of inefficient & cold homes. For some it can be difficult retaining comfortable conditions without breaking the bank, however, cost is not the only issue. Currently, buildings account for 20% of all UK greenhouse gas emissions and as many of these are homes which will still be in use in… Read more »

Finishing Touches

A small development of 7 houses has been completed in recent months on a windfall infill site in Lymm. A few finishing touches are currently being made by the Developer Forward Properties in order to refine the garden landscaping. To enhance the street scene a set of new trees have been planted to the front gardens, which add… Read more »

Villa Takes Shape

The brightly coloured steel frame for a new Villa takes shape along the Cheshire / Greater Manchester border. cb3 Design is working to deliver the project in partnership with the original design team based in Stockholm. The design is a bespoke commission to replace an older property. The images show the completed Steel Frame in… Read more »

Barn Conversions & New Build Houses Complete

A development consisting of barn conversions, new build houses and remodelling of existing buildings has recently completed on site. The Bridge House project is a converted farm & smallholding in Thelwall, lying on the edge of open countryside and in a Conservation Area. The existing buildings are locally listed and characteristic of rural Cheshire. The… Read more »

Conservation Area House Renovation

We recently saw completion of a large house renovation in the Lymm Conservation Area.   Rear Facade: Before & After The design consists of replacing a large conservatory with a two-storey rear extension, inserting a glazed rear gable and re configuring the internal layout to provide a large open plan ground floor which opens out… Read more »