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Conversion of Agricultural Buildings


Project Details

£0.5m to £0.99M

Alteration to existing property, Brownfield site, Listed Building - Grade I, Listed Building - Grade II, Listed Building - Grade II*, New Build, Para 79 house, Sited in AONB, Sited in Greenbelt land, Within a Conservation Area


2 Lockwood Architects Ltd

Red Gable , Nags Head Lane , GREAT MISSENDEN , Buckinghamshire , HP16 0HG

This project is an illustrative one, acknowledging the growing migration from the city and the shortage of suitable housing to meet expectations. The pictures show a before and after. This illustration is to capture the themes of setting, conversion of existing buildings, integrating with the landscape and having outside covered space to provide the opportunity for open air living (something clients have been asking for). Our schemes respond to context and enjoy the use of rich materials, new and existing (refurbished) and the use of strategically placed glazing for lighting and views. Note the offsite parking. We can provide all the services required to support your project from feasibility to completion on site. Our record is a 100% success with planning applications , even though they are not conventional solutions, they are sympathetic to the existing building and modify the often dated living arrangements.. Most importantly they derive from the relationship with our clients. We want to demonstrate how we can assist with our expertise with homeowner projects and residential development and master planning to create the modern rural idyll. .We understand what is required from a new home and it's relationship to it's surroundings, the planning opportunities, the trends in living patterns. The conversion of agricultural buildings, although having been around since government changes to Permitted Development rights (from 2013) is only now gaining traction as for a number of reasons, namely sound investment financially and environmentally as well as for the settings with private land and views (Barnstorming : article in Sunday Times June 27th 2021). Families wants the space and freedom to live and work at home.