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14 Jun

SUFFOLK HOUSE 1 OF 2 COMPLETE

In Blog,Design,Oakwrights,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / June 14, 2013 / 0 Comments

Been some time since i had the chance to sit down and write about some of the recently finished projects that are coming through from clients.This one was received yesterday from some great clients in Suffolk and i have to say i absolutely love it!My plan with this house was to produce a cottage style building but with a contemporary…

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22 Feb

AMBITIOUS BUT SUCCESSFUL!

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning by Pete Tonks / February 22, 2013 / 0 Comments

Much celebration in the PJT Design studio this morning as we have achieved an ambitious planning approval for Suffolk clients for one of my most ambitious extension/remodel projects in recent years which is also amongst my favourites. The existing property is a small narrow cottage which is to be extended and remodelled to well over double its current size and…

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18 Jan

EXTENSIONS AND REMODELLING – THE NEW "MOVING?""

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning by Pete Tonks / January 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

Can't believe i have not been able to get to my blog since last September! This thing called work and now a nearly 2 year old daughter seem to get in the way... 2012 was a good year mainly with lots of projects coming on board and good planning permissions being obtained for clients old and new... I have seen a sharp…

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14 May

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE HOUSE UPDATE

In Blog,Design,Oakwrights,Self Build,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / May 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

I have a really great update from some of my clients in Buckinghamshire. This is a house i designed back in 2009 and it is now nearing completion and looks absolutely stunning!Front Elevation My Planning DrawingsFront Driveway ApproachRear Garden ViewRear Elevation This has been another joint venture with my good friends at T J Crump Oakwrights Ltd and you can see from the…

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05 Apr

CAMBRIDGESHIRE BARN UPDATE – PLANNING APPROVED

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning by Pete Tonks / April 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

What a result this one has been.....! but also, what a journey.I have been working with these clients for around a year now but they have been attempting to get planning on land within their garden for a number of years and unfortunately for them, this has been unsuccesful.The characteristics of the plot and their project are probably the most…

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05 Apr

OAKWRIGHTS BY DESIGN (you need to read this!)

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / April 5, 2012 / 0 Comments

With the NEC Homebuilding and Renovating Show now behind us, we can reflect on the launch of Oakwrights by Design amongst other things....You would be amazed at the number of people who want to create an individual oak framed house but then look to commission an architect or designer who have no experience in this complex form of construction. I…

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05 Apr

LINCOLNSHIRE CLIENT VERY HAPPY!

So, i finished my concept designs for the new farmhouse project in Lincolnshire yesterday afternoon and emailed them up to the client.I was very happy to receive an email from them last night with the best reaction a designer could wish for...... and i quote "Hi Pete, Absolutely love the design, well done! You have had fun designing this one!"The…

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21 Mar

CAMBRIDGESHIRE VILLAGE HOUSE NEARING COMPLETION

In Blog,Design,Oakwrights,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / March 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

I have been out and about in Cambridgeshire today and dropped in on some lovely clients in a village near Royston.This is the previous house that was demolished This is the replacement dwelling whereby we undertook the full design and planning process together with frame supply and erection by T J Crump Oakwrights and is now looking absolutely fantastic....!The clients…

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20 Mar

HAPPY CLIENTS IN SUFFOLK THIS MORNING!

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / March 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

Had an email from some clients near Woodbridge, Suffolk whose oak frame delivery has started today.... needless to say they are very pleased and excited...Great photo thanks John and Sue... I will keep you updated over the coming weeks for this really great site for 2 houses we got planning permission for last yearPJT

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21 Feb

FEATURED CAMBRIDGESHIRE BARN IN HOMEBUILDING AND RENOVATING MAGAZINE

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / February 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised when my copy of the April edition of H&R was delivered by the postie yesterday as it featured one of my projects with a full write up and professional shots.This was another joint project with my good friends at Oakwrights and was a replacement dwelling of traditional Cambridgeshire barn vernacular.We had some great clients on this…

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