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18 Jan

REMODELLING PROJECT IN OXFORDSHIRE

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Self Build,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / January 18, 2013 / 0 Comments

Still on the remodel theme, here is another highly ambitious scheme i designed for clients in Oxfordshire in a AHLV (Area of High Landscape Value) so even more chuffed that we got planning fully approved at the end of last year.The clients have now been working with our good friends at Oakwrights in respect of the structural oak frame and…

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10 Aug

ESSEX CONTEMPORARY BARN APPROVED!

In Blog,Design,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / August 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

Very very pleased with this one! Its been a while coming but at last today we have received full planning approval for this replacement dwelling in Essex.I am pleased on many levels really. Firstly, my clients have already sold their house and have been on site in two caravans for 3 winters and during this time have had 2 children!…

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20 Jul

PJT DESIGN LTD ON FACEBOOK

In Blog,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / July 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

Please also remember to find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/PJT-Design-Limited/113411558680680  where galleries of my work are available for viewingand also on Twitter athttps://twitter.com/PJTdesignThanks!PJT

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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

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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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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07 Feb

ASCOT PROJECT PLANNING LOOKING GOOD

In Blog,Design,Planning,Self Build by Pete Tonks / February 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

Looks like we should be getting planning for our next project down in Ascot..... planning is not due until the middle of this month and without getting too ahead of myself, i am quietly confident!....As always, i will keep you posted :)PJT

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16 Jan

SURREY PROJECT LOOKING GOOD FOR PLANNING APPROVAL

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Self Build,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / January 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

I have just been chatting to the planning officer for this particular job and it looks like we are going to get this approved by the end of this month...This was a particularly tricky design set over a number of levels to maximise the natural slope of the site....Very pleased if we get this approved as this is due to…

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