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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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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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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

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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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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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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16 Nov

FULL CASE STUDY OF ONE OF MY FAVOURITE HOUSE DESIGNS

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Self Build,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / November 16, 2011 / 0 Comments

I am pleased to report that Oakwrights have today uploaded a really good case study of a house i designed a few years ago which was always going to be special.Check it out at http://www.oakwrights.co.uk/oakwrights_hereford_case_study_stubblefield.aspxAbsolute quality self build and just goes to show how much heart, soul and passion goes into these projects by people who have never done it…

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15 Nov

CONTEMPORARY ESSEX BARN

In Blog,Design,Planning,Self Build,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / November 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

My contemporary spin on a barn is taking shape nicely for this beautiful plot in Essex. I have kept the design as simple as possible so as to echo traditional barns found within the countryside and combined this with modern geometry and detailing. I am especially loving the configuration of glazed elements on the entrance elevation....Final design work should be…

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27 Sep

SUSSEX DESIGN FEATURED ON OAKWRIGHTS WEBSITE

In Blog,Design,Oak Frame,Oakwrights,Planning,Timber Frame by Pete Tonks / September 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

This is a really nice design i did for clients in East Sussex.http://www.oakwrights.co.uk/case-studies/planning-consent-stories/2011-09-village-setting-east-sussex.aspxCheck out the link for full design story and also frame and build shots.Congratulations Martin and Patti... looks like you did it!PJT

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23 Aug

LINCOLNSHIRE BUILD NEARING COMPLETION

This is a house i designed and got planning for during 2009/2010. Its another project with T J Crump Oakwrights and although on the outside we had to keep things fairly simple and of the local brick/tile vernacular, it still works really well as an oak frame home. Still a little bit to do until its fully finished and landscaped…

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