Archive for November, 2017

Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2017 Winner!

Friday, November 17th, 2017

OPT Awards 2017

We are absolutely delighted to be a winner in this years Oxfordshire Preservation Trust Awards 2017 in the Building Conservation category. Our winning project “The White House” is an absolutely beautiful property in the centre of Oxford, and as a Georgian property rather unique. The OPT  Boards comments on the high quality of the workmanship of our team was very much appreciated. This outstanding achievement is absolutely as a result of the strong team work between all of our staff, our wonderful clients and architects, Nick Turner and Guy Roberts.


“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.” Aristotle



The White House

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Chestnut House Construction Progress

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Chestnut House is a bespoke new build property located in Buckinghamshire. Masonry works are complete up to roof level and installation of the roof structure underway. External works and drainage are on going.

Progress 15Nov17 (14)Progress 15Nov17 (13)Progress 7Nov17 (11)Progress 15Nov17 (8)



Oak House Construction Progress

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Oak House is a Victorian detached property in Central Oxford. The scope of works include the complete renovation of the property, including the structural renovation of the existing basement,and an extension. Structural alterations to the existing house are nearing completion. Super structure works to the new extension are underway with scaffold erected ready for re-roofing to commence. The structural and engineering challenges for this project are high however they form part of the very culture of our company specialising in complex engineering solutions. Decades of experience coupled with the engineering qualifications and background of our Director,  ensure the efficient integration of new effective engineering solutions to the historic fabric of the building.

The site is part of the Considerate Construction Scheme.


Progress 6Nov17 (27)Progress 6Nov17 (21)Progress 15Nov17 (9)

Hazel House Construction Progress

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Hazel House is a Victorian semi-detached property within central Oxford. The scope of works  includes the complete renovation and extension of this historic building. Structural alterations and strip out to the existing house are nearing completion and super structure works to the new rear extension due to start shortly. The works involve complex structural challenges, an area in which we are very much specialists as result of our vast experience and indeed the engineering background of our Director Robin Sporn.

The site is registered with,and part of,  the Considerate Construction Scheme.

Progress 15Nov17 (15)Progress 6Nov17 (18)Progress 15Nov17 (11)