To refurbish a listed barn into accommodation with a games room below.

Linham is a well built late 18th century barn, which had been previously converted into a family home. It also has a former 15th century Linhay which was used for garaging and storage.

The key brief from the customer was as follows.
  • All work must be of the highest standard to further enhance the high quality design.
  • The work to be Project Managed on a daily bases to ensure the detailing carried out is to the exact requirements of the Architect.
  • The work is to respect the character of the site and to protect and enhance the built environment.
  • To carry out alterations to provide an indoor games room on the ground floor to replace the existing garage.
  • To remove the existing staircase and to provide a new entrance to the first floor area using horizontal sleepers and a combination of galvanised steel and hardwood.
  • To improve the thermal environment of the building and to increase ares of natural daylight.
  • To provide new boarded flooring, new kitchen and bedroom areas at first floor level.
  • To replace external cladding with new stained cedar boarding.
  • To provide an external shower area.
  • To provide sliding doors on the south elevation, sympathetically designed by the Architect.
  • To work extremely closely with the Architect and Local Authority to ensure the working brief is upheld.

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