Martha Titcombe

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Helena Jenkinson Architect Historic Building

Weekly Blog – 34

I have just completed my eight-week internship at Angel Architecture. It has been such a varied and interesting experience; my understanding of both life in practice and working with historic buildings has grown in ways that university courses could never achieve. I have helped to complete several applications for planning and listed building consent, including a Grade II thatched cottage, a cottage with a rope walk and a council run scheme for electric solar ports. Each project required me to consider different aspects of the site and the client’s needs. However, they all required a set of existing and proposed […]

Weekly Blog – 30

An application for planning permission for a Solar Port at Plottingham Fields car park in Bridport has been submitted to Dorset Council, the first of several solar port schemes to be commissioned by Bridport Town Council, in partnership with Low Carbon Dorset. The cantilevered solar port provides solar charging for electric cars, motorbikes and bicycles, comprising 4 bays with space for 6 vehicles to be charging simultaneously.  The scheme also provides additional panels on the adjoining garage roof which can be stored or used to generate electricity to flood light the adjacent tennis courts. This is part of an extensive council […]

Weekly Blog – 27

My first week at Angel Architecture was a very busy one, but the collaborative nature of the office environment made the work both manageable and rewarding. A midweek informal lunch in Honiton was also an enjoyable way to spend time out of the office.  There have been lots of developments to the many on-going projects and final amendments were made to a planning application for a listed property in Wellington, just in time for the arrival of the clients first child.   Numerous site visits were undertaken in Bridport and beyond, including a newly appointed project in Combe Raleigh; the 17th century, […]