This week we have received planning permission from South Somerset District Council for alterations and the erection of a two-storey extension and cladding of and re-refenestration of existing extensions at Park Lodge in East Coker 7 months after validation. The application was held up by a bat survey which can only be carried out during a small window between March and September. The Building Regulations package is in production with a view to building in spring 2022.
Tackling multiple projects simultaneously can prove quite difficult, but fortunately, we have a team of reliable colleagues who are managing their own areas of expertise. We are part way through a survey of a house near Stogumber, designing alterations to numerous listed buildings and writing reports to support these with input from our building surveyor, tree consultant and historian. Loads of applications in the system but almost all ‘stuck’ with extensions of time being requested daily. It seems as if the projects which were scheduled for commencement this year will be waiting until 2022 due to the long lead-in time […]
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, […]
What a busy week it has been with a site visit to Eastbury House to see the works in progress for the means of escape from the first floor of this Grade II listed residential care home, and visits to two new projects, one in Sherborne and one in Broadwindsor, where we already have two clients. We also received listed building consent for internal alterations for a listed rope workers cottage in Bridport. It’s great to be busy but it would also be beneficial to stop and take stock occasionally. Having more visitors to the office makes it feel as […]