Courtyard Extension Project in Droitwich now on the GAC Website

Black Timber Clad Courtyard Extension

We have just added a full portfolio page on our website for our black timber clad courtyard extension project in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. It was an exciting project and we loved working with our client to create an inspiring, exciting residential extension to this gorgeous Victorian Semi-Detached House. A 5 star review from our clients […]

Bournville Conservation Area Replacement Timber Windows Update

Alongside our architectural projects, home extensions, renovations and barn conversions for home-owners throughout Birmingham and the wider Midlands area, over the last two years we have been working in partnership with Bournville Village Trust on their ten year project to replace all of the original timber windows throughout the Conservation Area. There are over 450 […]

Beautiful Side Return Extension in Barnt Green

Victorian Side Return Courtyard Extension in Barnt Green

Some sunny photographs to brighten up our days from a trip to Barnt Green and this exciting addition to a Victorian Terrace… Remember the sunshine? (Written in mid-December for context!) “We have gone from a dark house, with a small kitchen, no outlook and really grotty yard, to a stunning, light filled space that brings […]

Bournville Village Trust Conservation Area Extension now Complete

Spacious Open Plan Kitchen Extension in Bournville Village

Here are some completed photographs from a recent project in the heart of the Bournville Village Conservation Area. A beautiful semi-detached house, very close to Bournville Park, this property was in dire need of some love, tenderness, and a complete overhaul of some of the spaces. The existing kitchen had been extended in an ad […]

Two Storey Rear Extension in Edgbaston… Portfolio Project Added

Contemporary Two Storey Rear Extension & Renovation in Harborne

Here’s one we did earlier…!! A beautiful house in Edgbaston that had been the victim of some rather tragic additions in the 1980s. The whole house needed updating generally, the front elevation needed re-integrating with the property, alongside adding extensive additional living accommodation to create a beautiful, modern and generous family home. Great 5* review […]

A shot of project 001…!

This was the very first client commission we received that allowed the company to be set up back in the day. It was a substantial project. The client had bought a small, constrained traditional farm dwelling in a good sized small holding. It was two bedrooms and two reception rooms on a steep site accessed […]

All I want for Christmas is foundations! :O)

Our latest residential extension project to get underway is a very sleek rear extension to a beautiful period property in St. Augustine’s area of Edgbaston, Birmingham just outside the Conservation Area surrounding the church. The front is a classic Victorian detached villa residence, tall, elegant, beautifully proportioned, white rendered with gorgeous windows but the back […]

Bungalow extension and modernisation in Streetly, Sutton Coldfield

Just in! Residential Householder Planning Approval received last night at Walsall MBC Planning Committee by a unanimous decision. Very excited to get a positive outcome for what has been a long winded process for approval for a full renovation, modernisation and extension of a 1950s bungalow in Streetly, Sutton Coldfield opposite Sutton Park. The design […]

Keep Calm and Carry On Planning…

Bournville, Birmingham

I’ve taken this blog post title from a newspaper article, entitled ‘Keep Calm and Carry On Panicking…’ There is a lot going on in the UK right now and the construction industry is no exception. The talk is of shortages, price increases for materials and labour, alongside uncertainty generally. But the upshot of the article […]

Dramatic Barn Conversion in Eccleshall, Staffs

Here’s a site progress photograph of a barn conversion we worked on over a number of years in Eccleshall, Staffordshire. There were five units in total, with two of the units now completed. Spectacular views across the Staffordshire landscape and some impressive 19th century brick barns, a number of which were listed. The large scale […]