Category Archives: Housing

City Centre Redevelopment, Exeter

Grainge Architects have secured planning approval for the redevelopment of the Honiton Inn site in Paris Street, Exeter. The scheme includes the demolition of the existing derelict public house & its replacement with a 9 Storey Mixed Use Development containing Cafe … Continue reading

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Architect designed new 300sqm home for £350k!

A build cost of £1,166 per sqm can usually only be associated with a industrial shed type building, typically bespoke residential projects cost in the region of £1,500 – £2,500  per sqm. When a young farming couple initially approached our practice … Continue reading

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New Housing at Seabrook Orchards, Exeter.

The first phase of our Seabrook Orchards development is taking shape on the Topsham Road to the east of Exeter. This scheme derives its character from the local area. Local distinctiveness has been achieved within the scheme by the promotion … Continue reading

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Grainge Architects sensitively designed Student Accommodation

The success of Exeter University over the last decade has been hugely important to the economy of Exeter. The continued expansion of the campuses at both St Lukes and the main Streatham site has generated considerable additional students numbers. This growth … Continue reading

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Grainge Architects Website Update

With the continuing variety of projects and increasing workload across the spectrum of different construction sectors we felt that it was time to update our website. Our growing portfolio in a wide range of project sectors is now better represented. … Continue reading

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The Longhouse, New Dwelling at Trecarne.

This new home designed by Grainge Architects, has recently been completed by Bovey Construction. The ‘Longhouse’ in Launceston responded to the client’s desire for a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Cornish building form. This bold building on a prominent site … Continue reading

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Seabrook School Development

Grainge Architects latest new school project has been submitted for planning approval to Exeter City Council on behalf of the Exeter Diocese. The proposed Church of England Voluntary Aided primary school is located within Grainge Architect’s Seabrook Orchards Housing Development which … Continue reading

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900 New Homes East of Exeter

Grainge Architects and Eagle One Homes submitted a planning application recently to East Devon District Council for 900 new homes, a primary school, community allotments, play areas and sports pitches at Mosshayne. The development site to the west of Mosshayne … Continue reading

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Colour in Architecture

Colour has a big impact upon our perception of everything around us, including the buildings we occupy. Architects are often criticised of painting everything white, grey or black – and whilst we are not guilt-free in this respect it is … Continue reading

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Master Planning New Housing Developments

The South West is experiencing a strong surge in demand in terms of new housing. Many sites which have previously been identified through the planning process and Local Plan are now being brought forward by developers and landowners, signifying an … Continue reading

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