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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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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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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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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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What is the VAT on building work?

VAT is chargeable on most building work, although some work attracts a lower reduced rate and some is zero-VAT rated. The standard VAT rate is currently 20%, and the reduced rate is 5%. HM Revenue & Customs provide detailed advice, … Continue reading

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New Houses for St Leonards in Exeter.

Architect designed homes to replace existing bungalows Grainge Architects’ scheme for two new properties in St Leonards, Exeter was granted planning approval on Monday evening. Each of these highly sustainable and contemporary properties replaces an existing low-grade single storey bungalow. … Continue reading

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How do I decide which builder to use?

This is often one of the first questions we are asked by clients contemplating a new project. We tend to answer this by way of questioning the client as to what is most important to them – either Time, Quality … Continue reading

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Beach House Under Construction in Polzeath, Cornwall

When our client purchased Wyndcliffe as a fairly shabby bungalow five years ago the potential was obvious. The plot, located at the end of Atlantic Terrace in New Polzeath, in Cornwall was sensational. Direct seaward views over the beach & toward Pentire … Continue reading

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Architect designed house in Lympstone gets planning permission

Grainge Architects latest planning success involves the granting of full planning permission for a sensational waterside property in Lympstone. East Devon District Council’s Development Management Committee approved the scheme this week. The design concept involves the demolition of two existing … Continue reading

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