Tag Archives: Listed Building

Exeter Cookery School

60 Haven Road is a Grade II listed building that sits alongside Exeter Quay and the canal. The two-storey warehouse had been redundant and empty for a number of years, beforeĀ a culinary couple had a vision to transform the ground … Continue reading

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Re-ordering a Catholic Church

Obtaining permission (Ecclesiastical Exemption) to carry out works to a Listed Ecclesiastical Building is complex. The proposed re-ordering works at the church of Our Lady and St Patrick, All Saints Parish, Teignmouth involved a lengthy negotiation, design & construction period … Continue reading

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Bideford Marina and Waterside Development at Brunswick Wharf

A recent public presentation at the Royal Hotel, opposite East-the-Water wharves by developer Simon Maunder of Oceanside Developments, and Grainge Architects proved a great success. The event was a great opportunity for the local residents and interested parties to fully … Continue reading

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Listed Buildings, alterations and work to them.

English Heritage maintain a list of buildings, monuments and other such structures. This list is generated by the Secretary of State (for Culture, Media and Sport). The listing is to offer additional protection of historically important or interesting buildings and … 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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