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Beach House Under Construction in Polzeath, Cornwall

Posted on April 27, 2012

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 Point combine to create a superb outlook.

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What does an architect do? How much are architects fees?

Posted on March 26, 2012

For clients embarking on their first building design project involving an Architect, the process and fees structure may seem daunting. While there is formal guidance available from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) we can perhaps offer a simpler explanation of our general approach.

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Architect designed house in Lympstone gets planning permission

Posted on March 14, 2012

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.

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Grainge Architects community work hits the headlines

Posted on February 27, 2012

Grainge Architects' work with the community group, The Minehead Development Trust has made the BBC news website. Grainge Architects are helping The Minehead Development Trust to turn the former Minehead Hospital Building into a community hub.

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Barn Conversions

Posted on February 20, 2012

Undertaking a barn conversion or significant restoration can be a daunting task. Some barns are more readily converted into homes or other modern uses than others. Traditional barns in Devon usually follow type-patterns and are often characterised by an uncluttered exterior with blank walls with few openings, forming a

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