We were commissioned to demolish two existing houses and build four large luxury homes with underground basements in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. The project involved significant challenges due to some ecological constraints. Several protected trees ran across the site. The council had indicated that the development would need to be scaled back to protect the trees.
Working closely with planning consultants, tree specialists and the local council, we devised a method of laying the foundations without encroaching on the tree roots – allowing us to proceed as planned with the full-scale development. We also had to safely re-home several bats that had taken up residence in the old dwellings – a legal requirement before building work could proceed. This was completed safely and efficiently and the build work commenced without delay.
The high-quality houses all feature oak and stone flooring throughout, bespoke sash windows, bi-fold doors and fully landscaped gardens.
The development has now been completed – with a very satisfied client. Return to the main case studies page.
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