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Extensive Bungalow Re-development

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

The aim of the project was to add a first floor with various extra rooms to an existing bungalow, therefore the work we undertook for this building re-development was quite extensive.

Before we began dismantling the roof, all electrics and plumbing had to be disconnected as the month of March can get a bit wet. Once everything was protected and safe, then we began to remove the entire roof with ceiling below and replace it with a new roof comprising of pre-formed attic trusses which then are used as the basis to form a completely new roof with seven dormer windows in it.

Old trusses ready for crane removal Start of dormer construction and infill rafters

Then a new first floor is formed with additional bedrooms and bathrooms with a staircase from below.

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Melbury Vale Winery Construction and Development

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

We often have the pleasure of taking on new and unusual projects. Melbury Vale Winery at the base of Foots Hill was one such project, which was a new build that had to include a number of criteria:

  • It must be suitable to process grapes from the vineyard into wine.
  • To bottle the finished wine from the vats.
  • To store the finished product in a secure and suitable environment.
  • Be accessible to the public.
  • Be built to conform with the Planning conditions imposed.
  • To be environmentally friendly and blend into its surroundings

Winery pre1 Winery pre3

To meet the principle points above and many other criteria this made the practical design and building of the Winery a quite unique project.

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