Design

Architects

Michael Walton Chartered Architect
Oak Farm Barn
Woodditton Road
Kirtling
CB8 9PG

Tel: 01638 730007
Fax: 01638 730007

Chartered Architect

Timothy Bunn Design Ltd
The Vicarage
Mill Road
Stoke Holy Cross
Norwich
NR14 8PA

Tel: 01508 492990
Email: mail@timbunn.co.uk

David Futter Associates Ltd
Arkitech House
35 Whiffer Road
Norwich
NR3 2AW

Tel: 01603 787778
Fax: 01603 787496
www.davidfutterassociates.com

Works on the precept that the whole building process is a result of quality teamwork. RIBA affiliated.

Peter Codling Architects
7 The Old Church
St Matthews Road
Norwith
Norfolk
NR1 1SP

Tel: 01603 660408
Fax: 01603 630339
Email: pcodling@globalnet.co.uk

Architects and historic buildings consultants.

John Putman
5 Trinity Street
Bungay
Suffolk
NR35 1EQ

Tel: 01986 892454
Fax: 01986 895839

Tim Warnes
Hill Cottage
West Road
West Caister
NR30 5SY

Tel: 01493 722149
Fax: 01493 722149

 

Building Regulation Surveyors

Basically for any barn conversion you will have to obtain Building Regulations whether it be for a small extension, changing of window, adding a porch or the complete conversion. Most of my work has been associated with the South Norfolk Team, who have been brilliant in their approach to the whole spectrum of conversions as well as being very ameniable and thorough. However the South Norfolk team has just joined forces with other councils to form CNC, a partnership of professionals. CNC have a wealth of experience and knowledge of barn conversions and are happy to help technically where required. They have a duty surveyor available from 11am to 5pm daily and if you ring before 10am they are able to guarantee same day inspections on site.

Furthermore, if you decide to submit full plans applications they can be your sole plan checking authority throughout England and Wales – this means that you (or your architect) can build a relationship with CNC and have a single point of contact surveyor dedicated to all of your projects from a plan checking point of view. Obviously, if the site location is outside Broadland, Norwich or South Norfolk the local authority administering site inspections local to the site would carry out those inspections on site. They have the largest database of ‘partner companies’ who use CNC throughout England and Wales for the plan checking service and always looking to build relationships with local developers and the community as a whole.

I worked along side them to develop a mix for my crushed concrete foundations at the ‘Ecobarn’, which meant doing several different trial mixes until we found the perfect batch. Now the footings have all been done using this mix and the results are fantastic. I hope in the future not just locally but nationally we can adopt this format of crushed conctrete in our foundations, as it saves from extracting the equivalent from your local quarry. Thank you for this help CNC.

P.S I can also mention some of other Building Inspectors that have not worked with me as well as I would have liked, I wont but you know who you are!

David Bullen Ltd
The North West Tower
North Quay
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
NR30 1PU

Tel: 01493 842168
Fax: 01493 330284

RICS Registered Specialist

CNC Building Control Consultancy
Thorpe Lodge
1 Yarmouth Road
Norwich
Norfolk
NR7 0DU

Tel: 01603 430100
Fax: 01603 430541
Email:  enquiries@cncbuildingcontrol.gov.uk
www.cncbuildingcontrol.gov.uk

Brings together the Building Council departments of Broadland District Council, Norwich City Council and South Norfolk Council into one cohesive partnership.

 

Interior Design

Lin Patterson Textiles
Wingfield Priory
Top Road
Wingfield
Eye
Suffolk
IP21 5QT

Tel: 01379 384080
Email: lin.patterson@btinternet.com
www.linpattersontextiles.com

Applique silk velvet onto cotton to create the designs which are based on traditional patchwork, with a contemporary feel.

Blinds Plus+
4 Reymerston Road
Garvestone
Norfolk
NR9 4QX

Tel: 0800 8818958
Email: info@blindsplus.co.uk
www.blindsplus.co.uk

Fantastic range of colours and styles, free estimates and a fast-fitting service.

Polka Dot
Winferling Barn
Mile Road
Winfarthing
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 2EZ

Mob: 07901 626510
Email: polkadotcrafts@hotmail.com

Freelance Interior Designer with 16 years experience in residential and commercial interiors.

Lineone Interior Design
153 Magdalen Street
Norwich
NR3 1NF

Tel: 01603 616132
Fax: 01603 616139
Email: david@lineoneinteriors.co.uk
www.lineoneinteriors.co.uk

Line One are proud to create beautiful residential & commercial interiors for our clients taking the stress out of property renovation

Amanda Edgcombe – Collingwood Cotehele Design
Beech House
Little Street
Yoxford
IP17 3JL

Tel: 01728 668097
Mob: 07956 194 599
Email: info@collingwoodcoteheledesign.co.uk
www.collingwoodcoteheledesign.co.uk

Inspired by the likes of Le Notre landscaping, David Hicks / Huguenot East End Interiors and Brit Art, Collingwood Cotehele offers an alternative from the conventional choices to develop interior and landscape designs for clientele within the East of England and London in particular.

Holkham Linseed Paints
The Clock Tower
Longlands
Holkham
Wells-next-the-Sea
Norfolk
NR23 1RU

Tel: 01328 711348
Fax: 01328 710368
Email: linseedpaint@holkham.co.uk
www.holkhamlinseedpaints.co.uk

Lasts up to 3 times longer than modern paints. Made from natural 100% pure linseed oil, derived from renewable and sustainable resources.

Fired Earth
7 St Giles Street
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 1JL

Tel: 01603 619612
Fax: 01603 618461
Email: norwich@firedearth.com
www.firedearth.com

We pride ourselves on our worldwide sources and knowledge, a unique combination which enables us to share with you the best the world has to offer.

Paint and Papers
11 Hellesdon Hall Industrial Park
Drayton High Road
Norwich
Norfolk
NR6 5DR

Tel: 01603 400777
Fax: 01603 788633
www.paint-paper.co.uk

Many products carry the EU flower logo or are environmentally friendly.

 

Structural Engineer

I have only ever used one and he is absolutely brilliant in the Barnworld as his schemes and solutions are always so aesthetically pleasing as well as sympathetic to the fabric of the building. There are others out there but I would not recommend them as highly as.

Canham Consulting
The Old School
School Lane
Thorpe St Andrew
Norwith
Norfolk
NR7 0EP

Tel: 01603 430650
Fax: 01603 430631
Email: mail@canhamconsulting.co.uk
www.canhamconsulting.co.uk

Alexander, Hallam & Associates
62 St Edmunds Church Street
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 1EQ

Tel: 01722 337327
Fax: 01722 414422

Consulting Civil & Structural Engineers
Hipwell Consulting
5 Acorn Close
Lingwood
Norfolk
NR13 4UN

Tel: 01603 713029
Mob: 07810 771845
Fax: 08704 603356
Email: mail@hipwellconsulting.com
www.hipwellconsulting.com

Professional services are provided for all building types, ranging from state-of-the-art to historic buildings and from small-scale domestic to large-scale commercial and industrial projects.

Adam Power Associates
Church Farmhouse
The Green
Banham
New Buckenham
Norfolk
NR16 2AT

Tel: 01953 887539
Email: mail@adampower.co.uk

 

Garden Designers

Again I have only used one because she shares the business with my brother-in-law, but can I tell you as one of my top tips mentions this is one of the best money spent exercises. If the external works, wherever possible, can be completed as early as possible so planting can begin you will never regret it. My wife planted our garden with Janes planting scheme only 16 months ago and the gardens are now so matured. Money well spent, as the Garden Designers know where the plants should go, who should be next them and how many should be planted together. For such a small fee in the grand scale of the project, it makes so much sense. Any garden designer should also offer their services to ‘bring on’ the plants that you have chosen, i.e. they are already maturing before planting.

Isobel Bilgen

Tel: 01986 798657
Mob: 07974 242992
Email: isobelbilgen@googlemail.com

Creating gardens to work harmoniously with the period of house and site conditions, producing both contemporary and traditional designs to suit the clients requirements. General garden design, planting plans & hard landscaping details for whole gardens or areas of existing gardens.

Stevie Nicholson Garden Design
The Hall
Uggeshall
Brampton
Beccles
Suffolk
NR34 8BG

Tel: 01502 578695
Email: uggeshall@clara.co.uk
www.nicholsongardens.co.uk

Town or country garden, large or small Stevie Nicholson Garden Design has the resources to create a garden to suit your lifestyle, one that is in harmony with your home and its surroundings, a garden design that fulfils your dreams and captures the spirit of the place.

BTS Mayfield Ltd
Mayfield Farm
Long Stratton
Norwich
Norfolk
NR15 2RX

Tel: 01508 531849
Mob: 07850 593638
Fax: 01508 532530
Email: sales@burns-thomsonservices.co.uk
www.burns-thomsonservices.co.uk

Burns-Thomson Services is a well established family owned and run business, founded in 1976 providing individual, professional and high quality garden services for clients across Norfolk and north Suffolk.

Meo Landscapes – Greg Meo
Hall Farm
Ferry Road
Carleton St Peter
Norwich
NR14 7BD

Tel: 01508 480191
Mob: 07967 569015
Email: greg@meolandscapes.co.uk
www.meolandscapes.co.uk

Meo Landscapes cover the East Anglia region and are experts in all areas of Landscape construction, members of Association of Professional Landscapers. MEO specialise in formal and traditional gardens using natural materials and local craft skills.

Pengarden design
Jane Edmonds and Tristan Sutton
Hillside
Coombe Street
Penselwood
Somerset
BA9 8NF

Tel: 01985 845222
Email: enquiries@pengardendesign.co.uk
www.pengardendesign.co.uk

When constructing the garden we like to use sympathetic materials that compliment the house and its surroundings.

 

Chartered Surveyors

O A Chapman & Son
9 Princes Street
Norwich
Norfolk
NR3 1AZ

Tel: 01603 624298
Fax: 01603 610667
Email: dermot@oachapman.co.uk
www.oachapmanandson.co.uk

The firm covers most aspects of property advice, for both private and public clients.

Ace Surveys (UK) Ltd
the Old Almshouses
Steeple End
Halesworth
Suffolk
IP19 8LL

Tel: 08446 697544
Mob: 07792 222050
Email: steve@acesurveys.co.uk
www.acesurveys.co.uk

Ace surveys offer a professional, friendly, cost effective and time sensitive service for architects, developers, project managers, local authorities or any company involved in the building industry. Our equipment is state-of-the-art offering a high level of accuracy.

Anglia Land Surveys Ltd – Peter Rogers
Bowthorpe Hall
Bowthorpe Hall Road
Norwich
NR5 9AA

Tel: 01603 749600
Email: mail@als-surveys.com

Measured land and building surveys. GPS level surveys for flood risk assessment Laser Scanning.

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