Conservation and conversion 

Home Farm, Berkswell  


Part of the Berkswell Estate, this courtyard of red brick and plain tile Victorian farm buildings had become run down and redundant. A scheme was approved to give them a new future as small business units which involved sensitively designed small extensions, alterations and conversion.


Whilst preserving the character of the building, it was still possible to create a good working environment. The scheme is now fully thermally insulated and heated from a shared heating scheme.  


Conservation & Restoration

Many projects involve existing buildings, often listed for their historic value. Finding new uses for redundant old buildings gives them a future as well as a past, whether its a light touch or a sensitive conversion.


Part of this process is the need to understand and evaluate the history and heritage before alteraton and adaptation is carried out. Reusing and upgrading existing buildings to meet current standards is a sustainable approach 






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Coleshill Hall Farm, GradeII Listed  Country Hotel Proposal



Coleshill Hall Farmhouse.   


Having been redundant for many years and damaged by vandals this listed country house, coach house and stables needed a new use to save it.


Many schemes were considered with the most suitable being the creation of a Hotel. A new wing was to be added providing 40 bedrooms,  the listed building being converted and restored for the reception and dining facilities.


Unfortunately the project halted with the announcement and route of the HS2 railway passing directly over.  




Shustoke House Farm Buildings.   


A late 18th Century group of Grade II listed farm buildings which are to be restored and sensitively extended and altered to become a barn style wedding venue.

Planning Approval gained 2012 




Caldecote Hall Works.   


This group of buildings formed the Estate workshops for Caldecote Hall.


A scheme was granted Planning Approval to sensitively extend, alter and convert them into small business units.  



Image produced by: Canwell Design Co 


Image produced by: Matt Pearce 3d


Image produced by: Canwell Design Co