Rear single-storey extension and internal alterations to building

  • The main aims of the design:
  • To create a new living space with access to garden
  • To open up and enlarge existing kitchen
  • To install carefully selected materials and details to give the client a bespoke design that fitted into the surrounding country garden with a contemporary feel


  • Aluminium Bi-fold doors
  • Cedar shingle clad external walls
  • Turf roof
  • Cork tile feature wall
  • Garden path with integral lighting


  • Concrete slab base with insulated sand and cement screed
  • Insulated cavity block walls
  • Dot and Dab plaster boarding
  • Ventilated cedar shingle cladding with integral hidden aluminium guttering
  • Turf roof with wild flower matting
  • Link with glazed ceiling
  • Aluminium bi-fold door and glazing
  • Electric skylight
  • Oak engineered floor boards
  • Cork tile feature wall
  • Bespoke oak kitchen peninsular with butlers sink
  • External works included patio area and garden path with integral lighting

This project was entered into a design competition by the architect and won an award! We were very pleased to be a part of creating a beautiful living space for Mrs Bishop and turning the vision of Kirkham Sheidow Architects into a reality.