Suppliers

Here you will find a list of companies which we have used in the process of applying for planning permission and converting our barn.

Some of these companies are local to us in Ashby de la Zouch, whilst others are in other areas of the UK. Either way we hope that this list will help you to find suppliers!


Grand Designs Live Vs Homebuilding Show

Grand Designs Live Vs Homebuilding Show

We visited Grand Designs Live at the NEC in Birmingham back in October, 2016. Here’s a brief summary of the Pros and Cons of the show, in our experience What’s good about Grand Designs Live? People are drawn to the show because of the success and...
The Search for our Ideal Builder

The Search for our Ideal Builder

I posted back in October about our dilemma between Project Managing the build ourselves and hiring a full-scale Contractor to complete the job from start to finish, along with the seemingly infinite possibilities in between. Read about our thoughts on this here:...
Builder Required!

Builder Required!

We are finally at the stage that we are preparing to send the technical drawings out to tender to Midlands building contractors. Our architect Mark, director at Lacey and Owen Architects, has been keen to finalise as many details as possible before submitting to...
Architect in Ashby de la Zouch

Architect in Ashby de la Zouch

Searching for an architect can be a confusing process. Our initial searches yielded a huge range of varying costs and we were uncertain on what we would actually get for the extra money. We appreciate that an element of an architect’s work is in design, however...