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SELF BUILD & DESIGN Magazine December 2022 issue

We are delighted to have made the front cover of the SELF BUILD & DESIGN …

Monday 19th Dec 2022

Red Cottage

Just commenced works on another interesting project, located in the conservation area of Shere, nestled …

Monday 6th Jun 2022

Crockers Farm

Wednesday 2nd Mar 2022

Our Passive House Consultant Accreditation!

We are proud to announce that Richard has passed his Passive House Designer Consultant certification …

Friday 11th Feb 2022

Sports Pavilion Project in Southdowns National Park

Foundations and substructure masonry completed and the oak frame up. #sustainablebuildings #architecture

Thursday 1st Apr 2021

Our project in the Surrey Hills – construction of a swimming pool and leisure facilities in an extended oak barn

Piling operations complete and bulk excavations commenced to the substructure on our project in the …

Wednesday 31st Mar 2021

Renewable Energy integrated into this Annex

PSH designed a new Ground Source Heat Pump for this site, the system involved 3 …

Wednesday 30th Dec 2020

Crockers Farm Annex completed

This annex in the Surrey Hills now completed and handed over to client a week …

Wednesday 30th Dec 2020

Is the Government’s target of net zero carbon by 2050 ambitious enough?

Just a few weeks prior to lockdown, I attended Futurebuild 2020. This was a forum …

Thursday 30th Apr 2020


The pace of work has picked up again this week with drainage put in.

Tuesday 28th Apr 2020

Foundations at Crockers Farm Cottage

The timber framed structure sits on a concrete raft foundation. Project started in mid January …

Tuesday 28th Apr 2020

Current Project

Crockers Farm Cottage Construction of a new bungalow to replace some redundant outbuildings and staff …

Tuesday 28th Apr 2020

All done and complete!


Monday 22nd Jul 2019

Are you a Yimby or a Nimby?!

Read an interesting article in the FT recently which I feel is definitely worth sharing; …

Wednesday 4th Apr 2018

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