Monthly Archives: September 2012

Memories of the Kensington

Wonder if you knew that there was a café on the top floor.  It served afternoon teas and did functions.  My auntie had her wedding reception there in 1927 and my mother had hers there in 1940. I went to … Continue reading

Posted in History of the building | 2 Comments

All about the Benjamins…

I guess the two questions people have about our project is “how much is it going to cost?” and “when will you be in by?”, especially now that we’re going to be on Grand Designs, where every project always seems … Continue reading

Posted in Our plans | Leave a comment


As you can see from the video post below and this photo, Rich and the guys have blasted through the building with the timber over the last few weeks, and formed every room. You can really see the house now, … Continue reading

Posted in The build | Leave a comment


runaround from Gwyn ap Harri on Vimeo. a quick run around of our site as we build up the timber layer

Posted in The build | 1 Comment

The projector room & landing

the design for the landing wall and new projector room makes a great sheer wall from the back. When this is rendered all up, it’ll look amazing! The window holes have been cut out, and the original holes where the … Continue reading

Posted in The build | Leave a comment


Our windows are being done by the very talented Ian “the wood” Cappleman, and they look great! They’ll be stained a dark ebony colour, but they looked great today in their naked form…

Posted in The build | 2 Comments