Category Archives: Modern houses

Pear Tree Lane Bexhill

Rear 2 storey extension with oriel window to traditional urban dwelling  in Bexhill. The property lacked definition at the rear and the extension was designed to take advantage of the views down the long garden from the new bedroom suite. Approved March 2016.…

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Barnfield Gardens Ditchling East Sussex

Barnfield Gardens is very unusual for Ditchling (or anywhere in the SDNP for that matter) as it forms a modern example of  domestic urban estate architecture usually seen on urban fringes. This is a 1930s estate of  Estate of 6 mock Tudor dwellings all with timber appliqué grouped  around a small village green on the edge of the downland countryside (SDNP).…

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Trosley Lodge The Street Firle

Trosley Lodge was formerly the Firle Estate Manager’s House sited on the edge of Firle Conservation Area with  fine views across open farmland towards the South Downs. Clients were keen to radically improve the present building design with a more sustainable solution utilising modern ecological technology  and materails performance.…

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Larks Hey Seaview Road Uplyme nr Lyme Regis

Larks Hey is a classic 1965 bungalow set in a quiet rural location high above Lyme Regis on the fringes of Uplyme on the border between Devon & Dorset. We have obtained detailed Planning Permission for the project from East Devon District Council.…

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Pound Orchard East Meon Hampshire

A new 4 bedroom  prefabricated timber framed dwelling designed  as two parallel timber framed  and clad ranges  in a very picturesque Hampshire Conservation Area setting.  A replacement dwelling for a tired flat roofed 1960s building  but requiring 19 neighbour consultations, close to a flood plain with streams along two boundaries on piled foundations with a Southern Water Sewer running diagonally under the property.…

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45 West Parade Worthing

Refurbishment & top floor extension to an interesting Modernist or International Style house right on the beach front at West Worthing. Built 1934 this house was in very poor condition with a poorly organised plan but had spaces termed “telephone” and “observation” room with the fenestration simply a reflection of the latest architectural fashion of the 1930s with a tank & observation room as a plain rendered “tower” simply finished with a wet run cornice.…

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The Grain Loft, Western Road Lewes

New contemporary low energy 4 bedroom dwelling built within a terrace of 18th Century cottages in Lewes Conservation Area over 4 floors. Involved the demolition of the existing building except for party wall structures  & return front elevation, the excavation and extension of the cellar storey with construction of new 225mm reinforced concrete walls and slab to support a new 3 storey steel frame within the shell of  this late 18th Century grain store.…

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Hammerpond House Horsham

Built in 1930  the new owners of this substantial house asked us to provide a home design plan service for the conversion of the building to suit their needs. An existing set was prepared with various designs  some more detailed with elevations for bathroom layouts.…

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Bothers End Wisborough Green

New dwelling project on woodland site just down the road from another house (known as Bosworths) we designed for a developer client . This design allowed for the retention of the original 18th Century timber framed cottage as ancillary residential accommodation and was intended to be a courtyard design allowing for coherent future expansion….…

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2 new dwellings School Road Godshill Isle of Wight

A project for 2 detached 5 bedroom houses in two plan options on a difficult plot with steeply sloping ground in the Conservation Area of School Road Godshill. The plan rotation was centred on the All Saints Church Tower which sits above the site.…

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Bosworth House Wivelsfield Green East Sussex

A substantial replacement dwelling scheme gross 4425sqft on a stunning 7.5 acre site in Wivelsfield Green, half of which is ancient woodland. The original building was poorly located and the new dwelling provides substantial 5/6-bedroom accommodation. The traditional elevations were a client requirement.…

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Moat House, Horsham

We acted for two separate owners on this property, a moated site with extensive equitation accommodation. The first owner we converted an existing barn to grooms accommodation and built a new stable yard with masonry looseboxes. The second owner we extended the main house at two storeys with the new principal rooms overlooking a lake created by extending the moat.…

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Slievemoyne, Haywards Heath

A 1930s house by Oliver Hill built on the edge of an old quarry so a dramatic setting and drive access. The owners instructed NDA to restore and provide contemporary extensions to both sides and a new wing linking to a large double garage with gymnasium.…

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Grenestede House, East Grinstead

This house sits high looking over a brook and into an extensive tree canopy. NDA was asked to prepare designs for a new kitchen/dining/utility range and the problem was how to avoid supporting the second storey which returned across the middle of the plan.…

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Hinton Lodge, Horsted Keynes

A substandard bungalow for which we negotiated all statutory consents and provided construction & joinery details for conversion to two stories including two storey extensions to two sides. The clients completed the work on a self build basis with our assistance.…

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Old Deaks Cottages Cuckfield

A nice pair of matching attached country cottages  in a very attractive country lane. We acted for both adjoining owners as we had successfully negotiated a substantial extension for one side and the other of course wanted to match the accommodation but with a more contemporary plan.…

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