We completed a substantial rennovation and extension to a large detached property in Knutsford, Cheshire. Jay Ashall Partnership were appointed from conception to completion on the project which included a large kitchen, living, dining room extension with a large glass lantern roof. The second phase of the project was for a swimming pool side extension for which we obtained planning permission.
Jay Ashall Partnership obtained planning permission for the construction of two detached houses on a site in Byley, Cheshire. Our designs were for traditional cottage style properties in keeping with the rural setting. We were appointed to complete the planning and building regulation drawings for the scheme.
We obtained planning permission for two detached houses in Cheshire East. We oversaw the construction of both on site for seperate clients. Tamarau was a construction of very high performance. It is a highly sustainable form of construction, designed following the fabric first method. The building just falls short of Passiv Haus certification due to the orientation of the property. However, achieves high levels of thermal performace, air tightness and has mechanical heat recovery ventilaiton system.
Jay Ashall Partnership completed a loft conversion and internal alterations on locally listed property in Surrey. We were appointed from conseption through to completion, overseeing the works on site. The design was traditional in character to be in keeping with the existing Victorian property and to complement the surrounding area.
Our Architects Practice have completed the design of a contemporary house within a small woodland in Cheshire. The design was dictated by the requirements to provide adequate daylight and amenity whilst retaining as many trees as feasible. The contemporary style had a simple material pallette consisting of timber cladding grey brick and glass. The building design was developed around three simple geometric masses intertwined and reflecting the three main internal areas of the house.
Jay Ashall Partnership Architects were involved in the extension and refurbishment of a timber frame cottage, Holmes Chapel Cheshire. The original cottage was restrictive our brief was to maximise the space with a sympathetic extension.
Our Cheshire Architects are experienced in a variety of existing buildings and have worked on many churches and listed buildings. St Gabriel's is an example of one of our successful Church restoration projects. We completed substantial structural repairs to the gable walls and a complete re-roofing.
We obtained planning permission to demolish 2 existing properties adjacent to the M6 motorway and provide 2 replacement houses in a more suitable location. Our Architects were appointed for full services on one of the properties overseeing the construction on site. The houses were designed in a traditional rural Cheshire character to reflect the surroundings.
The Willows was a new bespoke nursery in Cheshire. We modelled the proposals using 3d software to provide a realistic impression of the design for our client and the planners. The architectural design brief was to provide a traditional form with modern detailing which was achieved through a combination of brickwork walls, metal standing seam roof and large aluminium windows.
Congleton Town Hall was designed by Architect E W Godwin in French Gothic style and built in 1864 on the outside of the building there are three sculptured figures representing Queen Victoria, Henry de Lacy and King Edward 1. The assembly room had been modernised to provided conference facilities Brassiere and main assembly hall with disabled Congleton Council required more office facilities. Jay Ashall Partnership was appointed to obtain approval to refurbish the second floor loft upper rooms. The Council obtained a Grant from Rural Enterprise for the project
The Architect redesigned and obtained Building Regulation approval for our clients Congleton Town Hall to strip out, refurbish the vacant roof space and stair tower forming further office accommodation whilst incorporating a disabled access within the scheme .Jay Ashall Partnership obtained Tenders and General Administration of the project as well as acting as CDM Coordinator .The existing windows were made to provide natural ventilation and all existing walls and ceilings upgraded to meet both sound and thermal requirements. The existing Mechanical and electrical installation was extend to the second floor all surfaces were finished as is required for a Grade 2 listed building.
Jay Ashall Partnership Architects completed the design and construction of a new house in Cheshire East. To reflect the street scene, the front of the property was traditional Cheshire design. However the rear of the house is more contemporary with large elements of glazing and open plan layout.
Jay Ashall Partnership Architects have been involved in various projects at Quinta Primary School Cheshire. The first project was to design a classroom extension to the building. The initial designs were for a colourful colour coded extension with small reading pods off each class. Later projects can be found in the education section of the website.
Archways was one of two properties our Architects obtained planning permission for in Hale, Trafford. The design was in the grounds to an existing property and was arts and crafts style to reflect the surrounding area.
Cheshire East has a significant shortage of starter homes. In liaison with a private landowner, a proposal was put forward for obtaining planning consent for 18 starter homes on the edge of the village. The planning process was complex and detailed. The application went to planning appeal and was allowed by the Planning Inspector as it fully complied with national and local planning policy.
The project is now completed and occupied.
Arclid Hall is a listed building located in mid Cheshire near to Sandbach and has a series of empty outbuildings which are suitable for conversion to residential use. The brief was to restore and convert the existing buildings whilst respecting the existing farmhouse. As Architects with a wealth of experience with existing and listed building we were able to satisfy the client brief and obtain planning approval from Cheshire East Council.
Renovation of the existing kitchen facilities and provision of a new pre-school. Alongside acting as Architects we assisted the school in bidding for funding for the new facilities. The works to kitchen were completed in September 2015 ready for the new school term. Following which the extension and pre-school construction commenced, it is expected that these works will be completed in September 2016. Jay Ashall Partnership Architects are providing full services for the project from inception to on site supervision
Hartford High School in Northwich in liaison with our client developed a business plan to provide an inflated dome over their existing tennis courts which would enable all year round use of the facilities by the school during the academic term and as a tennis academy in the evenings, weekends and school holidays.
The dome required a reinforced concrete ring beam to be provided around the perimeter to which the dome is anchored. The dome is then inflated by two individual fans which run continually at low energy efficient volts.
Lighting is provided outside the dome to penetrate the translucent material to allow usage in the evenings.
This scheme presented a unique challenge in converting an octagonal gate house into a four bedroom house. The building had already been extended beyond the percentage allowed, and being listed, the planning officer did not want any large extensions, removing the characteristics and features of the listed building. As Cheshire Architects we were able to utilise our knowledge of local planning policy and listed buildings to complete a design that would satisfy the planning officers.
Ashdene Primary School, Cheshire was originally two schools on one site. The accommodation was split between three detached buildings. The brief was to connect all the existing buildings, create a new main entrance, office and meeting rooms and give the school a fresh new identity.
Jay Ashall Partnership Architects provided full services for the project from inception to on site supervision. The design provided two new links between the existing blocks but wanted to create an environment that was innovative, exciting and intriguing to the children. The final design solution was to create links which could be used as a small one-to-one area with window seats set in the long glazed openings to provide facilities that captured different views at different levels to engage both adults and children. The new entrance was relocated to the front of the school in a prominent location easily identifiable upon entering the school site. Automated entrance gates were incorporated into the proposals to allow greater control of access and egress to the site.
Smallwood C of E Primary School is listed and adjacent to a listed church, but some accommodation was in 40 year old timber clad flat roof mobile classrooms.
Jay Ashall Partnership Architects were appointed to obtain funding for the removal of the mobiles and construction of a new classroom. A design was completed and planning and listed building consent was obtained.
The design is very traditional and respectful of the listed building taking influences from the standing structures to create a design which reflects the traditional stone detailing, and traditional window proportions and style of the adjoining listed building.
The Architect's brief for this project was to design a single story rear extension to an existing oak frame cottage in Cheshire. Our design was for a new oak frame extension with herringbone brick panels, to create a new kitchen dining area to the rear of house. The proposal included some traditional Cheshire cottage features, including timber windows, projecting rafter feet, natural oak frame scalloped verge board and scalloped tile detailing on the roof. We were appointed for the full services RIBA stage of works and completed 3d visualisations of the proposal to demonstrate to the planners that the design was sympathetic to the existing cottage.
Birchways in Byley, Cheshire was originally a single storey part blockwork, part timber bungalow with hipped roof with a series of dilapidated outbuildings. Planning consent was obtained to demolish the existing building and construct a new house with an arts and crafts influence in a red brick in keeping with the local area. Features included under floor heating, wooden flooring and glass balustrades to an open staircase. A double garage with access to games room above was added to the development with a simplistic garden landscaped with native British Hawthorn hedging and post and rail fence. We were appointed as Architects on the house through the fulll RIBA plan of works.
The opportunity to design an athletics sports complex is a rare event. We were approached by Eaton Bank Academy who had surplus land and wanted to create an athletics track to Olympic standards in the grounds. Facilities were to include a running track, grass pitch, multi access pavilion, retention of existing pitches and woodland and new astro turf pitches and retention of hard courts. As we were refurbishing the school with government funding, our Architect led design was of a contemporary style and designed to harmonise with the refurbishment.