3 no. of new three-storey houses with classical features

This three new houses and a house conversion which M P Architects LLP designed and obtained planning permission as well as producing construction drawings for Building Control approvals in 2011/12 for one of our developer clients: Higgins Homes PLC.

The proposal was for 3 detached houses and the conversion of the existing coach house, to replace the existing dwelling.  As the coach house was until recently being used as a separate dwelling this provides a net increase of 3 dwellings on the site.

M P Architects LLP submitted the first planning application for this site; however, the Council did not support the initial application, but M P Architects LLP have successfully addressed the comments from the Council in the revised design, following delivering a positive speech to the Planning Committee on behalf of our client to answer the concerns raised by the neighbours.

The new houses are designed to be a classical style with rooms within the roof, but with restricted height to fit into the street scene of the existing properties.  This house in the photo features a very well presented open plan living area, with a separate dining area. It also features a custom made spiral staircase, which goes up all three floors.

All the new houses on-site have been designed around the existing retained trees, as the majority have Tree Protection Orders on them, ensuring a well landscaped site.  Patio areas have been designed away from trees to ensure that they are not shaded by the trees.

As a result, M P Architects have created a range of beautiful classical style new homes in Chigwell for modern living, which added great value to the site and surrounding area.  We are pleased they were sold easily on the open market.