We're delighted to welcome Coral Hazeldine to our growing team here at Croft Architecture. Coral joined us in September 2019 and she’s been providing excellent additional architectural support for our increasing client base. Coral graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with BSc degree in Architecture in 2018. She then decided to spend a year travelling Europe, observing different cultures, ...Read more..
A summer holiday with a difference Carl, the children and I visited Cyprus again for our break away during the school holidays. We've been a number of times, hired a car and explored, but this time we wanted every experience to be new and different, to see more of the real Cyprus.Read more..
Looking for expert advice on how to design a kitchen? Whether you're updating your existing space or adding an extension, follow Anna Jayne Haycock from The Rigid Kitchen Company's simple steps for success... Buying a new kitchen is one of the most thrilling projects when it comes to renovating the home. It can also be an expensive period, stressful and takes a lot of your time. The thought ...Read more..
Cast your mind back… Four years ago, we met with our client, Kimberley, to discuss how we could help her to transform the ground floor living space of her grand Victorian home. Her family was growing and their lifestyle and living patterns were struggling to work in a property that was designed for family life over a hundred years ago.Read more..
Small extensions can be a great way to create more space, more light and more wow, whilst adding value to your home. Find out how to get yours right the first time. Small extensions can make your home work for you in the little ways that matter every day. Remodeling or extending is a great alternative if you lack the space or budget to add a large extension, move home or to self-build. WHY MOVE ...Read more..
In Brief Millward hall is an old school hall on Salisbury street in Leek, in the Staffordshire Moorlands. It was converted from a school hall into a youth centre run by Staffordshire County Council. Our client purchased the building from Staffordshire County Council and appointed us to get planning approval to convert the building into new residential dwellings.Read more..
Stage 4 of the RIBA Plan of Work - Tenders, Contractors and Contracts In our last entry which focused on Stage 3 of the RIBA’s Plan of Works 2013, we took a closer look at the decisions, preparation and submissions needed to successfully achieve Building Control approval.Read more..
When choosing and buying a home most of us will make a choice based on the primarily the cost, the location of the house for easy access to work, schools, and the size, is their potential to grow into the home?Read more..
Planning success We are pleased to bring news that planning approval has been granted by Stafford Borough Council, following a planning application to convert a derelict historic building in Stone, Staffordshire, for new high-quality hotel accommodation with canal side views, a gym and shops.Read more..