Croft Architecture have been shortlisted for 'House Designer of the Year' at the Homebuilding & Renovating Industry Awards. This award category recognises architectural practices that have been able to demonstrate how they’ve played a pivotal role in successful self-build, extension, and renovation projects, highlighting how problems have been solved through a variety of creative solutions, ...Read more..
Shelters specialist Broxap explores how the use of canopies can future proof schools SCHOOLS across the country have risen to the challenges of the last 12 months to continue providing interactive and valuable learning experiences. There’s many lessons to take from this time. One of the outcomes for sure will be the continued evolution of educational settings and how they are put to use.Read more..
West Midlands Local Authority Building Control Awards 2020 In April we were extremely pleased to bring news that Croft Architecture had been shortlisted as a finalists within two categories for two separate projects within the West Midlands Local Authority Building Control Awards 2020.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..
Building Regulations: How do they apply to a home renovation project? We’ve been following Karen and Anthony’s home renovation project from the inception and we’re continuing to track the family’s journey through the process of buying, renovating and extending their new home.Read more..