Nestled within the Woodland of Mortimer West End, Berkshire. Blue Hayes focuses on the refurbishment of an existing period property in response to the needs of a growing family.

The brief focused around enhancing the connection to the surrounding gardens whilst improving the flow of the existing house.

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Natural materials seek to respond to the rural setting whilst creating a distinctive contemporary extension.

  • Interior CGI view of new family space.

  • The material palette focuses on applying natural materials to the new 'additions' to the property, which juxtapose to the existing red brick.

    The extension has three active frontages and all respond to key views across the site. The rear facade has larger expansive glazing, opening out onto a new patio space.

    The first floor gable remodels the northern wing of the house to create a larger double bedroom with dual aspect views across the site and a new family bathroom.

  • "The connection between the existing property and the natural surroundings became an integral part of our design concept. Over-time the contemporary design will blend into the landscape, allowing future generations of the family to enjoy the property."
    Gavin Watts- Project Lead Director

Project information

Private Client

Mortimer West End, Berkshire

Private Residential



Project Team:
Gavin Watts
Charlotte Mercan

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