Planning permission has been granted for two new build houses on a green field, ‘edge of settlement’ site in Ardingly. The scheme for Drake Developments, a London based developer, is to create two five bedroom semi-detached homes arranged over ground and first floors with basements to accommodate a gym, games/media room and plant room and utility rooms. The proposed new dwellings respect the residential character of the area and set a new standard for properties within the immediate location.
The new homes are located on the boundary of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as such the scheme will retain the woodland screening at the rear of the site and new landscaping will be provided to enhance the setting for each house as well as provide appropriate habitats for local wildlife.
The original St John’s Lodge was a large 1894, Grade II listed Arts and Crafts, Edwardian country house. JWA was commissioned to…
JWA is a dedicated team of architects working with James Wells. Based in West Sussex we design for new build homes, extensions, barn conversions and orchestrate plans for historically important listed buildings to work in the 21st Century. Our sister practice James Wells Commercial handles design for commercial projects including hotels, bars, restaurants and offices.