News

PLANNING SUBMISSION

ELLESMERE PORT

October 2021

This extension to The Green is a modular timber frame building that will be craned to site almost complete. Just the external finishes left to do. 

CONSERVATION

ANGLESEY

October 2021

Designing in Anglesey and North Wales, a lot of our projects are in Areas of Outstanding Beauty and Conservation Areas and some buildings are Listed. Over the past few weeks Jonathan caught up on the latest legislation on the excellent RIBA Conservative course. 

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

LLANNDONA

October 2021

Construction is almost complete at Pentrans. Landscaping is under way. 

MODERN METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION

WELSHPOOL

October 2021

Wood Knowledge Wales organised a tour of Lowfield and PYC factories. It was great to better understand their processes and how they deliver housing projects. 

PLANNING SUBMISSION

NORTH WALES

October 2021

Tan Y Mynydd, Conwy, is a boutique manufacturing factory for well-being products. We have added additional structure to the existing building and extended the footprint to include an office, staff facilities and conference room. 

CONSTRUCTION NEARS COMPLETION

CAIM

October 2021

Construction is almost complete at Tyn Y Caeau. Just a few final touches. 

PLANNING SUBMISSION

GWYNEDD

October 2021

A modular off-site timber frame two storey new build house, Yr Hen Weithdy, Clwt Y Bont. 

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

PENMON

October 2021

Construction is progressing well at Penlon. The views from this house are stunning. 

PLANNING SUBMISSION

GWYNEDD

October 2021

A timber frame two storey extension to this beautiful traditional stone house, Hen Ddinas, Caernarfon. 

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER

CPD TRAINING

September 2021

You may not know... but all construction projects requiring more than one contractor must appoint a Principal Designer. A Principal Designer risk assesses the health and safety of everyone affected by the construction of a new building project, typically until the Principal Contractor takes on the project. Jonathan recently completed the RIBA training course and can to offer this service to all our clients. 
 

ENGINEERED TIMBER I-JOISTS ROOF CONSTRUCTION

ANGLESEY

September 2021

The roof structure is now being installed at our new build house Nyth Pren. The house will soon be water-tight in time for the coming winter months.  

PLANNING APPROVAL

RUTHIN, NORTH WALES

September 2021

Great to get the green light on this extensive remodel at Tan Yr Esgair. The client has some excellent environmental aspirations for the retrofit elements. More details to follow.... 

STANTON HOUSE EXTENSION & RENOVATION COMPLETE

ANGLESEY

September 2021

The extension and renovation at house Stanton in Beaumaris is complete. Additional photos are available on the project page.  

STRAW BALE MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

ANGLESEY

August 2021

The Ecococon straw bale panels are installed at our new build house Nyth Pren and the roof installation is about to start.  

PLANNING APPROVAL

ANGLESEY

September 2021

Single storey garden room extension Plas Bodafon house has been given planning approval. We will begin technical drawings for Building Regulations shortly. 

ROOF TERRACE SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION

ANGLESEY

August 2021

We are currently doing technical drawings for Building Regulations for this single storey extension. The building is angled towards the evening sun. The terrace roof is the perfect place to chill at the end of a long day. 

FRONDEG UCHAF HOUSE EXTENSION & RENOVATION NEARS COMPLETION

ANGLESEY

September 2021

The extension and renovation at house Frondeg Uchaf in Llanberis is a few weeks from completion. The juxtaposition of the old cold stonework and the new warm timber is stunning. 

CONSTRUCTION AT TY DU

ANGLESEY

August 2021

The external envelope is almost complete at Ty Du for the new extension. We love the little black steel link that defines the meeting of the old and new house. 

TIMBER FRAME MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

ANGLESEY

August 2021

The timber frame is almost complete for our new build house Seintwar and the slates are starting to go on the roof.  

FRIDAY FUN

ANGLESEY

August 2021

It was fab to have my son visit us at the end of a working day for a surf in the sea. 

STEELWORK AT TY CELYN

ANGLESEY

August 2021

The steel frame is going up at Ty Celyn for the new extension 

MODULAR TIMBER FRAME

LLANFAES

July 2021

Modular timber frame SIPs being installed at Seintwar. 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

ANGLESEY

July 2021

Building regulation drawings prepared for timber clad garden office / garage, on sloped site on Mountain Road. Off to Structural Engineers for their structural design and specification. 

SOCIAL MOBILITY FOUNDATION

ANGLESEY

July 2021

We are excited to be mentors with the Social Mobility Foundation, which gives sixth form students from  disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity to connect with businesses as they prepare for University.

PLANNING SUBMISSION

ANGLESEY

July 2021

Single storey garden room extension Plas Bodafon house submitted for planning approval. 

PLANNING SUBMISSION

DERBY

July 2021

Single storey wrap around extension and loft conversion at Crich Avenue house submitted for planning approval. 

MODULAR TIMBER FRAME

LLANFAES

July 2021

Modular timber frame SIPs to be delivered to Seintwar in the next few weeks. 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

LLANDDONA

July 2021

We have now sent our technical drawings for Min Y Mor beach house to the Structural Engineer for their specification and calculations. 

PLANNING APPROVED

LLANDDONA

June 2021

Two storey extension and renovation to Min Y Mor beach house, to maximise views over the Menai Strait and increase the number of bedrooms. We are now preparing drawings for Building Regulations. 

PLANNING APPROVED

LLANDDONA

June 2021

Two storey extension to Gorffwysfa house, to maximise views over Llanddona beach. We are now preparing drawings for Building Regulations. 

GARDEN OFFICE

ANGLESEY

July 2021

Making a start on Llais Aderyn Cabin and what an evening to enjoy it. 

SUBMITTED FOR PLANNING

SHROPSHIRE

June 2021

A new swimming pool, attached to Hammerhill grand country house, overlooking the Clee & Welsh hills. The pool is clad in Corten-Steel, a material to compliment the existing sandstone house, that weathers over time and creates a beautiful patina. 

GROUNDWORKS

LLANFAES

June 2021

Blockwork at Seintwar set out to the timber soleplate design from Scotframe timber frame modular system. 

PLANNING APPROVED

PENTRAETH

June 2021

Single storey extension to Fir Trees house uses locally sourced larch cladding. We have created a new garden room and dining room, complete with space for a grand piano. We are now preparing drawings for Building Regulations. 

CLOSE TO COMPLETION

BEAUMARIS

May 2021

Extension and renovation at Stanton house, on the edge of the Menai Strait is almost complete. We are anticipating handover in July. 

FUN or ESSENTIAL?

Rhosneigr

May 2021

Running a small business can be all consuming ... in both a great and challenging way. We started swimming on Friday after work because we love it. During lockdown we were unable to get out and we both noticed it was harder to switch off at the weekend and be present with family and friends. Now we realise it is both fun AND essential to our wellbeing. I wonder what strategies other people use .... 

SUBMITTED FOR PLANNING

LLANDDONA

April 2021

Two storey extension to Gorffwysfa house, to maximise views over Llanddona beach. 

GROUNDWORKS

LLANFAES

May 2021

Foundations going in at Seintwar in preparation for the delivery of Scotframe's timber frame modular system. 

POST SITE VISIT DIP

LLANBERIS

April 2021

After the last site visit of the day, it would be rude not to make the most of the lake at Llanberis. 

PLANNING APPROVAL

PENTRAETH

March 2021

New timber clad extension to the Panton Arms listed Public House. 

GARDEN OFFICE

ANGLESEY

March 2021

Sketch of Llais Aderyn Cabin, complete with living room, kitchenette, bathroom and sleeping quarters. 

POOL HOUSE

SHROPSHIRE

March 2021

After a successful pre-app for this pool house in a greenbelt area in Shropshire, we are looking forward to developing our concept sketch into a full design with our client. 

INTERNAL FIT-OUT

RED WHARF BAY

March 2021

Pentrans beach house windows are in - although currently boarded to protect them during building works. The internal fit-out is on the way. 

SITE VISIT

RED WHARF BAY

March 2021

Wilbur joining us on a day of site visits, catching up on the progress of our projects. Lucky the last project is right on the beach! 

PLANNING APPROVAL

PENMON

February 2021

We just received planning approval for a cool little artist's cabin, along with renovations to the existing house at Penlon. 

TIMBER FRAME CONSTRUCTION

LLANBERIS

March 2021

The timber frame is near completion at Frondeg Uchaf. Next the contractor will wrap insulation, OSB sheathing board and water proof membranes around the building. 

PLANNING APPROVAL

MOSSLEY HILL

February 2021

Wrap-around single storey extension to a 1930s semi-detached house in Liverpool. Varley will be built with a beautiful handmade textured white brick. 

INTERIOR STRIPPED OUT

BETHESDA

January 2021

The interior has been stripped out, ready for refurbishment at Llanethdy Gwyn, The Cheese Factory.  

CONSTRUCTION STARTED

BETHESDA

January 2021

Llanethdy Gwyn, The Cheese Factory is now out of the ground. 

INTERIOR DESIGN

CAERHUN

January 2021

Sketch of staircase with integrated storage at Hen Shop. 

WATER TIGHT

RED WHARF BAY

December 2020

Pentrans beach house roof is on and the underfloor heating is being installed. 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

LLANFAES

January 2021

We're starting building regulation drawings for Seintwar new build house. The order for Scotframe timber frame modular system has been placed and we are expecting delivery in April. 

GROUND WORKS

RHOSCEFNHIR

December 2020

Nyth Pren new build ground works have started on site. 

WATER TIGHT

LIVERPOOL

November 2020

Cleveley 2 storey extension in Aigburth is now water tight. Just the external render and internal fit out to go. Hoping to be near completion by Christmas. 

ZERO CARBON ASSESSMENT

London

November 2020

Looking forward to testing this new Whole Life Carbon Assessment Tool from Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on our up-coming projects.

 

www.fcbstudios.com/fcbscarbon

 

WEXHAM BREAKS GROUND

BEAUMARIS

November 2020

Wexham timber frame kitchen-diner single storey extension. 

EVERGREEN BUILDING DESIGN IS NOW EVERGREEN ARCHITECTS!

GAERWEN

October 2020

It's an exciting day at the office, as we celebrate transitioning from a design company to an architect practice. It is a higher level of accreditation, which is great for us and for our clients. 

STANTON CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

BEAUMARIS

October 2020

Stanton renovation is well on the way. A full fit-out, external works and a new link between the buildings. This holiday let is going to be stunning, with the Menai Straits right at the bottom of the path. 

BEAUPAVILION DINING PODS

BEAUMARIS

October 2020

Beaupavilions are our response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are looking to develop an idea for outdoor sheltered dining to support existing hospitality businesses, as well as generate new small businesses in Anglesey. 

AUTUMN SWIM

CABLE BAY

October 2020

A chill swim at Cable Bay to end the week. Kudos to those swimmers without a wetsuit.  

CONSTRUCTION

LLANDDONA BEACH

September 2020

Pentrans is a 4 bedroom new build overlooking the Menai Straits. Roof and dormer window structure is going up. 

CONSTRUCTION STARTED

LIVERPOOL

August 2020

Cleveley 2 storey extension in Aigburth under way. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

NEWBOROUGH

July 2020

Gallt Y Rhedyn 2 storey extension in the beautiful surroundings of Newborough Forest. 

BUSINESS MEETING

GERLAN

July 2020

Nothing better that a walk to open your mind to ideas for business development and responding to the virus pandemic. 

CONSTRUCTION STARTED

LLANDDONA BEACH

July 2020

Pentrans 4 bedroom new build overlooking the Menai Straits. First floor build and second floor on the way. 

BREAKING GROUND

PENTRAETH

June 2020

On site with EWP engineers to check ground conditions at Ty Nodwydd and happily it's all good news. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

PENTRAETH

June 2020

A full refurbishment of our second house in Parc Tyddyn 

TRADITIONAL TIMBER FRAME

CAIM

June 2020

Beautiful traditional frame installation under way at Tyn Y Caeau. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

RHOSNEIGR

May 2020

Rivendell 2 storey timber extension with feature slate spine wall. Insulated with sustainable wood fibre to Passive House standards. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

LLANBERIS

May 2020

Frondeg Uchaf 2 storey timber frame extension with traditional timber frame. Insulated with sustainable wood fibre to Passive House standards. 

JONATHAN COX PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR

GAERWEN

April 2020

Jon joins Chris as director at Evergreen. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

CAIM

April 2020

Tyn Y Caeau traditional timber frame extension. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

RHOSCOLYN

March 2020

Ty Du is a 4 bedroom house extended to 8 bedrooms and refurbished throughout. 

JONATHAN COX JOINS AS PROJECT ARCHITECT

LIVERPOOL

March 2020

Jon studied at University with Chris. He moves from a sub-contractor role to a full-time member of staff and will focus on the technical delivery of the business.  

RIBA COMPETITION

RUNCORN

February 2020

Our entry for an RIBA competition for 'a vision of the future', with sustainability at its heart ... of course. 

RIBA COMPETITION

The concept is inspired by Greta Thunberg, who said 'The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have the facts and solutions. All we have to do is wake up and change'.  

LIGHT NIGHT

LIVERPOOL

November 2019

An art festival of like around Liverpool city centre. 

BONFIRE NIGHT

BEAUMARIS

November 2019

The perfect evening for a bonfire and fireworks at Beaumaris. 

TAKING A BREAK

CABLE BAY

September 2019

Stretching our legs at lunchtime. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

LLANDDONA BEACH

August 2019

Building regulations have also been approved at Pentrans and the client is starting to lay the foundations on site. 

BARN FEAST

BEAUMARIS

August 2019

A gathering of friends, family and neighbours enjoying good food and music. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

LLANFAETHLU

June 2019

Rear extension and additional dormers to a New Inn 3 bedroom house. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

PENMON

June 2019

Penlon timber clad rear extension complete with hot-tub overlooking the Menai Strait. 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

WOOKEY HOLE

May 2018

 

Paddock house is a new build 4 bedroom eco-house using the latest sustainable materials.


 

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED

RHOSCEFNHIR

March 2018

Nyth Pren is now being submitted for Building Regulations. It will be super-eco-insulated with straw bales.