A plot was acquired adjacent to a new estate and the main road running through Tow Law. The brief was to establish up to 6 large dwellings fronting the main road whilst preserving the character of the Grade II Listed Auction Mart. Planing permission was achieved through the use of design code to help steer the self builders to create properties with a unified theme but individual character whilst maintaining the character and setting of the Listed building.
The Listed Auction Mart was a challenge as it was decaying, had bats and was not conducive to modern living but a solution was found that sensitively integrated a garage and everything required for a 21st century house. Open plan ground floor with mezzanine above for bedroom spaces.