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Projects

  • Over Peover | Cheshire, WA16

    Over Peover | Cheshire, WA16

    Based in a rural village near Knutsford, this attractive new build cottage-style property has been sensitively designed to include period charm with a surprising contemporary twist to create a large family home. Designed and built by residential development specialists Lockwood Homes, the 3” Reclamation Handmade bricks were selected for their characterful aged and weathered finish. The decorative dog-tooth corbel detail adds a traditional finish to the property, which blends in sympathetically with its village neighbours.

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  • Camberley | Surrey GU15

    Camberley | Surrey GU15

    A suitable brick match was required for the redevelopment of this impressive Georgian style family home. The property now benefits from extensive additions, as well as a  new boundary wall to create an element of seclusion and privacy. Reclamation Yellow Multi Stock handmade bricks provided an ideal solution, for size, colour and texture to match the original brickwork.

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  • Pattingham | South Staffordshire WV6

    Pattingham | South Staffordshire WV6

    Located in a desirable setting on the edge of the rural village of Pattingham, this characterful cottage in South Staffordshire has been sympathetically refurbished, with the addition of a wrap-around extension to create a spacious family home. The project required an exact brick match and in consultation with the client and architect, the team at Imperial Bricks recommended the imperial-sized Olde Reclamation Clamp for its ability to mirror the existing brickwork for size, texture and colour. This attractive and unique handmade brick, with…

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  • Hoofield Hall Barns | Cheshire CH3

    Hoofield Hall Barns | Cheshire CH3

    Hoofield Hall Barns comprise of six elegant Grade II listed barn conversions within a traditional courtyard overlooking the historic Hoofield Hall. Formerly an arable and dairy farm, the superbly-appointed development offers beautiful new homes within a tranquil setting. A sensitive approach was required for the restoration of the buildings. Imperial Bricks worked closely with award-winning developer Cheshire Barn Homes and local conservation officers to supply a blend of bricks which would not only match the original structures for infill and…

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  • Baddesley Clinton | Warwickshire B93

    Baddesley Clinton | Warwickshire B93

    A unique project set within an English Heritage-designated conservation area, The Convent features a largely unaltered collection of late 19th century buildings with the addition of a number of new builds to create 18 executive homes. Built on the site of Poor Clares Convent, which was founded in 1850 and closed after 160 years, the project is the result of an extensive restoration and development programme, taking care to sensitively preserve the historic architecture, stained glass and many original features. Lightly Weathered Waterstruck…

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  • The Clifford Health Club & Spa | Long Eaton NG10

    The Clifford Health Club & Spa | Long Eaton NG10

    The Clifford Health Club & Spa boats a stylish mixture of old and new, located in a converted lace mill. Following an extensive £2 million refurbishment, the club now features an extension which houses a world class swimming pool, spa and space for additional equipment. Situated within a conservation area, a suitable brick was required to match the exterior façade of the heritage building. Imperial Bricks supplied the 3” Pre War Banded Wirecut, which was laid in an English Bond to mirror the original brickwork and create the desired…

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  • Tottenham | London N17

    Tottenham | London N17

    Forming part of an extensive scope of works by Network Rail, the replacement of the railway bridge over the Lea Navigation in Tottenham required a sensitive approach. Whilst the materials selected had to complement the local colour palette, the newly constructed areas were required to be clearly distinguishable from the existing weathered London Stock structures, which formed the basis of so much of London’s early transport infrastructure. Imperial Bricks worked closely with VolkerFitzpatrick, one of the UK’s leading civil engineering and…

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  • Upnor Castle | Rochester Kent ME2

    Upnor Castle | Rochester Kent ME2

    Upnor Castle is an Elizabethan artillery fort built between 1559 and 1567, commissioned by Queen Elizabeth I to protect warships at Chatham’s historic dockyards. The castle and associated Grade I* listed buildings are surrounded by boundary walls featuring a mixture of stone curtain walling and bricks. Areas of the boundary walls required sensitive repair and stabilisation work which was carried out in association with English Heritage. A custom blend of imperial Oxford Yellow Multi Waterstruck bricks with a bespoke weathered finish were…

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  • Canon Pyon | Hereford HR4

    Canon Pyon | Hereford HR4

    This impressive barn-style family home in rural Herefordshire achieves a very traditional appearance with successfully chosen materials which create an instantly established look. The bricks needed to complement the striking black cladding which is a predominant feature of the build. Country Blend handmade bricks were chosen for their attractive, mellow appearance with subtle weathering to suit the rural environment of the plot. The brickwork was laid in an English Garden Wall Bond which adds to the traditional finish and helps the new…

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  • The Master’s House | Ledbury HR8

    The Master’s House | Ledbury HR8

    The Master’s House in Ledbury is an impressive Grade II listed timber frame building. A restoration project to repair and regenerate the property for Herefordshire Council was completed in March 2015, and the finished space is now a valued public building and heritage destination. Founded in 1232, the Master’s House still has many of its original features, including an exquisite timber frame medieval structure which has been carefully and sympathetically restored to its former glory. Imperial-sized Country Blend handmade bricks were…

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