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Bricks made the traditional way

Chelmsford | Essex

The owners of this attractive period property, which is located in a conservation area, commissioned a living extension which needed to have a traditional exterior befitting their existing property.

The extension, which houses a new kitchen area, was conscientiously designed to complement to the property, and required a handmade brick to match.

Soft Red handmade bricks in a 68mm imperial size were chosen for their soft texture with subtle colour variations, offering the most appropriate match.

The bricks were laid in a traditional English bond with lime mortar, and the the special camber arches and cant window details were expertly cut and shaped on site.

 

 

 

Photo credits: S Palmer Building Services

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