Smallbrook Mews, W2
Originally a 1960’s infill mews house located in an otherwise pretty mews in Bayswater, this house was out-dated and suffered from a poor internal layout and aesthetically unappealing single glazed fenestration to the front exterior wall. Planning approval was obtained to re-build the exterior front wall to create a façade which was more in keeping with the rest of the Mews. New double glazed sash windows were installed along with loading doors and Juliet balconies. Reclaimed London Yellow Stock bricks were used alongside a mortar with high lime content.
Alterations carried out internally, some of which were structural, created more balanced accommodation; three double bedrooms with en-suites and open plan living for the reception room and kitchen. Large roof lights were installed to allow light down to the dark back end of the house, with glazed balustrade and open stair risers ensuring the light reached ground level. The flat also was provided with new M&E, a Sonos music system and new bathrooms and kitchen.