Underhill Orangery Duration: 16 weeks Contract Value: £150,000 This residential new build Orangery seamlessly blends into its surroundings with careful use of sustainable materials to create a bespoke build. Working closely along Lee/Fitzgerald architects in London, a detailed specification and drawings were issued to work in tandem to create this unique space. British oak forms the main structure coupled with Purbeck rubble to match surrounding buildings. A Bauder sedum roof has been installed sowed with wildflowers to enable integration. The inside has been meticulously installed using reclaimed pennant flooring with the ceiling clad with western red cedar cladding. One off bespoke Bath stone quoins, copins and carvings have been installed throughout this build. The joinery made bi-fold doors allows flow from inside to outside space for all weather conditions.
Cereal Duration: 12 weeks Contract Value: £40,000 Cereal is a globally recognised bi-annual magazine about travel and style. We renovated a 3rd floor office space in their new Bath HQ comprising of around 1000sqft of prime central Bath office space. This job involved a full strip out of all existing furnishings and a major update after years of neglect and ‘patching’. Black oak laminate flooring laid throughout, full re-decoration, new kitchen and staff loo. Being a design led company we worked closely with brands such as Re-Form, Farrow & Ball and various interior design manufacturers to deliver a high quality relaxing office environment with key design features.
Francis Gallery Duration: 10 Weeks Contract Value: Disclosed Francis Gallery was created to exhibit some of the finest artists from around the world in the beautiful architecture that Bath has on offer. The space was previously habited by many other businesses that came and went without fulfilling its superb window displays and central location. From the creators of Cereal Magazine, the space promised to finally fulfil its potential working alongside London designer Fred Rigby. The space was meticulously stripped and re-instated in a calm oriental Korean aesthetic feel combined with grade 2 listed Georgian status. Raw blackened floorboards, microcrete cement, & specialist paints really enhance the environment and make it a pleasant up market gallery. The Furnishings, works and displays change from show to show, providing visitors with a transformed experience each season.
Aesop Duration: 12 weeks Contract Value: £200,000 Aesop skincare, hair and body are a globally recognised brand who sought a flagship store in Bath whilst having never ventured outside of London this was a major project for all involved. A project that blended into its surroundings and used natural, local craftsmanship to bring this to life. Given the extreme timescale of this project it could complete on time and budget and to an extremely high standard that Aesop had set with its unique design features. With over 200 drawings and product specification it was a challenging project but one the images and quality speak for itself. Traditional Bath stone hand carved sinks, joinery made POS desk, countless timber suspended shelves, aged stone pament floor and lime plaster all add to the feel of this building and it’s hard to believe you are in a retail store as it goes against the grain of what is ‘normal’. The project involved some 30 of our staff on site across all trades to enable to strict completion date. We worked closely with the design team of James Plumb from London who have experience with Aesop and other brands of similar nature
Weston, Bath Duration: 78 weeks Contract Value: £1.2m This former children’s correction home situated in Weston, Bath was divided into over 50 separate rooms with change of use over the years to offices including various temporary timber outbuildings. The property was in serious need of repair and crumbling as each year passed. A full scope of works was undertaken including roofing works, new heating system, full re-wire, full re plaster, complete decoration, stonemasonry repairs, landscaping, new build extension/garage, garden walling. Given the age of the property a sympathetic approach was adopted and we carefully went about restoring this grand property which boast over 8000sqft to its former Victorian era. Traditional methods were applied in every stage of this build in order to blend in and keeps it former heritage whilst delivering the absolute highest standards of craftsmanship for a flawless finish. The customer has chosen materials and interior finishes to compliment the age of the house whilst given a modern approach in certain areas.
Brookside Cottage Duration: 26 weeks Contract Value: £285,000 This unique cosy cottage set in the picturesque village of Coleford was a satisfying renovation of an almost derelict building that needed complete modernisation. The clients brief was to create a modern attractive looking cottage that med current standards, whilst also keeping period features and the feel of the property in tact. Extensive renovation works included new slate roof, external masonry re-pointing, new extension, underfloor heating throughout, new window/doors, new bathrooms, new kitchen, full re-wire, full re plaster, full decoration and external landscaping works. This contract was for an existing client whom we have a very good relationship with and have worked on several projects before so naturally we have a good understanding on the type of finish and outcome required. Apollo column radiators installed, traditional shaker style kitchen complete with aga, natural oak flooring, log burning stove all add to the appeal of this cottage.
Warleigh Manor Duration: 20 weeks Contract Value: £350,000 Warleigh Manor is a Georgian manor house spread over 4500sqft built in 1815. Although in relatively good condition we undertook a large scope of evolving works which comprised of stone staircase cleaning, oak flooring throughout, limestone flooring, 3 new bathrooms, new kitchen and full re-decoration. The manor has many period features, stone carvings, high ceiling, intricate cornice detailing and complex timber mouldings to be carefully considering and protected throughout the renovation. The standout bathroom comprised of bookmatched large format marble, installed in the master en-suite cut from a single block of Carrera white marble specifically chosen for its vein detail, running floor to ceiling on all walls with very modern sanitary goods.
The Flying Pig Renovation Company is a Bath based family run business. It was formed in 2008 to fulfil a gap in the market and ever since has prided itself on providing an exceptional level of service on both construction and design input. The company has expanded steadily over the last 10 years and now directly employs around 30 staff covering all trades. Based out of a newly refurbished modern office space and warehouse, The Flying Pig Renovation Company is situated alongside the canal in Bath. Within the workforce there is an expansive apprenticeship programme which allows training for the next generation to the exceptionally high standards across the company. The ethos has never changed and in fact, the family has only grown more determined to provide the highest level of workmanship and attention to detail across all building disciplines, including renovation, refurbishment and new builds. We offer services from a bathroom change up to an extensive refurb of a country manor house. Feel free to come into our office for a friendly chat about your requirements where we can assist all aspects of any project.