Before & After: A Brick Hayloft in England Gets a Breakthrough Renovation

Simon Knight Architects turns a historic building into a contemporary family home by sprucing up its exterior and rejiggering the ground floor.
Photos by
Matthew Smith Photography

In search of a bigger property with more outdoor space located closer to family, Becky and Rob Burr, along with their two children, Ewan and Doddie, moved from New Cross in South East London to Linslade, Bedfordshire in May 2018. They upgraded from a small flat with no garden to a large Victorian Hayloft, which had previously been converted, albeit poorly, into a habitable dwelling.

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