Absolute Architecture & English Cross
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This is your home, your future. You’ve got ideas and you see real potential. You just need help getting there. Whether it’s bravely transforming an existing building, sensitively renovating, reimagining the way you live with a contemporary extension or building something new from the ground up, Absolute Architecture will help you fulfil your ambitions.

Homes are an emotional and financial investment. There is real value in what we do here at Absolute Architecture because we help ensure your aspirations are delivered within your means, to best add value to your home. We listen closely to what families like yours want their homes to become and utilise our expertise to make it happen. By providing the support and services to see homes all the way through their transformation, we have become the go-to residential architecture practice for ambitious dream homes that require a little extra creativity, inspiration or planning expertise.

Our focus on home architecture within a 40-mile radius of Newbury, Berkshire is key to our success. It allows us to channel and refine our expertise and match the right builders and suppliers to your unique needs.

Founder Kate Cooper has worked with couples, families, young professionals and celebrities to transform homes of all ages, sizes and styles. She has an intimate knowledge of the local housing market, a proven record with local planning departments and can provide access to a team of the best local contractors and suppliers. Kate continues to be very involved with every project, and offers a friendly, creative and personal approach. Roger Scully joined the practice in 2017, bringing 10 years of expertise in both contemporary and conservation architecture.

Absolute Architecture | http://www.absolute-architecture.co.uk/


In 2016 Kate also launched a turnkey design/build architecture, construction and interior design consultancy, English Cross, with construction manager, Dan Holloway.

English Cross is a Design & Build practice, creating truly exceptional homes for discerning clients in Berkshire and the surrounding Home Counties. Our turn key service is offered to streamline the construction process and provide a faster, more efficient and pleasant build experience.

English Cross | http://www.englishcross.co.uk/

Services Provided
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Basement Conversion, Basement Design, Building Conservation, Building Design, Custom Build Homes, Eco Homes, Green Building, House Extensions, House Plans, New Home Construction, Space Planning, Sustainable Design

Areas Served
Newbury, Pangbourne, Goring, Streatley, Hungerford, Hungerford Newtown, Thatcham, Caversham, Reading, Whitchurch, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Lambourn, Hampstead Norris, Hamstead Marshall, Kintbury, Andover, Overton, Blewbury, Ramsbury, Mortimer, Aldermaston, Bucklebury, Upper Basildon, Lower Basildon, Yattendon

Certifications and Awards
RIBA, RIAS, ARB. RIBA Chartered Practice, Smarter Planning Champions.
Respected Berkshire Architects Creating Exceptional Family Homes

Contact: Kate Cooper
Location: Crowsteps
Newbury, Berkshire RG14 6JT
United Kingdom
Professional Information:
RIBA Chartered Architectural Practice
Typical Job Costs: £200,000 - 2,000,000
Commented: what is the flooring? Terry, This is actually a porcelain, wood effect tile by Porcelain Wood.
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Commented: Lighting fixtures Nora, These are all vintage 70's finds from ebay - beautiful and cheap!. i'm sure you could find similar. Do make sure that they are appropriately rewired by a qualified electrician. Good luck. Kate
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Commented: Love these tiles - where are they from please? Hi Barbara, The floor tiles are Neisha Crossland vinyl floor tiles. The wall tiles are glazed metro tiles.
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Commented: Glass Door Opening Functionality Hi, the side door is a pivot, the longer elevation is bifolding, thereby allowing the corner to be removed entirely. Concealed steelwork above of course. Glass by !Q glass.
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Commented: Love the chairs and sofa. Where are they from? These are a vintage dutch design from TheModernWarehouse.com
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Commented: Blue & White "Woodland" themed wallpaper Hi, We sourced it from L Interiors in Chapel Row. It is specially hand printed. https://www.linteriors.co.uk/
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Absolute Architecture & English Cross answered a question: what is the flooring?