From the Revered Pen of Ptolemy Dean

Embarking on a project journey with one of the country's most eminent historic buildings architects was one to be embraced with enthusiasm and reverence.

A Bijoux Jewel in a Treasure Trove of Retailers

A jewel in Thame’s collection of treasured independent retailers, Pretty Like Pictures, and Robin its proprietor, are very much public property in our bustling Oxfordshire market town.

Park Life: London Living with a Touch of Lux

When Lorna Wright trained in interior design – nearly a decade ago – she was already armed with an impressive career prologue and reflected transferable skill set. A "first" career in global commercial marketing had ingrained stringent and wide-reaching project management skills.

Embracing the Clyde House Curves

At Clyde House, a renovation and extension, designed by Ibbett Architecture and executed by Barr Group, included a whole house of stunning made-to-measure cabinetry.

The Stonor Park Journey

Barr Build are privileged to be acting as principal contractor on the project; proud to play a part in the structural journey of this truly outstanding building.

Hollow Brook: The Backstory and the Full Enki Magazine Feature

The flagship Barr Group conversion of a concrete framed agricultural building into a highly unique and sustainable family home.

The Bix Farm Story

Bix Farm sits serenely into the rolling Berkshire countryside; creating flow, for three generations and guests to live ‘separately together’

The Realisation of The Hide

When our clients spotted a run-down bungalow, perched on the hillside in a small hamlet just north of Berkhamsted, they found themselves with an difficult decision to make - it was a wonderful site and a residence with enormous potential… but equally a huge undertaking!

A Minimalist Modernisation of a Thames-side Apartment

Set within a converted warehouse building, with its history in the hemp trade and shipping chandlery, the Barr Group team worked closely with Last Interior Design, to turn a dark and enclosed riverside apartment into a light, airy, restful abode.

The Design Minds Behind Meadow Barn; and How Moving There Has Been Life-changing for Its New Owners

Meadow Brook started life as a disused livestock shed; a huge metal frame ready and waiting for its next incarnation.

A Suite on Two Storeys: Tailor-made for Panelled Perfection

The remodelling and refurbishment of the master suite at Ferry House was designed by our clients themselves and translated into a structural specification and finishing schedule by the Barr Build Direct to Client team.

Maddi Sharkey Shares Her Build Story

Maddi shares her experience of transforming a chocolate box cottage into her dream modern home. of creating her dream home with the help of Barr Build.

The Mulberry Cottage Fairy Tale

The renovation story of a delightful stone and timber clad cottage in idyllic South Oxfordshire.

A Niche Garden Room with Character

A light-filled garden room with unique features to compliment a Grade II listed residence.

Isolation or Blissful Seclusion?

Interior Designer Lara Clarke has ensured that anyone lucky enough to stay at Asher House, a recent Barr Group renovation, would unequivocally claim the latter.