Posts

Hatching a Plan

, ,
Recently I’ve been doing a little work for Pegasus Land. They are creating a series of purpose built flats in new and reconditioned buildings with private apartments and also communal areas, such as dining rooms, pools and gym facilities.…

An English Padlock

,
"Be to her virtues very kind;And to her indulgencies a little blind". As a child in the house where I grew up, I always longed for there to be a secret room. I used to dream about opening a door I’d never seen before and finding evidence…

The Model Career?

It’s interesting to wonder just how you arrive at your job. How much is luck or destiny. Everyone has talents of one sort or another. Mine are luckily all aligned towards art and design. I have always drawn and made things, ever since I was…

It's Christmas all year round in Perry Vale

, ,
Ted Christmas’s development on Perry Vale was completed in 1903. Whilst researching the history of one of these houses we discovered that the first letters of the house names in the whole terrace spell out the builder’s name, so his mark…

House Portrait

Not every picture we create includes a house history. If you're looking for a highly detailed architectural drawing of your house then just give us a call. This beautiful house located near London's Regents Park was constructed in 1835 by…

Special Offer: Note paper headed your way!

For the months of August and September I'm offering personally designed note paper to every client placing an order for our architectural drawing and house history service. This means that when you receive your finished drawing  you…

Living Room?

,
Ever wondered how to fit 16 people from 6 different families into a 3 bedroom Victorian house? We have just finished researching a house in what is now affluent Notting Hill, and discovered that the first inhabitants of the property had to…

The Camberwell Coincidence

, ,
We are asked to investigate house histories and draw properties all over the UK. We’ve travelled from Killyleagh in Northern Ireland down to Taunton in Devon, but it has to be said that the majority of our work is in London and the Home Counties.…

Time and Yule Tide wait for no man

I know what you're thinking, September has only just hit us, please let's not think about Christmas just yet! On the whole I would be the first to agree with this sentiment, but people just love to order our Archistory pictures as Christmas…