"You get the feeling that they really care about the project as if it were their own."

May 31, 2019

We are delighted to be able to report more awards for the MGA trophy cabinet. At the recent Lancaster and District Design Awards we were presented with an Award for our recently completed 'Greater Grater' Domestic project in Lancaster and a Commendation for a pair of new traditional new build cottages within the Slyne Conservation Area.

MGA Director and Project Architect Lee Donner was in attendance to recieve the awards:

"When the new owners of this unusual 1970s detached house, known locally as the cheese grater for its unortho...

November 5, 2014

We have now started the construction of this large house. As you can see from this model, it is a new build house in open countryside and getting planning permission was quite complicated.


The building work is being very ably managed by Andrew Wooler and Ian Sunderland of RN Wooler from Keighley who have started by digging a very big hole!

July 23, 2014

We were very pleased to receive some recent photographs of an MGA project from a few years ago.


We designed a swimming pool extension to a stunning 17th Century, Grade 2* Listed house and the property is looking fantastic, down to the hard work and perseverance of our long standing client.


July 17, 2014

MGA have recently completed a project to extend and completely renovate an existing single storey cottage in Underbarrow to form a beautiful holiday cottage.


Jo did some fine work retaining the charm of the local vernacular whilst achieving a comfortable and contemporary interior. The new two storey layout boasts a glazed gable, taking advantage of the fantastic views. You can rent the property, Highbeck, via the agents website www.lakelovers.co.uk

June 17, 2014

Our project to extend a cottage at the foot of Skiddaw, just north of Keswick has been completed and is looking great. NuStyle Builders of Kendal have done a sterling job. The project involved a two storey extension including a new Master Bedroom suite and large ground floor Sitting Room with front facing glass projection. The front facing view is stunning.

May 29, 2014

Its 3 years since we completed a lovely contemporary extension to a Listed private house in South Liverpool. We thought we'd share the youtube video of the project produced by the contractor Foresight Building Services.


You can see some more images of the project in the portfolio pages of the website.

May 26, 2014

As the construction work continues up at 1692 Wasdale, near Gosforth in the Western Lake District, attentions turn to interiors and detailing. To help things along, Lee has been doing some sketches of the Bedroom Suites to give a flavour of the unusual mezzanine bathrooms in the lofty barns.

May 2, 2014

We have just completed a lovely project in Cheshire, incorporating a contemporary laminated timber framed extension on a traditional brick pair of cottages, creating large open plan living spaces. The extension sports a terned stainless steel roof.

February 19, 2014

We recently went back to re-visit a project Mason Gillibrand completed more than 10 years ago in the village of Culcheth in Cheshire. The contemporary conversion of a steel framed ATCO building into high spec residential units has proved a great success.

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