News

We regularly update our news page with information on recent projects, planning approvals gained, completed projects and any other topics which we think might be of interest. Please take a look below and do get in touch if there is anything which you would like to find out more about.

Elton, Peak Park - Planning permission granted for home extension

Elton, Peak Park - Planning permission granted for home extension

A smooth planning approved for one of our Peak Park projects - this one in the village of Elton. This project involved a full internal rejig including moving the stair-case to provide a more rational layout....

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Station cottage in Derbyshire completed under permitted development

Station cottage in Derbyshire completed under permitted development

Constructued under permitted development this is a completed extension to a Station cottage in Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire. We delivered a simple lean-to design with skylights to flood the new kitchen...

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Hazelwood Cottage, Belper - Home renovation project

Hazelwood Cottage, Belper - Home renovation project

Planning win! Took a while and lots of changes along the way but we have finally had planning granted by Amber Valley for this massive home renovation project which sits in an area of green belt land....

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Hackney Road home receives planning permission

Hackney Road home receives planning permission

Planning win for works to this Victorian property on Hackney Road, Matlock, Derbyshire - A two storey extension, single storey garden room extension and landscaping works. We've created a planted retaining...

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Eco upgrade your home at Alderwasley Village Hall, Derbyshire

Eco upgrade your home at Alderwasley Village Hall, Derbyshire

We were invited last night to St Margaret's Hall, Alderwasley, Derbyshire to do a talk to the local villagers on how to make their homes more energy efficient. It was a really good night and a helpful...

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Stone extension in Peak Park nearing completion

Stone extension in Peak Park nearing completion

A very simple but perfectly executed two storey side extension at Moorhall Estate in Bakewell, designed by us and constructed by one of our reccomended builders. The eye is in the detail, just look at...

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Before and After!

Before and After!

Love a good before and after shot! We think these images sum up how good design and an excellent local builder can bring the character and life back to an old stone property. We love our client's addition...

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Planning permission for Ashbourne home

Planning permission for Ashbourne home

Planning permission granted for one of our smaller schemes in Ashbourne. Quite a simple rear extension but a more extensive internal rejig illustrated with an internal 3D view with our clients furniture...

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Completed Peak Park project in Oker

Completed Peak Park project in Oker

Completed project in Oker (Peak Park). This project was about reorganising the interior of the house to create a new entrance hall and stair case. The front elevation of the house was also redesigned to...

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Planning permission granted in Mansfield

Planning permission granted in Mansfield

Planning Permission granted for this 1930's property in Mansfield! ⭐The garden was previously accessed from ground floor level down some external stairs. We have created a garden level basement kitchen...

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Cavendish - Affordable housing, community parking and allotments

Cavendish - Affordable housing, community parking and allotments

Recently we have been working with the Matlock Community Land Trust to come up with a balanced plan to provide the local community with affordable houses, some valuable parking, open space and allotments....

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Planning win in Amber Valley

Planning win in Amber Valley

Planning win! Took a while and lots of changes along the way but we have finally had planning granted by Amber Valley for this massive home reno project. Totally replacing the 'new part' of the home in...

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Planning success for hilltop garden pavilion

Planning success for hilltop garden pavilion

We have been granted planning for this garden pavillion in Matlock Bath, Derbyshire. The glassy pavillion sits within the slope of the rear garden of an existing home. Immersed within the tree-scape, extensive...

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New build home designs

New build home designs

We have four new houses ready to go in for outline planning permission in North East Derbyshire. Four bedrooms each with their own double garage finished in local stone and render in their own little shared-surface...

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Planning for Derbyshire Dales barn conversion extension

Planning for Derbyshire Dales barn conversion extension

We have had planning permission granted by Derbyshire Dales for this barn conversion extension project. A really long process for a very simple extension (which looks nothing like the originally submitted...

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Conversion of old girls school, Amber Valley

Conversion of old girls school, Amber Valley

We are excited to have been appointed to undertake conversion works to this former girls school in the Amber Valley region. We love the projects with an interestng background - watch this space as we start...

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Hemp Lime - Site work

Hemp Lime - Site work

Rebecca has been getting hands on with Hemplime as a volunteer recently. The new build project was based in the picturesque mid-wales, and was designed with natural, sustainable materials throughout. Rebecca...

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Planning permission granted for glazed side extension to Darley Dale Home

Planning permission granted for glazed side extension to Darley Dale Home

Planning permission has been granted for internal reconfiguration works and a glass side extension to this Stone built Derbyshire home in Darley Dale. We are now undertaking the working drawings for this...

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Derbyshire Dales District Council - Planning successes of 2021!

Derbyshire Dales District Council - Planning successes of 2021!

In 2021 we had over 20 Derbyshire Dales Planning applications granted permission! At Manning Holden Architects we work with a number of local councils obtaining planning permission for our client's to...

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Two storey side extension in the Peak Park - Planning granted

Two storey side extension in the Peak Park - Planning granted

We have been granted planning permission by the Peak Park for a two storey side extension to an existing stone property. The proposals also included a single storey rear extension to be clad in cedar -...

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Design on the River Derwent

Design on the River Derwent

Here's an image of a second option we did for one of our projects which sits within meters of the River Derwent. The design is for a contemporary, timber frame add on to a historic property. The existing...

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