Touchwood Homes

Reuben Wilkinson

Current build in Essex

August 2019 sees us commence the frame erection for our Clavering Barn project, in the Essex countryside, near Saffron Walden. This work involves the conversion of an unused, fairly modern, agricultural barn to a family home, retaining the existing attractive timber trusses in the barn, but at the same time wrapping the structure with our …

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Buckinghamshire

The Touchwood team are nearing the end stages of constructing a new home on a plot of land previously occupied by a poorly constructed, damp and drafty bungalow. The frame is now up, and we are now set to install the MVHR first fix ductwork, which will leave the structure ready for the follow on …

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Concept home design with super efficiency making passivhaus affordable for all!

Introducing the Low-Cost Energy Efficient Concept Home from Touchwood Homes If wishes were watches…  The Victorian nursery rhyme if wishes were watches refers to times when only the wealthy would be able to afford a wrist watch. Today, everyone carries a clock or watch in some shape or form… Touchwood Homes have been specialising in …

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Modern ‘box’ style home in rural Essex

The Touchwood Homes team have now this latest exciting new build project: constructing a modern ‘box’ style home on a plot of land previously occupied by a poorly performing 1950’s bungalow. The main features of this design are the large over-hanging first floor and glazed areas to the rear of the building. These presented us with …

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Bromley Passivhaus

This passivhaus certified Touchwood Homes building is set in a residential street in Bromley and was designed to look in keeping with the other houses on the street, rather than be a radical modern design, but also to meet the passivhaus criteria. This was easily accomplished with extremely low air test results (substantially lower than …

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