Our client had a newly planted vineyard near Maldon that was coming on stream with award winning vintage. The aim was to provide wine storage amongst the vines and a visitor experience that would draw in casual passers-by as well as the more knowledgeable.
"The proposal is for a functional but attractive building tailored to the spectacular landscape of the River Crouch estuary."
Planning policy was against development in the countryside, yet the local planning authority were persuaded by the economic benefit and the design quality to grant permission.
Quality and economy combined
Designed to enjoy the natural setting
Skills used included architecture, planning consultancy and interior design - all specialities that Inkpen Downie are able to provide in house with qualified experts.