Non-traditional Profile – Cussins Refurbishment

History Cussins Refurbishment: Cussins are non traditionally built, post war houses designed and constructed by Cussins Ltd who were based in the North East. Cussins Ltd still exist to this very day and continue to build quality houses. Back in 1945 the Cussins Steel...
Non-traditional Profile – Woolaway Refurbishment

Non-traditional Profile – Woolaway Refurbishment

History The Woolaway is a non traditionally built property from a company by the name of W Woolaway & Sons Ltd who were based in Devon. There were two types of property built: The Woolaway house which were constructed between 1946 and 1956. These were two storey...
Non-traditional Profile – BISF Refurbishment

Non-traditional Profile – BISF Refurbishment

History BISF refurbishment. BISF properties were homes that were designed and built by the British Iron and Steel Federation. The organisation was actually formed back in 1934 but it wasn’t until after the second world war that it diversified into housing by...
Non-traditional Profile – Boswell

Non-traditional Profile – Boswell

History Boswell homes were introduced in the 1920s. These homes were built with in-situ concrete panels. Boswell properties are designated ”defective” by the Building Research  Establishment (BRE). The characteristics of a Boswell home include:- 2-storey semi-detached...
Non-traditional Profile – Swedish Timbers

Non-traditional Profile – Swedish Timbers

History Swedish Timber homes were introduced in 1945. Over 4,000 were built by 1951. These homes were built with a timber frame, with timber boarding internally and externally. Illustration by Graham Siddons, Structherm The characteristics of a Swedish Timber home...
Non-traditional Profile – Boots

Non-traditional Profile – Boots

History Boots Pier & Panel, also known simply as ‘Boots’, were introduced in 1910. Over 8,000 were built by 1930. These homes were built with reinforced concrete columns, with timber boarding and external render. Boots properties are designated...