Pat's Pad

One 17 Architects & Designers, Huddersfield, 2015


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View from the garden 

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  • View from the garden    
  • Lavender in steel planters at the entrance    
  • View from the garden    
  • Living area     
  • Living area and kitchen    
  • Entrance area    
  • Living area    
  • Bathroom    
  • Proposed Elevations    
  • Floor Plans    
  • Detailed Sections    
  • Detailed Sections    
  • Garage before work commenced    
  • Garage before work commenced    
  • Entrance Timber Detail    

Extension and refurbishment of existing detached garage to form a granny annexe

Mark Lee, partner at One 17 Architects and Interior Designers designed this annexe for his mum Pat to provide a space where she can live independently, but is of a manageable size and can be further adapted to suit her needs in the future.
The one bedroomed ‘pad’ incorporates an entrance, lounge dining and kitchen on one level with bathroom, bedroom and lots of storage at first floor over the original double garage. The staircase has been designed so that it can be easily removed and replaced with a small platform lift if required in the future
The entrance incorporates an overhanging south facing roof which doubles as a seating veranda. A large bespoke steel planter filled with lavender acts as a retaining structure and greets visitors with welcoming scents.


  • Begun: Oct 2014
  • Completed: May 2015
  • Floor area: 56m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £125,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Procurement: Negotiated
  • Address: Robins Cottage, Emley, Huddersfield, HD8 9SY, United Kingdom

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