Poulsom Middlehurst, London, 2014


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  • Proposed second floor plan    
  • Existing second floor plan    
  • Proposed roof plan    
  • Proposed rear elevation    

A copper clad roof extension and internal refurbishment to a top floor flat in Clapton, East London

Perched on top of this three-storey Victorian terrace the copper addition provides an extra bedroom and bathroom whilst providing a natural and changing backdrop to the external roof top terrace.

The owners of the home wanted to bring light through on all levels and unify the spaces, as well as implement a consistent aesthetic throughout.

Large windows, glass balustrades and roof lights give the space an airy and lofty feel providing numerous new vistas and views to the surrounding trees and sky.

A new stair acts as a spine that knits together the new and old aspects of the property to create a single, coherent set of spaces.


  • Begun: May 2014
  • Completed: Nov 2014
  • Floor area: 85m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £110,000
  • Procurement: JCT Building contract for a Home Owner / Occupier
  • Address: Studio 11, 3-5 Latona Road, London, SE15 6RY, United Kingdom

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