Epsom House

Mohsin Cooper Architects, Epsom, 2017


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Refurbishment of 1960s chalet bungalow to create contemporary family home.

This project has transformed a dated 1960’s Chalet Bungalow into a contemporary yet also contextual property within a Conservation Area in leafy Epsom, Surrey. The client, a high end furniture supplier with a strong interest in clean modern design, played a pivotal role in quality control and design decisions, working closely with Mohsin Cooper to create a stunning family home.

The project allows for the comprehensive renewal and refurbishment of the existing dated detached bungalow into a bright, spacious and highly contemporary family home, completely transforming the existing dwelling
It demonstrates how existing tired building stock such as this 1960’s Bungalow can be brought sharply into the 21st Century on a relatively modest budget of about £235k and is also a great example of sustainable re-use.

Given the sensitive Conservation Area context, Mohsin Cooper engaged with the planners early on to ensure a smooth transition through planning – the local resident’s association was also consulted.

Zinc, render and slate were chosen early on in the process as the primary cladding materials. Two different colours of zinc were chosen in order to complement materials on the surrounding buildings. Sharp and innovative detailing to the exterior and interior plays a major part in the final overall composition, with Mohsin Cooper working closely with the client from inception to completion.

The end result is a contemporary, light-filled family home.


  • Begun: Jul 2016
  • Completed: Sep 2017
  • Floor area: 256m2
  • Sectors: Residential, House
  • Total cost: £235,400
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Nov 2015
  • Procurement: RIBA Domestic Contract
  • Address: -, Epsom, -, United Kingdom

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