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Phillips Tracey to overhaul Surrey terraced property

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Phillips Tracey Architects has secured planning permission to extend and refurbish a terraced building in Surrey

The Richmond practice saw its plans for 35 Bridge Road in East Molesey approved by Elmbridge borough Council.

Its scheme will involve building a split-level extension to the side and rear of the property. This will increase available retail space as well as transforming a one-level flat into a two-bedroom mews house.

The addition to the building will be separated from the existing structure using a retained outrigger and the single-storey roof over an existing extension.

‘External walls are to be constructed with yellow London stocks in a Flemish bond and flush lime pointing to match the existing building,’ said the practice.

‘Soldier course detailing is proposed at the parapet and as a band defining the first floor. A low green roof to the main extension provides an unobtrusive and natural surface when viewed from above, providing an improved outlook for a number of nearby residential properties.

‘Timber-framed windows will be carefully placed and/or deeply set back to avoid overlooking and to provide adequate daylight.’

Planning chiefs ruled the scheme was in line with the local development plan.

Project data

Location 35 Bridge Road, East Molesey, Surrey
Site size134m²
Architect Phillips Tracey Architects
Principal designer Brooklands Property Holdings
Main contractor Brooklands Property Holdings
Structural engineer NTF Structural Designs
GIA 25m² extension to existing retail unit + new 64m² mews house

Phillips tracey bridge rd no.35 ground floor plan

Phillips Tracey Architects’ scheme for 35 Bridge Road - ground floor plan

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