This end of terrace, 3 storey Victorian dwelling within a conservation area, needed significant alterations to better integrate previous extensions of poor quality. Completely gutting the house, extending, remodelling and providing numerous items of in-built joinery allowed us to create a family home with considered elements that really compliment each internal space. In the open plan ground floor kitchen, a floating douglas fir bench extends along the length of the back wall, providing a seat, focal point and base for an inset slate hearth. In the master bedroom, a new dormer extension opens the room up from the eaves to the ridge, with a striking pitched ceiling that allows for vast skylights to flood the space with light, creating a connected and dynamic atmosphere.