City & Country and You

City & Country and You

Are you looking for a role in Planning, Surveying, Sales, Design, Architecture or Construction. Or are you interested in joining our specialist Consultants and Supply Chain? Find out about City & Country and You.


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INTRODUCTION

St. Margaretsbury House was believed to have been built circa 1760 as a rectory mansion with latter alterations and addition by Ernest Newton in 1890. The house was noted for Newton's quality features, most of which still existed.

In 1943 the house was bought by the Hertfordshire County Council and remained in its ownership until 1993 when it was acquired by City & Country.

The main house and outbuildings were meticulously restored and converted into 5 new homes, three within the main house and two within the stables/outbuildings. The development was 'Winner of the East Hertfordshire Rural Design Award' in 1994.

Testimonial
"Across the country, thousands of old buildings lie forgotten and neglected, tangled up by red tape and development restrictions. Many of these properties are steeped in history and are of outstanding architectural interest, yet are slowly being forgotten about. When I came across City & Country I was overjoyed to find a private developer taking on such complex and worthwhile work. The plight of Britain's architectural heritage is a cause that is close to..."

George Clarke, TVs Restoration Man

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King Edward VII Estate, Midhurst, Sussex

King Edward VII Estate sits within the South Downs National Park (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in West Sussex, between Haslemere and Midhurst....

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For Ian Fisher, 57, a bricklayer by trade for many years, it was a case of “never too late to learn” after he recently completed a traditional building skills course in flint walling, part funded...

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