Mason Knight Projects

In 2022 we undertook a number of projects most are listed below, in addition we did undertake a few small works in January - groundworks and a porch alteration and in August we undertook a small structural alteration to a detached property in Grange - Over - Sands. 
Loft Conversion to a detached property - Grange - Over - Sands - commenced end of Jan 2022 completion March 2022.
Reconfiguring of groundfloor rooms undertaken to remove internal porch and alter the hallway to accommodate staircase for access to large loft conversion. Loft area was studwork partitioned for a bathroom and bedroom and Velux lights were installed. We additionally fitted a new kitchen. External groundworks were required to form a patio area with stepped access.
Renovation and Porch extension to a detached property - Grange - Over - Sands commenced March completion July 2022.
Extensive renovation works included a porch extension - groundwork access alterations - upper floor installation of large picture windows and sliding doors to raised balcony area.
Structural alterations required to form large kitchen and living area in the upper floor. Lower floor alterations required to improve floor area.   
Loft Conversion to a converted dwelling - Meathop - Phase 1 commenced May Phase 2 commenced September - completion of work October 2022.
An extensive renovation and large loft conversion was undertaken in 2 phases due to the large scale works required. Phase 1 conversion undertook all work required to the garden side. Studwork and steel installed formed a large feature master bedroom and ensuite. Velux lights were installed. Rooms to the groundfloor were reconfigured to incorporate stair access washroom and shower room and larger living area. Stonework required to the chimney alteration. Phase 2 conversion undertook all work required to the front of the property to form an additional bedroom. Structural work included lowering the floor level to gain more bedroom height.
Extension to a semi detached property - Ulverston - commenced September - completion of work October 2022.
A kitchen extension undertaken to improve existing small extension. Structural work required for wall removal between living area and extension. Patio doors installed.
Extension to a detached property - Allithwaite - commenced October - completion December 2022.
A large extension was undertaken to provide a large kitchen area. Rooms in existing property were reconfigured - bedrooms altered to form ensuite and chimney was removed. Window position altered and new installed. Lounge had fireplace removed and new hearth installed. Prior to the build extensive groundworks were undertaken for drainage and radon sump. Patio was laid. The built extension had a feature roof lantern installed. Feature sliding patio doors were installed. We installed a bespoke handmade kitchen.  
In 2021 we undertook a number of projects some we have included in our listings below. Projects from previous years can also be viewed.
Large Extension & alterations to a detached bungalow - Windermere - Commenced June 2021 completion December 2021
Once we removed the existing glazed conservatory area we began construction on a large extension to the front of the property with the installation of large aluminium double glazed windows. The new extension extending through to the rear of the property incorporated a large kitchen and dining area and living area. The large vaulted ceiling above enhanced the spacious area. Further works involved rearranging the layout with stud partitions and renewing bathrooms and bedrooms. Cedar cladding was fitted to the external walls. View images on the front cover.
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Small Extension & alterations to a semi detached property - Flookburgh - Commenced September 2021 completion December 2021
A small rear extension was built to form a larger kitchen and dining area. Patio doors were fitted to access the garden. Internal plastering and other associated works.
Glazed garden room extension & alterations to a traditional Lakeland stone property - Hawkshead - commenced February 2021 completion June 2021
Alterations included removal of a 800ml thick stone wall fitting substantial steel work.  Garden room construction involved work to form a vaulted ceiling to enhance the spacious new garden room. Large areas of bespoke Accoya double glazing were installed. View images on the front cover. 
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Renovation works to a linked barn conversion - Field Broughton Commenced May 2021 works to be completed 2022
Renovation works to a large linked barn conversion included restoring the gable end all pointing done with lime and mortar.
Windows and and doors replaced in sage green UPVC. Internal restoration to stone fireplaces and restoration of beams. Internal plastering & alterations to walls and other associated works. 
2020 Projects
Structural & renovation works on 7 bedroom detached dwelling - Grange - Over - Sands - Commenced August 2020 Completion April 2021
Covid restrictions eased late summer 2020 and substantial renovation works commenced on a large detached period dwelling.
Renovations to the external included construction of a small extension - roofing construction and external period stone pointing with rendering to gables.
Internal works undertaken included stone walls removed with lintels fitted - period details fitted. Plastering and flooring with other associated works.  
Structural alterations to form a larger area for a kitchen/diner - Bardsea - Completion F eb 20
Structural alterations to remove internal walls to form a large kitchen/diner.
Customer recommendation in reviews. 
Structural alterations to form a large kitchen area - Ulverston - Completion Jan 20
Structural alterations to remove internal stone walls and installing
steel to openings and forming a large open area for a large kitchen. 
 Phase 2 commencment March 20
Basement conversion tanked and underpinned - Grange-Over-Sands - Completion Jan 20
October 2019 work commenced on a basement to form  a large kitchen area.
Groundworks commenced to excavate the basement of a large terrace prperty.
Property basement was underpinned.
Basement required a tanking system to newly formed rooms. 
Phase 3 commencment May 20
2019 Projects
 Large extension incorporating two lantern roof lights - Ulverston - Completion Dec 19 
July 2019 Mason Knight Construction Ltd  commenced work on a large single storey extension.
The large extension to the main house has been built to incorporate a large kitchen and dining area with a utility room formed as well as a separate large shower room.
We installed two large roof lanterns into the new flat roof.
External works were undertaken to renovate and underpin a garden wall.
A block paved area will provide hard standing for cars.
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Barn renovations Phase 1 and 2 undertaken - Crosthwaite - Completion Aug 2019
Jan 2019 Mason Knight Construction Ltd  continued with the renovation and restoration of a barn outbuilding as a phase 1 project.
Barn stone walls were revealed and pointed and finished internally and externally.
Original stone was laid to form ground flooring.
An upper mezzanine floor was installed to form a bedroom. Access via installed bespoke staircase. 
The lower area was divided into a living area with log burner a breakfast area and a separate washroom with shower.
The stunning completed barn provided  additional multi-purpose accommodation.
Phase 2 commenced in the Spring on the adjacent barn attached to the main house.
A new slate roof with roof lights was installed to the adjacent barn .
With completion of a new roof work could commence on the restoration of the upper floor to form a master bedroom and ensuite.
A new access was formed to link through to the main house.
Original oak features were restored and the stone walls were renovated and pointed.
We formed an external access through installed oak patio doors onto a newly laid patio area.
Restoration and renovation works were competed in September and passed by Building Control.  
2018 Projects
 Single storey purpose built extension for disabilty use - Flookburgh Completion May 2018
Facilities provided for disability access in the new purpose built extension included a master bedroom with ensuite.  
Single storey extension & alterations to bungalow - Bardsea - Completion June 2018
A single storey extension on a bungalow commenced in May 2018.
Alterations internally incorporated a master bedroom with ensuite and alterations to an existing bedroom.
 Customer recommendation in reviews.
18th Century Cottage two storey extension and alterations - Commenced Aug 2018
A Large two storey extension and alterations were undertaken in Urswick on an 18th century cottage. The property floor area was increased significantly allowing existing rooms to be reconfigured and an ensuite to a bedroom to be included. A wooden stairway was installed to the newly formed upper floor areas.
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 Projects 2017
Extensions & alterations & refurbishment works undertaken in 2017
In 2017 Mason Knight Construction Ltd undertook a number of alterations and refurbishment works plus a small extension.
A stone cottage in Bouth was fully renovated to provide rental holiday accommodation.
Alterations were undertaken to a bungalow in Grange to reconfigure bedrooms.
A small office extension was built.
A small single storey extension was built at Lyndene.
Tanking works were undertaken at two properties. 
Projects 2016
Dwelling extensions undertaken in 2016
 In 2016 Mason Knight Construction Ltd undertook major works on a bungalow on Allithwaite Road converting a small bungalow into a large airy two storey property. The extensions significantly increased the living accommodation to incorporate a large kitchen area and dining. The extensions included an exercise room. 
 Customer recommendations in reviews
A few of our earlier projects are listed below
Dwelling extensions undertaken in 2015
In 2015, Mason Knight Construction Ltd built a number extensions in the Grange area, including the construction of a double storey garage and living accommodation with a Sun room annex. The new addition space created a light and warm living environment for the owners, as well as increasing the functionality of the original garage. The preparation of plans, Planning applications, Building Regulations, and the build were all completed in house.  
House renovations undertaken in 2014
Mason Knight undertook several large house renovation projects in 2014, including new services installations, full electrical and plumbing, internal remodelling and alterations, Kitchen and Bathroom installations, and feature stonework on properties.
 Extensions & Refurbishment of holiday lodge
At the start of 2013 Mason knight were employed to undertake extensive refurbishment works to an existing timber lodge. The work included extending the property to the front and rear. External work required a high level of craftmanship - ornate external details had to match original features. Internal refurbishment included a new shower room, kitchen and bedroom.
Garage conversions
Two recent garage conversions were completed in 2011 and 2012. The first comprised of an integral garage which was converted into a dining and utility room. The second one, also an integral garage, was converted into a bedroom and disabled ensuite and wetroom.
Ornate fascia and gutter repairs to Victorian terraces
New fascia crafted to match the original period feature, and new Cast Iron gutters and downpipes to match the original profile.
Large single storey extension garage and workshop, Cartmel, 
A large new extension to the existing dwelling. A detached garage and workshop was also constructed in the grounds. Construction adhered to Conservation Area requirements with a Westmorland green slate roof covering, conservation velux rooflights, and feature stonework. 
Disability adaptions & extension
Creation of a double storey extension incorporating kitchen, dining area, master bedroom with wet room. Disability adaptations were implemented to the existing dwelling to aid progression through the building. Works were undertaken in accordance with Part M of the Building Regulations (Access to and use of Buildings).
Garage Conversion
Conversion of the existing garage into a dining room and utility room. Planning approval was received as well as Building Regulation approval on completion.
Upgrading of two existing flats
Remodelling and upgrading of two existing flats. After an initial site appraisal, Mason Knight undertook the re-design of the flats primarily to improve the functional layout, obtaining all necessary statutory consents. The flats were refurbished throughout, including new Kitchens and sanitary fittings, to create a modern contemporary feel.
Construction of new build
 The original dwelling was a dilapidated bungalow. In it's place, Mason Knight Construction Ltd constructed a new luxury three storey dwelling. The entire project was completed in-house with the design, construction, and project management all undertaken by Mason Knight.