Timber frame timeline – latest

by Paul.

Keep up to date with the progress of our timber frame houses being built in Hertfordshire. For more information on the design, have a look at the project here. Off-site timber frames by Cygnum, and on-site build by Thompson Build & Developments.



27 June 2018
House 1 viewed from House 2.



27 June 2018
House 2 bespoke ply stair by Cake Industries – mid installation.



18 May 2018



16 May 2018



15 May 2018
Planting in full swing.



18 April 2018
And then there were three…



07 March 2018
House 1 nearing completion and the first of the planting appearing on site on a sunny day.


07 March 2018
House 2 scaffolding is down and brickwork is going up.



12 January 2018
New year, new view. Bespoke glazing by SV Joinery under way for House 1.



29 November 2017
Lovely linear bricks by York Handmade going up.



17 November 2017
Fantastic progress on site, the overall scheme really coming together now.



09 November 2017
House 1 first floor timber cladding being painted black.



27 October 2017
House 1 basking in autumn sunshine.


27 October 2017
Slate roof going on House 2.


27 October 2017
And House 3 is under way.



25 October 2017
House 2 hot on the tails of House 1.


25 October 2017
Fabulous skylight openings in House 1 and House 2.



04 October 2017
Great progress with House 1.


04 October 2017
Slates, and flush rooflights by Architectural Vision Systems.


04 October 2017
Have you ever wondered what MVHR ducting looks like? Wonder no more.



02 October 2017
Serious crane action as House 2 begins.



13 September 2017
What a difference a week makes – the first floor is up.


13 September 2017
Rooftops.


13 September 2017
Chunky glulam ridge beam and engineered timber I-joists.



06 September 2017
First floor structural beams, cored through for the MVHR (Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery) ducting.


06 September 2017
Architect for scale.



06 September 2017
The first of the timber frame panels, which have been manufactured off-site in Cygnum’s factory, are going up.


August 2017
Steel reinforcement ready for concrete footings to be poured.


August 2017
Excavating to levels for each of the three houses.


April 2017
Pre-start: these colourful critters were carefully moved to their new home, out of harm’s way.