The Selbourne Society: Perivale Woods Education Centre

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The Bluebell Centre, education centre at Perivale Woods, for The Selborne Society Straw Works involvement: Concept design, planning, building regulation and construction drawings Build: Selborne Society volunteers, courses by Straw Works Client: The Selborne Society Location: Perivale Wood Nature Reserve, Greenford, West London Type: Education Centre. Classroom, Office, Kitchen and Toilets Size: Internal 97m2, external 185m2 Loadbearing Strawbale building with …

Todmorden Strawbale Hotel

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BRINGING AFFORDABLE, BEAUTIFUL AND HEALTHY ACCOMMODATION TO TODMORDEN’S VISITORS! Founder members of the Todmorden Strawbale Hotel Community Benefit Society that will design, build and deliver the Hotel are: Barbara Jones, Principal of the School of Natural Building, Director of Straw Works Penny Marrington, Local resident, Green Councillor for Todmorden Mary Clear, Chair of Incredible Edible Todmorden WHY? Firstly, Todmorden is desperate …


Clair Walker Pre-fab

We are now working with EcoCocon to design and build pre-fabricated strawbale panel buildings in the UK. This type of strawbale building is appealing to the major developer as it can provide high quality, passive house standard homes at an affordable price when compared with other thermally efficient options, with delivery time, build cost and build time all quite precise. …

Tulse Hill Neighbouhood Hub

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Tractor Tyre Foundation 3 day course at Holy Trinity Church, Tulse Hill. Led by Barbara Jones from Strawworks the team built the first run of foundations for the Church’s straw bale community centre. Visit to find out more.