How to Store Your Prized Classic Car in an Oak Framed Garage
Classic Cars and oak frames share a couple of qualities that make them such great partners; heritage, craftsmanship and elegance. They take you by surprise at first sight and leave you a bit speechless and left in awe.
5th December 2017 / posted by John
FAQ's about Timber Garages
Read the most frequently asked questions around our timber framed garage buildings
12th October 2017 / posted by John
An Office Room Over Garage Space
A tour of the Country Buildings Office in a Gloucester Room Over Garage
Using Oak for garage and outbuilding construction
Why you should consider using oak as your material of choice when constructing a timber garage or oak outbuilding
14th September 2017 / posted by John
Country Buildings Oak Garage & Car Port Feature at Goodwood Revival 2017
Last weekend, the Oakwrights Country Buildings team were lucky enough to return to Goodwood Revival for a second year, after having showed at both Goodwood Classic Car and the Goodwood Festival of Speed earlier in the year
Ideas for your Room Above Garage Space
A Room Over Garage creates space that can be used for a variety of leisure activities, the imagination being the only limitation!
17th August 2017 / posted by John
Temporary or Permanent Timber Event Structures
Country Buildings now offer oak framed structures perfect for shows or events
11th August 2017 / posted by John
Our Oak Stables Design Guide
Oakwrights Country Buildings Manager Charlie Mills draws on a youthful passion to help guide your decisions
The Realms of Possibility – Garages with options: The Highgrove & The Kenchester
An insight into the Oakwrights single storey garages from Zoe Grey, Oakwrights Country Buildings representative (extraordinaire)
21st July 2017 / posted by John
Country Buildings - 'Organically Grown' Continued
Following on from last week's blog, read Jeremy's thoughts on completion of his bespoke timber outbuilding.
Oakwrights Outbuildings – 'Organically Grown'
Since they were first married, Jeremy and Julie Stobart knew they wanted to self-build one day, and began working towards this dream in 2009. Read more about this outbuilding complex and be inspired to build your own bespoke oak outbuilding.
Oakwrights Country Buildings and Deranged, combine forces at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017
Last weekend, Country Buildings returned to Goodwood Festival of Speed in a collaboration to showcase the incredible modified vehicles of custom car brand Deranged Vehicles, using our single-storey 3 Bay Highgrove oak garage.
A Country Mile from Your Average Garage
Deciding between a garage or a home office? With a room over garage, you can have both!
Six ways to transform your outdoor space with oak
Oak framed buildings are ideal for creating a useable outdoor space and adding value to your home.
There’s never been a better time to #getoutinthecountry
With Oakwrights houses and GreenRooms oak extensions, our focus is clearly on improving our client's home environment and lifestyle. Whilst less obvious, you'll be pleased to know that our approach is no different with Oakwrights Country Buildings.
Oakwrights Country Buildings in pole position at the Festival of Speed
Last weekend, Oakwrights Country Buildings was part of Motorsport’s ultimate summer party. Our team headed over to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, held from 23 – 26 June 2016 in the beautiful parkland surrounding Goodwood House.
A match made on the shooting range
A few good words from a friend, business connection or a fellow reader of Country Life can lead to many a rewarding project. This is just how the Oakwrights adventure with the Honesberie Shooting School started.
Oh to be in Yorkshire now that summer’s here! (with apologies to Robert Browning)
This year we have the honour of appearing at two events in Yorkshire, The Great Yorkshire Show at Harrogate and the CLA Game Fair at Harewood House, near Leeds
30th April 2015 / posted by JoYoung
My life as an OCB designer
You really never know what project is going to land on your desk next atOakwrights Country Buildings.
10th October 2014 / posted by JoYoung
'It's been a good wee while since I was on site.'
A very unique Room-over garage being designed by our clients along with our sales manager (Ben Kirk) with feature oak trusses complete with arch collar braces.
An invitation from our 'Man in the North'
Two notable firsts in Yorkshire this year - the Grand Départ of ‘Le Tour de France’ and the Great Yorkshire Show hosts Oakwrights
Say hello to our new garage - The Highgrove
Our latest garage design, The Highgrove, was launched recently at Goodwood motor circuit in West Sussex. This new garage has been designed to keep up with an ever evolving planning system and in answer to some of our customers requests
The Guardian of the Design Details
As a frame designer I need to look after the standard details of which there are many, we try and cover every possible scenario and as a client you will be issued a set of details relating to the type of building you are having.
6th January 2014 / posted by BenKirk
The Importance of Regional Styles
The fascination of how certain styles and types of oak framing only seem to have been used historically within certain areas, the most well known example of this is the Cruck frame which was widespread throughout what was known as Highland England
Oakwrights Country Buildings Day Out 27th November 2013
First stop of the Country buildings day out was a site just outside Wantage in Oxfordshire where we went over the drawings and details adopted on this building