Historic Cartshed Conversion

Historic Cartshed Conversion

Conversion of a historic cartshed to a new dwelling in west Oxfordshire The original building was a rather lovely, but fairly dilapidated, open-fronted cartshed, dating probably to the 18th century.  While many of its original roof timbers remained, many had been...
Bicycle Shelter

Bicycle Shelter

Bicycle shelter A new oak-framed structure for an Oxford house. The household are keen cyclists, and needed an open-sided structure where bicycle storage would be easily arranged.  Manifest conceived a new frame scribed in green oak, partially supported by the house...
Victorian House Thermal Upgrade

Victorian House Thermal Upgrade

Thermal upgrading and new kitchen Sensitive works to a north Oxford Victorian house. Manifest were commissioned to consider the overhaul of an existing kitchen wing in a fine old red brick Victorian house in north Oxford.  Excessively cold in winter, with consequent...
New Classically Detailed Shelves

New Classically Detailed Shelves

New classically-detailed bookshelves for a private dwelling, Oxfordshire A station for books and entertainment centre.   Our oak-framing skills have enabled us to take on a range of projects in the old houses of Oxford, designing and building in-built furniture...
Drystone Wall Repairs

Drystone Wall Repairs

Drystone Wall Repairs Like-for-like repair of traditional drystone walling.   Manifest were commissioned to survey and specify repairs to a drystone wall in an Oxfordshire garden.  It remains unknown quite what caused the collapse, but poor workmanship...