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    22nd May 2019

    A legacy going forwards; as the man with 'the beard' ends his tenure, BarrJoinery looks to embrace the challenge of exciting new frontiers

    Although the time has come to say farewell to the infamous Josh Hudson, BarrJoinery co. founder and Barr Group figurehead (and beard), for the last 12 years, we know that his legacy will live on. Moreover, we are thrilled that Josh’s move to Rycotewood College (the place where it all began!) ...read more

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    21st May 2019

    The Barr Group return to the Perch; to facilitate dreamy riverside dining, come rain or shine.

    Back in 2015, the Barr Group carried out extensive renovation, commercial kitchen refit and redecoration works to The Perch, Binsey, but this it turned out was only the beginning! Jon Ellse, restauranteur and Perch proprietor already had a vision (and planning) for an extended dining area, which ...read more

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    21st May 2019

    Recognition from industry mentors; The Barr Group with Federation of Master Builders ‘Commercial & Eco-build Southern Region awards.

    The Federation of Master Builders Southern Region Annual Conference this year was held, conveniently, at the Oxford Belfry, giving the Barr Group management team the chance to attend the member's sessions. True to the FMB ethos, the content focused on the wider impact of the construction industry ...read more

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    17th May 2019

    Small but Perfectly Formed; Charlbury Annex offers the ultimate garden retreat (vintage bench seats not included!).

    At the risk of seeming ‘annex fanatical’, the Barr Group newsletter revisits this phenomenon, simply because converting all manner of outbuildings into extra, detached living space, is high on our clients build agendas. The Charlbury Annex conversion project was commissioned by clients ...read more

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    2nd Apr 2019

    Wallingford Farmhouse; where every last inch is made to measure

    From the first spade in the ground to the final brush stroke, every last inch of Wallingford Farmhouse was made to measure. Since its completion, it has been the recipient of much admiration from the world of design and architecture and has featured in several high-profile publications. ...read more

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    1st Apr 2019

    RAW Potential SOS Build Shapes up for April Grand Opening.

    As you may have read in our January edition, when the call went out for Barr Group staff and associates to help out on an SOS community build project, the team were keen to help. The SOS was in response to a need at RAW Workshop in Blackbird Leys to further support the young people who were coming ...read more

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    1st Apr 2019

    ‘Crinan’, a Buckinghamshire barn with a Highlands inspired outlook. Featured now in enki magazine – volume 13

    Nestled into the Scottish Argyll coastline sits the tiny harbour village of Crinan. Stuart Barr, Founder and Director of the Barr Group, spent many of his childhood summers enjoying its wild and wonderful scenery. “The draw of Crinan has stayed with me,” says Stuart. “We feel ...read more

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    29th Mar 2019

    Specialist collaborators further indulge our creative palette

    At the Barr Group, we are fortunate to find ourselves in the midst of a continuous stream of design ideas and specialist skill sets which weave their way through our projects. In a bid not to keep these fabulous talents to ourselves – we would like to take this opportunity to share the ...read more

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    18th Mar 2019

    RIBA Henley Design Day; Saturday 23rd March; a date in the diary for Creativity & Design

    The Barr Group are delighted to be joining local architects and specifiers this weekend at the 7th annual RIBA Henley Design Day. Covering the wider area of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, Henley Design Day is a great opportunity to meet local experts in architecture, design and build, ...read more

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    11th Mar 2019

    Size really doesn’t matter...

    Whilst StuartBarr CDR prides itself on the delivery of large principal contractor builds, the smaller projects remain at the heart of its portfolio. It is these ‘niche’ projects which provide the most rewarding experience for the whole team, including the clients themselves. Ranging ...read more

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