A modern take on a traditional mews property...
This incredible project involved bringing a derelict Mews House in Belgravia back to life after years of neglect. Working closely with our client’s, and the talented interior designer and architect Baroness Gastaldi of Monaco, we were appointed as the main contractor for the fit-out works partway through the project.
Pre-Project Planning and Design Brief
Working closely with Westminster Council and the Grosvenor Estate, permissions were obtained to transform this tired mews by extending the properties footprint with a basement conversion, and a reconfiguration of the internal layout to create a flow factor throughout...
When we took over, a new basement had been created, but the remainder of the home was an empty shell. Our brief was to bring a real feeling of luxury to this project and we did that by helping create a modern take on a traditional mews property.
By using the most incredible materials throughout, our team employed cutting edge technology and the very best specialists in their fields to ensure the finished home was quite exceptional. From the custom-made lift and bar to the beautiful coffered ceilings, real thought went into every element of this home. No wonder magazines have been clamouring to feature it on their pages!
"For 30 years I produced 8 books in a tiny room that I grandly called my study. But thanks to GCD, we extended our Grade 2 listed house to give me a fabulous new, and inspiring study and library. I live in this sunny new room, have produced two books there and cannot imagine why we didn’t do this extension sooner. The whole process has hugely improved my quality of life."
Anne Sebba, Author
"We employed GCD to undertake a large refurbishment to our home, which included a new basement. The work was undertaken with care and professionalism and the team brought exciting new ideas and finishes to the scheme. The project came in within budget and the after-project service was second to none. Overall our dealings with GCD were a pleasure from start to finish and we would not hesitate to recommend Paul and his team to anyone."
Caroline & Mark Silver, Richmond
"I have worked with GCD on a number of projects both in terms of private & investment properties going back over 15 years. They have an incredibly talented team who want to get the job done properly, efficiently & who are not fazed by challenges. If they have a motto it should be: 'there is always a way' - because they always find it, however challenging the request..."
Helen Campbell Interiors, London
"...They are incredibly supportive along the way given how stressful building projects can be & I’ve always been absolutely delighted with the end result. Once the job is done, they are very responsive in terms of follow-up support. I have recommended them widely to friends & have never been disappointed."
Helen Campbell Interiors, London
“GCD are a joy to work with. They are honest, transparent with costs, knowledgeable & have a 'nothing is impossible' can-do attitude which is, in my experience, so rare. Their workmanship is of the highest quality! I would have no hesitation in recommending them, & have done many times over the number of years that we have worked together on various projects, large & small.”
Louise Kerr, Richmond
"We used Green County Developments for two major projects in the ground-floor refurbishment of our Victorian terraced home. On both occasions, Paul Green and his team proved themselves as highly professional and considerate builders, skilled, helpful and resourceful, and at all times very pleasant people to work with. We would certainly use them again and would (and have) highly recommended them to others. This was absolutely a five-star service."
Mary & Stein Ringen, Richmond
"Green County undertook a refurbishment of our Victorian home in 2018/2019 and did an incredible job. Not only did they complete the job on time and in budget but they exceeded my (high) expectations. The team’s attention to detail, work ethic, problem-solving and customer care are second to none. I would (and do) recommend their work unreservedly!"
Kirsty Raper, Richmond