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18th Nov 2020

Barr Group Design Collaborators - the lifeblood of our organisation.

Since its inception, the BarrJoinery team have worked with design collaborators from Oxfordshire, London and beyond. With commissions from the tailor-made cabinetry at the infamous Abbey Road Studios to that of the terrace bar at The Groucho Club for Absolut Elyx – the team have proved that ...read more

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13th May 2020

Back doing what we love; building life-enhancing spaces for like-minded individuals.

Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce that, with a green light from the government, StuartBarr CDR contracts managers are currently rolling out Covid-19 ‘safe site’ measures to enable a return to work over the coming days and weeks. Having invested heavily in PPE, in particular ...read more

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8th Apr 2020

Luxury Lockdowns; ‘Staying-in is the new Going-out’ inspiration

Lockdown has encouraged us all to use our spaces innovatively - simulating the ‘going out’ experience even though we are staying in! When we would normally be heading to the office, now we are off the study (or at least the make-shift desk in the corner!). When we would be going to the ...read more

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8th Apr 2020

A message from the Barr Group Directors;

Watching the news footage from intensive care units and hearing the heartfelt pleas of their staff for us to ‘stay home’, only goes to reinforce our decision to pause activity across the Barr Group. At this critical time, we cannot compromise. We need to continue to support our ...read more

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3rd Apr 2020

BarrJoinery work alongside Nicholsons to Initiate Tree Planting Program.

With timber at the heart of almost every Barr Group project - it seems fitting that the direction of our carbon offsetting endeavours should be though by restoring the forest canopy. Although using timber to build and manufacture locks in carbon (sequestration of carbon dioxide by trees from the ...read more

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1st Apr 2020

Isolation…or blissful seclusion?

Interior Designer Lara Clarke has ensured that anyone lucky enough to be holed up at Asher House, a recent top to toe Barr Group renovation, would unequivocally claim the latter. Most of us are taking a little more notice of the finer details of our homes right now – for good and for bad. ...read more

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1st Apr 2020

An uplifting project tucked in amongst the architecture of our suddenly silent city.

Just before lockdown BarrJoinery were proud to deliver a full joinery and cabinetry set for the Hertford’s 19th Century porters lodge. The client-led cabinetry concept was the brainchild of Andrew Beaumont, Hertford’s Estates Project Manager. Centred around two striking curved reception ...read more

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25th Mar 2020

The Barr Group // Covid 19 Response

Dear Clients, Collaborators, Suppliers and Friends, The health and safety of our community is paramount. Although we have been doing all that we can to assist in the containment of Covid-19, we believe that now is the time to take more definitive steps. With an absence of specific government ...read more

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17th Dec 2019

The Mulberry Cottage Fairy Tale

A client with a clear vision combined with a construction company with a desire to make it happen (as well as made to measure joinery and kitchens capacity)… the perfect blend for a design and build project. Nearly two decades ago, our clients bought a delightful stone and timber clad ...read more

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10th Oct 2019

Transformation from Indulgent Lux to Considered Design -Decorex 2019

Decorex 2019, as always offered its unique mix of everything that is new in interior furnishing and finishes; the ultimate sweetshop for interior designers! This year however there was a step-change from the indulgent lux of years gone by to the unspoken theme of ‘considered design’. ...read more

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