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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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    4th Oct 2019

    Tackling Climate Change; Mayfield Barn leads the way with national low carbon project award win.

    On the same Friday that millions of young climate change voices took to the streets, in cities across the world, the Barr Group were delighted (and humbled) to win the National Low Carbon Build Project at the Federation of Master Builders biannual awards. The project in the spotlight, Mayfield ...read more

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    9th Sep 2019

    An Inside Perspective; The BarrJoinery Team Recall their Favourite Heritage Projects

    Over recent years the BarrJoinery team have had the privilege of working on some wonderful pieces of our national heritage – whether they be in public spaces, commercial or educational buildings or listed private residences. We ask the BarrJoinery team, which was your favourite heritage ...read more

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    9th Sep 2019

    Oxford Open Doors; An Open Invitation to Explore our Great City

    The Barr Group are excited to join the Oxford Preservation Trust in this weekend’s inaugural celebration of our great city. This year is the twelfth Oxford Open Doors inaugural event, which sees the most impressive list of cultural, historical, architectural and scenic spaces yet open ...read more

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    8th Jul 2019

    An Evolving Build – the stunning outcome of an unfolding vision.

    The Meadow House build started with a fixed schedule of works, which, during the course of the project, developed delightfully from functional to fabulous! The finished product is certainly proof that an evolving build can be just as successful as a fixed one. No stranger to setting a scene, our ...read more

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    17th 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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    7th May 2019

    Elle Decoration's 30th Anniversary edition feature with BarrJoinery founder Stuart Barr

    This months Elle Decoration celebrates 30 years of stylish advice and inspiration from one of the leading interior design magazines in the country. For this anniversary edition, we were honoured to be chosen as one of their top five best bespoke joinery companies. Our Founder and Director, Stuart ...read more

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    3rd 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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    11th Dec 2018

    Birch-Faced Ply; Material of the Moment

    We don’t want to be dramatic but we are head over heels about birch faced plywood at the minute. Plywood, in particular, Birch faced ply, has become a very popular material for interiors in recent years for a number of the following reasons. It is an extremely versatile material, you can use ...read more

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