Date Started

Sept 2018

Date completed


Client name

McKnight and Sons (Builders)

Client type

Builder / Developer


  • Blackbox Architects

Brief synopsis

  • Residential new build totalling over 7000 sq ft, one of a number of exclusive houses in Scotby, fit out to the client’s requirements.
  • Design of foundations, structural walls, timber and steelwork associated with roof and 1st floor.
  • Extensive drainage and landscaping requirements including the creation of a 60M litre trout pond.
  • Complex roof structure requiring detailed steelwork design and liaison with timber roof supplier and architect.
  • Day-to-day liaison with McKnights site team to coordinate client changes and issues.

Budget allocated to Kingmoor


Key challenges

Coordination of design and supplier requirements in a shortened design period to accommodate weather and supplier restrictions.

Solutions developed

Open vaulted roof structure with non structural glazed curtain wall system to support ridge lines.

Total project cost