Norah’s Cottage


Sadly Norah’s Cottage was extensively damaged by fire in June 2013. The 250 year old cottage was left ruined and in the hands of the insurers.

Brief Description of Works: 

Messenger was awarded the contract for replacement of the main roof structure and thatch, replacement of fire damaged barn and thatch, reconstruction/replacement of the fire damaged timber framed walling, replacement of the fire damaged window units, replacement of the fire damaged flooring, renewal of the lime plastered walls and ceilings, renewal of the fire damaged bathroom and kitchen fixtures/fittings, electrical and plumbing renewal works and full redecoration, internal and external.

Contract Details: 

Value: £450k
Client: Smithers Purslow
Duration: 46 weeks
Completion: July 2015