The owner of this new house subsequently acquired the adjacent plot of land, which is a 'sun-trap', facing south with heat-retaining buildings all round.

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The owner has established a semi-tropical garden and wanted to be able to get there from the house at first floor across the shared access passageway at ground floor. A new lightweight bridge and staircase provide a direct route to the garden with views over the luxurious planting.