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    9th Oct 2017

    Changing face of construction; the Barr perspective

    The Barr Group Home Show is all about inviting friends, associates and newcomers to Field Farm for a true Barr Experience. It seems the perfect opportunity to share a little of what is going on behind the scenes. We ask David Noonan, Principal Contractor Construction Director, to elaborate on ...read more

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    5th Oct 2017

    Realise your visual dreams at the Barr Group Home Show

    This year, over at Field Farm, we are planning bigger and better for the 2017 Barr Group Home Show. As well as our line-up of resident experts, ready to chat through your design and build queries we are able to host some fabulous suppliers, to give you their specialist advice and demonstrate their ...read more

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    25th Jul 2017

    Dinner is Served; thanks to the restoration of one of Oxford's most treasured college dining halls

    The Jesus College dining hall has been said to be "among the most impressive of all the Oxford college halls", with its "fine panelling, austere ceiling, and its notable paintings”. The hall has the highest Grade I designation; a listing given only to buildings of exceptional interest. As ...read more

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    10th Jul 2017

    SB Interior Design utilise the rich melting pot of Mallorcan style and materials

    The Barr Group overseas delegate is currently a hive of activity; the ‘Casa Mallorca’ project is reaching its exciting fixtures, fittings and finishes stage and further Balearic commissions are taking shape. Mallorca is an island rich in skills and local materials, with an inimitable ...read more

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    10th Jul 2017

    Shape and Form; the old and the new in perfect symbiosis.

    As a stylist by profession, Barr Group client Caroline has a wonderful eye for lines and materials. Although a London architectural firm did a wonderful job working up the drawings for the barn style annex, in terms of form and structure, much of the detail input came from Caroline herself. The ...read more

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    10th Jul 2017

    When Danish Farmhouse meets Georgian Rectory

    When the architect of India Hicks, society royal and lifestyle brand entrepreneur, and her hotelier husband David Flintwood contacted us, to make all of the doors and windows for their Oxfordshire country manse, we were delighted. Little did we think that the Barr Group would be commissioned to ...read more

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    10th Jul 2017

    Don't move improve...and pay next to nothing

    The weekend Sunday Telegraph money section echoed what most of us are thinking and many are acting on. Selling and moving not only involves the huge financial costs of stamp duty, estate agents and solicitors fees, furniture removals and possibly storage but also lost work time, and a huge ...read more

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    15th May 2017

    Oxfordshire construction company scoops top energy efficiency award

    Oxfordshire builders, StuartBarr CDR, have scooped a prestigious Master Builder Award, taking the prize for best Energy Efficient Project in the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) Southern Counties region. Now in its 13th year, the Master Builder Awards continues to be a flagship for ...read more

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    8th May 2017

    What should be up front on every election manifesto - according to the FMB; voice of the construction industry.

    T he next UK Government will face many challenges over and above negotiating Britain’s departure from the European Union and as such the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) wants all political parties to set out their proposals about how they would overcome some of the fundamental challenges ...read more

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    5th May 2017

    Bank holiday Monday saw Thame locals rally together for a day of football fun

    Bank holiday Monday saw Thame locals rally together for a day of football fun raising money for The Thames Valley Air Ambulance (TVAA). Face painting, burgers, hot dogs, more than 500 cakes and plenty of tea and coffee was on hand for supporters of the two football teams competing in the central ...read more

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