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    • Grand Designs

      April 2018

      Wisteria Lodge makes a double spread in this special ‘25 period home projects’ pull out. The new contemporary layout combined with the original striking features makes for an architecturally and aesthetically pleasing project all round.

    • The Saturday Telegraph

      February 2018

      The innovative Underground House draws the attention of the National press this week. Not only are the clients (one of whom himself being an architect) delighted with their unique home, but also keen to note their project ran ahead of schedule and within budget.

    • Oxfordshire Homes & Interiors

      January 2018

      Journalist 'Gill Oliver' chooses the Barr Group projects for a four page special on 'Construction Innovation'. An informative look behind the scenes of our most memorable projects of 2017.

    • Grand Designs

      October 2017

      The Barr Group feature in an 8 page spread on the striking new build annexe at Upper Green Farm, see more on our project page.

    • Oxford Times Exclusive

      September 2017

      The Henley-on-Thames Oxford Times exclusive magazine focus on Wisteria Lodge - the team approach to this project ensured the perfect finish. To see more of this property, visit our project page.

    • Grand Designs

      September 2017

      The Barr Group projects makes it to the front page in this edition of Grand Designs, which nicely follows into a project special in next months edition.

    • Oxford Times Exclusive

      August 2017

      A double page spread article featuring the collaboration between the Barr Group, on this luxury Georgian renovation in the heart of the town.

    • Grand Designs

      July 2017

      We love to see our projects in the national press and this one is no exception. This outstanding underground house sunk nine metres below ground level picked up the 'Best Energy Efficient Project' with the FMB.

    • The Sunday Telegraph

      July 2017

      The Sunday telegraph article - the money section certainly echoes what most of us are thinking and acting on. As director of the Barr Group, Stuart Barr gives his opinion on why improving your home is a highly profitable investment.

    • Architectural Digest

      June 2017

      India Hicks, David Flintwood & their family enjoying their beautiful home in AD. This gorgeous new build was designed and built by the Barr Group team & modelled upon their traditional upbringing, which is clearly reflected in their choice of Georgian English country house style.

    • Oxford Times Exclusive

      June 2017

      The Barr Group feature in this exclusive annual magazine discussing the simple elegance of all that is Quintessential. This Grade II* listed property was another example of how the Barr Group execute a project from start to finish incorporating Construction, Joinery and bespoke Kitchen.

    • 25 Beautiful Homes

      April 2017

      25 Beautiful Homes admires the work of the Barr Group Companies - a touch of grand luxe in this converted Grade II Listed former parsonage.

    • Oxford Times Exclusive

      March 2017

      This stunning recently renovated 'arts & crafts' old rectory caught the eyes of the Wallingford exclusive magazine. Where contemporary and traditional sit by side. See more of this property on our project page.

    • Grand Designs

      September 2016

      When BarrKitchens designed the layout, there were no restrictions beyond what was practical – & striking. The new space lent itself to linear runs because of its elongated shape allowing for a clean, pared-back contemporary feel, with a 4.4m-long island & floating units.

    • Homes and Gardens

      July 2016

      Garden designer 'Sarah Naybour' provided StuartBarr CDR with the plans to bring this fabulous outside space to life, in conjunction with the renovation within. Thank you H&G for a great article!

    • AGA Living

      Spring 2016

      This fascinating renovation and extension with eclectic hand made BarrKitchen caught AGA's attention. Every detail was considered - down to the built in creature comfort step!

    • 25 Beautiful Homes

      June 2016

      This simple beautiful loft conversion, designed by HollandGreen Architects with its clean lines and calming colour scheme quite rightly made it into 25 Beautiful Homes.

    • KBB

      April 2016

      KBB loved this stunning open plan kitchen living space, with seamless indoor outdoor living and wow factor BarrJoinery bi-folds in a massive eight panel configuration.

    • House & Garden

      September 2014

      A stunning Barrkitchen featured as part of a Barr Group Companies project; Old Dairy Style.

    • Essential KBB

      April 2014

      This whole house renovation with heritage kitchen extension and roof light, designed by Ptolomy-Dean Architects, made a wonderful case study feature for EKBB.


    • Energy Efficient Project

      Federation of Master Builders Awards Winner 2017

    • Small Project - Rhodes House, Oxford

      Oxfordshire Preservation Trust Awards Winner 2017

    • Building Conservation - Jesus College, Oxford

      Oxfordshire Preservation Trust Awards Winner 2017

    • Young Achiever of the Year

      Constructing Excellence Awards Finalist 2016

    • Best Local Builder

      LABC Building Excellence Regional Finalist 2016

    • Apprenticeship of the Year

      Oxfordshire Business Awards Winner 2016

    • Business Person of the Year

      Oxfordshire Business Awards Winner 2016

    • Apprentice of the Year

      Oxfordshire Construction Training Group Awards Winner 2016

    • Significant Contribution to Oxford

      Oxfordshire Preservation Trust Awards Winner 2014

    FMB Testimonial


    • Mill House Fly Through

      A visual journey of through one of our completed DTC projects, from shiny letterbox to perfect garden gate.

    • The Barr Group Christmas Card 2016

      A bit of festive fun, with the StuartBarr CDR team, to finish off 2016; on-site, in the workshop and back at the office.

    • The Barr Group - Inspiring Young People

      We hope to inspire young people and to pass on our skills and knowledge... this footage shows how.

    • The Barr Group - Doing Things Differently Yearbook 2016

    • BarrKitchens Christmas Dish Off - The Outtakes!

      ... and the funny bits!

    • The Barr Group - Energy & Vibrancy Within

      What our customers and business partners think of us is top of our success measures; here are some thoughts.


    • CITB

    • Constructionline

    • Federation of Master Builders

    • The Guild of Master Craftsmen

    • GO Construct

    • Oxford Preservation Trust

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