Dorset Water Mill

Project: Renovation and Refurbishment

Client: Private

Location: Dorset

Value: Confidential

Description: Complete Renovation and Refurbishment of derelict Water Mill Buildings


A highly interesting and challenging scheme involving complete Renovation and Refurbishment of a Listed derelict Water Mill , to include the Mill House and 3 Storey Mill buildings with original workings and features.

Further outbuildings were also converted and extended to include additional accommodation and new extensions constructed to provide an Indoor Swimming Pool and Breakfast Room.
This scheme involved working closely with the Environment Agency to safeguard prime chalk watercourses, liason with Ecology organisations, Archeologists and Building Conservation officers.
Traditional methods and materials were used throughout including Lime plaster internally and lime pointing to stonework and brickwork externally, salvaged slates and plain clay tiles to roofs,
salvaged timbers re-used and retained where possible, original flagstones re-laid onto new insulated solid floors, original Mill Wheel and Machinery restored and featured internally.

Architects: Morgan Carey, Wareham

Engineers: Smith Foster, Poole

Mechanical & Electrical Consultants: Worldwise, Bournemouth