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May 2017

We all love tree houses, and soon we will be able to explore a whole theme park of them, once a new adventure playground opens in Cheshire. A wooden woodland adventure playground will be opening soon near Bickley Town, after planning permission was granted for the 20 hectare acre-site by the Cheshire West and Chester Council’s planning committee. The playground area will include “a system of aerial and ground woodland walks linking a series of magical treehouses, picnic and storytelling areas,” said estate agent Savills, who have prepared a planning statement in......

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May 2017

Deciding on a theme for your treehouse is always a good idea before you actually start to build, otherwise you might not find that the theme is realised as well as it could have been. Checking out what other intrepid treehouse builders have been up to is also advisable, to see if there are any ideas you can pinch for your own designs. With that in mind, we’ve just come across this article on the ABC News website about a 48-year-old retired attorney who has spent the last 14 months building a......

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06
May 2017

It’s no secret that children love absolutely nothing more than messing about in treehouses – and it would seem that this rule applies not just to commoners but to the Royal Family as well… apparently, Queen Victoria’s old treehouse is about to reopen to the public, thought to be the oldest treehouse in the entire world. The Tree House can be dated all the way back to 1692 at least, perched partway up a lime tree on the Pitchford Estate, a property made up of 1,000 acres on the outskirts of Shropshire......

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Apr 2017

These days, the tree houses that our children have to play with aren’t quite the haphazard garden structures that we had erected at the bottom of the garden, structures that threatened to blow down at even the slightest gust of wind. Oh, no. These days, such houses are truly the height of luxury – in some cases, even better than our actual homes! Well, perhaps that’s not quite the case but in all seriousness, it’s not far off. A well-built house in the sky, complete with all the latest mod-cons, is becoming......

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16
Apr 2017

Now you may have already considered one of our structures for a garden home office, but you might not expect to find a treehouse in any normal workplace. However, the newly named as one of the best office in the UK has been revealed, and you might be surprised at what you’ll find inside. A new office in Wrexham has been recognised by the British Council for Offices (BCO) for setting a high standard in quality of workplaces. The new home of company Moneypenny, the office was awarded the accolade of Best......

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01
Apr 2017

The kind of treehouse you end up with will depend on how much effort you are willing to put into the design and construction process. A lot of people like the rough and ready look as it recalls their own childhoods when they fashioned their own little cabins in the sky with their parents – but these days, thanks to the internet, it’s really easy to see what can be achieved in terms of style and design, and the concept of the treehouse in itself has moved on from childish hangout to......

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17
Mar 2017

Getting back to nature and spending more time in the great outdoors is one of the main reasons that people decide to have low level treehouses and other similar structures installed at home – or even at the office! And these days, you’re really spoiled for choice when it comes to design and style. You can have whatever you want, it seems! If you’re something of an eco-warrior and want your treehouse to be as green as possible, here are a few ideas to consider incorporating. Solar panels You can have electricity......

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02
Mar 2017

Deciding on where you want to honeymoon is one of the most important decisions when it comes to wedding planning. There are so many options these days that it’s actually quite an impossible task so does bear some thinking about. Weigh up your options – do you want to stay in the UK? Are you keen to go abroad? How long do you want to go for? Do you want a relaxing trip away or are you after a bit of an adventure? All these questions and more will really help you......

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22
Feb 2017

Having bespoke garden structures in your garden or on your business premise somewhere is a brilliant way of adding interest to your site and providing your children (or members of staff!) with a really fun place to spend time out in the fresh air, enjoying the great outdoors. However, it’s important to consider health and safety at all times, from the construction of the structure itself to how it’s used once it’s been fully set up. Here are a few top tips to help you get it right. Consider, for example, the......

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Feb 2017

The February half term is now in full swing (February 13th-19th) and no doubt you and your kids have had a great time thus far, spending time together and enjoying not having to go to school. But even though it’s only for a week, chances are that your kids will need a bit of inspiration when it comes to keeping entertained this half term… and what could be better than getting started on your grand plans for a brand-new treehouse? When it comes to family time and bonding together, there’s really no......

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