Location New Forest National Park, Hampshire Designations AONB, National Park, SSI, Conservation Area Client Private Value Undisclosed Sector Private Residential Images PAD studio PAD studio have been appointed to refurbish and extend an existing cottage located on a secluded beach in Hampshire, New Forest National Park and bounded by SSSI and areas of Saltmarsh which are under stringent coastal protection. The site and building are rich in history, folk law and charm. The project offers an opportunity to celebrate this narrative, forming an enlarged family home on a stunning site. The remains of a nearby brickworks, historic association with smuggling and flooding issues have provided wonderful inspiration for a sensitive proposal which will be carefully detailed to reference the local building vernacular and the site’s history. Planning was granted in spring 2018.