Heritage, Residential

Moor Edge

This privately owned property situated on the edge of the famous Ilkley Moor needed a new lease of life when the new occupiers moved in. Lion Construction worked closely with the client and Principal Designers to create a large kitchen living space emphasised by the extravagant use of glass to open up the already spacious kitchen/living area out into the breathtaking landscaped gardens.

Project type

Interior & Exterior Renovation

Building type

Residential Home


10 Weeks


This Project

The extension to the rear of the property was elegantly wrapped in powder-coated aluminium, housing the impressive set of state of the art sliding door system, boasting a minimalistic 25mm sightline. The external frame was rebated into the surrounding plasterwork to achieve a frameless look. The doors open out to a new Yorkshire sawn stone alfresco eating area in the impressive gardens, the canopy houses discreet LED downlights to gently illuminate the outside area.

Within the property, the load-bearing walls were carefully removed following guidance from the structural engineer and a structural steel framework was installed to create the large open kitchen living area. Once all structural works were completed and signed off by the local building control officer, the internal works could commence. 

The existing subfloor was removed to allow for new insulated build up to accommodate the underfloor heating system cast within the liquid cementitious screed. All structural elements were clad in fire-resistant plasterboard to which the whole space was re-plastered to an excellent standard. A new contemporary kitchen and utility room were installed, doors finished in midnight blue, complemented by the brushed brass ironmongery and finished with a slim modern granite work surface in a contrasting white. Our experienced electrical contractors assisted with the ‘secret’ installation of an impressive wall mounted media system. The whole area was illuminated by the use of recessed Orluna LED downlights to continue with the seamless feel to the space. The floor is complemented by the skilful install of the large format 1.2×1.2m ceramic tiles kindly supplied by the well-known Porcelenosa.

Following the careful removal of the unnecessary second staircase, this allowed for the installation of the contemporary master ensuite bathroom. 

The bathroom consisted of a rain head shower with concealed fittings, housed within a large bespoke fixed glass screen and concealed wet-room tray. Large roll top bath with floor-mounted taps, his and her sinks situated upon a robust floating shelf finished in white gloss. The focal point of this space was again the use of glass, this time a floor to ceiling fixed aluminium window finished in the same anthracite grey looking out onto the landscaped garden area. The bathroom was decorated using a grey marble effect tile with one feature wall in a textured finish, the space was heated using digitally controlled underfloor heating system and heated duel fuel towel radiator. The space was again illuminated by the use of recessed Orluna LED downlights which finished off the bathroom beautifully.

 Once complete the client was extremely impressed with the finish and service we had provided throughout, as was the Architect who said we had surpassed their expectations of their design.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge from the front.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge from the rear.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge front entrance.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge rear entrance.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge kitchen and living room.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge kitchen.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge kitchen and living room.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge kitchen.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge bedroom.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge bathroom.

  • After Renovation – Moor Edge bathroom.


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