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History of Percy Williams

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It might perhaps have 'started' with inside bathrooms in the late 20s and 30s, then Cinema advertising of new homes in the 40s.

Percy Williams and Sons

Fast forward a little to the mid 60s. Percy Williams & Sons were entrusted to construct Creek Vean perched just above the Fal estuary at Feock.

Creek Vean

Photograph kindly provided by Ian Graymore

This award winning design by Team4s, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster was indirectly showcased in the 2016 Grand Designs RIBA shortlist (Owners House).

Creek Vean just below Owners House, remains an exemplary home that has truly stood the passage of time. (http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/creek-vean/)

Whilst being noted for both their long established traditional qualities of craftsmanship, Percy Williams have frequently been ahead of the game and this prevails in more recent times and developments.

Today Simon Williams, and previously his father Leonard maintained a genuine commitment to bold contemporary living exuding in legacy projects such as St Ives beach fronts Piazza and Barnaloft.

St Ives

Photograph kindly provided by Rhys Jones http://www.photomaestro.co.uk

Just a few years ago, The Princes Foundation worked with us and our partners in rescuing the former Miners Hospital at Redruth. Traditional skills were required in restoring landmark buildings whilst allowing a mixture of modern new homes and live/work units alongside in a groundbreaking Urban Village, Gweal Pawl.

Today the second phase of Fairglen takes you to the next generation of new home excellence from under £270,000.

 
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