Historic Building Practices in Medway: Part Two

Despite Medways perceived underclass element and the deterioration associated with that environment, investment in Medway and especially Rochester will effectively elevate the area from being one of the remaining vestiges of affordable housing in the South East. Many professionals and educated middle class families are choosing to move away from London (or are being priced … Read more

Historic Building Practices in Medway: Part One

Historic Building Practices in Medway The Victorian era extended from 1837-1901. Other than the many buildings of historical interest (mostly confined to Rochester), you will notice that properties in Medway predominantly fall into the category of being built during the reign of Queen Victoria. Building practices changed little up to the 1920’s when a vast … Read more

Setting the record straight on damp proofing old properties

“Old houses are damp, its just something you have to put up with” 99% of Medway terrace properties over 100 years old, will still be standing in 100 years. Regardless of the many ‘improvements’ in building practices throughout the years, an damp proofing old properties is often preferable to new build for a number of … Read more

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