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Building Careers: Nutshell’s Kieran Crumley discusses construction projects and his work in the South East

As a born-and-bred family-run construction company in the heart of Sussex with a history spanning more than 400 years, you’ll be hard pressed to find a firm that is more in-tune with the local construction industry than Nutshell Construction. The UK property industry has experienced its fair share of disturbance through times of change this [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Introducing Nutshell:spaces by Nutshell Construction

From our very first project up until the present day Nutshell Construction has garnered a reputation as a construction company with a difference. We’ve proved to all of our clients that we deliver exceptional service on all of our projects, be they commercial or residential, new build or restoration. But we want our existing and [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

How to choose a paint palette for your home

Choosing the right colour for your home can be a tricky decision and a confusing process. Colour can make or break a room and has the power to transform a space and is an important tool to connect rooms and create a consistent style throughout your home. Knowing which colours go together and where to [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Transform your home with a bespoke staircase

Staircases are an all-too-often overlooked feature. We take them for granted because they’re a necessity. A staircase is a key feature that helps to define the character of your home. Often it’s the first thing anyone coming into your home will see. A bespoke staircase could be a big step in creating a home that’s [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Nutshell’s tips for planning and designing an extension

A home extension is a great solution for anyone looking to save the time and (sometimes) money that moving house inevitably requires. It can add character to a home that’s already part of the family. Nutshell knows that planning, designing and building an extension can be stressful, but it’s also something that’s essential to get [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Everything you need to know about sash windows

It’s for good reason that windows are often called the ‘eyes of the house’. They let in light, allow you to see and, maybe most importantly, define the character of a building in all its individuality. This means that knowing your windows is always helpful. Sash windows tend to be made up of two movable [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Our guide to period property building regulations

As specialists in the restoration and refurbishment of listed buildings, Nutshell Construction is frequently asked the same familiar questions by clients; often, they are unaware of the planning complications and regulations surrounding construction work on listed buildings. Nutshell are specialists in period properties and in order to help clients they would like to attempt to [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Welcome to our new website!

We’re delighted to welcome you to our brand new website. We’re always innovating and improving for clients in our day to day business – it’s at the heart of what we do, so it makes sense to apply the same standards to ourselves. Please take a look around and explore Nutshell’s business. You can expect [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Restoration & Renovation of a Medieval Manor

A beautiful 17th century, medieval gem in the Horsham countryside, is now returned to its former glory after extensive restoration work by Nutshell. The grand, grade two listed building in the heart of Sussex presented numerous challenges and much excitement for the Nutshell team. Over the years, time eventually took its toll on the property, leaving a [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|0 Comments