Esme Coppock

Esme Coppock

Esme is our Communications Lead and is responsible for expanding online interaction, directing online conversations and project narratives. She is also a student at the University of Edinburgh, studying for an MA in Architectural History and Heritage. Her love of architecture and the transformative power of design are reflected in her work.

Articles by Esme Coppock

Exterior of a domestic dwelling, L-shaped extension with stone walls and oak door and window frames, protected by a low overhanging roof. Communion Architects, Herefordshire.

The Final Dash before Christmas

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Looking to complete all the items on this extension to a listed farmhouse in Herefordshire, ready for the Christmas celebrations. December.. Continue Reading >

Concrete slabs laid on a new floor for a new dwelling occupy the lower third of the image, the middle third show shows piles of more concrete slabs while a grey and blue winter sky rises up in the background. Communion Architects, Herefordshire

New Flooring

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William Powell are laying a floor for a new dwelling on this site. It will become a family home located a rural Herefordshire village.. Continue Reading >

A small yellow digger with an extended arm reaching across a muddy ground. The ground is mostly mud with some poured concrete lines in a rectangular formulation, constituting the beginning of some foundations for a new house. Communion Architects, Hereford.

Breaking Ground

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Digging trenches and pouring foundations for a new dwelling in a Herefordshire village. Nothing like starting a brand new house! Cannot wait to see.. Continue Reading >

a old white washed cottage covered in scaffolding with a new roof in the process of being installed. Blue sky above and green grass below. Communion Architects, Hereford.

A New Cottage Roof

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Creating a new roof for this cottage, currently new oak trusses are being installed on site. November 2020.. Continue Reading >

New oak roof truss partway completed on a red brick cottage, image taken from the scaffolding level with the roof trusses. Communion Architects, Hereford.

New Roof

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New oak truss and purlins being fitted on site. November 2020.. Continue Reading >

Zinc folding equipment and a sealant in a red sealant gun laying on a wooden planks and zinc sheets. Communion Design, Hereford.

Tools of the Trade: Zinc

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Zinc folding equipment and sealant to produce a rear abutment gutter for an extension to a listed building in Herefordshire November.. Continue Reading >

Close up of Zinc guttering being attached to a new wooden roof.

Rainwater Catcher

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Zinc guttering being foxed to oak eaves. Roof detailing to a new extension for a listed building in Herefordshire. November 2020  .. Continue Reading >

Close up of roof detailing a new oak beam connected with wooden pegs to an older wooden post which in turn is connected to a white washed stone wall. Communion Architects, Hereford.

New Oak Sill

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New lead flashing to a new oak sill being supported by a new oak beam pegged and morticed into an ancient oak post... Continue Reading >

A wood oak column with bark stands upright against a horizontal wooden plank, the two are joined together with wooden pegs.

Old Meets New

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The old and the new oak beams are being pegged into place to this ancient oak post. This forms part of some extensive.. Continue Reading >

A wooden oak roof truss lays on green grass in the foreground, behind it is a white van and a red brick cottage covered with scaffolding. Communion Architects, Hereford.

New Oak Truss

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This is a new oak truss being fabricated on site, it will be lifted into place to form a new traditional roof for this.. Continue Reading >

A new oak window frame set in a newly built stone wall, through the empty window a builder in a hi-viz jacket and white hard hat can be seen surveying works. Communion Architects, Hereford.

Oak Framed Windows

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Inserting new oak windows into stone work walls. Re-imagining a kitchen to Grade 2 Listed Farmhouse in beautiful Herefordshire. November 2020.. Continue Reading >

Perspective image on a long wooden roof truss taking up most of the image, it leads the viewer to a stone build house in the background, the new roof truss is part of extension works on the site. Communion Architects, Hereford

Eaves detailing

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New zinc roof to re-imagined kitchen to Listed Farmhouse in Herefordshire. This project had to temporarily halted during lockdown, it is now back up and.. Continue Reading >

On the left hand side is a red brick victorian house with large windows, on the far right side is dark green foliage, in the centre, there is a cityscape view across Herefordshire partially blocked by a green tree in the centre. Communion Architects, Hereford.

A previously unseen view

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We often say it’s what we take away that’s more important than what we add. This view was previously hidden behind a serious.. Continue Reading >

a short plank on wood laying on a grey concrete floor across the lower third of the image, the short plank is surrounded by wood chips, off cuts and saw dust. Communion Architects, Herefordshire.

Tools of the Trade

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Carpentry taking place on site to create a new wall plate truss from oak. Part of ongoing repairs to a fire damaged listed.. Continue Reading >

A wrought iron gate with one side slightly open. Behind the gate is a grassy graveyard and stoney path leading to the main door of a village church behind. The stone walls are a light yellow stone and the roof is pale brown. The church is partially obstructed by a large evergreen. Communion Architects, Hereford.

The Future of the Past

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All opportunities lie in the future – opening on the door on a new project. We love working with churches because.. Continue Reading >

A small digger with a white arm on site. The bucket rests on the floor behind the pile of earth in the foreground, a two storey White cottage in the background. On Site for an extension in Worcestershire, communion architects.


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Digging down to create foundations at this site. This is at the start of the construction process to create an extension to this cottage. It’s.. Continue Reading >