Building for tomorrow

‘I’m very fortunate,’ says Phlip Proctor, ‘to be able to work in style and comfort with the hope of making people’s lives better – I have a wonderful job.’ The forty years of hard work that have gone into creating that good fortune are proof positive that Shaftesbury-based architect Philip Proctor means what he says Read More…

Renovating Corfe Castle – what might have been

It is one of Dorset’s most familiar beauty spots, instant visual shorthand for the Isle of Purbeck. It has been photographed, painted and sketched from every conceivable angle – it even appears on the opening credits of the Disney film, Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Last year a computer animation student digitally restored Corfe Castle, but had Read More…