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INITIAL HELP AND ADVICE

Michael Credland (architectural design and planning) - many thanks to Mike for all this help and advice during the planning and design phases of the project.

Neil May (NBT) http://www.natural-building.co.uk/

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) http://www.spab.org.uk/

Lee Holmes http://www.aecb.net/findmembers.php?memberSearch=977

Fleur Gordon http://www.emess.org/Conservation%20Consultants.htm

Nigel Griffiths, author of ‘The Eco-house Manual: How to Carry Out Environmentally Friendly Improvements to Your Home’ 

David Glew – Architect  http://www.glewandsmith.com/ 

Laura Burgess at www.ecoescape.org for all her help, advice and referrals re publicity and marketing

 

BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETION

Tasker Builders http://www.taskerbuilders.com/home.html

Bricks http://www.yorkhandmade.co.uk/

Roof Tiles– William Blythe http://www.williamblyth.co.uk/

Brick floor pavers http://www.colefordbrick.co.uk/

Glaster http://www.lime.org.uk/

Pavatherm http://www.natural-building.co.uk/

Hemp http://www.natural-building.co.uk/hemp_natural_insulation.htm

Natural Aglaia paints http://www.womersleys.co.uk/pdfs/summaryofwallpaintsplasters.pdf and http://www.womersleys.co.uk/

Lime-wash - http://www.womersleys.co.uk/

Casein Distemper and Lime-wash http://www.farrow-ball.com/

Wood Pellet boiler and Solar Panels - http://www.jones-nash.co.uk/

Wood-burning stoves – Clearview - http://www.robeys.co.uk/

Baths, toilets, sinks, taps - Catchpole & Rye http://www.crye.co.uk/

Tiles, Toilet, sinks - Fired Earth http://www.firedearth.co.uk/

Copper bath http://www.williamholland.co.uk/

Cooker in Hayloft – Range master http://www.rangemaster.co.uk/

Cooker in Bothy –Everhot  http://everhot.co.uk/

Wooden Refrigerator http://www.robeys.co.uk/pages/heating/stoves/stoves.php

Lighting – Broughtons of Leicester http://www.broughtons.com/

Curtain poles and lighting http://www.jim-lawrence.co.uk/

Ironmongery http://www.fromtheanvil.co.uk/ – from Doras Hardware, Sleaford http://www.doras-hardware.com/

Indigo furniture http://www.indigofurniture.co.uk/

Seventh Heaven http://www.divinedreams.co.uk

Sofa & Chairs in Hayloft http://www.multiyork.co.uk/

Sofa & Chairs in Bothy http://www.indigofurniture.co.uk/

Recycled Cotton rugs  http://jarapa.co.uk/

Braided rugs http://www.braided-rug.co.uk/

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Photography – Philip Vince http://www.majesticcrystal.co.uk/

Signwriter - Lee Crosskill http://www.thesignwriter.co.uk/

Website Design – TJS in Horncastle http://www.tjs.co.uk/

PR and Marketing - Mark Hibbert markhibbert@mac.com

Memberships - Lincolnshire Tourism, Tastes of Lincolnshire http://www.visitlincolnshire.com/food-and-drink/tastes-of-lincolnshire

 

FOOD PROVIDED FOR GUESTS IN ACCOMMODATION SOURCED FROM

Vegetables from our garden, local farm shops/farmer's markets or Fenellas Garden www.fenellasgarden.co.uk/

Cheese Poachers cheese http://www.lincolnshirepoachercheese.com or Lymn Bank Cheese http://www.postacheese.com/index.asp

Sausages Grasmere Farm http://www.grasmere-farm.co.uk/ or Pink Pig Organics www.pinkpigorganics.co.uk 

Butter Poacher Butter http://www.lincolnshirepoachercheese.com/

Eggs Variety (local free range and/or organic)

Biscuits Woodhall Spa Bakery & Delicatessen http://www.woodhallspa.org/

Plum Loaf Woodhall Spa Bakery & Delicatessen http://www.woodhallspa.org/

Jams M.H. Preserves, Ruskington http://www.mhpreserves.vpweb.co.uk/ or Jenny’s Jams, Lincoln http://www.jennysjams.co.uk/

Chutneys Lymn Bank Cheese http://www.postacheese.com/index.asp or Jenny’s Jams, LIncoln http://www.jennysjams.co.uk/

Honey D.W. Pont, Doddington, Nr Lincoln

Muesli Maud Foster Mill, Boston http://www.maudfoster.co.uk/

Flour for bread Maud Foster Mill, Boston http://www.maudfoster.co.uk/

Filter coffee Jungle coffee http://www.wickedcoffee.co.uk/brands_jungle.htm or www.realteaandcoffee.co.uk, Ruskington.

Crisps Pipers http://www.piperscrisps.com/products/index.phtml, Elsham, Nr Brigg

Chocolate Special Edition chocolate near Market Rasen http://www.specialeditionchocolate.co.uk/index.htm and Booja booja http://www.boojabooja.com/

Wine From our apples made into wine by Lombard Wines in Lincoln  www.lombardwines.co.uk

Beer Batemans http://www.bateman.co.uk/ or Poacher's Beer from Poacher's Brewery, Lincoln http://www.poachersbrewery.co.uk/index.htm

Fruit drink Belvoir presses http://www.belvoirfruitfarms.co.uk/page/belvoir-presses

Other non-local food includes organic chocolate from Booja booja http://www.boojabooja.com/ and other items from Goodness Foods  www.goodness.co.uk/

 

CLEANING PRODUCTS AND TOILETRIES

Cleaning Products Earth-friendly range http://www.greenbrands.co.uk/

Bubble bath, shampoo, conditioner, hand wash - Faith in Nature http://www.faithinnature.co.uk/

Bath melts - http://www.purethoughts.co.uk/

Guest Soap & Candles - www.Kettlerscottagecrafts.co.uk/

Face Scrubs & Masks - http://www.purethoughts.co.uk/

 

OTHER WEBSITES

www.greentraveller.co.uk

www.green-tourism.co.uk

www.organicholidays.co.uk

http://www.ecoescape.org/

http://www.visitlincolnshire.com/food-and-drink/tastes-of-lincolnshire

 

OTHER MENTIONS

The brilliant photographs of the Stables were taken by Philip Vince.  View his glass engraving business.

Help and advice on PR and Marketing all by Mark Hibbert (markhibbert@mac.com)

And completely off beat is -

an unusual website from my friend Kirsty in Scotland is http://www.banthewasp.com - the serious side of it is all about helping - poverty, human rights and other charities.