Studio Wolsey Architects
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Wedding Venue | Essex

Wedding Venue and barn conversion in Essex Countryside.

Wedding Venue


 This beautiful farm is situated in the picturesque Essex countryside and the owners have farmed the land for nearly 100 years. They have now decided to diversify into running weddings, and have asked Studio Wolsey to help with converting some of the old barns and agricultural buildings into a wedding venue.

Proposed bar space

Proposed bar space

The current phase of the project is the barn conversion of one of the existing Dutch Barns into a bar and central facilities block. The existing barn has a great double barrel vaulted roof and a beautifully ornate steel frame. We are retaining both of these, while updating the cladding to make the barn warm and watertight, and installing new flooring throughout. We are also adding three sets of large bi-folding doors to allow guests to spill out from the bar into the courtyard during summer weddings.  

I cannot recommend Studio Wolsey more highly; Sarah’s attention to detail is second to none, and her professionalism, creativity and efficiency make working with her an absolute pleasure.
— Bryony Graham

The client is keen to retain the agricultural feel of the barns through the steelwork and exposed brickwork internally, but we are adding warmth and a high quality finish through the addition of new joinery and lighting.

Proposed floor plan

If you’d like to know more about the wedding venue, check out Lodge Farm Barns website.