Strawbale Building


STRAW WORKS is led by Barbara Jones, formerly of AMAZONAILS.



FANTASTIC NEWS:  We’ve been invited to build an affordable strawbale house at Grand Designs Live.  Come and see us at Excel, London from 3 – 11 May.


Cropredy Warehouse Strawbale Infill:  See Facebook for more photos!

Barbara and her team of Associates have created many beautiful and durable residential and commercial buildings using straw bales and natural materials. Collectively they have been involved in some capacity with more than 300 buildings in the UK and Europe, ranging from tiny garden buildings to the UK’s largest straw bale building to date.

STRAW WORKS services include:

  • Full architectural design and planning
  • Consultancy on Strawbale projects and building regulations
  • Training in Strawbale building and natural plastering

STRAW WORKS builds on many years of extensive experience and comprehensive knowledge within the field of strawbale building. They provide exceptional services for self-builders and contractors. Just ask for testimonials!

LATEST NEWS: We have a brand new training programme this year, with old favourites like the ‘First Straw’ and the chance to learn all about Strawbale building in a beautiful part of Poland. Click here to see our training programme for 2014

STRAW WORKS is based in Todmorden (UK) and works Europe-wide, including the UK, Guernsey, Crete, Germany and Italy.

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