Oystercather, Polzeath

Larch Glulam Framed bar and Restaurant

Client: St Austel Brewery

Location: Cornwall

Completed: 2019

Materials: Larch Glulam

Architect: Harrison

Main Contractor: Blacknoll Limited

Popular Cornish venue gets Comprehensive Renovation and Extension

One of Polzeath’s favourite venues for locals and visitors for many years, The Oystercatcher is prominently situated, with panoramic view across the renowned surfing beach.

Owners, St Austell Brewery, enlisted Harrison Architects to design a comprehensive renovation of the existing building and extend over the car park to increase their indoor and outdoor bar and dining facilities.

The initial drawings were for a larger timber timber frame, which was scaled back due to time constraints working to a seven week turnaround.  The finished design added a steel frame that the Carpenter Oak frame would be incorporated into.

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