RIBA logoJohn Groom
Chartered Architect

& General Practice Surveyor



Conversion and extension of the New Inn, Public House, (a Listed Building) Drayton, near Cosham, to an Indian Restaurant (the Spice Village)

1The owner of the Spice Village Indian restaurant in Emsworth, purchased the freehold of the New Inn, and John Groom has been carrying out all the planning and building regulation work, then advising the owner on construction. (A number of subcontractors have been employed directly by the owner) As the building is Listed, obtaining the various consents has be a protracted process, and has caused many delays, but all permissions have been granted Work is proceeding, but there have been delays caused by design problems with the air-conditioning. Interior designers have provided a design for a restaurant of 100 covers. Work has restarted and the expected completion date is now early in 2012



The New Inn - before

Spice Village - now

Canopy refurbishment

Replacement window in frontage.



Emsworth Web Designs  ã2012