Gloom with a view

The deep beams on the first floor limit overlooking from the neighbouring properties.

Gianni Botsford's St John's Mews house is crafted on a tricky inner-city site. But while the clients are happy, Graham Bizley finds it lacks the soul and intimacy of a family home. Photos by Hélène Binet

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