Planning Consultancy

Planning Consultancy

Every project we undertake requires decisions in relation to planning legislation. We have experience of a wide variety of applications from Full Planning Consent to Listed Building Consent, Certificates of Lawfulness to Change of Use. Where we can, we look to use...

Barn Conversions

Barn Conversions

The challenge... Purchased with an existing approval and a short timescale before planning expired, our client wanted to entirely redesign to achieve a more contemporary and minimal design to suit their lifestyle. They also wanted to be as energy efficient / off-grid...

Urban Design

Urban Design

The challenge… We were appointed to design a temporary staircase and ramp to get pedestrians and cyclists from the station into the town centre across the old railway goods yard. A 4m drop had to be accommodated, suitable visibility splays created for cyclists onto...

New Build

New Build

The challenge… Our client had hoped to return to their childhood hamlet to build a traditional four bedroom Cotswold style home to retire to. This would also allow them to care for an ageing parent who still lived locally. However, they were told by the Local Planning...

Community Housing

Community Housing

The challenge… A Community Land Trust (CLT) was looking to maximise the potential of one of their underused existing urban spaces for a car free scheme, consisting of one bedroom flats at affordable rents. A heavily constrained urban site with neighbouring trees,...

Self Build

Self Build

The challenge… Our client had purchased two barns with an existing Planning Consent for conversion, although with a limited time before expiry. The design and layout was felt to be dated and not maximising the buildings or the location. The site was also at the bottom...

Listed Buildings

Listed Buildings

We have experience of working with buildings listed Grade II and Grade II*  and are currently appointed to support a client with multiple applications on a site that contains Grade I, Grade II* and Grade II listed structures. As an owner of a listed building you...

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

As Architects we help our clients take projects from early concepts to completion. This process starts by assisting in compiling client’s requirements, developing design options / site appraisals, before preparing planning and building regulations submissions. Then...