Extension to Wardens Cottage at Caravan Site in Yorkshire

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This is an extension recently completed to the wardens cottage at a caravan site on the Yorkshire Moors

Recently Completed Refurbishment to Stamp Shop Front at Gateshead

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Refurbishment of Stamp Shop in conjunction with Gateshead Council using Lottery Funding

Understanding the particulars of planning permission

We are often asked about planning permission, including the precise details and the kinds of architectural projects that can be permitted to go ahead without it. Many people have concerns over planning permission, the appropriate application methods and the possible penalties if they fail to acquire it prior to starting work. Continue reading “Understanding the particulars of planning permission” »

Putting a project out to tender

Architectural projects are faced with a wide range of challenges, whether they are new builds, extensions or renovations. One of the biggest is budgeting and ensuring there are enough funds to complete the job to the highest possible standard. In order to budget effectively, it may be wise to put several aspects of the job out to tender so that businesses can submit their proposals. This will give you the opportunity to see what different companies can offer for your money and will let you compare quotes. Continue reading “Putting a project out to tender” »

Are the changes to your property feasible?

When you are considering having renovation work carried out on your home or adding an extension for some extra living space, planning and preparation will be required before any of the work can go ahead. First and foremost, you must determine whether or not your idea is actually realistic and achievable, and this is why a feasibility study is so important. Continue reading “Are the changes to your property feasible?” »