Planning permission for Fullbrook 6th Form extension October 8, 2021

We are delighted to have recently achieved planning permission for a two storey extension and internal alterations to the existing sixth form facilities at Fullbrook School. The new extension creates an iconic building to give special identity to the successful and growing Fullbrook 6 where students can be inspired to achieve. Using our expertise in…

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Mollie Lord joins as Part 1 Architectural Assistant October 6, 2021

We are delighted to welcome Mollie Lord as Part 1 Architectural Assistant. Mollie joined the practice in summer 2021 after completing her architectural degree at the University of Portsmouth. Mollie is interested in regenerative architecture and inclusive design and is hoping to obtain strong technical and software skills to complement her design experience before returning…

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Launch of Young Epilepsy MEG October 1, 2021

Lytle Associates Architects were appointed by Young Epilepsy to act as lead consultant to incorporate in a new brain scanning system (MEG) into their existing facilities. The new specialist MEG equipment is the first of its kind in the world and has the potential to transform the diagnostic experience for the children. (As the MEG…

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Sussex Healthcare September 8, 2021

Over the past ten years, Lytle Associates Architects have collaborated with Sussex Health Care in the construction of over 120 special care bedspaces and 150,000ft2 of care accommodation. As one of the country’s leading care providers, Sussex Health Care employ 750 staff and provide 500 bedspaces in all. The fifteen homes run by the group…

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Welcome to Adam as Junior Architectural Technician September 3, 2021

We are delighted to welcome Adam as a full time member of staff after graduating from the University of Brighton this summer, joining as a Junior Architectural Technician. Adam joined the practice in 2020 to gain experience during the final year of his architectural technology degree. Since joining he has worked on a variety of…

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Planning permission at Kings College, Guildford September 1, 2021

We have recently obtained planning consent for a new baseball pitch with associated backstop fencing and cricket practice nets at Kings College in Guildford, part of the Guildford Education Partnership Multi Academy Trust. The new facilities are an expansion of the existing provision offered at the Kings Community Sports Hub, seen as an important school…

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Planning Permission for new dwelling, Guildford August 25, 2021

Lytle Associates Architects have been working closely with a private client over the past few years to redevelop a much-loved manor farm near Guildford. As part of these works, we have just secured planning permission for the reinstatement of an original Victorian Walled Garden, including the construction of a new two storey dwelling integrated as…

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Healthcare work at the Old Rectory, Surrey July 21, 2021

The Geoghegan Group commissioned Lytle Associates Architects to update and expand the existing care home facilities at the Old Rectory. Over the course of a number of phases, this project consisted of replacing the existing split heating system with a new single plant room in a purposely waterproof designed basement, which served the whole building;…

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Independence House, Croydon July 14, 2021

Lytle Associates Architects are pleased to be on site at Independence House in Croydon with Magic Living (part of the Paul Simon Magic Group of companies). The project transforms and extends a previously unused office building to provide a modern day multi flatted development offering local residents an ideal home for the future. Services include planning…

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Tolworth Girls School Sixth Form – Phase 2 Timelapse July 7, 2021

If you enjoyed our construction timelapse of Tolworth Girls School phase one last week, have a look at phase two! Phase 2, completed in September 2018 provided : • 200 seat performance/lecture theatre • Drama studio • English classrooms • Music classrooms, rehearsal space, recording studio and music practice rooms • Glazed double height entrance…

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Tolworth Girls School Sixth Form – Timelapse June 30, 2021

Check out this timelapse video of our project at Tolworth Girls School and Sixth Form! Lytle Associates Architects were appointed to design an £11 million development for this successful and expanding school. The scheme provides two major new teaching blocks in two phases. Phase 1 was completed in September 2017 and provided: – Sixth form…

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3D Model to completed project June 17, 2021

We utilise 3D modelling to easily communicate our vision to the client, neighbours or local planning authorities. This helps our clients to clearly visualise their projects as they evolve during the design process. This private residential project in Guildford consisted of a contemporary garden room, swimming pool & terrace. A 3D model created during the…

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Private house in Guildford June 9, 2021

BEFORE AND AFTER: At Lyle Associates Architects we have a wealth of experience in transforming existing dwellings into modern homes which meet the needs and requirements of 21st Century living. This existing 1950s house in Guildford was extended several times previously resulting in an incohesive layout. By removing some of these extensions and introducing a…

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Construction of new contemporary dwelling June 8, 2021

Construction continues for a new two storey contemporary dwelling in Guildford. The proposal will replace the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy efficient materials. The slope of the site results in only the first floor being visible from the street whilst the two storey South Elevation…

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Works commence at Barfield School May 26, 2021

Work starts on site this week on a major refurbishment project at Barfield School. The project will deliver four new classrooms, modern Science laboratory, Food & Nutrition classroom and a new stair tower as well as a replacement roof and internal refurbishment. LAA and MCS have been working closely with the school to ensure this…

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Jonathan Tan appointed as Associate Director May 25, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Tan has been appointed as Associate Director, with a specific focus on design standards and running our regular in-house project design reviews. Lytle Associates new Employee Owned Trust status has coincided with a very full and expanding portfolio. As an associate director, Jon will play a key role in…

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Planning consent for extensions in Guildford May 19, 2021

We have recently achieved planning consent for the construction of a two storey wrap around extension with a rear single storey extension, following the demolition of an existing side garage for a property in Guildford. Providing much needed additional living space for the family with additional bedroom and bathroom facilities. It was important that the…

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We are hiring! Architectural technician / technologist May 13, 2021

Architectural Technician / Technologist Closing Date – 28th May 2021 Salary Band   – Dependent on experience Contract        – Permanent   Lytle Associates Architects Ltd are an RIBA Chartered Practice based in Guildford, Surrey established in 1987.   www.lytle-associates.com   Our work includes one-off new build houses, large residential extensions/refurbishments, residential redevelopment projects up to 400 homes and large…

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Revisiting greenbelt planning approval May 12, 2021

Revisiting one of our many successful residential greenbelt planning applications. The proposals for a new build 4-bedroom property following the demolition of an existing agricultural unit seek to reduce the dwellings perceived bulk from the public realm by introducing terrace landscaping and orientating the building footprint to lessen its impact. A ‘saw-toothed’ roof structure further…

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Natural ventilation case study – Guildford County School May 5, 2021

  Naturally ventilating our spaces to reduce the risk of infections is a key design factor since the outbreak of Covid-19. Lytle Associates Architects considered passive ventilation techniques in our design for the new Sports Hall at Guildford County School which has been well received by staff and students. Working in consultation with specialists, Ventive’s…

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Ian Davis retirement announcement April 21, 2021

Lytle Associates Architects announce that Ian has retired as Managing Director, to coincide with the formation of an Employee Ownership Trust. Management of the Company will pass to Mark, Sara, Darren and Richard. Ian will remain involved in LAA as a consultant, focusing on supporting current clients and developing new opportunities for the business. After…

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Lytle Associates Architects becomes an Employee Owned Trust April 14, 2021

Lytle Associates Architects has become an Employee Owned Trust! From April 2021, LAA is excited to announce that we have become an EOT. A natural evolution of our collaborative culture, the change will give real benefits to the whole LAA team and ensure the continuity of the excellence which we seek to provide to our…

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New architect! March 22, 2021

Kicking off the week with some good news. Congratulations to Lucy Butler for completing her part 3 course at the University of Brighton, allowing her to register with the ARB to become a fully qualified architect!

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London Apartments March 10, 2021

Lytle Associates are delighted to have provided architectural services for a successful planning approval for 32 mixed use residential apartments in this London Borough. Planning approval was obtained for a third and fourth floor extension on top of a previous office building currently being converted into 131 residential units under a prior approval. Careful design…

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Planning permission for new dwelling in Guildford March 5, 2021

Another successful planning approval by Lytle Associate Architects for this substantial 680m2 (7,300 sq ft) single residential dwelling. The planning approval creates a new family home more than twice the size of the original detached dwelling on this site in a sought after and sensitive area of urban Guildford.

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