Henry Jezeph appointed Associate Director May 27, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Henry Jezeph has been appointed as Associate Director, working as a team leader in the office to run some of the larger and more complex projects. Henry’s management skills are currently spread between a large residential working drawing package, a new build sports centre and a sensitive refurbishment of…

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Construction on extensions project in Guildford May 26, 2022

Construction continues on our two storey wrap around extension with a rear single storey extension, following the demolition of an existing side garage for a property in Guildford. The extensions will provide much needed additional living space for the family with additional bedroom and bathroom facilities. The traditional design and choice of materials is intended…

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Sustainability CPD May 12, 2022

Many thanks to MEA (Michael Edwards Consultants Ltd) for hosting some of our staff for a CPD on sustainability, net zero and whole life carbon delivered by experts from FLATT Consulting. Important topic and interesting to us to hear CPD questions from a Quantity Surveyors perspective.

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Guildford County School Careers Fair May 11, 2022

Great to talk to some potential future architects at the Guildford County School “Inspire” Careers Fair today. We always enjoy supporting the communities at our local school clients.

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Memorial Hall May 11, 2022

Lytle Associates Architects worked closely with Waverley Borough Council and the Brightwells Gostrey Centre to deliver an extension and refurbishment to Farnham Memorial Hall. The existing 1920’s building received a contemporary new wing, incorporating day care and shared community facilities: – Kitchen facilities for ‘meals on wheels’ and on-site cafeteria – Hair Salon – Health…

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Completion of Gym extension, Guildford May 6, 2022

Gym extension to an existing garage for our clients in Guildford. With large, glazed openings and bi-fold doors, the architectural detailing reflects that of the main building, providing sprocket eaves, matching brickwork with juxtaposing brick quoins and clay roof tiles with a hipped roof design. Brilliant job from H&H Construction, we love the lighting!

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Beyond Zero Carbon May 4, 2022

This new home is both stunning and extremely sustainable. Lytle Associates worked with Doherty Energy & Flint Construction to produce this contemporary house packed full of sustainable goodies. Energy Consultant Jason Doherty comments: Projects like this don’t come along that often, we had an air source heat pump, MVHR, lots of PV and a great…

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Tom Chua joins on 6 month placement April 27, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Tom Chua, an architectural student from Bath Uni, to our team for a six month placement. Tom has already made a great contribution creating 3D project visuals using SketchUp and Enscape.

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Sadia Ali joins as Part 1 Architectural Assistant April 26, 2022

Great to welcome Sadia on a year out placement following her architectural degree at the University of Kingston. Sadia grew up in Guildford and studied for her A levels in a Lytle Associates designed building – the sixth form centre at St Peter’s School!

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Details – Portal Window April 14, 2022

Portal Window detail with brick and flint walling at our Grade II Office full refurbishment in Guildford.

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1st Anniversary of Employee Owned Trust April 12, 2022

This month marks this first year anniversary of our Employee Owned Trust status and we are delighted to be back in the office working collaboratively as a team. Becoming an EOT has provided a framework to revitalise and refocus our commitment to designing the best possible buildings for our clients. We have introduced a ‘Design…

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Opportunities – Junior/ Senior Architectural Technician April 4, 2022

We are looking to employ a Junior or Senior Architectural Technician to join our friendly office to work on a variety of interesting projects, including preparing Building Regulation submissions, tender and working drawing packages. Salary Band – Dependent on experience. Contract – Permanent The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience: BTEC level…

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Opportunities – Office Manager April 4, 2022

Lytle Associates Architects are seeking a new office manager. We are looking for someone to provide proactive, flexible support with running our office and business to assist directors.Roles will include normal office administration, answering the phone, welcoming clients, monitoring and filing emails, assisting directors with project leads, marketing, staff CPDs, office events and general business…

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Design Process for Guildford Lido April 1, 2022

Check out our design process for the recently approved Guildford Lido. Opening in 1932 and regarded as a popular venue to Guildford residents and its many visitors, the heart of the new Lido will be two sweeping timber canopies interspersed with a series of pitched tile clad cupolas. These raised sections of roof are designed…

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Planning Permission for Guildford Lido March 30, 2022

We are delighted to have recently secured planning consent for the replacement of the changing facilities and a new small café at Guildford Lido, working for Guildford Borough Council in consultation with Freedom Leisure and Friends of Guildford Lido. Guildford Lido is a popular local venue that was originally opened in 1932. The facilities include…

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Office visits to new contemporary dwelling in Guildford March 23, 2022

Over the last few weeks members of the Office have been taking visits to our site for a new two storey contemporary dwelling in Guildford. The project is currently in the final stages of construction and replaces an 1960s bungalow on an extremely sloped site. The ground floor of the new dwelling is partially built…

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Completion of Barfield School March 18, 2022

Completion photos of the new Food & Nutrition classroom and Science laboratory, part of an extensive refurbishment project at Barfield School. The project, at the heart of the School campus, also delivered four new teaching classrooms and a new stair tower, improving pupil circulation as well as a complete replacement of the top-storey and roof…

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Young Epilepsy – Masterplan March 9, 2022

Lytle Associates have been proud to work with Young Epilepsy on a masterplan to rationalise and improve their Lingfield estate. The campus comprises over 80 buildings – including St Piers Special school and college, medical research and treatment facilities, student and staff residential accommodation – all of which have been considered in developing the optimum…

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Surrey Half Marathon 2022 March 7, 2022

Congratulations to Darren, Richard, Christian, Adam and Ollie from our office for completing the Surrey Half Marathon yesterday. Some sore legs today!

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Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form – the finished product March 4, 2022

Three years on from completion and we have enjoyed going back to see the finished buildings in use – and hear from the school how successful they have been. Phase 1: (completed September 2017) • Sixth form study and resource areas, common room, snack bar and balcony • Dining hall, kitchen and external dining terrace…

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Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form – Video March 2, 2022

Flythrough showing the new full sized artificial pitch, landscaping and new phase 1 building at Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form.

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Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form – Sketches February 28, 2022

The journey from concept sketch to completed project. This week, we will be looking back at the evolution of our completed masterplan developments for Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form. The project was made possible by the sale of surplus land for enabling residential development. Our feasibility study and design development included production of sketches…

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Details – Brickwork and tile details February 24, 2022

Brickwork and creasing tile details on a previously completed residential project.

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Previous scheme – Contemporary block of flats February 11, 2022

A previous proposal for a block of flats, blending brickwork and timber materials with contemporary design features.

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Construction progress at our new contemporary dwelling in Guildford February 9, 2022

Beautiful detail of our new two storey contemporary dwelling in Guildford. Currently under construction, the proposal will replace the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards. The slope of the site results in only the first floor being visible from the street whilst the two storey South Elevation provides views beyond…

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