Welcome to Jamie Sicely November 2, 2023

We are delighted to welcome Jamie to Lytle Associates as a Part 1 Architectural Student. After completing his Part I degree in architecture at Oxford Brookes University, Jamie is with us for his first year of practical experience. He has already made great progress, gaining experience on a range of projects and developing his AutoCAD…

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AT Awards 2023 October 25, 2023

Mark and Ollie from our office had a great time attending the CIAT Architectural Technology Awards last week. As finalists in the Award in Architectural Technology for our New Build Contemporary House, we were proud to have our work recognised by CIAT as delivering excellence in architectural technology through this innovative and sustainable project.

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An inspiring lecture on the challenges of urban housing design October 17, 2023

A number of us really enjoyed the recent Guildford Society lecture at the University of Surrey on ‘Addressing the challenges of Urban Housing Design’. Given by innovative, renowned architects Simon Hudspith and Peter Barber, both lectures were interesting and thought-provoking. With a planned visit to London in the spring to visit a couple of Peter…

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Replacement dwelling in a stunning rural location October 3, 2023

We are currently working alongside Chartfield Consulting Limited and Andrew Black Consulting on designs for an exciting new dwelling in a rural location. We secured planning permission earlier this year to convert several existing barns on this tricky green belt site. A replacement house is now proposed as a series of interconnected buildings linked by walkways…

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Guildford Public House September 7, 2023

Join us for the Guildford Public House ‘Autumn Get Together’ at The Fallen Angel at the Angel Hotel, Guildford High Street on Thursday 21 September, from 6-9pm.  These informal events, which are FREE and open to anyone in the industry, are held throughout the year at different venues in central Guildford. Come along and catch…

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Finalists August 31, 2023

Following on from winning a South East Constructing Excellence award earlier this year, we’re delighted to share that we are now a finalist in the National Constructing Excellence Awards as well as in the Architectural Technology Awards with our ‘private contemporary home’ in Guildford.

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Guildford Public House August 2, 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Three Pigeons for another very successful Guildford Public House networking event. It was great to see some new faces as well as catch up with those of you who’ve been before. There seems to be genuine enthusiasm for these informal gatherings of local construction professionals. We…

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Guildford Public House July 7, 2023

Join us for the Guildford Public House ‘Summer Get Together’ at The Three Pigeons Pub, Guildford High Street on Thursday 20th July, from 6-9pm.  These informal events, which are FREE and open to anyone in the industry, are held throughout the year at different pubs in central Guildford. Come down and catch up with like-minded…

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Planning Permission for Young Epilepsy July 5, 2023

We are delighted to announce planning approval has been granted for a range of masterplan developments at Young Epilepsy in Lingfield.  The is the culmination of four years of working closely with the client to understand how the estate works, complete stakeholder consultation, capacity audits and accommodation analysis to inform a long-term campus masterplan. Our…

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Residential Project Of The Year June 30, 2023

🏆 RESIDENTIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR 🏆   We are absolutely thrilled that our Private Contemporary House in Guildford won the ‘Residential Project of the Year’ at the Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards 2023. The project replaces the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy-efficient materials The house…

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Project Completion in Walton-on-the-Hill June 22, 2023

Lytle Associates Architects were appointed by Elivia to provide a design solution for a new residential development of 14 new dwellings in Walton-on-the-Hill consisting of 4 individually designed houses and a large apartment block.   The site lies within a Residential Area of Special Character (RASC) which required a sensitive, context-driven approach. A hierarchy was…

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Planning Permission for 50 new build homes in East Grinstead June 19, 2023

Lytle Associates Architects have recently secured planning permission for a contemporary residential development of 50 dwellings in East Grinstead. The houses are conceived as traditional brick clad forms, that are staggered with linking elements at first floor that simultaneously create covered parking and private raised terraces.   With thanks to: Ashgrove Homes Robinson Escott Planning…

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Our architect Ollie plays part in Wembley Stadiums 100th Anniversary celebrations June 15, 2023

It has been great to see that our architect Ollie has been part of Wembley Stadiums 100th Anniversary celebrations by being featured in this year’s FA Cup final programme! He also filmed at the stadium to talk about how it was the main inspiration as to why he chose to become an architect by studying…

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Football stand concept design June 12, 2023

Concept design for a new all seater football stand with clubhouse facilities. Team and match official changing rooms and club offices are located on the ground floor, whilst the clubroom, bar, classroom, and kitchen are located on the first floor. Players enter the field directly in the centre of the stand allowing for direct interaction…

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Planning Permission for 10 New Homes in Effingham June 8, 2023

We are thrilled to have been granted planning permission under delegated powers for 10 new build residential dwellings on a vacant parcel of land adjacent to Church Street, Effingham.   Lytle Associates were approached with a challenging task – to secure planning permission following the refusal of a previous planning application which was also dismissed…

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Completion of house extensions in Guildford June 5, 2023

We have recently completed a two storey wrap around extension with a rear single storey extension and internal alterations, following the demolition of an existing side garage in central Guildford. Providing much needed additional living space for our clients and their family with additional bedroom and bathroom facilities. The scale and design of the proposals…

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Details – Flint Wall June 1, 2023

SNEAK PEEK 👀 Beautiful flint wall detail at one of our residential projects currently under construction.

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Guildford Public House returns! May 30, 2023

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Guildford Public House last week. The event came back with a bang at the Britannia with over 50 people attending. We look forward to seeing you all again at the next event, details coming soon.

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Isaac Ma joins on 4 month placement May 23, 2023

We are pleased to welcome Isaac Ma for a 4 month placement as part of his architectural degree at the University of Bath after joining in the Spring 2023. Isaac is already making good use of his 3D visualisation skills on live projects and is gaining valuable experience of the professional working environment. Isaac enjoys…

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Guildford Public House May 2023 April 27, 2023

The Guildford Public House networking events are returning to pubs near you! Join us for a ‘Spring Get Together’ at The Britannia, Millmead on Thursday 25th May, from 6-9pm.  These informal events, which are FREE and open to anyone in the industry, are held throughout the year at different pubs in central Guildford. All you…

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Client Testimonial March 21, 2023

At the heart of our new Build Contemporary House in Surrey, was always the requirement to provide an exceptional service and deliver the completed works to the client which met their needs and expectations. We were delighted to receive the below testimonial from our clients. “Lytle Associates Architects exceeded our expectations. They listened carefully, worked…

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Ollie Hudson joins on 8 month placement February 7, 2023

As part of our commitment to education, at Lytle Associates we enjoy the challenge and stimulation that we get from professional work placement students. Ollie Hudson is currently with us on a 8 month placement as part of his architectural technology degree at Nottingham Trent University. It has been great to support him in his…

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Guildford Design Awards Exhibition January 27, 2023

It was great to see our project for a Grade II listed property in Shere featured in the recent Guildford Design Awards Exhibition. The exhibition featured all previous Guildford Design Award winners from the past 2 years and showcased in the throughout Guildford, Pirbright, Ripley, Shere and West Horsley. Our project won in the Private House…

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Private House, Surrey Hills – Rear View January 26, 2023

New build two storey house on an extremely sloped site. Cedar cladding at the first floor adds a contemporary feel capped by a low-pitched butterfly roof. The South elevation features large format glazing and high floor to ceiling levels which generate a lofty feel to the rooms, overlooking an external lap swimming pool (heated using…

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Private House, Surrey Hills – Approach January 20, 2023

The proposal replaces the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy efficient materials. The house features an air source heat pump, MVHR, lots of PV and a great SAP rating of 107. Not just Zero Carbon, we are 30% beyond Zero Carbon. High floor to ceiling levels…

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