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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House of Fraser, Guildford – Model January 13, 2023

On major developments, producing physical models of our designs placed within their context can be key way to convey our ideas to the wider community. This physical model shows the refurbishment and extension of the House of Fraser in Guildford from the 2000s. The store is Grade II listed and occupies a central position in…

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St Peter’s Catholic School, Guildford January 6, 2023

The dramatic floating roof of our design at St Peter’s Catholic School. The contemporary style reflects the students’ forward thinking and encompasses the focus of the School as a Catholic community.

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Construction timelapse of St Catherine’s School, Bramley January 4, 2023

Construction timelapse of the recently completed new art and design facilities for St Catherine’s School, Bramley The scheme includes a sixth form art studio, photography studio, dark room, textiles studio, food technology suite and exhibition space as well as remodelling of the existing building. With thanks to Ash Contracting Limited. 

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Lytle Associates Architects December 23, 2022

Lytle Associates Architects wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2023! We will be closed for the holiday period from lunchtime on Friday 23rd December 2022, reopening on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

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Christmas Jumper Day 2022 December 12, 2022

The Office took part in the Christmas Jumper Day supporting Save the Children UK last week. Some great efforts on show from the team.    

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Planning permission to locally listed property in Wimbledon conservation area December 6, 2022

We recently obtained planning permission for a contemporary kitchen and basement extension, including refurbishment works to the main house and new garden office outbuilding to a locally listed property within the Wimbledon Road Conservation Area. The design seeks to provide contemporary upgrades to the property, refurbishing the existing bedrooms, reconfiguring a new master en-suite and…

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Client and consultant Christmas party December 2, 2022

It was lovely to open our offices up last night for our Lytle Christmas drinks party. Thanks to everyone who joined us and to Tattam’s for providing the cocktails.

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Internal shot of contemporary dwelling in Guildford November 28, 2022

Internal shot of our recently completed contemporary dwelling in Guildford. High floor to ceiling levels generate a lofty feel to the rooms and large areas of glazing at the two storey southern elevation provide unbeatable views of the Surrey Hills and the South Downs. Photograph by Jon Mcrae Photography. https://www.jonmcrae.co.uk/

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Salesian School Sports Hall – Site Office Visit November 9, 2022

Members of the office recently visited the new Sports Hall at Salesian School in Chertsey which is nearing completion. Really exciting to see the progress made and thank you to MCS Construction for hosting. Situated between the current gym and artificial pitch, the new facility will create a sports hub for the campus and includes…

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Voting still open for the 2022 Surrey Property Awards November 2, 2022

Celebrating being nominated for “Architectural Practice of the Year” in the 2022 Surrey Property Awards with this photo of us from the archives! Voting closes this Friday 4th November, we would love to win this and would really appreciate you voting for us. It only takes thirty seconds to vote. Link below: http://surreypropertyawardsvote.co.uk/ Thank you!

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Sneak peek of new build contemporary dwelling in Guildford October 31, 2022

A sneak peek at our recently completed new two storey contemporary dwelling in Guildford. The proposal replaces the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy efficient materials. With thanks to Jon Mcrae Photography for the brilliant completion photos, more coming soon! https://www.jonmcrae.co.uk/    

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Behind the Scenes in the Office October 25, 2022

THIS IS US! A Behind the scenes tour of our Guildford office. We have been nominated for “Architectural Practice of the Year” in the Surrey Property Awards. We would love to win this and would really appreciate your vote (link 👇) http://surreypropertyawardsvote.co.uk/

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Planning Permission for the Christmas Bakery redevelopment October 24, 2022

We are delighted to have achieved planning permission for a phased redevelopment of Christmas Bakery in Worplesdon. The Bakery is an independent, family run business which has been serving the local community for over 100 years. The scheme delivers an enlarged and enhanced shop, new tea room with conservatory and outdoor terrace, a new commercial…

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The Oratory Preparatory School Nursery October 19, 2022

A bespoke new nursery building at a prestigious independent school south Oxfordshire A timber frame cabin aesthetic was used to compliment the adjacent woodland site, using an L shaped plan to enclose a secure play courtyard for the nursery children to enjoy. The design included vaulted ceilings to play areas to create a feeling of…

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Surrey Property Awards 2022 – Vote October 5, 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the ‘Architectural Practice of the Year’ in the 2022 Surrey Property Awards. If we’ve worked with you in the past, we’d love for you to take a moment & vote for us – link below, thank you! surreypropertyawardsvote.co.uk

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Planning Permission for twenty, new build dwellings in West Sussex September 22, 2022

We are delighted to have been granted planning permission working with Sigma Homes for 20 new build affordable and market dwellings on currently vacant farmland in Haywards Heath, West Sussex across 11 different house types on this well-connected site. Working as part of a wider consultant team, important design decisions were taken to ensure that…

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Project overview: Clapham Village Nursery September 7, 2022

This flagship building next to Clapham Common involved a complete remodelling and redevelopment of a derelict warehouse building to create a nursery and family centre for children from 6 months to 5 years old. Designed to BREEAM ‘excellent’ environmental standards, including sustainable natural ventilation with roof top wind catchers. The refurbished building provides playrooms for…

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Planning Permission for four, new build dwellings in Haslemere September 2, 2022

Working in conjunction with ME Developments, planning consent has been achieved for four, new build, detached residential dwellings as part of a phased development, located in an attractive and sustainable location in Haslemere, Surrey. The design concept reflects the fragmented layout of the existing buildings on the development site, where the architectural language has been…

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Details – Residential project in Epsom August 16, 2022

Brickwork details with chamfered window reveals reinforcing a contemporary style at a recently completed residential project in Epsom.  

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Concept sketch to completed project August 9, 2022

On a postage stamp site, the Metro is an innovative and contemporary flatted development of 10 units which has yielded a high density in a town centre location adjacent to the railway station. Gently curving away from the eye, the building naturally draws you to and then away from its form. The Walnut Tree Close…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The 2020s August 2, 2022

We finish off our 35th Anniversary celebrations with a look through of our most recent projects. Including a new build for 5 new luxury apartments in Guildford which was designed in a traditional style with contemporary elements. Replacing the previously demolished 1970s dwelling on the site, the proposals include a parking undercroft level whilst the…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 2010s July 29, 2022

Our favourite and most notable projects from the ‘Tens’ continues featuring the Conversion and full refurbishment of our own Grade II Listed Office in central Guildford. We also delivered 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. Finally, we…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 2010s July 22, 2022

Our anniversary celebrations continue with our favourite projects from the early 2010s. We completed, New Barn School, a specialist School working with Sussex Healthcare. When designing a special school our starting point will be to spend time in the school to really understand the particular needs of the pupils and how the architecture can make…

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