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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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 2000s July 15, 2022

Our favourite projects from the late noughties! We were successful in winning an architectural competition for a new sixth form centre at St Peter’s School. The design of the project delivers on the brief to reflect the students’ forward thinking and the world in which they aspire to live through a contemporary design which would…

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New drama and performance studio for Guildford County School July 12, 2022

Work started on site last week at Guildford County School to transform the school’s old gym into a specialised drama and performance studio, while extending and modernising their existing SEN centre. MCS are the main contractor for this fast-track project, with work scheduled to run during the summer holiday period, ready for the start of…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 2000s July 8, 2022

Our favourite projects this week come from the early Noughties. Including the major refurbishment and extension of the House of Fraser, Guildford which provided an additional 30,000 sq.ft. of trading space at the heart of the Town Centre conservation area. The scheme was carefully designed to be sensitive to its historic High Street context while…

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Planning Permission for private house in Guildford July 5, 2022

We have successfully obtained planning consent for the design of a contemporary, first floor rear extension and internal re-configuration of an existing two-storey house in Guildford. The client’s brief was to reconfigure their living space so that it catered for additional living and home working requirements. The design seeks to generate a more open-plan living…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 1990s June 29, 2022

Our favourite and most notable projects from the late 90s. Including St. John Ambulance in Guildford and Riverside, a residential development of 10 apartments with penthouse offering panoramic views of the River Wey. The development marks the Southern Entrance into Guildford with Arts and Crafts and Wharf architecture design references.    

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 1990s June 21, 2022

Continuing looking back on some of our favourite and most notable projects for our 35th anniversary, this time from the early 90s!

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Our 35th Anniversary: The 1980s June 15, 2022

Kicking off our 35th anniversary celebrations, with a selection of our projects from the 1980s! How many of them do you recognise?

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Our 35th Anniversary June 13, 2022

Over the next few weeks, we will be celebrating our 35th anniversary! We will be sharing our personal favourite projects and highlights over the last 4 decades, a decade a week starting back in the 1980s.

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Completion photos of new build residential development – Epsom June 8, 2022

Completion photographs of the second phase of new build residential development in Epsom, adding another 13 apartments for a total of 23 across the site. Located adjacent to a park, it was a priority to create large openings to provide views across the public open space and naturally lit internal spaces. Primary living spaces are…

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Platinum Jubilee 2022 June 1, 2022

Looking ahead to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend. Here is an image from the archives of one of our founders Gerry Lytle, meeting Her Majesty on the opening of the Satellite Centre at the University of Surrey. Lytle Associates Architects wish you a happy Jubilee weekend and enjoy the celebrations.

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Details – House of Fraser, Guildford May 31, 2022

7 storey high atrium space at House of Fraser, Guildford. Next time you’re there, look up!

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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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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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