Sensitive restoration in historic town centre May 20, 2024

We sensitively restored these two Grade II & II* Listed properties in the historic heart of Guildford. They had been one large commercial property before we returned them to their original form of two elegant Georgian dwellings. Extensive restoration and conversion brought them up-to-date, providing modern comforts alongside beautiful period features.  

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Welcome to Chloe Higgins May 2, 2024

We’re delighted to welcome Chloe as a Part 1 Architectural Assistant. Joining us from the University of Bath, Chloe is on a five month placement as a Part 1 Architectural Assistant. At the end of the summer, she will return to university for the final year of her architecture degree. Chloe, who is very much…

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Work to begin at the Young Epilepsy campus March 25, 2024

Work can now finally begin on the campus masterplan at Young Epilepsy in Lingfield, following formal issue of the planning approval agreed last summer. Our masterplan sets out a pragmatic and exciting vision for the long-term future of this vital and unique estate. The holistic design is for a core of high-quality bespoke and listed…

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A Grade II Listed house – before and after March 18, 2024

We were involved in the refurbishment and single storey extension of this beautiful Grade II listed property in Shere that sits alongside the Tillingbourne. It has a historically significant vault that underwent a full refurbishment, together with a new single storey lightweight timber frame side extension built over this vault. With modern technologies alongside traditional…

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Positive feedback on our design March 11, 2024

At the end of February, we were asked to present our design proposal for the Arbuthnot Hall in Shamley Green to village residents. The event was very well attended, and we were delighted to receive really positive feedback. As we continue to work with the committee, we’re looking forward to obtaining clarification on the detail…

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Celebrating ‘Women in Construction’ March 7, 2024

Introducing Sara Waterfield, Architect and Director at Lytle Associates Sara has been an architect for 30 years and she still loves it! ‘There is nothing to beat the feeling of walking onto site and into a ‘real life’ building that you have designed and imagined, often for several years by the time it is built.…

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Celebrating ‘Women in Construction’ March 4, 2024

Introducing Emma Young, an Architectural Technologist at Lytle Associates ‘I’ve been an architectural technologist for over 20 years and have loved the varied projects I’ve been involved in and the clients and colleagues I’ve worked alongside. I particularly enjoy the detailed technical work, especially on historic buildings and heritage projects’. Emma’s interest in the building…

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Celebrating ‘Women in Construction’ March 4, 2024

Introducing Naneh Ghazarians, a Part I Architectural Assistant at Lytle Associates ‘As an architectural student and musician, I want to be part of the process that creates buildings that inspire us to feel the same powerful emotions we feel when we listen to great music’. Having studied Chemistry, Biology and Music at A level, Naneh…

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Celebrating ‘Women in Construction’ March 4, 2024

Introducing Lucy Butler, an Architect at Lytle Associates ‘I feel that building and space design benefits from input from a wide variety of perspectives. We all bring different knowledge and experience to the table and therefore a good balance across not only gender but age, race and background will ensure that our buildings meet the…

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Supporting Guildford Philanthropy January 30, 2024

Guildford Philanthropy is a local initiative which aims to transform the lives of less fortunate members of our community and address the disadvantage that exists on our doorstep. They aim to raise awareness and encourage local giving to tackle local need. Projects they support include Challengers and the Matrix Trust. All donations are fund matched…

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Guildford Public House networking January 11, 2024

If you’re a local property or construction industry professional, we’d love you to join us for the first GPH networking event of 2024. It’s on Thursday 25 January and we’re meeting at The White House, which is adjacent to the pedestrian bridge at the bottom of Guildford high street.

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Supporting Constructionfest January 2, 2024

Last month, Mark and Jon supported and attended Constructionfest, an event run by the education charity partner SATRO. Only in its second year, this event brings together students on SATRO’s construction courses with a number of local construction firms. The young people move from table to table to learn about the wide variety of different…

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Celebrating Guildford design November 30, 2023

We were delighted to be part of the Guildford Design Awards last week, held at Guildford’s newly opened riverside venue ‘The Boathouse’. The event was a real celebration of some of our town’s most inspiring projects and public art, completed over the last year or so. We were thrilled that our project for a new…

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UK Passivhaus Conference 2023 November 21, 2023

Last month, our two certified Passivhaus Designers, Paul and Mollie, attended the Passivhaus Conference, UKPHC23, in Edinburgh. It was an informative conference under the heading ‘Scotland Leads the Way’. It focused on targets set by the city of Edinburgh to achieve a net zero operational CO2 target for 2030, with the Scottish government planning to…

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Collaboration at its best! November 14, 2023

It was great to feel the buzz in the office this morning and see collaboration at its best with our talented team at Lytle Associates Architects pulling together on a number of projects.

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Paul Achieves Passivhaus Designer Certification April 11, 2023

We are delighted to announce that Paul in our office has achieved the status of certified Passivhaus designer, allowing us to ensure that we meet this quality assured standard for our clients. Paul is our sustainability champion  – promoting and raising awareness in the office of emerging sustainable technologies and practices in architecture, including arranging…

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