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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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