A thorough understanding of local and national government policies, procedure, and trends in planning informs our experience as architects for applications, and appeals.
We work hard for high quality win-win solutions for clients, planners and the public realm in Brighton, Hove, Sussex, London and further afield. We know that optimum solutions often result in better financial returns enabling additional funds to be spent resulting in better quality buildings.
"The design is well considered and will overall add to the aesthetics of the street."
“We fully support such small scale interventions……and ……….applaud the sensitivity of the design”
"The overall result is to create a contemporary building that acknowledges its context….the application has demonstrated a considered solution and accordingly both the building’s form and materials are considered acceptable."
“We'll never give you planning permission and you’ll get fed up trying and have to sell it.”
“The design is appropriate, and high quality.”
“It was a real pleasure to look through the drawings.”
"It’s soooo nice to hear someone want to retain an existing feature that makes a contribution - rather than the ‘slash and burn’ approach we mostly see."
Duncan Thomas is a member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors and acts as both building and adjoining owner’s surveyors in Party Wall disputes.
Planning for Party Walls, Rights of Light, Access to Neighbouring Land and other technical considerations are an integral part of any design.