Our Clients: Domestic clients; small-scale development companies; Social Enterprises; Local Authorities | Budgets: Anywhere from 5k to £2.5million+ | Stages: 0 - 7 | Challenges: Our clients come to us with a range of challenges to be solved. We currently boast 100% successful planning applications and several successfully resolved problems through innovative design and reliable project management | Status: We have a number of successfully completed projects as well as several projects currently underway. See below for a selection.

Ranulf Road

Client: Private Domestic Client | Budget: circa £1million | Stages: 3 - 7 | Challenges: Planning and technical restrictions with basement; quirky existing building requiring a modern update | Status: Complete


Services include:


Residential basement extension & refurbishment

Statutory approvals

Bespoke design and project planning

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Dulja, Tenerife

Client: Private domestic client | Budget: circa £100k | Stages: 0 - 7 | Challenges: Tight budget; tricky sloped site; self-build scheme | Status: In occupation


Services Include:


New-build residential project planning

Bespoke design

Statutory approvals & permissions in Spain

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Clive Road, London

Client: Private domestic client | Budget: circa £100k | Stages: 0 - 4 | Challenges: Planning and CIL complexities to be navigated; existing building limitations | Status: In occupation


Services Include:


Residential extension & rennovation

Planning approvals

Technical Design & Building Control approval

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Hamilton Park West, North London

Clients: Private Domestic Client | Budget: Circa £50K | Stages: 1 - 3 | Challenges: Flexible design for future conversion needed; planning in a Conservation Area; loose brief | Status: Complete. We were successful in gaining planning permission and were able to incorporate the difficult brief into limited space by working closely with our client to explore and explain the full range of options.


Services Include:


Planning approval in a Conservation Area

Bespoke detailed design

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Kitchen Refurb, New Cross

Client: Private Domestic Client | Budget: circa £2.5k | Stages: 0 - 7 | Challenges: At tiny budget; a tiny kitchen | Status: In occupation. We developed a beautiful bespoke solution using local timber workshops, carefully sourced materials and innovative design details to save £6000 on the quote by a high street kitchen designer.


Services Include:


Budget interior refurbishment

Detailed design and materials sourcing

Project management and cost control

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Kings Rd, South-West London


Services include:


Residential extensions & refurbishment

Planning Approval

Bespoke design

Right to light studies

Client: Private Domestic Client | Budget: circa £80k | Stages: 0 - 3 | Challenges: Conservation area, limited space and neighbouring Rights-to-light concerns. | Status: In progress. We clarified their position with a detailed feasibility study and rights to light calculations and investigated the opportunities to create much needed extra bedroom through clever design, modelled in 3D so that our clients could get a sense of the space.

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Cheam Common Road, Sutton

Client: Private Development Company | Budget: circa £2.5million | Stages: 0 - 2 | Challenges: Constrained Site; restrictive covenants; planning risks | Status: A positive pre-application response was recieved for a viable scheme. Further finance is being sought under a D&B approach.


Services include:


Site feasibility and analysis

Pre-application design and brief definition

Planning risk mitigation

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Retailery, Romford

Clients: London Borough of Havering/ Made Public | Budget: Circa 100K | Stages: 1 - 2 | Challenges: Tight programme and a dingy nightclub to re-invent on a relatively small budget for the size | Status: With our design and spatial input, Made Public were able to devlop proposals and are successfully running the Retailery as on of Romford's most vibrant local venues for start-up businesses and the community.


Services Include:


Interior refurbishment

Layout design

Brief development

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Odd Box, Ilford

Clients: London Borough of Redbridge/ GLA/ Made Public | Budget: Circa 200K | Stages: 1 - 2 | Challenges: A dilapidated old warehouse in need need of significant repairs was to be transformed on a relatively small budget into a demanding range of uses. We came up with solutions that would ensure maximum impact for a minimal budget. | Status: Under Construction.


Services Include:


Interior refurbishment

Layout design

Brief development

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Urban Boardwalk, Colliers Wood

Clients: Mayor of London/ RIBA/ RTPI | Budget: n/a | Stages: 1 - 2 | Challenges: Ideas competition to get London thinking about it's forgotten spaces; this site is a dis-used section of the River Graveney | Status: We were pleased to be short-listed out of hundred of entries and we hope to get some of the ideas explored made into reality. Read more about the event and petcha kucha presentation on our blog. You can read more about this and the other finalists on the Londonist and Archiect's Journal websites.


Competition Finalist


Site finding & analysis

Concept design

Visualisation and exhibition
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Besson Street Temporary Market Vision & Our New Cross Vision, New Cross


Services Include:


Urban Analysis

Meanwhile Space Design

Bid Applications

Community Consultation

Clients: Hatcham Community Builers CIC & Our New Cross Neighbourhood Forum | Budget: Crowd Funded | Stages: 0 - 2 | Challenges: Building consensus and developing viable strategies | Status: We were able to put forward a strong vision for New Cross and the ideas have had a lasting legacy with local planning groups and policies.

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Education Centre, Arusha, Tanzania


Services Include:


Design

Community Works

Clients: Tanzania Education Project (registered Charity) | Budget: £25k | Stages: 0 - 7 | Challenges: Building rapidly within a short time frame and budget to produce something that the local community could be a part of from start to finish | Status: Complete and loved by the local community for 10 years and still going strong.

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Colour, Romford

Client: London Borough of Havering/ Made Public | Budget: circa £5k | Stages: 1 - 4 | Challenges: Limited time; small budget and big aspirations; a range of permissions required | Status: Our advice and guidance allowed Made Public to push forward and realise the project within the time required with all the necessary permissions in place. Our design advice ensured that murals would be correctly adapted to their chosen sites and located to give maximum impact and aid way finding.


Services include:


Urban analysis

Guidance on statutory requirements

Strategic design

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Platforms, Romford

Client: London Borough of Havering/ Made Public | Budget: circa £10k | Stages: 3 | Challenges: Limited time; small budget and big aspirations; technical input into design needed | Status: Our design advice and guidance allowed Made Public to push forward and realise simple mobile platforms that worked with their budget and range of events planned, whilst ensuring that statutory requirements were taken into account. Final design were produced by Kevin Smeeing of Made Public.


Services include:


Urban Analysis and site finding

Concept design advice

Guidance on statutory requirements

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Urban Patchwork Signage

Client: Urban Patchwork CIC | Budget: circa £5k | Stages: 0-4 | Challenges: Create a logo and signage that fits the company ethos and aims. | Status: Our designs were translated into not only the shop front design but also the company's website, interiors and branding.


Services include:


Graphic Design

Signage Design

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