I offer a complete range of architectural/planning services including :

  • Extensions/Alterations to Residential property.
  • Conversions of Barns to Residential and Holiday Accomodation.
  • Residential development from single plots to sites. 
  • Diversification projects.
  • Commercial projects
  • Loft Conversions.

With over 20 years experience of working within the construction industry i have project managed residential extensions, barn conversions, new build commercial projects and worked on a number of diversification projects.

What this means is that I not only know how to design your project; I also know how it should be built, and to a high standard.



Modern or Traditional

Whether you are looking for a modern or traditional extension, I can help to develop on your idea’s based on how you would like to use your property; and what your want to achieve.

Barn Conversions


Whether converting to a holiday home or your own home, barns have their own character and features that I believe should be enhanced/encorporated into the design.

Residential Development

New Build Designs

Whether you are planning to build a new home or commercial building I can create a design for you based on your individual needs or requirements.

Guidance on Class Q permitted development rights

Class Q – Conversion of agricultural buildings to dwellings It is not just traditional brick and tiled barns that can be converted nowadays as the government brought in planning legislation a few years ago that meant you could convert less traditional farm buildings as well, such as steel framed or blockwork buildings. This form of […]
Read More
Permitted Development

Guidance on Permitted Development Rights

What are permitted development rights? Permitted development rights are rights to make certain changes to a building without the need to apply for planning permission. They result from a general planning permission granted by Parliament, rather than from planning permission granted by the local planning authority. Before some Permitted development rights can be used, the […]
Read More

Farmhouse Norfolk

Design and project management of a double storey extension to a Norfolk Farmhouse; encorporating a new kitchen and dining area with a first floor bedroom and ensuite. The client brief was to blend the extension in with the existing house, to make it appear it had always been there. As well as the planning permission […]
Read More

New Car Repair Garage and Dwelling, Norfolk

My client had purchased a car repair garage that had been built on the side of a house, in a mainly residential area. The business was on a large plot but the proximity of the house to the garage meant that neither worked well ; for example the garage was sandwiched between the house and […]
Read More

New Build Farmhouse and Barn Conversion – Sussex

This project involved the change of use from barns rented out for storage (Class B8 storage) to two dwellings (Class C3) . The planning permission achieved was for the demolition of a large steel frame building and replacement with a large farmhouse with views over the owners fields; as well as the conversion of a […]
Read More
Garden Centre Cafe Extension

Extensions and alterations to bungalow to create a Cafe within a garden centre.

A one and a half storey Bungalow, within a Garden Centre, was converted into a new Cafe, with the first floor converted into a flat. Due to the expansion of the garden Centre our Client needed a larger catering offering. Planning permission was obtained for the change of use from a bungalow to a cafe, […]
Read More
New Bungalow 3D Model

New Build Bungalow, North Norfolk

A design for a new build bungalow in a garden plot . The Client had a large garden and wanted to downsize , so a bungalow was deisgned for their rear garden. They were unsure of how the bungalow would look once built , therefore we created a 3D model to help them visualize it.
Read More
Riverside cottage 3D Model

Extension to a riverside cottage

A 2 bedroom traditional Norfolk Cottage, with river frontage, that our Client wished to extend. As this project was on the river, both the Broads Authority and Broadland planning departments were involved; which complicated the planning process. In the end we were able to achieve exactly what the client wanted, by adding a further 2 […]
Read More

Site Manager for conversion of Cottage, stables and refurbishment of Grade II Listed Property, West Norfolk

Working as a site Manager for JS Hay in Norfolk I was lucky enough to work on a number of refurbishment projects on Listed and older properties. This project involved the internal modelling of 3 separate properties that were in a poor state of repair; and the refurbishment of a listed Hall with the conversion […]
Read More

Management of internal alterations and extension – Banningham, Norfolk

Project manager for the refurbishment and extension from a one bedroom to 3 bedroom cottage. The traditionally built one bedroom cottage was very tired and damp and had to be taken back to just bare walls and roof prior to refurbishment. The old part of the cottage was insulated , re-wired, damp injected and remodelled […]
Read More

Design of Kitchen extension, South Norfolk

Designs were drawn up to refurbish an old bungalow and add a single storey kitchen/dining extension to the rear of the property. A loft conversion was also included to make use of the large loft space. Prior to the work the bungalow didn’t have a central entrance for the rest of the house to flow […]
Read More

Design of rear & side extensions – Farm Cottages, Sussex

A pair of traditional sussex cottages were re-modelled with side and rear extensions. These farm workers cottages were very dark inside with many small rooms. The proposed design has transformed the downstairs living area, creating an open plan kitchen and sitting room area and added a large bedroom to the first floor. Prior to their […]
Read More

Design of Extension to Cottage, Norfolk

A permitted development extension to the rear of a traditional Norfolk cottage. The owners commissioned us to design an open plan kitchen/dining area to the rear of the property that would overlook their well established rear garden.
Read More

Design for 5 New build dwellings , Essex

A rural development on the site of a former sand quarry; and therefore a brownfield site. The application required detailed site drawings integrated into a topographic survey details, as well as the management of 3rd party specialists including highways , Ecology and landscaping.
Read More

Build – 8 Barn conversions, West Norfolk

Whilst working for JS Hay Building Contractors I was the site manager for this project in West Norfolk. With a mixture of brickwork/flint and cladded walls both inside and out and the varying levels (incline) across the site, this was a complex project to work on. Rather than installing individual heating to each barn, there […]
Read More
Barn Conversion

Design & Building Regulations – Barn Conversion, North Norfolk

A Single storey 2 bedroom barn conversion in North Norfolk. Planning permission and Building Regulations approval were approved on this barn conversion. The internal walls/vaulted roof were lined with insulation above that required by building regulations so as to achieve a high thermal efficiency for the barn; minimising the loss of heat and therefore the […]
Read More

Design – Non Traditional (Class Q)  Barn Conversion, Norfolk

Under Class q permitted development rights, the conversion of non-standard construction barn can be converted into a dwelling(s) without the need for planning permission. Similar to the permitted development rights for an extensions to your own home; these rights permit these metal frame/industrial looking barns to be converted into dwellings…as long as a number of […]
Read More