Architectural Services in Essex

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In a Nutshell About us

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We provide full architectural services for loft conversions, extensions and other residential developments. As your planning agents we can prepare, submit and manage at every stage the planning application(s) and building regulation application(s) on your behalf and give practical advice.

We are a small local company with a handful of Architectural Designers working in Leigh-on-Sea and cover all of Essex, and parts of London, Kent and Hertfordshire. As a small company we maintain a close working relationship with our clients and are able to provide our services at sensible affordable rates.

Our company ethos is to provide architectural services to residential home owners in a straight talking and clear manner, without over complicating the process and throwing lots of technical jargon at you and always remembering the client’s requirements and budget. This is visible in our quotes, which break down each stage and the fee’s associated with them. Our Fee structure is transparent and has no hidden extras, no deposits, you pay us only once the drawings have been sent to you or the local authority.

Be sure you’re in safe hands with our Professional Indemnity insurance of £2 million and Public and Employers Liability of £1 million. Beware other architectural designers, or even architects, who do not have sufficient cover. We are happy to issue our certificates on request.

RD architecture is a young company, with over 6 years experience in the residential homes sector. We have worked with nearly all of the councils in Essex and London, and are LABC partners with Southend on Sea Borough Council, Essex.

What we Offer

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    Home Extensions
    A simple solution to gain extra space is to build an extension to your existing house rather than move homes.
    The recent change in the Permitted Development Rights means most Extensions can be built without Planning Permission. Call us now to check.

    From a small kitchen extension to a complete redesign of the house, we can manage the Planning and Building Control Process on your behalf. Our Drawings are clear and accurate, and our service is Fast and Affordable.
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    Loft Conversions
    Loft Conversions are great way of using the dead space in your loft.
    Like with Extensions, the current Permitted Development Rights would allow you a modest size loft space, giving maybe that all important extra double bedroom with en-suite. Call us now to check.

    Again we can manage the Planning and Building Control Process on your behalf leaving you to decide where to store the junk that was in the loft all those years.
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    Engineering Calculations
    The preparation of detailed engineering calculations and substantiation documentation is a crucial part of most engineering design projects.
    During detailed design performance and sizing calculations are vital to ensure the rapid convergence of the design to a physically viable solution.  When introducing new products many industries also require detailed calculations of structural strength and performance to be completed as part of the product acceptance and qualification procedure.


We contacted yourself and you contacted us and informed us exactly what was required and from that point you took over the whole process and all dealings with the council to enable us to move within the narrow time frame we had. Therefore we have have no problem in recommending yourself , very efficient and competitively priced and very prompt service and if we need your services we will not hesitate to contact you.

Many thanks for all your help and good luck in the future.
Mr & Mrs Brown in Shoeburyness, Essex
The service Maz at RD Architecture provides is extremely prompt and accurate, Maz will always drop what he is doing to help us out, I don’t know where we would be without him, thank you.
Mr M. Howard in Nationwide Projects
The service you provided was excellent.
The communication was always precise, the turnaround very quick indeed, and the price much more competitive than any London company I found.

I would recommend RD Architecture to anyone looking for a similar service.
Mr T. Mutter in Tulse Hill, London, SW2
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