Chris Marley – Planning Application for rear extension – Review

Amazing from start to finish. Barnaby allowed us to have a few drawings redone as we weren’t entirely sure what we were looking for. He was really helpful in making suggestions for us in order to make the extension work better for us. Very prompt responses to any calls or emails and would not hesitate… Continue reading Chris Marley – Planning Application for rear extension – Review

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Julie Mitchell – Structural Calculations – Review

Would definitely recommend. Very pleasant and polite. The plan for the builders was with us when it was promised for. Also had a really good grasp of what was being done and suggested different ways of wall configuration. Fab job.​ Julie Mitchell Please click here to see the details of this project

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Julie Mitchell – Structural Calculations – Leicester

Julie Mitchell had wanted to combine her kitchen and dining area into one larger space but due to the layout of her house, it required structural calculations to prepare for the process. As such, she approached The Design Social to help organise and calculate the structural steelwork needed to comply with building regulations.

Andrew Manning – Planning application – Review

First class service provided at a very competitive cost. Barnaby provided alternative ideas at the initial consultation which was one of the main decision points for selecting his services compared to other design companies. Barnaby provided a clear description of the planning process, timescales and costs so I knew what to expect. Great communication throughout… Continue reading Andrew Manning – Planning application – Review

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Paul Maguire – Planning application – Review

The Design Social - Architecture Planning Application for a short term holiday let at Wigston Parva

This was a difficult and time consuming application for planning. We were kept informed at every stage and the process was explained. Paul Maguire

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Adam Withers – Planning Application for rear and side extension – Earl Shilton

Adam Withers has been running a hairdressing salon from his home for many years, and needed an extension on the property to allow for a more professional space. He approached us to draw up an extended and more spacious salon area to allow space for more customers, as well as a two storey front extension… Continue reading Adam Withers – Planning Application for rear and side extension – Earl Shilton

Martin Mynett – Planning Application for rear extension – Review

Extremely knowledgeable, professional, honest and polite. They designed a rear extension exactly how I had in mind and took away the stress that normally comes with applying for planning permission. I highly recommend the design social for anyone who is in need of architect or advice. Martin Mynett Please click here to see the details… Continue reading Martin Mynett – Planning Application for rear extension – Review

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Martin Mynett – Planning Application for rear extension – Groby, Leicestershire

Martin Mynett approached us to help design a small 3m x 4m permitted extension onto the rear of his property to provide more living space for his family. We also applied for a Certificate of Lawful Development so that the property could potentially be sold later on. In order to do this, we liaised with… Continue reading Martin Mynett – Planning Application for rear extension – Groby, Leicestershire

Project completion – AirBnB holiday let Planning Application – Update

The Design Social - Architecture Planning Application for a short term holiday let at Wigston Parva

We were recently asked to work on converting a garage to an interesting holiday let. The application was for a refurbishment of the building & an additional change of use. The application initially met with some resistance, however once the application had been thoroughly developed & designed for the council, approval was granted. Read the… Continue reading Project completion – AirBnB holiday let Planning Application – Update

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Jay Robbo – Book Cover Graphic Design – Update

Jay Robbo Book Cover Graphic Design

We were recently approached to take on a new aspect of graphic design, that of book covers. We produced a number of options for self publisher & author Jay Robbo. We’d be interested in working with other aspiring authors/publishers so please contact us using the contact page if you are interested. Read the project post… Continue reading Jay Robbo – Book Cover Graphic Design – Update

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