Nigel Mason – Planning Application for a Dormer Window – Borrowash, Derby – Review

To design a dormer on my bungalow to add an ensuite and an extra bedroom / office space Barnaby was a pleasure to work with, explaining everything as we went along the process of design and planning permission and came up with a nice design which was passed and I now look forward to seeing… Continue reading Nigel Mason – Planning Application for a Dormer Window – Borrowash, Derby – Review

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Mick Ramsey – single story extension – Stourbridge, West Midlands

Mick Ramsey asked us to help with the design and planning application of a single-storey extension to his home to create a larger kitchen and dining area for his family. We used specific designs to capture the characteristics of his home, including bi fold doors which capitalise on the beautiful garden view. The ground levels… Continue reading Mick Ramsey – single story extension – Stourbridge, West Midlands

Luke Morris – Planning Application for rear extension – Glenfield, Leicester – Review

Excellent Service and Work Barnaby from The Design Social was very helpful in all work required in the planning and drawing work to be done with our house extension. His ideas and knowledge of what could be achieved in the space was invaluable. They carried out all building regulations and drawings for us. He kept… Continue reading Luke Morris – Planning Application for rear extension – Glenfield, Leicester – Review

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Mick Ramsey – single story extension and balcony – Stourbridge, West Midlands – Review

Choosing an architect can be a daunting task and after having conversations with a few at our home we decided to choose Barnaby at The Design Social.From the initial conversation we realised we had someone on our side, who shared our vision and who was offering good advice as we started down the complex planning… Continue reading Mick Ramsey – single story extension and balcony – Stourbridge, West Midlands – Review

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ALPS Alpine – Office Interior Design & Workshop Building Regulations – Milton Keynes

Dave Horrobin at Alps Alpine contacted The Design Social to help out with a design scheme for an interior design of the Milton Keynes head office, along with building regulations compliance to re-locate an existing workshop from Coventry to an adjacent commercial unit in Milton Keynes. Alps Alpine has it’s origins in Japan so design… Continue reading ALPS Alpine – Office Interior Design & Workshop Building Regulations – Milton Keynes

Declan Nicholas – Rear Extension Planning Application – Nuneaton, Warwickshire – Review

Found Barnaby at the design social by doing some research online. I found Barnaby easy to deal with and very warm and accommodating. He visited our home and made great suggestions about our extension plans, he was knowledgeable and great at explaining things and helpful with any questions we asked. Was an easy process and… Continue reading Declan Nicholas – Rear Extension Planning Application – Nuneaton, Warwickshire – Review

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Jo Milne – Retrospective Planning Application – Wallasey, Merseyside – Review

The Design Social provided me with an excellent service for the application of a Lawful Development Certificate through the council. Barnaby was friendly, professional and efficient and made the whole process incredibly easy. I was very stressed out at the beginning as I needed this certificate in order to sell my house but Barnaby took… Continue reading Jo Milne – Retrospective Planning Application – Wallasey, Merseyside – Review

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Jo Milne – Retrospective Planning Application – Wallasey, Merseyside

Jo asked us to help out with a retrospective planning application for a garage that had been built over 10 years ago. Jo was wanting to sell the property so needed a quick turn around on getting planning approval. With the help of Wirral council approval was granted within 1 month, freeing up the property… Continue reading Jo Milne – Retrospective Planning Application – Wallasey, Merseyside

Liz Burman, Leawood Trails – Gainsborough, Lincolnshire – Rural Business Planning Application – Review

I have used Barnaby previously at the Design Social to get planning permission and I contacted Barnaby again for another recent project. Straight away Barnaby had my previous plans to hand and got on with the job immediately – and we even got permission granted ahead of time! Please click here to see the details… Continue reading Liz Burman, Leawood Trails – Gainsborough, Lincolnshire – Rural Business Planning Application – Review

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Mick Ramsey – single story extension – Stourbridge, West Midlands – Update

Mick Ramsey asked us to design a single story extension on his home to create a larger dining and kitchen area for his family. This design was made with the unique characteristics of the house in mind. We also specified bi-fold doors in the extension to capitalise on the stunning views of the property.

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Peter Morris – Rear & Side Extension Planning Application – Honeybourne, Worcestershire – Review

Barnaby, from The Design Social, worked with us to design and plan the side and rear extensions to our property. Barnaby took the time to understand what we were looking to achieve, and developed plans to suit our needs. He was responsive and happy to make adjustments as we moved through the process. Once we… Continue reading Peter Morris – Rear & Side Extension Planning Application – Honeybourne, Worcestershire – Review

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Josef Keeling – Honeybourne, Worcestershire – Side & Rear Extension Planning Application – Review

Barnaby, from The Design Social, worked with us to design and plan the side and rear extensions to our property. Barnaby took the time to understand what we were looking to achieve, and developed plans to suit our needs. He was responsive and happy to make adjustments as we moved through the process. Once we… Continue reading Josef Keeling – Honeybourne, Worcestershire – Side & Rear Extension Planning Application – Review

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Luke Morris – Planning Application for rear extension – Glenfield, Leicester

Luke Morris approached us to design and get planning approval for a large rear extension. This was a creatively challenging project, one reason being that the extension stretched along a large portion of the rear of the property, combining a snug area, utility room, kitchen and dining area into a larger area. This area was… Continue reading Luke Morris – Planning Application for rear extension – Glenfield, Leicester

Brett Naylor – Old barn conversion to hobby farm – Wigston Parva, Blaby – Review

Amazing, creative, professional practice. A complete package of professionalism / creativity / experience and great value. This is the second time we have used the Design Social and we would thoroughly recommend to others. Our passion for the building projects were matched by this company and we could not be more pleased with the service… Continue reading Brett Naylor – Old barn conversion to hobby farm – Wigston Parva, Blaby – Review

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Declan Nicholas – Planning Application for rear extension – Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Declan Nicholas approached us to help design a rear extension that would combine his kitchen and dining area into a larger living space for the family. This extension also had to provide a partial first floor extension to provide a new third bedroom. The site had unique constraints for this project as the extension’s potential… Continue reading Declan Nicholas – Planning Application for rear extension – Nuneaton, Warwickshire