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Robin Nicholas

Eastbourne Arts and Crafts Residential Extension and Refurbishment   Shape Architecture has gained planning permission for the extension and refurbishment of a prominent Arts and Crafts house in Eastbourne.  This was a complex planning permission given the nature of the building and the extent of redevelopment.  We were nonetheless successful at our first application. The[...]

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Basement Extension in Fulham   Our Fulham basement extension in St. Maur Road is progressing. The initial strip out is completed and nothing of any real concern has been discovered during this progress. The first formal site progress meeting has been held on site and all matters relating to progress of the works have been[...]

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2024 Planning Permissions   2024 has started with a number of planning permissions gained by Shape Architecture. Over one per week. We describe the five planning permissions granted in January below.   1. Planning permission in Lewisham for basement extension. 2. Planning permission in Ealing for rear extension 3. Planning permission in Battersea for large[...]

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Fulham Townhouse Extension and Refurb   Shape Architecture has been commissioned to design and submit a planning application for an extension and refurb to a modern townhouse in Cheryls Close in Fulham.  This follows our previous project at Cheryls Close which our new Client visited and liked.  It is quote common for us to carry[...]

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Projects on site in 2023   Whilst we offer a flexible service to all our clients which sometimes sees us not appointed to oversee the progress of our projects on site we very much enjoy seeing our designs built and the process of constructing them.  We have had a number of projects on site in[...]

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What's starting on site in 2024   Shape Architecture has gained many planning permissions this year throughout Brighton and Hove and London and these projects will be starting on site in 2024.  As always they show a diversity  in size, type and location.  They range from a number of side infill and rear extensions  in[...]

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Developer News Shape Architecture continues to undertake projects with Developers across London.  Very often looking to maximise the potential of challenging sites.  Our 17 years of experience as a practice in these types of projects coupled with our creative and practical approach forms the basis for our success and established relationships with a range of[...]

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Shape Architecture on Houzz   Houzz offers an unparalleled home renovation and design platform, seamlessly connecting homeowners and home professionals with top-notch tools, resources, and vendors. Shape Architecture, having a longstanding presence on Houzz, has garnered numerous accolades for their exceptional services and innovative designs.  We have recently updated our Houzz page to showcase a[...]

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Mews House Transformation The transformation of a Mews house involves a number of key design issues.These primarily relate  to the ways in which additional floor space can be added, the creation of new external space, the use of natural light and the design of well organised contemporary interiors.Our portfolio of Mews projects have addressed all[...]

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Small Extension in Brighton   Shape Architecture has just finished a small extension in Sandgate Road in Brighton.  The property had a single storey structure at the rear in which the kitchen was located.   We gained planning permission to add another storey on top of this which gave space for a new bathroom.  At ground[...]

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Brighton Extension   Our roof terrace extension at Norfolk Road in Brighton continues to progress well.  On this project we are working with Everest Miles Contractors based in Portslade.  With the Christmas holiday coming up the focus is on forming the new flat roof and getting it waterproofed.  With that in mind the rear elevation[...]

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Barnes Loft Conversion   Shape Architecture has just submitted a pre-app request for a house extension project in Barnes.  The brief entails a rear extension alongside a pod room extension over the existing back addition.   As residential architects in Barnes and many other parts in London, Shape Architecture brings its expertise in transforming all[...]

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Loft Conversion in Hove   Shape Architecture has just gained planning permission for another loft conversion in Hove.  This project is in Portland Road and much like our loft project in Lawrence Road features a hip to gable extension coupled with the addition of a dormer extension.  This form of loft conversion creates a large[...]

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House Extension Architects in Fulham   Working as architects in Fulham we undertake house extensions of all types and size.  From a side extension to the addition of a wrap around extension our designs transform our clients’ homes creating light filled and contemporary spaces. Our side infill project in St. Dionis road  in Fulham combines[...]

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House Extension Architects in Brighton and Hove    Working as architects in Brighton we undertake extensions of all types and size.  From a side extension to the addition of a wrap-around extension, our projects transform our clients homes creating light filled and contemporary spaces. Our side extension in Rugby Road in Brighton is a good[...]

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Hove Loft Conversion   Shape Architecture carries out many loft conversions in Brighton and Hove to a wide variety of house types.  We are currently on site with a loft conversion in Lawrence Road in Hove.  The project sees the addition of a rear dormer plus a hip to gable addition. The resulting space is[...]

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Fulham Garden Rooms Our latest garden room in Acfold Road in  Fulham is progressing well.  The Brick walls are up and the roof joists are in  and the floor with underfloor heating is in place.  As a bespoke garden room the building responds to our clients brief very well.  Equally the brick work detailing, the[...]

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