What could be more soothing than an Architect?

Think about it. An extension.  A barn conversion. A garage conversion. An attic conversion. A new home office or the optimisation of your living space. These are all exciting projects that will by their very nature change the way that you live! So why do you need soothing? Continue Reading

Architects in the real world

Architects can often be seen to be creatively precious.  Yes – I did just write that! And in many cases this is utterly true. But there are instances, more often than not if the truth be told, when practicality has to take over and we don’t have time to get our ducks all in a… Continue Reading

How much does an architect cost?

The most common question I am asked on the initial call from a prospective client is: “How much will it cost for a set of drawings for planning?” It is entirely understandable that they’d like a guideline cost, but as with many things in life, there is much to consider. Continue Reading

Beating your budget

Many clients undertake an ambitious extension project or to build a new house only to find that it will cost way beyond their budget!  This may be often after gaining planning consent and many months, or even years, of design and expectation! It’s often at this point that they abandon their dream, and are left… Continue Reading

Managing Specialist Works

Here at Stephen Waldron Architects, we don’t just design buildings, we solve design-based construction, repair and maintenance problems that face owners of every type of property. Because of our  extensive experience that stretches across 40 years, we are able to put a repair into a strategic perspective. We solve the specific problem and help our… Continue Reading

Digital Measured Building Surveys

Stephen Waldron Architects have from inception carried out our own digital measured building surveys on our schemes. Now we are providing that service on other projects, as a stand-alone service via our sister company Digital Building Surveys.  Our care for detail and close working relationship with Alpine Surveys in the same office location means that… Continue Reading