As with every business, we have been monitoring the situation carefully.
We are still working, and are still able to carry visits to your property. We can still do this in person at the moment, but for those self-isolating, or those who would just prefer a virtual experience, we are also able to do this remotely via video.
One of our regular client groups is ‘self-builders’. These may be people who have deliberately bought a patch of land intending to build their own house. Or they may have inherited some land. Others have realised that they could build a house on part of their curtilage. In each case we believe that our job… Continue Reading
Chance For Childhood, a UK Charity supported by Comic Relief, approached Stephen Waldron Architects to ask if we would design a new school for the deaf in Nyabihu, North Rwanda. How could we say no? And now the school is OPEN! Continue Reading
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 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
RIBA Fellow – Stephen Waldron. We are delighted to announce that our very own Stephen Waldron, has been named a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Fellow. He is one of just 15 Fellowships awarded in the UK in 2017, and the only such awardee in Wales! Continue Reading
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
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
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
Whether you are a home owner ready to re-design your property, or a small (possibly first time) property developer, one of the key challenges you face is ensuring that you have created real value at the end of this process. This is a core element in the remit of your architect. Continue Reading