Townscape provide creative and innovative solutions for property transformations, remodels and new build bespoke homes across Yorkshire

HOUSE EXTENSIONS
BUILDING CONSERVATION
NEW BUILD HOMES
HOUSE REFURBISHMENTS

Townscape Architects are RIBA chartered residential architects, with offices in Harrogate and York.

We specialise in designing life-changing homes, which includes bespoke new build houses as well as property transformations such as full house refurbishments, extensions and conversions.

Everything will be handled by your personal project manager and our team. You can rely on us to sort out planning departments and building regulations; we will help you to select fixtures and finishes; we manage your engineers and builders. We will even carry out inspections of the builders work and report back to you.

Find out how Townscape Architects can help – discover a new kind of architecture.

THE START OF A JOURNEY

For you, working with an architect might be a new and daunting experience, or it might be something you have done before. Either way, choosing the right residential architect is an important decision. Not all architects are the same. We want you to be able to say you are pleased to have chosen Townscape.

This is your opportunity to create a life changing home. You might be looking for a dramatic property transformation; a new build home, a sympathetic restoration, a cosy re-design of living space, or a sleek-lined modernisation. You have a dream that you want realised.

You might have questions about planning permission, space utilisation, construction budgets, timescales, design factors; those questions all need answering. Later on, building regulations, tenders for work, on-site project management all must be taken care of. We do all that for you.

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INSPIRING DESIGNS AND IDEAS

You want great ideas and fantastic designs. You also want attention to detail, a professional service; a smooth and efficient project from start to finish.

You want someone you can trust; someone to guide you and advise you; someone with the right experience, who demonstrates they want the best for you. We offer a free one hour no-commitment consultation so you can see for yourself that Townscape will work for you.

We know about architecture, we know about design, we know about building projects. We know that your priority is for an architect who understands, solves and then delivers the architectural designs and completed build projects you want. That’s what we do for you. Understand, solve, deliver

Due to the popular demand for our services we have recently introduced our Townscape Lite © service.  This is perfect for smaller projects such as extensions, loft conversions or internal alterations.  Our dedicated small projects team provide a competitive service for planning and building regulations drawings. To find out more please email details of your project, location, contact details and site photographs to info@townscape-architects.co.uk or alternatively click the link below. We will respond in 48 hours with a customised quote that you may pick and choose the services that you require.

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DESIGN CONSULTATIONS

In order to be able to make an informed decision about how to best move a project forward we offer a complementary design consultation at your home. Whether its a whole house renovation, extension or new build home one our architects or building designers will meet with you to discuss the properties potential and process to move the project forward.  This consultation will provide you with the answers that you need such as design ideas and inspiration; practical advice on build costs and the chances of obtaining planning permission; and technical information on build-ability and building regulations.

 

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We are a creative and reliable RIBA Chartered Architectural Practice with offices in Harrogate and York. If you’d like to discuss a new project with us then please call one of our friendly team to book a free property design consultation at your home. 


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PROPERTY CLINIC – GET THE ADVICE YOU NEED BEFORE YOU BUY

If you are looking to buy a house in the area and need some professional advice before you make an offer then why not book a complimentary no-commitment appointment with one of our architects. We will be able to offer you advice and provide inspiring ideas to help unlock a properties full potential. We have a limited number of these appointments available each month so please call the office to book an appointment in advance.

The Start of a Journey …………

At Townscape we promise to be at your side throughout every step of your project. We like to keep things straightforward and this is a typical plan of how we work with you:

01 WE UNDERSTAND
Townscape Viability Appraisal TM

UNDERSTANDING YOUR REQUIREMENTS

We can help from the earliest stages of a project, even before the property is purchased. We will find out all about your aspirations for the project, your likes and dislikes, your wish list of requirements. We will discuss this with you at the project outset; all of this information is compiled into a project brief.​

APPRAISAL

Once we understand your requirements we will initiate an intense creative design process. A series of ideas, sketches and images will be prepared to show how your home may be designed or transformed. We will then meet with you to review and discuss the various layouts in further detail.​

VIABILITY REPORT

A viability report will be prepared to​ provide you with high level project information such as an indication of build costs, site constraints, planning constraints and an indicative programme for the works. This report will assist you in deciding which of the sketch options is most appropriate for you.​

02 WE SOLVE
Planning Stage

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

When the feasibility study is complete we will work with you to​ develop a preferred option in further​ detail. During this part of the process​ you will see the designs of your new​ home starting to take shape. We will meet with you regularly to discuss and develop the design until a final​ plan is agreed.​

3D VISUALISATION

Using the latest software we are able​ to build a computer generated 3D model of your new home. By using virtual reality and a set of 3D glasses you will be able to take a virtual tour of your new home. This means​ that the design is fully understood and developed before construction begins​

PLANNING PROCESS

The planning system can be a minefield.​ To ensure the best chance of success we use our knowledge, expertise and pro active approach to manage the​ planning process on your behalf. We​ will monitor the application and keep a​ close eye on progress until a decision is​ made.

03 WE DELIVER
Construction Stages

TECHNICAL DESIGN

This involves preparing technical​ drawings and specifications that​ a builder will need to accurately price a​ project and to build from. There is a lot​ to consider but there is no need to worry​ as we will guide you through all of the​ options, from fixtures and fittings, windows​ and doors through to the finishing touches​.

PROJECT TENDER

Choosing the right contractor for the​ project is essential. We will tender the project to obtain competitive​ quotes on your behalf. When the quotes are received we will assist​ you in selecting the best builder for the project. We will then set up the necessary building contracts; construction can then commence.​

MONITOR CONSTRUCION

We will be at your side at every step through to completion. We will carry out site inspections to check that the work is carried out properly, certify payments to the contractor, and deal with the builder on your behalf. Even​ when the project is complete we will be​ on hand to deal with any problems that​ arise.​

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