Practice


  • DESIGN

  • PLANNING

  • ARCHITECTURE

Specialising in design, planning and architecture, DP Architects offer a client a centred approach to your project.  Following an initial consultation, we will develop a bespoke client brief detailing the project requirements.  We would then work with you to develop concept and final designs for your approval before guiding you through the planning process.

Ongoing services include Detailed Technical Design, Building Regulations Submissions, Tender Action and Contract Administration.

how we work

DP Architects can provide full or partial architectural services from inception to completion as follows. However, we can tailor our scope of works to suit the specific requirements of the project.

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Strategic & Consultancy

  • 1.1 Pre-purchase site reviews
  • 1.2 Strategic reviews
  • 1.3 Local Plan representation and site submissions
  • 1.4 Enforcement action support and advice
  • 1.5 Architectural and planning consultancy
  • 1.6 Design reviews
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Design & Planning

  • 2.1 Appraisal and design brief
  • 2.2 Feasibility study
  • 2.3 Concept / sketch design
  • 2.4 Developed design
  • 2.5 Planning submission and monitoring
  • 2.6 Enhanced computer-generated imagery (CGI)
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Production Information (construction drawings)

  • 3.1 Planning review and discharge of conditions
  • 3.2 Construction (working) drawings
  • 3.3 Interface detailing
  • 3.4 Interior architecture
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Contract Procurement

  • 4.1 Tender documentation
  • 4.2 Tender action
  • 4.3 Mobilisation
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Construction

  • 5.1 Contract administration / project management
  • 5.2 Practical completion / handover
  • 5.3 Final certificate
  • 5.4 In use
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Awards

DP Architects have been finalists and winners for multiple design, quality and technical awards since the company was established. Here is a selection of some of our awards …

Chilterns building design award 2019

LABC award 2016-2019

Inside Housing Development Award 2018

Sustainable Building Awards 2019

UK Property Award 2016-2019

AVDC award 2013-2016

Green Apple Award, 2015, 2018-19

24 housing award 2018

What House? Award 2019