Design and Planning

TPArchitects have a demonstrable track record in obtaining planning consents on technically difficult and constrained sites, including sensitive heritage and conservation projects, flood plain and Green Belt issues. In fact 98% of our planning applications are approved locally, or through the appeal process.

Working with an established network of experienced consultants, providing support on matters such as highways, trees, ecology, pollution, ground conditions, we maintain good working relationship with local planning authorities. TPArchitects are the ‘go-to’ practice in this region if you wish to give your application the best chance of success.

Each project is undertaken with a strong emphasis on design quality in order to add maximum value to the development.


TPArchitects have an experienced team of architects and technicians with expertise in the production of detailed design information. We not only provide these services on projects progressing on from successful in-house planning consents, TPA can also provide detailed design services on projects benefiting from planning consents obtained elsewhere.

  • Building regulation drawings and applications
  • Full detailed construction packages for both large and small developments
  • Technical specifications
  • Condition surveys and defect surveys
  • Party wall surveys
  • Contract administration
Site Appraisals and Strategic Planning

TPArchitects have an in-depth working knowledge of Local Planning Policy and National Planning Legislation. This experience has been developed over many years and allows us to offer dependable advice on the likelihood of establishing a Planning Consent on a site. These services can be undertaken both quickly and in confidence.

We are able to offer the following services:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Pre Application submissions
  • Land Appraisals
  • Master Planning
  • Concept Design
  • Permitted Development Advice
  • Planning Strategies
Tendering and Contracts

TPArchitects can provide tender and construction stage services for all building types. Our involvement will assist in selection of a suitable contractor, obtaining a competitive cost for the works, and to review the construction works as it progresses, checking that your project is on time and on budget, and built the way it was designed to look.

We are able to offer the following services:

  • Procurement advice
  • Contract advice, including coordination with cost consultants
  • Pre-qualification of contractors and specialists
  • Tender package preparation, issue, evaluation
  • Contract administration
  • On-site support
  • Practical completion and project close out

We are able to work to BIM Level 1 and 2 collaborating with the entire design team.

We have the necessary skills and software to prepare 3D models for perspective renders, videos, and virtual reality.

About US

Formed in 1996, TPArchitects, an established and award winning RIBA Chartered Practice, offer in-depth resources, leading design and technical skills, with wide expertise across multiple client sectors and building types.

A focus on client satisfaction and design quality underpins every commission. Our project experience and construction industry knowledge enables us to offer each client a targeted set of skills and expertise to achieve their goals.

The quality of our design work and the success of our projects is reflected in the fact that 90% of our projects are through recommendations or repeat commissions. We provide an accessible approach, and commitment to achieve innovative solutions, to ensure a collaborative relationship with both clients and specialist partners.