Archive for September 2018

New Commission: Detached Victorian Home in St. Matthias Conservation Area

Our latest period project aims to refine an already gorgeous family home in Richmond. The property is a three storey detached Victorian house with matching front and rear façades in a clean, uniform yellow brick typical of the St. Matthias Conservation Area. A 30m long landscaped garden is the main selling feature of the house,…

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Guest Expert: How to Win Planning Permission on a Listed Building

Tim Miles is a partner at Montagu Evans, a leading planning consultancy with a specialist team which advises on sensitive conservation area and listed developments. Thanks to his expansive knowledge of historic buildings and trusted reputation with planning departments, he has guided numerous developments in listed buildings towards success. No type of development has more…

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John’s Advice: I Want to Build an Extension – Where Do I Start?

There are many reasons you might want an extension. Perhaps your family’s grown, or you’ve transitioned to working from home, or you want to finally install that home gym you’ve always dreamed of. But before you let your imagination run wild, you need to ask yourself the following four questions so that you have a…

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Client of the Month: Kate McKinlay Restores Her Grade II Chelsea Townhouse

Kate McKinlay outside her vineyard, Domaine de Mourchon, in Seguret, Provence. Kate’s Georgian townhouse in Chelsea was overdue a makeover, but a false start had made her nervous about the difficulties of renovating a 1720s Grade II listed house. Luckily, she found us. What’s the story behind the house? The house is an early-Georgian Chelsea…

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Classic Cars and Vintage Clothes at the Goodwood Revival Office Day Out

The DGA team donned vintage outfits for a day at the races. Goodwood Revival was bigger and better than ever before, and the DGA team showed up in style. A capacity crowd flocked to the circuit for the finest historic racing, with visitors completing the spectacle with dashing period outfits. The garden party atmosphere was…

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Awards: SME News Most Innovative Residential Architecture Firm

Dyer Grimes Architecture is delighted to announce that we have been awarded “Most Innovative Residential Architecture Firm – South London” in the SME News 2018 Global Business Insight Awards. About the UK Enterprise Awards Jessie Wilson, Awards Coordinator, discusses the success of this year’s programme: “UK based enterprises are renowned for their diversity and ability…

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Planning Approval for 3,200 sqft Wandsworth Home with Full Plan Basement

Dyer Grimes Architecture is delighted to announce that we have received planning permission from Wandsworth Borough Council to demolish the majority of a small, four bedroom house and replace it with a 3,200 sqft new build with a full plan basement. The site is within the Wandsworth Common Conservation Area, which typically means that demolitions…

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