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Architectural Assistant Role Job description Graham Lea Architecture is a small but busy Architectural practice in Lancashire is seeking an ambitious Architectural Assistant to join the team. You will be working using CAD on small to medium size residential and commercial developments. Ideally you will have the following skills and qualifications: Proficiency in AutoCAD A […]

Architectural Job Vacancy

We are seeking an ambitious Architectural Assistant / Technician to join our team. You will be working on small to medium size commercial and residential developments. Ideally the suitable candidate should possess: A 2.1 or above Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in an Architectural related discipline. A full UK driving licence and their own car. The […]

New Build Lytham

We have just received planning permission for a large detached house with annex in Lytham. Construction is set to start in the next few weeks.

COVID-19 Update – We’re open!

Despite current events we are still fully up and running here at Graham Lea Architecture, ready to help you with all your architectural needs. We are mostly working from home to maximise social distancing and keep our employees safe however we are still available for site visits which we believe can be done safely and […]

Build the home of your dreams, without leaving the house!

As Covid-19 further tightens its grip on our daily lives and self isolation drives us all insane, you would be forgiven for thinking that this was not the time to be allowing an architect into your home, sitting through design meetings and starting work on your next big project. That being said, after being cooped […]

Project 300!

We are pleased to announce that we have been instructed for our 300th project.  From humble starts as a small residential oriented practice, over the past 10 years we have developed our team to provide exceptional service in both residential and commercial industries and now split our workload evenly between the two sectors. For Job […]

Planning Permission Granted

We have gained planning permission for a new scheme student flat in Preston. The former Oakendale residential care home in Ashton which closed in August 2016 is ideally situated to be turned into flats for students attending the University of Central Lancashire. The demand is outstripping supply for student accommodation with private landlords always needed. […]

New Hugo Burrito Restaurant Blackburn

  Graham Lea Architecture is helping David Wilcock bring his successful market stall to the high street in Blackburn. Hoping to build on the popularity of Hugo Burrito on Blackburn Market David asked Graham Lea Architecture to draw up plans for his new restaurant. Have a look at the Lancashire Telegraph to check out more […]

Change Of Use From Care Home To Student Accommodation

  An article in last nights Lancashire Evening Post puts a vacant care home and home to renowned historian in the spotlight to become student flats. Mentioning the work done by the team here at Graham Lea Architecture within the planning report. Check out the article here at http://www.lep.co.uk/news/student-digs-plan-for-historian-s-preston-home-1-8845302    

Re launch of Pre-Application Planning Advice from 3rd April 2017

Preston City Council

Following on from their decision over two years ago to stop the pre-application planning advice service Preston City Council have informed us that from 3rd April this year the service will be resumed. This will allow anyone wishing to undertake minor developments to seek advice prior to applying for planning permission to ascertain beforehand whether their […]