Planning Permission in 6 weeks

We have just received planning permission for this exciting Bungalow renovation project. If you would like to find out more about the project why not have a look at the project page ?

Larger Home Extensions: Neighbour Consultation Scheme

Graham Lea has just obtained permission for an extension in Bolton under the Neighbour Consultation Scheme. The Neighbour Consultation Scheme means that you can build  a larger single storey extension with out the requirement of planning permission. The scheme means you can have extensions from 4 metres to 8 metres for detached houses, and from 3 metres […]

Work Experience – 2015

We are looking for someone to come and gain some valuable experience at our City Centre Office. The candidate should have be studying/ have studied Architecture or Architectural Technology, have good CAD knowledge and have a high attention to detail. If you, or anyone you know is interested in developing skills and gaining valuable experience […]

Permitted Development Rights have been extended till 2019

Finished design and showing glazed gable

As of 15th April 2015 the following Permitted development rights have been extended. Temporary, for 3 years, permitted development right to allow up to 500sqm of storage and distribution buildings to change to residential. Additional requirements are that the building must have been in B8 use for 4 years and in use or last used […]

Graham Lea Architecture Secures Planning Permission

We have just received planning permission for a contemporary single storey extension. The proposed works will involve the construction of a a large cantilevered roof over an outdoor sitting area. Bi-fold doors and the floating roof will provide excellent views from the kitchen to the large garden.

Graham Lea to Work on Architects House

Graham Lea Architecture have been appointed to work on 1955 architects house. The house was designed by and built for architect William Harwood. The current owners are looking to add another storey to the building. This will make the building more in fitting with the surrounding area (which was developed after the architects house was […]

Graham Lea named top designer in bat box competition

Graham Lea, founder of Graham Lea Architecture, has won first prize in a competition to design a bat box for Memorial Park Fleetwood. Organisers of the competition: LeftCoast and Wyre Council, wanted to provide valuable nesting space for wildlife in the area, but they wanted something a little grander and more eye-catching than a normal […]