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Getting the builders in

“Can you recommend a good builder?”

I get asked that question a lot.

Yes, yes I can, and usually I’m happy to.


If you’re looking to hire a builder recommendations are good, but you’ve got to do your own due diligence too. It’s your house, you’ve got to live there and its you that will suffer if you […]

By |December 8th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

What to Consider When You Hire an Architectural Designer

Finding the right architect will see you with the property of your dreams. The wrong one will bring only pain and unnecessary costs. Here’s how to find the right Chartered Architectural Technologist for your project. […]

By |February 5th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Permitted Development – Single Storey Extensions


This is the first in a series exploring the basic principles of permitted development – i.e the parliament granted right to make certain changes and modifications to your home without going through the planning application process. We are going to start simple and establish what can and can’t be done with a single storey extension.


So….. […]

By |August 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monday Mornings

For reasons that are too lame to explain, I’ve been away from the blog for a while…

But a few things have been happening here at LAS HQ….

Firstly, the company became Limited earlier this year, meaning that I’m now a director, which is all a bit grown up!

Secondly, I had the website redesigned, so that’s up […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lessons I’ve Learned in Business. Part 1

Having been self employed for a well over a year now, I thought it would useful (for me as much as anyone!) to put together a series of blog posts highlighting and expounding some of the things I’ve learned.

Clearly, my particular experience is within architecture, but I guess many of the principles will apply across […]

By |April 7th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Merryfield Close, Verwood.

Above is a photo of a project in Merryfield Close, in Verwood.

Essentially the brief was to extend over the existing garage roof to create extra bedroom space upstairs. Fairly straightforward you’d think, right? Wrong. Kind of.

Architecturally, it was pretty straightforward, but the process of getting to where we are int he above photo has been […]

By |April 7th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Verwood Project. Update No.3

Above, are a few photos from the project in Verwood I’ve been blogging about recently.

As you can see, the builders are really making good progress now, the existing roof is coming off, and the extension is pretty well up to first floor height. Exciting stuff, if you like sort of thing. which I do!

You’ll also […]

By |April 3rd, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Work continues in Verwood

Yeah, I need to employ someone to work on my blog titles. I’m really not very good at it!

So, I’ve been to site today, and work seems to be going well. The foundations are in, as is the beam and block ground floor. The bricklayer is making good progress with the walls and the groundworkers […]

By |March 14th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Work Begins in Verwood……

Work has recently begun on this project in Verwood.

Last year, the clients purchased the three bedroom property with the intention of turning into their dream home, and commissioned Lacey Architectural Services to gain planning permission. Working closely together, we came up with a scheme that seemed to fulfill the brief, but, sadly it was knocked […]

By |March 5th, 2014|blog|0 Comments

Check (a professional) me out!

Lacey Architectural Services is now a member of Check A Professional!

Check us out here

By |February 22nd, 2014|blog|0 Comments