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

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

If Carlsberg made blackboards…

This weekend I collected my new blackboard from Jo Plumridge at Fabstract.

As I’m sure you’ll agree, its pretty cool…..

By |August 18th, 2013|blog|0 Comments


Lacey Architectural Services is sponsoring Verwood Family Church in this their inaugaural year in the South West Evangelical Alliance football league. This is a photo of me handing over the kit to captain Stew Plumridge

The team is still looking for players (16+), so if you know anyone who might be interested please contact Andy Pym […]

By |August 7th, 2013|blog|0 Comments