News - Pardon Chambers Architects

Writing a design brief for your architect

In this video we look at some tips to help you set up your brief including project functions, your motivations and expectations, design direction, timetables and budgets.

Passive design

If you are doing a new build project then you should be thinking about passive design from the outset almost before, or certainly in parallel with, the fabric of the building

HAA RIBA Commendation

We were delighted to receive a commendation for our Avenue Road project in Bishop's Stortford.

How much does an architect cost?

One of the first questions potential clients want to know when they call our company is - how much does an architect cost? Although this is quite a difficult question to answer as every project is different, this video tries to explain some of the different ways in which architects charge fees.

Grove Cottage Planning Success

We were thrilled to receive planning permission last week for Grove Cottage Mencap to provide a new nursery and community centre for children and adults with learning difficulties.

What is Fabric First?

An explanation of how improving the energy efficiency of your building's walls, floor and roof should be considered first before moving on to consider renewable energy options.

Working with Listed Buildings

If you own, look after or are thinking of buying a listed or heritage building our latest video shares some  things you need to consider when thinking of maintaining, altering or extending the property.

Accoya Website Feature

Our recent project in Bishop's Stortford has recently been featured on the Accoya Timber website.

Burleigh House, Cambridge

Here's a sneak peek of our latest fit-out project in Cambridge that is nearing completion...more photos coming soon #cambridge #hybridworking #renovation #backtotheoffice #periodproperty #georgian #victorian

We’re hiring!

We are looking for an experienced Part 2 architectural assistant/architect with residential and commercial experience to join our friendly Bishop's Stortford office.