The essential foundation stone for any planning - large or small, is to initially create a preliminary enquiry for any given scheme. This launches the project by presenting planners with an outline of what the client requires, and it is at this stage in the process that we find out if a project is viable/feasible in the long term. This early process ensures the client does not waste time and money on an ultimately unworkable project...

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‘the essential preliminary enquiry for most planning applications’

Randolphe Palmer Design is a Thaxted (Dunmow) based design service offering architectural services via CAD design drafting to clients in Essex, London, Hertfordshire and Suffolk. Projects undertaken include residential developments: - house extensions, loft conversions and new build houses - and - commercial projects: retail/leisure - shops, pubs and restaurants. I also work on larger developments (units of houses and apartments) for private developers.

I provide
structural engineering and calculations as well as building control consultation on all projects: I remain committed to thorough liaison with planning and building control professionals at all stages of an application: a ‘three way loop of communication is set up, via e-mails, between the client, the designer, and the planners.

‘Randolphe Palmer Design’ has fourteen years experience in planning & building control applications - including Conservation Planning and Grade II Listed Building Consent planning.

I have worked with many of the London boroughs, Essex District Councils, Herts councils and

Suffolk councils on many small to medium sized projects.

I maintain close contacts with other designers and architects and regularly use web based providers of building control structural details.

Details relating to professional qualifications can be found at the bottom of the ‘Contact us’ page.

‘Moathouse Farm’ - the offices of

     ‘Randolphe Palmer Design’