RESIDENTIAL

Award winning architectural services tailored to you and your project

RESIDENTIAL

RESIDENTIAL

COMMERCIAL

Commercial architectural services catering to every industry on every scale

COMMERCIAL

COMMERCIAL

MANAGEMENT

Let us manage your project and take the hassle away from your build

MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT

Architects in Birmingham and The West Midlands

With a team of award winning designers and architects in Birmingham and the West Midlands, CK Architectural is one of the most rapidly growing architectural firms in the region.  Providing services such as residential design, planning applicationsbuilding regulations and project management, our architects in Birmingham work at both residential and commercial levels to give our clients everything that they need to create a project that is nothing short of excellence.

Our multi award winning team of technicians, designers and architects in Birmingham take projects through the entire architectural process all in house, enabling us to offer only the highest quality architectural service in the industry without extortionate pricing. From survey and initial designs right through planning, building regulation and even building project management stages, our service is completely tailored to what you and your project require to be successful.

With a dedicated support team in place to guide answer your every query and uphold our service quality at every stage of the process, we’re equipped to truly transform the architectural industry. Contact us today for all the free quotes and advice that you need to make an informed decision on your next project.

Our Architectural Services

House extension architectural project

Single storey extensions

Individual and unique designs to improve your primary ground floor living spaces

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New build architectural project

New build

Cost-effective or grand design homes styled to your individual needs

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Loft conversion architectural project

Loft conversions

How to turn a dark and dirty loft into a stylish, light new room

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Commercial properties

Commercial level devices centred on you and your business needs.

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Barn conversion architectural project

Barn conversions

Transform your barn or outbuilding into a stunning, separate living space in the country.

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Double storey extensions

Improve the living spaces top to bottom with expert tailored design solutions

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The CK Architectural Birmingham Team

Our team of expert local Birmingham based architects, designers, technicians, planners, engineers and project managers provide unparalleled service at incredible prices with an insightful knowledge of all local processes.

We pride ourselves on giving you the best information to make the right choices with your project.  All of our staff are trained to the highest standard to put you in the driving seat and offer you the best advice and designs to achieve what you want.  We understand how important it is that your home and your money are used wisely.

CK Architectural ltd is growing across the UK and our system for delivery and customer service is unrivalled. Typically, no fee will be due until a full site survey has been undertaken and designed from the brief produced.

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What our customers say about us

Lars Cavi
13. November, 2020.
As a developer in Hull, I have been working with CK Architectural on many complex projects and they have always delivered a great professional service. Highly recommended. Lars
Peter Tyas
28. August, 2020.
Great service from the team at CK helping out with a every changing project design. Friendly and knowledgeable service, which I would recommend. Thanks.
Dave Turner
12. July, 2020.
Highly recommend CK Architectural. Chris and his team did a great job gaining planning permission for a new build and renovation of an existing property. We hit some dead ends with the planning officer but Chris found different ways of getting around the problems without going over budget.
Carl Newlands
10. July, 2020.
For someone far removed from the building / planning industries the thought of where to start when thinking of a big extension project to my house (two story to the side and wrap around of semi-detached 3 bed) was a little daunting at first. Luckily, after obtaining a competitive quote, I enlisted the services of CK Architectural and have been very impressed with not only the service received but the ease at which they have made the whole process. After listening to my thoughts and the reasons for needing the extension work doing, the architect came up with a great design that encompassed everything that was needed. Even when I changed my mind over a couple of aspects, Donna, Chris and the team were quick to administer any alterations. Every visit to the house for measurements / planning etc has happened without a hitch with all members of the team we've encountered being punctual and professional at all times. The best thing has been by far the ease at which CK have made of getting all council and local authority sign off for the project. All I have needed to do is pay the fees at the required time, no stress involved and all went through seamlessly. I'm now at the stage where I have the drawings to hand and have submitted them to builders to obtain quotes. Importantly, the feedback so far from the builders indicates the project to be within the budget specifications I explained to CK during the first consultation. Very happy customer 🙂 Carl.
Delwar Hossain
21. May, 2020.
Excellent Service and prompt!! I have taken CK's service twice. Chris and his team is very helpful and most importantly have enough patience to accommodate my frequently changing mind set. I would happily recommend any one to CK Architectural and wish them all the best.
Rockmetteller Woof
11. September, 2019.
Proffesional, helpful & a great price. Produced hard copies & electronic of everything we needed. What more could you ask for .
Carla Dulare
23. August, 2019.
Enjoyed working with CK on our loft conversion, kept us updated along the way and very happy with the outcome and the service. Would highly recommend
P Furley
23. August, 2019.
Great service and really helpful with any changes I wanted to make.

Journey to your designs

Survey/Self-Survey

First, once you choose to move forward with our service, we need to get some info. In most cases, this is a self-survey where you take rough measurements that we’re able to make drawings with. For larger projects, we visit the site.

Design Meeting/ Virtual Design Meeting & Screenshot

Step 2 is where we show you our drawings and discuss your likes, dislikes, and how to move forward. We can do this both in person and via online meeting to help make things as easy as possible.

Approval & Confirmation

Once you’re happy with the designs with any amendments, we’ll send you the first invoice. From there, we’ll issue your designs to you digitally, so you have them whenever you need them.

Submit to Planning

The next step is to submit your drawings to the planning portal after we add a location map, consult any 3rd parties and writing the planning and design statements. The Portal will get in touch with your directly for their fee, and then forward your application to the local authority.

Application Validation

Following the submission of your application, the admin & validation team from the local authority check the application fits the relevant criteria, before they validate it, send it back to us, and we forward it to you letting you know all the info you need.

The Planning Process

After this, the Planning Officer will write to the neighbours, highways, environment, relevant utility services etc regarding the application, and speak to the council and anyone objecting, too so it can be reviewed. They will then give you a decision date and begin to look through all of the information.

Approval

Once a decision is reached, you will be updated by us. We will then advise you on the next steps. If the application is refused, we will be in touch to discuss redesign/submission. There is no application fee for resubmission within 12 months.

Building regulations drawings

After approval of your planning application, we’ll move to building regulations. We’ll send you an invoice before then starting the detailed drawings to submit to Building Control. You can let us know if you have any new additions, amendments, or preferences as to construction here, too.

Builder tender (If requested)

Once the drawings are approved, we will send the drawings to our recommended builders for quotations if this is something you have opted for. We advise getting quotes from at least 3 builders to verify their prices and to find the right builder to suit your project.

Send drawing to BC and SE

Next up, we submit the drawing to Building Control and Structural Engineers as required. They let us know they have your application and check it against the 2013 legislation. Then, they write to us requesting amendments and clarification. We will update the drawings and answer the questions until we gain approval.

BC Sign off and Approval Letter

Once the building regulations drawings are approved, we’ll get in touch and let you know immediately. We’ll send you the drawings you can give to your selected builder where they become principal contractor and take responsibility form there. Your Building Control Officer will attend when required as instructed by the builder to sign off each stage of the works.

Receive drawings

Once the Building Control has signed off and approved the drawings, you will receive 3 large copies of the drawings in the post along with a completion pack. At this point our services will be finished unless you choose to use our project management service and we take things through to the completed build.

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