A 1st class service

We can provide a comprehensive architectural service from project inception to completion. We follow either our plan of work or the RIBA plan of work dependant on project scale. We additionally offer a range of specialisms.

Specialisms include:

  • Appraisal, brief development & feasibility studies
  • Master planning
  • Town and Country planning
  • Planning Appeals
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM), BIM Management & Coordination
  • Space planning
  • Workplace consulting
  • Interior design
  • 3D Architectural visualisations
  • Project Management
  • Site inspections
  • Sustainability
  • Conservation


1st Architects are specialists in the conservation of traditional, historic and listed buildings. The team are expert in the use of traditional building materials, a key factor in preserving buildings from a previous age. Our project have include A, B and C listed buildings (grade I, II*,II) dating from the 15th Century.

The service includes

  • Restoration
  • Conservation
  • Adaption and reuse
  • Assessment of historic sites, conservation and management plans
  • Churches (conservation and reordering)

Recent projects have included the restoration and extension of The “A” listed James Melville Manse.


Browse our public and commercial projects to get a feel for the range of our work. Often with limited budgets we have been able to provide real value for our clients.

Well Conceived Design

"Thank you for attending the planning hearing. The unanimous vote in favour of the design is quite an achievement considering we added nearly 100sqm to the property." P Winter

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