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John Nicol has 30 years experience as a practising architect and has worked on a wide range of architectural projects. This has included city centre redevelopments, shopping centres, offices and data centres and fit-outs for the retail, office and hospitality sectors. Domestic projects have ranged from minor alterations to individual houses and apartment buildings.


John can guide you through your building project from inception to completion to realise your vision and maximise added value to your home or business. This ranges from identifying the project brief, optimising layouts and form of construction to using design to bring space, light and style to the completed proposal. At the implementation stage services include obtaining planning, Building Regulations and other statutory approvals and where desired assistance with preparation of tenders, procuring contractors and project management services including site liaison with contractors, site inspections and reports.

Services offered include:

/ Building condition surveys


/ Feasibility sketches, plans and reports


/ Scheme designs


/ Planning applications


/ Conservation Area Consent applications


/ Listed Building Consent applications


/ Planning Appeals


/ Building Regulations applications


/ Liaison with Party Wall Surveyors


/ Coordination of other professional services,

  structural design, quantity surveying etc.


/ Construction design and specification

/ Preparation and issue of tenders to obtain

  prices from contractors


/ Assistance with selection of contractors


/ Project management and site liaison

  with contractors


/ Site inspections and reports


/ Defects inspections and recommendations

  for remedial works


Other specialised services include:


/ 3D visualisations


/ Interior design


/ Furniture and joinery design


/ Hard landscape design

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