Monthly archives: June 2021

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Weekly Blog – 26

It has been a pretty normal week with various site visits across Somerset, Devon and Dorset, including a meeting with local mechanical designers of Solar Port Systems Ltd for an exciting new scheme working alongside Bridport Town Council which will deliver numerous benefits, including a reduction in air and noise pollution, making Bridport the first council in Dorset to go green.  This week has also seen the submission of an application for planning permission and listed building consent for a Grade II farmhouse in Wellington, as well as a Building Regulations application in Frome. A healthy number of enquiries are […]

Weekly Blog – 25

A week of highlights, we have a new addition to our team – Adrienne Mathias has joined us to write heritage statements.  Her background in Symonds & Sampson Property Management team means that she is familiar with buildings of different periods and construction and she is currently completing her MSC in Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester.  She is shadowing the other members of the team until the end of the month when she completes her dissertation.   The other highlights include outings to new commissions in Bridport and Broadwindsor with Jon Waterhouse, […]

Weekly Blog – 24

After much discussion and considering all the options we have decided to close the Angel Architecture order book until January 2022. This is something we would rather avoid but such is the volume of work at the moment, both for existing clients who have already appointed us and those in the pipeline, waiting for an initial inspection, we only want to provide the best possible service in a reasonable timescale.  These clients will know that, firstly the planning system is overloaded and secondly, the availability of resources to build out schemes is becoming a huge problem combined with the increase […]

Angel Blog – Week 23

This week has been partially spent pulling together a second application for an established client in Dorset and designing a swimming pool and outside kitchen for clients in Devon. There is a trend for this new way of entertaining, more sophisticated than a BBQ or pizza oven, with a proper separate building providing shade and preparation space adjacent to the pool for those endless hot days which are a consequence of global warming. These images show a secondary chimney stack which is redundant (too close to the thatch) which has been leaking for decades with rainwater tainted by sulphates permeating […]