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Discover A World Where Innovation Meets Design

BGA Architects, a forward-thinking RIBA chartered architectural designers and design practice, transforms dreams into reality.

If you’re looking for an extension to your property, a loft conversion, a renovation, interior design or perhaps just simple space planning - our experienced team of chartered architects have you covered.

Our architectural designers specialise in a wide range of architectural services, catering to a wide range of clients. They include but are not limited to; private property owners, property developers, national house builders, and business owners.


Our local projects; Balgwonie Farm, Eatalia, and Tylands, truly showcase our architectural design expertise coming to life.

Our services include:



Private Dwellings & Bespoke New Properties

From private dwellings to bespoke new properties, we have the creativity and expertise to bring your vision to life - whether it be whole house refurbishments or a property extension.


Commercial Spaces

Our architectural prowess extends to offices, shops, cafes, gyms, restaurants, and even listed buildings like churches. Our structural engineer specialises in the design and implementation of various buildings and structures.


Serving Essex & London

With a deep understanding of the local landscape, we provide architectural excellence throughout Essex and London.

Why Choose BGA Architects?

Choosing the right chartered architect is a big deal for your project, whether it's for a major extension or a small loft conversion. At BGA Architects, we understand how important this decision is.

With our dedication to excellence backed by a proven track record that spans over 40 years, we offer a unique blend of experience, transparency, local knowledge and personalised approach.

Here are a few reasons why BGA Architects is your local trusted architects of choice.

40 years of experience: With over four decades of experience, we've mastered the art of architectural innovation, attention to detail and client satisfaction.

Free consultation: Begin your architectural journey with a complimentary consultation to discuss your vision for your space, including planning permission.

Fixed fees: Our transparent pricing ensures you won't encounter any hidden extras, giving you a clear understanding of professional indemnity insurance.

Unlimited design options: We offer a diverse range of design possibilities to suit your preferences, from the initial concept drawing to intricate architectural design.

Dedicated project lead: Every project is assigned a dedicated lead, ensuring personalised attention for your loft conversion, rear extension, or other projects.

Our team works with architectural technicians, and experts in building control. We project manage everything from securing planning permission to overseeing the successful completion of your building project, so you can relax knowing that we've got it all under control.

We also work alongside our structural engineers, who specialise in the design and construction of safe, weather-resistant buildings and structures, while also enhancing the structural integrity of existing ones.

We Have A Legacy Of Innovation

When you choose BGA Architects, you'll get a professional team with a legacy of innovation, a commitment to client satisfaction, and a dedication to your architectural vision. With transparent pricing, free consultations, a wide range of design options, and a team of dedicated project leads, we put your needs first.

Our diverse range of services covers every aspect of the architectural journey, from the initial concept to the final project completion. Whether you're a homeowner, property developer, or business owner, our professional team is here to guide you through many architectural solutions.

Explore our other services below, each crafted to provide innovative and tailored options for your unique projects or house build.

Interior architecture: We craft interior spaces that harmonise with your architectural building design, focusing on aesthetics, functionality, and user experience. And, we ensure that your designs meet all architectural drawings standards.

Visualisations & modelling service: We bring your ideas to life with 3D renders, animations, virtual reality, and 3D printing, allowing you to visualise your project before construction

Space planning: We maximise the functionality and flow of your space, creating efficient layouts that suit your needs and enhance usability.

Heritage / Conservation architecture: Our experts preserve the historic and architectural significance of heritage buildings while providing modern functionality and aesthetics.

Surveying & drafting: We offer accurate measured surveys and precise drafting services, ensuring a strong foundation for your architectural projects.

Project coordination: We manage and coordinate all aspects of your house build or project, from assembling a professional design team to tender preparation and contract negotiations.

Building regulation applications: We ensure your designs meet all building regulations and standards, making your house and building project safe and compliant throughout the whole process.

Town planning applications: We guide you through the complex town planning application, helping you secure the necessary planning permission from your local authority for your projects or house build, including building regulation applications.

Design & access statements: We provide well-documented statements to support your planning applications for a property extension and the like, demonstrating the design's compliance with accessibility requirements, including technical drawings.

Appeal preparation: When faced with planning objections, we will prepare appeals, presenting compelling cases to help you secure the approvals you need, including any past projects.

Development consultancy: We assess project feasibility and financial viability, offering invaluable insights and advice to guide your development decisions.

Client advisors: We provide comprehensive advice throughout the architectural process, helping you make informed decisions about your project.

Our architectural design expertise goes beyond these services, ensuring we have the tools to address your unique architectural needs.

Are There Professional Architects Near Me?

Are you in search of an Essex-based, local architects with extensive knowledge? 

We manage the entire process, from the initial concept drawings and initial brief to project completion, including building regulations, and project management ensuring we deliver an efficient service.

Endorsed By Satisfied Clients

Our impressive portfolio and consistently high average rating are a testament to our commitment to excellence. Our clients would highly recommend us based on previous work, often returning for more of our outstanding service.

Demonstrating architectural excellence

Our team of skilled architects offer not only efficiency but also a dedication to creating innovative spaces and houses. From single-storey extensions to listed buildings and the transformation of heritage structures through loft conversions, we uphold our reputation as the best architects in the field.

Designing innovative spaces

Our services provide imaginative ideas, meticulous attention to detail, and top-notch architectural services. Whether you're planning a renovation, managing property extensions, or seeking expert advice, we make the entire construction process a complete success. 

With us, you'll feel confident that your project is in the hands of professionals who create exceptional spaces and houses. We're not just an architecture company; we're dedicated to exceeding your expectations, and our team are ready to put in the hard work to bring your architectural dreams to life.

Ready to get started?

It’s not always easy to find a local architect with an above average rating that are experienced and knowledgeable. Our trusted chartered RIBA-certified architects and CIAT Chartered Architectural Technologists, known as the best in the field, skillfully bring your design spec to life. 

From transforming a listed building to creating a stunning single storey extension, our proven track record speaks for itself. Our clients would highly recommend our service, making us the go-to choice for those seeking a good architect or any other architectural service.

Ready to speak to a chartered architect? To discuss your architectural ideas or book your free consultation, browse our website or contact our professional architects in your local area today. 

Whatever your location in Essex, we make the entire process an absolute pleasure, from initial ideas to project completion.  It's no wonder our service comes highly recommended by our clients.

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