We have the expertise and experience to advise and assist regarding applications for Planning Permission, Building Regulations Consent and Listed Building Consent as appropriate for the project.
We pride ourselves on providing a high quality, responsive service in connection with architectural services, refurbishment and contract administration.
The sensitive nature of most historic buildings means that almost all proposed works of repair or alterations to them need at least some degree of specialist knowledge.
Chartered Building Surveyors proving Architectural and refurbishment services. New build, re-configuration, extension, conversion works all within our in-house capabilities.
Welcome to Smith Marston Ltd
Smith Marston Ltd is a firm of Chartered Building Surveyors, based in Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne, providing client-focussed regional design and architectural services including specialist conservation expertise
Changes to permitted development rights - planning permission not required.
Recent changes to permitted development rights mean that various extensions and changes of use can now proceed without planning permission where this was not previously possible. This relaxation lasts only until 30 May 2016 so just a 3 year window to take advantage. Visit our blog site for more information on this subject.
The Smith Marston Blog
The Smith Marston Blog is regularly updated with news and articles related to architectural and surveying topics. Click here to visit it.
Adi Marston @wedodrawingstoo: Saw a competed extension last night following initial design work. It looked FAB, and completely changed the house. 69 months ago