Blog - Pride Road Architects

Planning Applications in the New Forest

29/09/2020, by Lisa Raynes


Do I Live in the New Forest National Park? Summary of Permitted Development Rights in New Forest Area New Forest…

6 Ways to Maximise Space

13/09/2020, by Lisa Raynes


5 Outdoor Dining Ideas

13/09/2020, by Lisa Raynes


Can I extend my extension? A snapshot of the discussions from a concept design workshop

12/09/2020, by Lisa Raynes


Elizabeth described the workshop as “very informative and eye opening for all the different options that we could consider- things…

6 different types of kitchen

04/08/2020, by Lisa Raynes


Check out these 6 common kitchen types and how best to organise your life around them

All I want is a Utility Room!

21/07/2020, by Laura Simpkins


After the kitchen island, this is the main thing I hear from clients that would make their life, or at…

Praise for Pride Road’s Online Concept Design Workshops

07/05/2020, by Lisa Raynes


As the country adapts to life under lockdown, Pride Road Architects have reshaped their celebrated Concept Design Workshops and now offer them online. This new way of working has proved to be very popular with clients and even caught the attention of the Architects’ Journal.

20 Top Tips for using your home efficiently during Lockdown

07/04/2020, by Laura Simpkins


PLAY Collapse or move any furniture you don’t’ use very often to create more play spaces / different zones Clear…

To renovate or to move home – what you should know

25/03/2020, by Lisa Raynes


So, your family has grown and your kitchen is outdated, and the home you once loved just isn’t quite working…

How Big Can My House Extension Be?

27/02/2020, by Lisa Raynes


One thing we get asked is ‘how big can my house extension be?’ or ‘how much can I extend my…

Outstanding Ofsted school catchment areas in New Forest and Bournemouth

30/12/2019, by Laura Simpkins


If you’re living in Mudeford and Christchurch – then you’re living in the catchment of an Outstanding School. With three…

Should I get an architect to help with my house extension in the New Forest & Bournemouth area?

30/12/2019, by Laura Simpkins


You may not have considered that you would contact an architect for a small project such as a house extension….

Downsizing in Dorset

27/12/2019, by Laura Simpkins


Given that the average age for downsizing is 64, it was no surprise that our clients chose to move to…

An innovative New Forest house extension

18/12/2019, by Laura Simpkins


This substantial extension with double height living space and large family kitchen illustrates the value in having a qualified architect…

Pride Road’s newest Lioness arrives in New Forest and Bournemouth

18/12/2019, by Lisa Raynes


Pride Road New Forest & Bournemouth opens for business 6 Jan 2020 Laura Simpkins is an architect with 20 +…

How To Invest in Your Home

04/10/2019, by Lisa Raynes


The pressure to invest in your home is presented to us everywhere. We are bombarded with images of glossy hi…

Business Networking for Women in Manchester – July 2019

04/07/2019, by David Johnson


Join Magda, Pride Road Architect & Francesca, founder & designer of Design by Helium Kitchens in Manchester for this special…

Top Tips for Looking After Your Mental Wellbeing

16/05/2019, by Lisa Raynes


Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 During Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, here at Pride Road we have been reflecting on…

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