Blog - Pride Road Architects

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So, your family has grown and your kitchen is outdated, and the home you once loved just isn’t quite working…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


Our clients moved to Dorset to be near grandchildren and to enjoy all that this wonderful area has to offer…

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 +…

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…

5 Top Tips for Designing a House Extension!

17/04/2019, by Liverpool South


Designing a house extension that will enhance your home and the way you live involves much more than just plonking…

Ladies Brunch Networking in Chorlton

01/04/2019, by Magdalena Haener


Tomorrow on the 2nd of April, Magda the local Architect from Pride Road South Manchester will stop designing houses and…

Have you met your local Urmston architect?

01/04/2019, by Magdalena Haener


Urmston is an area that’s been receiving some serious media coverage recently for its indie vibes, good schools and affordable houses….

International Women’s Day 2019

04/03/2019, by Lisa Raynes


This Friday (March 8) is International Women’s Day 2019, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements…

Join us for the Ladies Lunch Business Network

08/01/2019, by Magdalena Haener


The Ladies Lunch Business Network event is for any local women in the Manchester area from any industry to come…

Grand Design-ing Your Future!

21/12/2018, by Lisa Raynes


Alone We Can Do So Little; Together We Can Do So Much I recently returned from Grand Designs Live where…

Fancy a Working Lunch with Me at Grand Designs?

29/09/2018, by Lisa Raynes


Whoever cooked up the name for TV show Grand Designs when it first aired in 1999 (that’s right almost 20…

RIBA National Council vote: How I’m hoping to strengthen, diversify and future-proof the architect profession

09/07/2018, by Lisa Raynes


Voting is now open for RIBA National Council and I’m proud to stand as the only candidate from Manchester and…

And the winner is…

25/04/2018, by Lisa Raynes


by Lisa Raynes Award season is in full flow and I am delighted to say I have been nominated for…

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