Pride Road Architects - Blog


A collection of our architect franchisees stories, opinions, ideas and journeys with clients. You'll find tips and advice for your house, features on the locations we cover, and various project insights.

Shuahra and Sandy in Paris

01/11/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Here at Pride Road Architects, we know how to make a house a home – a property into a sanctuary,…

Association of Women in Property National Student Awards

20/10/2022, by Lisa Raynes

Are you a female, second year student studying a Built Environment degree course? If so you are eligible to enter…

How much energy does it take to heat your home – Can I afford to heat my home (and eat cake)?

17/10/2022, by Sandy Hickey

I love a gadget that can give me useful information, so I was very excited to see a smart meter…

Problems with condensation on your windows

10/10/2022, by Sandy Hickey

Today is the coldest day since I moved into my house. It’s a 1961 self-built bungalow, It’s October and there…

What Can You Get for a £100k Renovation Budget?

15/09/2022, by Lisa Raynes

Are you considering home renovations but not sure how much it’s going to cost? Pride Road have recently completed two…

Stretch for Stratford: 6 Reasons Why Moving to Stratford-Upon-Avon is Worth the Cost

22/08/2022, by Sandy Hickey

A small market town of only 30,000 residents in the county of Warwickshire, Stratford boasts many attractions and its position…

Rear Extension of a Victorian Semi-Detached Home, Burton Road, Didsbury

10/08/2022, by Magda Haener

  Lynsey and her children knew they wanted a more family friendly space in their Victorian, semi-detached house in Didsbury,…

Relocating to Ringwood: What Should I Know?

21/06/2022, by Laura Simpkins

If you’re looking to buy your first home or you want to move into a larger space, then Ringwood could…

Life in Christchurch, Dorset – A Short Moving Guide

21/06/2022, by Laura Simpkins

Christchurch is undoubtedly a spectacle of the southern coast. It has gorgeous views, perfect pubs, and adorable shops. But if…

5 Reasons Why Selsdon Might Be the Right Move

21/06/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Selsdon is a South London neighbourhood in the borough of Croydon. The area is fast becoming one of the most…

What Should I Know About Moving to Cobham?

21/06/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Have you considered a move to Cobham? There are plenty of reasons why the town is labelled as one of…

Should I Move to Caterham?

21/06/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Many gorgeous Surrey towns are quickly becoming attractive moving prospects for young families. However, one that seems to top the…

Lisa Raynes Appears At The Manchester School Of Architecture’s (MSA) ‘Meet The Practice’ Event

13/06/2022, by Lisa Raynes

What Is The MSA? Manchester School of Architecture is an innovative collaboration between Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of…

What’s the Buzz About Box Hill?

08/06/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Why is Box Hill becoming such a hot destination for a move? Let’s dive into the buzz behind this alluring…

Is Kingston Upon Thames a Good Place to Live?

08/06/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Kingston Upon Thames may have shown up in your search more than once as a potential destination for a move….

The Architects Journal Features Our Very Own Shuahra Rahman

25/05/2022, by Lisa Raynes

The AJ’s Sketchbook series is a showcase of architects’ sketches and concept drawings. Today’s sketches are by Shuahra Rahman, Director…

Why is Southbourne a Viable Choice For a Move?

21/05/2022, by Laura Simpkins

Southbourne is a beautiful rural town in Dorset. It has everything that you could possibly need and more. The people…

Shuahra Rahman Visits Grand Designs Live For ‘Ask An Expert’

20/05/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

You might have seen from the newsletter, that I was on the Ask an Expert stand at Grand Designs, I’m…

Hybrid Working, Multipurpose Rooms and Decluttering in Your Home

16/05/2022, by Laura Simpkins

Hybrid working presents lots of challenges, distractions and duties in our homes, watch Residential Architect Laura Simpkins discuss some of…

Feature Focus: Futuristic Visual Appeal

16/05/2022, by Sandy Hickey

“This crazy image has been taking up some of my thoughts this week. It was quite a revelation – literally….

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