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.

Are You Ready to Move to Kenilworth?

05/05/2022, by Sandy Hickey

You may have had enough of that urban lifestyle and be ready to favour a move to somewhere a bit…

5 Reasons Why Carshalton is a Great Place to Live

25/03/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

  Carshalton is fast becoming a preferred destination for families seeking a better balance of work, life, and growth. The…

5 Reasons to Move to Ryton-on-Dunsmore

21/03/2022, by Sandy Hickey

If you’re considering moving to Ryton-on-Dunsmore, there are plenty of reasons why this place could be a great new home…

Ideal Home Show

21/03/2022, by Lisa Raynes

I took my kids to the Ideal Home Show at the weekend to Olympia in London. It’s the first time…

5 Reasons Why Spring is the Ideal Season for Your Home Construction Project

16/03/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Spring is a symbol of new beginnings, and is also an ideal time to start your home construction project. As…

Thinking of a Move to Beddington?

07/03/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

The Greater London suburbs are quickly becoming more attractive places to live to fulfil the lifestyle ambitions of couples and…

5 Things Your Architect Will Do That You Might Not Have Thought Of

23/02/2022, by Laura Simpkins

5 things your architect will do that you might not have thought of 1 – Design with one eye on…

5 Reasons Why You Should Move To New Milton

21/02/2022, by Laura Simpkins

New Milton is a small market town in southwest Hampshire with just over 25,000 people. The location isn’t as well…

Leamington Architect remembers Shrubland Street School

15/02/2022, by Sandy Hickey

I wanted to write something about a piece of architecture in my area. But what?  One of my colleagues has BedZED…

How to avoid cowboy builders

08/02/2022, by Lisa Raynes

For many people thinking of renovating their homes or property, one of the most important questions is where and how…

Architectural ramblings around Stratford-upon-Avon: The Swan Theatre

07/02/2022, by Sandy Hickey

The Swan Theatre is owned by The Royal Shakespeare Company and sits next to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, on the…

Architectural ramblings around Stratford-upon-Avon: The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

07/02/2022, by Sandy Hickey

Stratford-upon-Avon, famous for its ties to William Shakespeare and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, holds an incredible amount of beautiful architecture…

Leamington Spa: Around the Pump Rooms

07/02/2022, by Sandy Hickey

Both the Leamington Royal Pump Rooms and the Royal Pump Room Gardens have been through various renovations for different reasons,…

Architectural ramblings around Stratford-upon-Avon: Interesting Building Extensions

07/02/2022, by Sandy Hickey

As you may know, Stratford-upon-Avon has endless amazing buildings, whether they date back to the thirteenth century or last year….

Do I have to replace my boiler when I add an extension?

28/01/2022, by Sandy Hickey

If you are having construction work done on your property, it is the perfect time to reassess the services in…

Everything You Need to Know About Sutton

21/01/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Are you thinking of moving to Sutton but lacking information on what makes it stand out as an optimal place…

Why Should You Relocate to Wallington?

11/01/2022, by Shuahra Rahman

Young families are flocking to Wallington because of the town’s pristine environment, accessible location, and wealth of amenities. The commuter…

Warwick Architect takes a trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon

06/01/2022, by Sandy Hickey

Cox’s Yard is located on the Riverside next to Clopton Bridge. The site was originally used as a timber yard….

Why we keep energy-efficiency in mind on Pride Road projects

09/11/2021, by Lisa Raynes

With COP26 (Nov 2021) taking place in Glasgow, our Pride Road Lionesses have been considering how UK housing contributes to…

How to be a Successful Architect

26/09/2021, by Lisa Raynes

In this 10 part series, architect Lisa Raynes takes colleague Sandy Hickey through a process of discovery to find out…

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