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Summer and your Home Development Plans: A Guide by MP Chartered Architects

The weather is finally drying off and warming up, this is when we see Essex homeowners thinking about their homes and how to make the best use of available space. MP Chartered Architects understands the desire to make the most of the summer season, which is why we offer inspiration and guidance on how you […]

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Understanding Class Q Permitted Development Changes

In the ever-evolving landscape of property development regulations, staying informed is key to unlocking opportunities. If you are a landowner or developer in Essex, you will be interested in the latest changes in Class Q Permitted Development Rights. What are Class Q Permitted Development Rights? Class Q Permitted Development Rights, originally introduced in 2014, allow

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The Rise of Infill Development in Essex

Essex is experiencing a significant shift in it’s historic and charming architectural landscape. As urbanisation continues to exert pressure on available land, traditional approaches to development are giving way to innovative solutions. One such solution gaining traction is infill development. Infill development involves the strategic use of vacant or underutilised sections land within existing urban

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Your responsibility under the Buildings Safety Act as a Client of MP Chartered Architects

The introduction of the new Buildings Safety Act requires a duty from our clients on how they are required to engage with their projects. The regulations dictate that the client must take direct responsibility in ensuring compliance with building regulations. As a client of MP Chartered Architects, it’s imperative to understand the depth of your

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Transform Your Home’s Curb Appeal: The Ultimate Guide to Front House Extensions

Welcome to your go-to guide for transforming your home with a front house extension! As seasoned architects specialising in residential extensions, we’re here to share our insights, sprinkle in some wisdom, and help you navigate this exciting journey to elevate your home’s curb appeal with front house extensions. Why Front House Extensions? Why consider a

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Home Development Projects in Spring 2024: Insights from MP Chartered Architects

Springing in 2024, Essex homeowners are considering various avenues to enhance their living spaces. Dive into some key trends that are likely to be shaping the local Essex landscape of home improvement in the coming months. Sustainable Home Improvements Sustainability remains at the forefront of most Essex homeowners’ minds. From solar panels to energy-efficient appliances

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This International Women’s Day…

This International Women’s Day, we’re proud to honour the incredible contributions of our female team members at MP Chartered Architects. Our exceptional Architectural team, whose design and expertise breathe life into spaces and inspire creativity and support our staff whose attention to detail ensures that every project is executed to perfection and beyond. MP Chartered Architects

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2024 Architectural Trends will be shaping a sustainable, tech-forward future!

Here is a snapshot of what’s hot for 2024. Sustainable Design A greener tomorrow with more eco-friendly designs that champion energy efficiency and renewable materials. Smart Homes Experience the future today with smart homes and buildings that seamlessly blend advanced technologies. Old with New Celebrating what we already have and adding a twist of new

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