The Sorting House
6 Mill Street
We have been sharing our expertise and creativity with Private clients for many years, producing some impressive new-build homes, barn conversions and transformational extensions.
Many of our designs focus on sustainable design.
We can provide architectural services to facilitate business growth, whether that be a new-build premise, an extension or internal fit-out.
We also work with Developers to transform existing properties or parcels of land into profitable assets.
Located in the idyllic Cheshire countryside, the Arkhi team brought a dark and segmented area of a family dwelling into the 21st century.
ARKHI have been working with 1st Congleton Scout Hut to come up with some early conceptual designs exploring ideas for a new build flexible community space, which can be used by the Beaver, Cub and Scout groups
In collaboration with our sister company ARKHICare, we have combined our contemporary design expertise with our skilled knowledge in accessible requirement living accommodation, to create a welcoming family home for our client.
A complete refurbishment to an existing property to rework the internal arrangement in order to create improved circulation throughout the ground floor.
A beautiful high specification traditional extension in the heart of the Cheshire countryside.
A new-build Cricket Pavilion, the key features of the building include a cantilevered Canopy to the principal elevation and a Living Grass Roof.
Working directly with a local Property Developer and Investor we secured planning permission to erect 1no. residentail unit as an in-fill property to the end of an existing row of terraced houses in Crewe, Cheshire.
Working directly with a local Property Developer and Investor we secured planning permission to erect 3no. residential units on this Garden Plot in Crewe, Cheshire.
We undertook a concept feasibility for a parcel of land designated for self-build dwellings.
We undertook a feasibility study and sketch scheme design for the addition of a holiday camp at a popular adventure park attraction in Chester.
We undertook design services to incorporate conference and office facilities within an existing warehouse.
Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this existing 1960's bungalow was in need of renovation and extension in order to function for modern family life. The main living‐spaces will be located within the new first floor extension - taking advantage of the stunning vistas across Church Stretton and the hills beyond.
Located in Bollington the floor plan of this detached cottage style property has been re-designed and extended to provide an open plan living space suitable for a growing family.
A former Public House went under a transformational conversion into the private head quarters and shared public space for Prescot Town Council.
Cedar shingles became the material of choice for this extension in Macclesfield, these were used as a rain-screen, cladding the entire extension; from the walls up-to and over the roof.
We worked closely with the client to explore different options that would maximise the development potential of the site and help to deliver both much needed infill properties.
A substantial detached residential project comprising a new build element and link building to provide a connection to the adjacent barn conversion.
Arkhi were appointed to develop a feasibility study for a parcel of residential development land in Great Stainton. We carefully planned access routes linked the existing and proposed settlements with the aim to create a cohesive environment with high levels of pedestrian permeability.
A new extension will bring a modern touch to the historic architecture of this Grade 2 listed building near Congleton.
We undertook a feasibility study for a new-build property in the Staffordshire Moorlands exploring the potential of a garden plot.
This new build dwelling located in Hale, Altrincham will showcase a minimalist contemporary style of architecture.
This Barn conversion is nestled within the rural outskirts of Congleton. The materials used are sympathetic to the agricultural heritage of the building.
Copper was a bold choice for this extension in St Helens. Considered design and quality materials make this small project extra special.
At Arkhi, we’ve worked closely with the clients to develop a proposal that brings this period cottage into the 21st Century of modern living. The proposal includes an internal reconfiguration of spaces and external landscaping.
A substantial renovation of a 1960’s dwelling in Brereton Heath, we have designed an open plan kitchen, dining and living area, with large rooflights and a dominant central brick clad chimney feature.
This is a phased project encapsulating a number of existing buildings with conversion/development potential. Phase one comprised of a feasibility to convert one of the most prominent buildings on the site into a domestic dwelling.
Arkhi were appointed to create a replacement dwelling taking advantage of the surrounding views. The design considers the historical context and will be clad in local sandstone.
As a part new-build and part barn conversion, Brookmere Barns will sit nestled in the heart of the Staffordshire Moorlands countryside. The existing dwelling and some outbuildings, beyond repair, will be carefully demolished and materials will be salvaged for later use...
Multi-approach project exploring the potential of an existing building and the development potential of the site.
A Large extension to a barn conversion, the scheme was submitted to the local authority under Permitted Development. The gable features a large window allowing fantastic views of the mature garden.
The design of the property strikes a balance between the use of traditional and contemporary styling and materials, envisioning the clients brief whilst being respectful to the existing context and the adjacent conservation area.
The project is located within a plot specifically designated to five self-build dwellings in rural Shropshire. The erection of a new build dwelling will provide the clients with a low energy, lifetime home which can adapt to facilitate their future needs...
The extensive demolition, renovation and extension to an existing home for a private client began in Spring 2019, with the proposals for a large detached family dwelling
A highly bespoke, single storey extension replacing an existing unused conservatory, has created the opportunity for this family dwelling to become a truly special personal space...
This single storey dwelling located within Warwickshire captures the beauty of using masonry as a main building material...
Arkhi were appointed early 2019 to produce proposals for modernisation works to the historic farmhouse near Nantwich.
The proposals were for a single storey contemporary extension to the rear and side of a large, detached Victorian house in Prestwich, with notable historical interest.
Situated alongside the Trent & Mersey canal in Sandbach, this design comprises of three angled components which are all intersected and united by the shared open plan communal living space at the centre...
An existing, un-used basement provided un-tapped potential to extend the usable floor space of the property...
A new build dwelling on the former site of an Equestrian Barn. This building is simplistic in form, with a palette of materials which reflects the agricultural buildings in the local area...
The conversion and extension of this complex of agricultural buildings will incorporate measures as to encourage flourishing habitation for wildlife...
Two existing Barns are to be converted into a new family home. The Barns will be connected via a new extension, clad in a standing seam zinc...
As Chartered Architects, Arkhi follow the RIBA plan of Works from stages 0-7 to deliver our projects.
A brief description outlining each stage is provided below.
Establishing the strategic brief outlines the scope and scale of the project. From here we can create a more detailed brief to meet your desired project outcomes.
Here we will work with you to develop a more detailed project brief and assemble a team of people best suited to help you through the process.
Our project team will develop a concept design, providing a creative and unique response to your brief.
Concept designs are refined, utilising design workshops to develop your project, always keeping both brief and budget in mind.
We produce the technical information required to make your project reality, working closely with you to specify all the details that make a project special.
Initiating the construction process can be a daunting thought. Arkhi can continue to guide you even when our drawings are complete, ensuring your project is completed to the highest quality.
To achieve a successful end to your project Arkhi will be on hand to inspect the final works, ensuring a smooth handover from contractor to client.
Even when the building is complete we will be on hand to help ensure the successful operation and use of the completed building.
What makes a great team is a wide ranging pool of knowledge, experience and tallent.
As a team, our collaboration is key to the success of our projects.
Our office can be found on the right-hand side of Mill Street in Congleton.
Access is situated between the Old Post Office and the Bulls Head Public House via the electrically operated gates.
Please use the right-hand side circular button on the intercom to request access.
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