The Sorting House
6 Mill Street
Private clients are individuals and families requiring architectural services for projects such as new-build homes, barn conversions and high-spec extensions.
Commercial clients are businesses requiring architectural services to facilitate business growth, whether that be new-build premesis, extensions or internal fit-outs.
Cloudhaus belongs to our very own director, Matthew Lewis. Matthew acquired the picturesque site back in 2012...
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...
The conversion and extension of this complex of agricultural buildings will incorporate measures as to encourage flourishing habitation for wildlife...
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...
An existing, un-used basement provided un-tapped potential to extend the usable floor space of the property...
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...
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.
Arkhi were appointed early 2019 to produce proposals for modernisation works to the historic farmhouse near Nantwich.
This single storey dwelling located within Warwickshire captures the beauty of using masonry as a main building material...
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...
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 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.
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.
Multi-approach project exploring the potential of an existing building and the development potential of the site.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Copper was a bold choice for this extension in St Helens. Considered design and quality materials make this small project extra special.
This Barn conversion is nestled within the rural outskirts of Congleton. The materials used are sympathetic to the agricultural heritage of the building.
This new build dwelling located in Hale, Altrincham will showcase a minimalist contemporary style of architecture.
We undertook a feasibility study for a new-build property in the Staffordshire Moorlands exploring the potential of a garden plot.
A new extension will bring a modern touch to the historic architecture of this Grade 2 listed building near Congleton.
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 substantial detached residential project comprising a new build element and link building to provide a connection to the adjacent barn conversion.
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.
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.
A former Public House went under a transformational conversion into the private head quarters and shared public space for Prescot Town Council.
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.
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.
We undertook design services to incorporate conference and office facilities within an existing warehouse.
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 a concept feasibility for a parcel of land designated for self-build dwellings.
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.
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.
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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