Our Services

A little about what we do.

Architecture Architecture

We are an RIBA chartered practice. We specialise in high-end residential one-off houses and house extensions; mid size mixed use retail/residential town centre developments; masterplans and visualisation work.

Planning Applications and Appeals Planning Applications and Appeals

We are a registered RTPI planning consultancy. We provide practical advice to public and private sector clients, with a good track record of achieving planning permission for a diverse range of challenging projects. We also undertake neighbourhood planning and development plan representations.

Pre-applications and appraisals Pre-applications and appraisals

Please get in touch for a FREE initial consultation with our architects and/or planners: Tel: 01202 675152 We will be happy to assist with any planning and/or architecture related query to progress your project.   Planning appraisals Initial work will often involve undertaking a site visit to assess the physical aspects of the site including: […]

From the Blog

14 Jun 2018

Passivhaus Update

As the house became increasingly weathertight, with good progress being made on the roof, the attention turned to the inside, with the underfloor heating pipes laid ready to accept the floor screed. Its a common misconception that Passivhaus certified buildings don’t need heating- and while it is dramatically reduced compared to even a ‘well insulated’ […]

25 May 2018

Passivhaus Progress update!

Our certified Passivhaus project has been a hive of activity in the last few months since our last blog update!   The timber frame only took a matter of days to erect, even with the wintery weather at the time. This meant that very quickly the form and spaces of the house took shape, and […]

1 Feb 2018


Great trip to Paris.. love this city. We stayed in an area called  Boulogne-Billancourt just west of the 16th arrondissement in a superb modernist cité by architect Fernand Pouillon . We journeyed to a very new / regenerated area to the south west, previously the site of the old Renault Factories- Ile Seguin . It […]


What our customers are saying.

  • “Martha always gives sound, well-considered advice and is a great person for working with other parties, especially community groups.  She explains the planning position clearly and simply, and listens carefully to what people say.  Also she is highly organised, which allows everyone involved to understand where they are in the process and what they are able to contribute; all helping consultations to proceed smoothly and efficiently.”
    - Charles Gardner, Matrix Partnership Ltd
  • “Thanks for all the hard work getting it through. Very tenacious! Its all greening up there now and looking nice”

    - Nick Taylor, The Cabin in Horsham
  • ECA worked extremely hard to give us a fantastic house. We love living in it and hugely enjoyed watching it emerge out of the ground.

    - Auriole Prince, Owner Knappings Barn