Chester Quiz-Worthy Facts

Whether you are creating a quiz yourself or taking part in a quiz with team-mates, you might come across questions related to Chester. On the border of Wales, this Cheshire city dates back to Roman times and offers a wealth of (more…)

A guide to Tarporley architecture

The large village of Tarporley boasts many buildings on the National Heritage list for England. From former market halls and hotels within the village, to picturesque mansions in the rural outskirts, there (more…)

Top architectural buildings of Macclesfield

Around 16 miles south from Manchester on the River Bollin lies the market town of Macclesfield. From its industrial successes that earned it the nickname “Silk Town”, to its campaigns to save historic buildings, this (more…)

What building work can be safely carried out during the COVID-19 lockdown?

You might be working on a home extension, renovating a second property or planning on upgrading your architrave, but whatever project you were planning, the recent coronavirus outbreak is (more…)

How has the Countess of Chester Hospital adapted to COVID-19?

The Countess of Chester Hospital has introduced an array of changes to cope with caring for patients and continuing to operate safely and effectively during the coronavirus pandemic.

The city’s main (more…)

Do you need an architect to apply for planning permission?

Whether you’re constructing a house, an outbuilding, a home extension or even a conservatory, for you scheme to be successful and compliant with legal requirements, you’ll need to get the appropriate planning permission for your project.


Is your architect RIBA/ARB registered?

If you’ve employed an architect for a planning project you’re undertaking, you might notice a string of letters after their name, including RIBA, ARB or (more…)

Four record-breaking buildings

Born from the genius of Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver and co-created by twin siblings Ross and Norris McWhirter in 1954, the Guinness World Records originated in Fleet Streetm, London as an annual publication. The world-renowned book records the (more…)

The architectural highlights of Cheshire

The county of Cheshire is famed for its rich landscape of breathtaking countryside and the noble halls and country homes that overlook them. From lordly estates styled as (more…)

Top 10 UK cities for the architecture lover

Every country is famed for its own styles of architecture, but in the United Kingdom you can see many stand side by side within its cities. The historical structures from (more…)

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