Kate worked for us between 2014 and 2016. Together we planned a very significant redevelopment and extension of our Surrey property.
We found Kate was very easy to communicate with, trustworthy, organized, well connected and efficient, and she knew the rules. She encouraged us not to do the first simplest thing and helped us to mix old and new styles. Our house is 1930s with a complex roof and it was a big challenge to extend and renovate without losing the character. She did this superbly well.
We had a critical time window and she put us in touch with a very good and reliable builder. She put a contract in place between us and the builder and although we chose not to use all of her services she is fully willing and able to supervise. The relationship between the architect and the builder is essential.
It is never easy to do these things from a distance – we were living overseas through all of the planning and most of the build – but it went as smoothly as we could have expected and we had no issues with Kate at all.
Kate has plenty of work – friends of ours cannot access her – so if she is thinking of taking a job for you then it must probably be of interest to her for some reason!
Innovative and practical, Kate exceeded our expectations in terms of contemporary design, managing a complicated planning process in a conservation area, appointing the right builder and was always on hand to offer advice throughout the build. Thoroughly recommended. Thank you Kate.
Kate was very helpful and knowledgeable throughout my project and would definitely recommend her.