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If you’re looking for the best architects working in Ealing and want a team who deliver outstanding projects on time, you’re in the right place.

We are Ealing architects who specialise in crafting creative design and planning strategies to unlock the potential of challenging sites and buildings.

Since 2013, we’ve been working on residential projects right across the London Borough of Ealing, specifically in Acton, Greenford, Hanwell, Northolt, Ealing, Perivale and Southall. Because of this, our team has a firm grasp on the nuances of local planning policies and building regulations in this region.

Recognised as one of the best residential architecture firms in London, we work across the entire residential architecture spectrum with construction budgets of 200k - 10m. With a proven track record delivering home extensions, flat conversions, HMOs, new build houses and flats, we deliver incredibly successful projects for national house builders and seasoned property developers right through to first-time investors and homeowners.

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Throughout the planning, design, and construction journey's highs and lows, you'll find our team open, communicative, and down-to-earth. Unlike numerous architecture practices, we consistently endeavour to underpromise and overdeliver.

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We serve homeowners and developers throughout Ealing

We cover all postcodes right across the borough, including: Acton (W3), Ealing (W5, W13), Greenford (UB6), Hanwell (W7), Northolt (UB5), Perivale (UB6) and Southall (UB1, UB2).

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What makes Ealing special?

Located in the west of London, Ealing is a fantastic location fusing the best of family living with a series of modern comforts. The leafy borough is the third largest in London in terms of population, but the eleventh largest in terms of size. Despite its dense population the borough never feels overcrowded, thanks to an abundance of lush green spaces.

Gunnersbury Park and Walpole Park are two of the area’s favourite fields, where summer days are whiled away on picnic blankets and runners lap the perimeters year round. The popular Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery is also found in Walpole Park, a perfect place to spend a free afternoon. Impressively, Ealing’s parks were awarded more ‘Green Flags’ (national awards granted to the best parks and green spaces in the UK) than any other borough in 2023, signifying the area’s dedication to the upkeep of its outdoor spaces.

Golfers also flock to Ealing, with seven courses to choose from across the borough, all ranging in size and difficulty. For younger visitors the Hanwell Zoo is always a hit; small and inexpensive, it's a great option for affordable weekend fun for the whole family.

Ten minute train journeys into Paddington Station make access to central London a breeze, ideal for those regularly commuting to a central office.

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The architecture of Ealing

Like so many pockets of London, the London Borough of Ealing is characterised by its diverse architectural style which speaks to its evolution over the decades. Here you’ll find historic marvels and beautiful Victorian homes, as well as modern apartment blocks; an indicator of the diverse lifestyles lived in the area both now and in the past.

There are a handful of Grade I and Grade II listed buildings throughout Ealing, including multiple churches and the aforementioned Pitzhanger Manor, which was built in 1770 and is a Grade I listed building.

Other buildings of note include the Liberty Cinema and Odeon Cinema (both built around 1930), as well as Southall Manor House (1587) and The Elms (1720), two historic residences locals are now able to stroll past and take a step back in time.

There are 29 conservation areas in Ealing, comprising open spaces, nineteenth and early twentieth century residences and the remains of historical villages and buildings. It’s a wonderful, leafy borough to live in or visit, with a reputation for its countryside atmosphere while maintaining strong connections to the city centre.

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Planning applications in Ealing

As of the latest data from September 2023, the London Borough of Ealing approved 80% of applications.

Our expertise in planning applications means we have a 97% success rate of getting planning permission for our clients (across all councils). Ealing is a place where we have a history with the council, increasing the chances that you - as our client - will get planning approval.

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Most popular projects for homeowners

In Ealing, we specialise in extensions, renovations, new builds and interior design and have extensive experience in working with tricky planning applications in conservation areas, of which the London Borough of Ealing has many.

Our multidisciplinary team of architects, designers and town planners have a thorough understanding of what will and won’t pass muster when it comes to successfully achieving planning permission in conservation areas, so you can feel confident you’re working with a team who knows exactly what they’re doing. Our expert team will work closely with you to create a design that exceeds your expectations while abiding by council requirements.

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Most popular projects for developers

Our team recently converted a large family home in Ealing into five separate flats, all light-filled and spacious, which required skillful design and creative thinking to achieve. Conversions like this are a great opportunity for developers to maximise the density of their site, serving the two-fold benefit of being a clever financial investment for the developer, while adding much-needed housing stock to the region.

“ It has been a real pleasure to work with you and it's fantastic to see how professional and hard working you are. I can't thank you enough for all you have done in making our dream home. ”

Dr Khan I. — London

“ Thank you for all your efforts in helping us to secure planning permission. You made our dreams come true. ”

Simon G. — London

“ A very hard working and professional team who approach a project like it's their own. Got my planning permission obtained promptly for a commercial project. Highly recommended ”

Vincenzo A. — London

“ Passion, creativity and personality; I think these three words can describe Urbanist Architecture's young architects team. They have done all the work for us and been with us from beginning to end till they handed us the keys to our new house.. Our families and friends loved the design and we can't thank you enough for making us the owner of this beautiful, flawless, prestigious house. ”

Lisa D. — Kent
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We take great pride in the work we’ve produced historically in Ealing, particularly in conservation areas where an added layer of creativity in design is required.
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We specialise in crafting creative design and planning strategies to unlock the hidden potential of developments, secure planning permission and deliver imaginative projects on tricky sites

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