The Drawing Office

Architectural Design

The Drawing Office will design and create detailed architectural drawings for your home extension, loft conversion, garage conversion, new build or internal alterations.



We can efficiently manage your project from start to finish, whilst giving you the opportunity and time to consider important design decisions. Our architectural services are tailored to meet your particular needs and budget.

We offer a free no-obligation on-site visit to discuss your requirements and determine how we can work in close partnership with you to bring your aspirations to fruition.


Natalie & Mark have years of experience working in the Dorchester area and are familiar with all aspects of the planning process, including the complexities of Listed Building applications, work in Conservation Areas, the Building Regulations and the Party Wall Act. We work closely with several local contractor and can also advise on sourcing of a suitable and reliable builder.

Our Process

Client Consultation

Initial free meeting with us to discuss the feasibility and budget of your project. We aim to understand what you want to achieve with the project as well as any constraints or specific requirements.


Site Analysis

We will undertake a full measured survey of your existing property or site in relation to your requirements andour proposed design.


Project Design

Once the project design and schemes have been drafted we follow up by liaising with local planning authority for pre-application advice.

CAD Drawings

For all of our projects we prepare detailed architectural floorplans, sections and elevations of existing and proposed schemes.



After consultation with clients, drawings and necessary documents are then submitted to the local planning authority for approval.



Appointment of specialist consultants as necessary: structural engineers, listed building officer, environmental, party wall surveyors, planning officers.

Building Control

Preparing detailed building regulation drawings and specifications for submission to building control for approval and tendering and construction.


Project Management

If necessary we can meet and liaise with the contractor regularly ensuring on-time progress, budget and construction of your project.

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Natalie: 07831 850479

Mark: 07795 313889