House in the Lakes

Being located in the heart of the The Lake District National Park and with a Bat survey required, Planning Permission could have been a little daunting for this project but all went through without a hitch.  Building Regulations Permission has now also been granted and we will shortly go out to tender with construction set to commence… Read more »

RIBA North West Mentoring Programme

The scheme is run by the RIBA North West regional office with the Manchester School of Architecture and the local society, Manchester Architects Society to strengthen links between the School, their students, the RIBA and practitioners. Its purpose is to give students an insight into practice and to enhance their learning experience. CB3 Design have… Read more »

National Space Standards

The Department for Communities and Local Government released a statement just before Easter regarding changes primarily to the Planning System. A significant element of this sets minimum space standards for new build homes in England. Local Planning Authorities will need to consider local housing needs and any impact on land availability affordability in implementing the standards. It… Read more »

Architect in the House update

Less than a month after CB3 Design carried out their first consultation, Architect in the House have advised that they’re off to a fantastic start with over £13,000 having been raised in return for consultations so far. The joint charitable initiative by Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, and the Royal Institute of British Architects… Read more »

Architect in the House

CB3 design are again participating in the Architect in the House scheme and we are delighted that we have already undertaken our first consultation in the Scottish Borders. The joint charitable initiative by Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) gives homeowners an hour’s consultation with a RIBA chartered… Read more »