Four Times Winners at the North West Leicestershire Design Awards

Mark Smalley and Simon Moore from David Granger Design at the North West Leicestershire Design Awards

In 2008, North West Leicestershire District Council launched its first design initiative – the North West Leicestershire Design Awards – to try and improve the quality of new developments across the district. We attended the initial launch meeting and have worked closely with NWLDC in the last decade to try and achieve high design standards […]

Old Cottage Hospital Ashby – autumn update

David Granger Design Old Cottage Hospital Ashby Refurbishment

As Autumn begins, we look back on the incredibly busy (and stressful) summer we’ve had while the conversion of the Old Cottage Hospital has progressed. The coming weeks will see the building works nearing completion, ready for interior fit-out. As with all building projects it comes with its challenges and for us as clients, it’s […]

Prestigious Office Space For Rent in Ashby de la Zouch

Prestigious office space for rent in Ashby de la Zouch

This is an exceptional opportunity to rent some individual high-quality office accommodation in a historic building that has been fully restored and converted to office space for David Granger Architectural Design Limited. Our renovation of the Old Cottage Hospital in Ashby de la Zouch provides an opportunity for smaller like-minded businesses to rent fully-serviced office […]

Case Study – Planning Approval for Developers

We helped Swithland Homes win planning approval on this development in Woodhouse

Swithland Homes, a client of ours, approached us at the start of 2016 about the possibility of gaining planning approval for residential development on a parcel of land in the village of Woodhouse in Leicestershire. We knew obtaining planning consent on this site would be difficult, as Woodhouse is not classified as a sustainable location […]

Utilising the skills of an Estate Agent – Whitehead’s Estate Agents

Valuing an extension Peter WHitehead's Estate Agents

This is the latest in a series of guest posts from carefully selected companies with whom we work to make sure we can give our clients as comprehensive a service as possible. Today’s post is by Peter Whitehead, MD of Whitehead’s Estate Agents. Love us or loathe us, you can’t do without us – very […]

Case Study – Dental Surgery Commercial Extension

Oakwood Dental Centre in Derby, extension designed by David Granger Architectural Design

Some of our clients have worked with us for many years. This project was a commercial extension to Oakwood Dental Centre in Derby, which we initially designed in 1990. Over the years we have extended it on numerous occasions, as our client’s business has grown. This latest expansion was to increase the capacity of the […]

Interior Design Sells – Lemon and Lime Interiors

The Bothy by David Granger Architectural Design, with interior design by Lemon and Lime Interiors

This is the second in a series of guest posts from carefully selected businesses with whom we work to make sure we can give our clients as comprehensive a service as possible. Today’s post is by Elaine Penhaul, MD of Lemon and Lime Interiors. There are many factors to consider when choosing to buy a […]

Growing a partnership – Lush Garden Design and David Granger Design

School House view from the garden

This is the first of a series of guest posts from carefully selected businesses with who we work to make sure we can give our clients as comprehensive a service as possible. Today’s post is by Anna Barker, MD of Lush Garden Design. I’m sure you’ll have seen an episode or two of the Channel […]

Old Cottage Hospital Ashby – spring update

Old Cottage Hospital Ashby refurbishment into new offices for David Granger architectural Design Ltd

As we first told you back in January, we are moving from our Packington base to a custom-designed new office in the Old Cottage Hospital, Ashby de la Zouch. The conversion into our new offices is now well underway. Here’s an update on progress: Demolition After stripping out old floor coverings, fixtures and fittings, a […]

What is an Architectural Technologist?

what is an architectural technologist

Over the past 25 years, Chartered Architectural Technologist David Granger has guided our company from a one-man operation to the dynamic and successful practice it is today. But if you have ever wondered to yourself, “what is an Architectural Technologist?” then wonder no more…  Where did the role of Architectural Technologist come from? The practise […]