Frequently asked questions

1. Do you offer a free first consultation?

Yes, we offer a Free one hour consultation at your home as long as it is within a 20 mile radius of our office, or by appointment at our offices located at The Boathouse, Harbour Square, Nene Parade, Wisbech, PE13 3BH.

2. What qualifications do you have?

Studio 11 Architecture is a registered practice with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists and as such must work within their practice guidelines. All projects are supervised by Kris Baxter, a Chartered Architectural Technologist and Chartered Building Engineer.

3. Where in the country do you work?

The majority of our work is focused in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Hertfordshire but we will work throughout the UK subject to the scope of work and contract value.

4. Why should we use you over a local architectural designer?

Studio 11 Architecture is a young creative Practice that enjoy's delivering bespoke design solutions to a Clients brief. In doing so we regularly work with many different Local Authorities which means that we are experienced in working to deliver projects which meet our Clients brief but are also appropriate and respectful to the site.

5.What service will I expect to receive from Studio 11 Architecture?

Should you decide to put your trust into Studio 11 Architecture to help with your project, we will ensure you receive the best support and advice we can give you. You will be appointed a Project Designer who will be your key contact during the duration your project. They will be able to keep you up to date, and will work with you directly.

6. Who will design my project?

Kris Baxter is responsible for delivering the design of all projects within the practice.

7. Do you take on small projects?

Yes, subject to the scope of works and contract value.

8. Do you design extensions as well as new homes?

Yes, we work on any projects from small extensions through to new homes, housing developments and commercial buildings.

9. How long does it take to get a scheme designed, approved and built?

This varies from project to project but we can give you an idea of timescales within your individual fee quotation if you wish.

10. Can you guarantee planning permission?

No, sadly anyone who suggests they can is misleading you. Having said that though our success rate for achieving planning permission on projects is extremely high.

11. Do you offer a full service?

Yes we can offer either a full architectural service or a full design service including engineering and landscape design.

12. Do you offer a full turnkey design and build service?

No, we are a design practice and do not undertake construction work directly. As part of our full architectural service and full design service we do manage projects from conception through to the completed building using building contractors that are appointed by you, but managed by us as your appointed representative.

13. Do you offer a project management service?

Yes. As part of our full architectural and full design service we can project manage your project from conception through to completion of the building.

14. How much do you charge?

Our fees are based on the specific project in question, we can offer fixed fees with a fee quotation before any work commences.

15. Do you charge VAT?

Yes, we are a VAT registered business.

16. What insurance's do you have in place?

We carry Employers Liability, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.