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How Much Does an Architect Cost?

Architect Costs & Planning Fees

If you’re embarking on an extension or large renovation of some kind you may well need some professional advice, when it comes to drawing up plans and working out structural calculations for new beams etc. a qualified professional will be worth their weight in gold. An architect can also offer alternative layouts to those that you may have already thought of and also offer advice as to what the Planning & Building Regulation requirements are for your work. In short they are an invaluable part of the process and can help reduce the stress commonly associated with building works.

User submitted Architect & Planning costs

Job typeDescriptionPriceUnitsRegionUpdated
Architect fees

Two Storey Rear & Side Extension, not including planning fees


Total priceSouth East2023
Architect fees

2 storey side extension, garage and kitchen with 1 bedroom and bathroom over. Architect fees to draw up plans, planning fees, sort out with local authority, redraw and resubmit to final permission granted.


Total priceEast Midlands2023
Architect fees

Lawful Development Certificate for Loft Conversion with full width dormer. Full plan building control for loft. Also full planning application and full building control for rear part double storey extension with pitch roof


Total priceSouth East2023
Architect fees

Budget Architects fees for preparation of Planning documents for simple 35k domestic extension. Excluding Council and Structural Engineers fees and other minor expenses and allowing for minor amendments £1400. Building Control for above £1700 with basic spec excluding council fees etc.


Total priceEast of England2023

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