Architects in Colchester

List of Colchester based architecture firms offering commercial and residential architectural services.

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Architectural Practice - that committed to exploiting contemporary architecture where it is appropriate. With a strong emphasis on meeting the client’s requirements, we aim to provide a design solution, which is both understandable and imaginative. Our aim is to produce buildings that represent good value for money and address current environmental issues.


The practice was formed in 1988 initially operating in Maldon Essex and subsequently moving to our own purpose built offices in 1992 from where we currently operate. We are proud that we still retain many clients with whom we formed a working partnership in 1988. The principal members of the practice provide a wide range of backgrounds and experience in both private, commercial and Local Authority


The practice of Plater|Claiborne, Architecture + Design was formed by the merger of the award winning architectural firms of Borges & Claiborne Architects and Simon Plater Associates, with a background in housing, community, commercial and ecclesiastical architecture, and work to historic buildings including scheduled ancient monuments.



The firm of Quinlan and Francis Terry LLP continues the architectural style of the practice which was started by Raymond Erith in 1928, and specializes in high quality traditional building of a classical design. The practice has considerable experience of projects in the UK and overseas; it is based in Dedham, Essex and employs between 15 and 20 staff.


Inkpen Downie Architecture & Design Ltd is a registed practice with the RIBA Chartered Practice Scheme. As a Chartered Practice, Inkpen Downie need to comply with strict criteria in an accreditation scheme that gives the client, a mark of quality. The scheme has been developed by RIBA following client and government feedback.


Retail and commercial commissions are exciting as we usually have deadlines to meet. Tight control of building work and liasing with clients is an aspect of our business we enjoy very much and like to feel we are competent in. We constantly update our ideas for retail premises, restaurants and offices realising the importance of creating the right impression and atmosphere for our clients' customers.

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