A Full Design and Management Service with Years of Expertise; Construction Report Graham Tench, Managing Director of Purves Ash Architecture Design, Discusses His Practice's Strengths within the Architectural Profession

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A Full Design and Management Service with Years of Expertise; Construction Report Graham Tench, Managing Director of Purves Ash Architecture Design, Discusses His Practice's Strengths within the Architectural Profession


PURVES Ash is a multi-disciplined practice providing a full design and management service.

We undertake the traditional role of project team leader, where appropriate, together with offering a range of specific services.

These services include design consultancy, feasibility studies, building dilapidations and condition surveys, together with expert witness and adjudications.

Our experience covers a wide range of buildings and we have developed specialised knowledge and experience in a range of sectors including primary health care, education, retail, tourism, housing, leisure and heritage and ecclesiastical renovation.

Our exceptional combination of design, planning and environmental expertise enables us to offer consultancy services to both public and private-sector clients.

We constantly strive to meet the client's needs and balance the demands of quality, cost, timescale and context.

The practice has great knowledge of dealing with the sensitive repair, refurbishment and conversion of historic buildings, having completed projects within a number of World Heritage Sites.

Over the years the practice has built up a reputation for quality community projects, and has developed a dedicated team concentrating on the design and procurement of specialist housing and care facilities, our clients being leading-edge private-sector providers of accommodation for the retirement market. …

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