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Planning permission vs a building warrant: what is the difference?

There is often misunderstanding around planning permission and building warrants, with many people believing that they are the same thing – in this blog, we’ll outline the main distinctions between building warrants and planning permission, so that you know which one you might need for your project and the consequences of not gaining permissions.

Crawford Architecture appoints new director

We are delighted to announce that long-serving member of the Crawford Architecture team David Paton has been promoted to the post of associate director, as we continue to plan for the future growth and diversification of the business. David has been with the family firm for more than 15 years, and started his career studying at university alongside fellow director, …

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10 Reasons To Choose Crawford Architecture For Your Next Building Project.

Whether you are an experienced developer planning for your next project or this is your first construction experience, choosing the correct architectural team for your project is paramount to its success. Architectural design teams are involved in construction projects from the earliest stages right through to completion. Throughout this process they are using a blend of creative and technical skills …