Architectural Advice


Michael Barr

📞 028 71 263 861

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Architectural Advice by Michael Barr

We are an architectural firm which provides design, advice & drawing services to those looking to extend their home or commercial premises with free call out & advice for initial consultation.

DOMESTIC: Extensions such as Bedrooms/Receptions/Garages/Kitchens/Utility Rooms/Showers/Disability Works/Attic Conversions/Sheds/Structural Alterations or Renovations & Conversions/Conservatories/Sun Rooms/Creches(child minding).

DEVELOPERS: We also have extensive experience in new build housing design & housing developments for private developers & can carry out quick sketches & discussions at risk to see what the site is suitable for.

COMMERCIAL: We also have experience in new build & extensions to factories/offices/Pubs/Shops.

HISTORIC: We also have experience in alterations & extensions to listed buildings & restoration works to meet current Planning & Building Control Ledgislation.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION: We also have experience in administering projects from design to completion including 100 dwelling housing sites,chairing design team meetings & coordinating all aspects of the site ensuring it is completed on time, within budget, to a high standard.

PLANNING & BUILDING CONTROL APPLICATIONS: We shall complete applications to their conclusions---particularly planning!

GENERAL PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: We can call out to give advice on condensation problems,damp,cracks or bad workmanship & advise on the best solutions. We can advise on Tendering Procedures,Design & Build Options, Suitable Builders/Contractors or if need any work carried out to your home, please contact us.

We have 30 years experience with our previous employer (AWA Architects) which was established for over 40 years.



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About Michael Barr

Senior Architectural Technician with AWA Architects for 28 years and have wide knowledge and experience in Design, Drawing, Supervision & Project Management of a large variety of projects such as:

  • 100no. Newbuild dwellings at Hawthorn Drive, Hawthorn Way and Hawthorn Grove for a local developer.

  • Restoration & Redesign of Quay West Building (former boating club),boating club lane for private owner (listed).

  • Redesign,Extension & Improvements to 110no.dwellings at Glenfada Park, Kells Walk, Columcille Court which involves presentation to the Bloody Sunday Enquiry Team & which also included discussions with the Bogside Artists to change design to allow smooth rendered gabled walls for the street murals.

  • Alterations & repainting of interior of Carlisle Road Presbyterian Church.

  • Alterations & Rear Extension to Bound for Boston Pub to allow viewing over the city.

  • Also design work to Dungloe Bar, Tracys Bar, Masons Bar.

  • Extensions to properties in Brigade area Newbuildings, Tullyally, Strathfoyle, Culmore, Creggan, Bishop St, Strabane, Greysteel, Eglinton, Waterside throughout the North West.

  • An expert on House Extensions to ensure full satisfaction to meet your requirements: personal attention,design options & sketches based on affordable & practical costs and to meet your dreams for your home: Sunrooms / consevatories / garages / attic conversions / kitchens / dining areas / bedrooms / showers / disability works a speciality to meet occupational therapists requirements also grant work work to your needs.

  • Pub extensions, Pub Licenses, Shops & Shop fronts & Signs, Offices, Factories, Creches & all other commercial work.

  • Private House Design North or South.

  • Private Sites for Development,discussions with local planners & road service.

  • Can organise all work from start to completion including Planning & Building Control approval Energy Ratings & all Certification to take the hassle away from getting prices & allowing you to relax while we provide you with a professionally managed project to completion.


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A selection of projects that Michael Barr has worked on.

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Contact Us

29 Burnside Manor
BT48 9XY

Architectural Advice by Michael Barr

Telephone: 028 71 263 861

Mobile: 07761099790



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