Entries by NJ Architects

Darsham House

The practice is currently working on Darsham House, a Grade II* listed building.  This building has been the subject of some un-welcome publicity, due to the fact that nine enforcement notices had been served because of contraventions of Listed Building legislation.  Fortunately our clients Glenn and Edgar, have not seen these facts as a hindrance and have embraced […]

Design and Conversion Award Winners

We are delighted to announce that we have received two awards from the 2015 Quality of Place Awards hosted by Suffolk Coastal District Council. The ceremony honours historic building conservation, outstanding designs and construction for the benefit of local landscape, nature of community. We are very pleased to receive a certificate and bronze Quality of Place […]

Local authorities ask for the ability to set planning fees locally

Chancellor George Osborne is due to reveal his spending review on 25 November and it’s expected to contain £20 billion in government funding cuts. In a submission ahead of the spending review, local authorities have asked ministers to allow them to set their own planning fees, which are currently set centrally by the Department for […]

10 Steps to Choosing an Architect For Your Private House Project

Everybody needs a place where they can close the door to the rest of the world and enjoy comfort in their own surroundings. Your home should be the most precious place to you, so creating it requires delicate planning. This means it’s important to find the right architect to put your home in the hands […]

Opening of The Avenue Theatre – Gippeswyk Hall, Ipswich

After 4 years of designing, planning, constructing and restoring, Nicholas Jacob Architects are thrilled to reveal the grand opening of The Avenue Theatre, a Grade II listed Tudor building standing in the grounds of Gippeswyk Hall in Ipswich. Working in collaboration with Charles Curry-Hyde LLP, this 16th century building will now provide a base for […]


First release of the new guides for Suffolk since 1957 – and we get quite a few mentions! It has been 58 years since the last edition of the Pevsner Architectural Guide for this area was published, so we at Nicholas Jacob Architects purchased the two editions as soon as they were available. Both are […]