Mr & Mrs B Harkness, Harpenden

“Jon, may thanks from Hilary and I for coming to the rescue and taking over our Self Build project’s Architectural needs at a critical stage. Not only did you get us through the Release of Planning conditions with ease on a very challenging and tight site you were actually able to suggest better ways to optimise the design and thereby show the Planners how we would enhance the overall appearance of our detached house.

Just as remarkably the sheer quality of detail and attention that you applied at the Building Regulations Drawing stage, incorporating design features to future proof the upgrade for a further bedroom in the large attic, meant that the Building Inspectors passed each stage of the build with flying colours. Unstinting liaison with key Professionals and the building team kept the whole show on the road.

We were also very impressed with your approach to a full application for the extra bedroom and en-suite so that we stood the best possible chance of gaining approval. The detailed Design & Access Document and Drawings made such a strong case for automatic approval that this was duly delivered.

Your patience and understanding with our demands and stresses on your time during the whole process made up for all the delays and frustration we had before coming to you. We can say without doubt or equivocation we would recommend JLM for the complete and full Architectural Service.”