MFA Team with Kit Malthouse MP Minister of State for Housing and Planning at the 2019 Housing Design Awards, London .

Mark Fairhurst Architects are an award winning, design led, RIBA registered practice with extensive experience in residential, domestic, and commercial building sectors. We offer our bespoke architectural services in London and across the UK. We have extensive experience delivering successful planning outcomes with over 9 out of 10 successful planning and listed building applications, designing over 400 residential homes in the London Area.

Residential Services

“We needed an experienced, solution-focused architect to aid us in developing a constrained site in Hackney adjacent to a locally listed terrace providing 4 new residential apartments. Mark Fairhurst and his team worked closely, patiently and diligently with us through a thorough process of exploration as we carefully considered the principals of development, pre-planning, planning, and technical design. They were always helpful and available, pragmatic and creative; squeezing a lot from a compact site while meeting some pretty stern requirements from the planning and building control authorities.

I’d recommend Mark Fairhurst Architects to anyone seeking high-quality, commercially aware solutions that maximise the potential of sites and help deliver a high quality end product.”

Stuart Allen

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Domestic Services

“Mark Fairhurst Architects were recommended by a colleague and provided us with knowledgeable guidance, suggestions and design ideas in the early stages, exceptional service throughout, and most importantly project management. This was key particularly during phases where variations provided challenges that we could not have handled without him and his team. We are delighted with the results and have no hesitation in recommending Mark Fairhurst Architects to others looking to transform their homes.”

-Jim & Emma Gant

We needed an architectural design to renovate and extend our Victorian terraced house, Mark Fairhurst Architects were recommended to us by a relative and produced a design to our specification and provided advice in relation to a number of issues along the way, the design produced was tailored to our requirements, and made the best use of space in our house.

We particularly liked the attention to detail, the enthusiasm for the project, the quality of the work, which is clearly apparent in the final product, and the fact that the design was suited to the space of the house. Mark Fairhurst Architects were also willing and able to be flexible in relation to what input we required at different stages of the project.

It was reassuring to have someone on board with the right expertise and experience to take us through the project. We are delighted with the end product, and are certain the house would not look as good or be as functional as it is without the input of Mark Fairhurst Architects. We would recommend the business to friends and family.

Maria Nicholas & Hugo Foster

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Commercial Services

“Kuropatwa Property Development and Construction needed a talented knowledgeable architect to design redevelopments of existing constrained building sites in Westminster…

…They were able to understand our requirements and optimise the potential of compromised sites working within difficult planning constraints. They were able to provide innovative living solutions for a range of apartment types whilst enhancing the character of the existing buildings following the brief well providing high quality designed buildings…

…We would not hesitate to recommend Mark Fairhurst Architects to development companies looking for an experienced and creative architect able to unlock the potential of sites and help deliver the finished product.”

– Alex Kuropatwa, Kuropatwa Property Development

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