William Sutherland Architect - click for  Practice Profile

Reg. Office address:

W Sutherland riba rias
Chartered Architect
WS Architecture Ltd
Rydal Road
LA22 9BA

Co. No. 4678713

Tel 015394 34489

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Image by kind permission www.lakelandcam.co.uk by Tony Richards
This website is maintained by William Sutherland Architect as an informal source of information on building and related issues within the Lake District National Park, Cumbria, UK.

Pleast Note that this site is now superseded by my new web site - these pages are kept online to maintain old links only

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My practice is based in Ambleside, that's
the village with the Bridge House (NT)


Much of my work involves altering old buildings or creating new buildings in traditional styles...

such as this Listed Building conversion in Ambleside...

Isometric external view of computer model

Cottage extension (with owner), Grasmere..Picture of owner on his new extension with balcony above Grasmere (July 2014)

House remodelling, Grasmere.Rendered model view of cottage extension and new garage Ambleside

Cottage extension, Ambleside..Rendered model view of cottage extension and new garage Ambleside

Cottage porch and steps extension, Little Langdale..New stone porch and steps to cottage at Hodge Close Quarry, Little Langdale

Listed Hostel extension, Grasmere...Rendered model view of Listed Independent Hostel Grasmere

Listed barn conversion, Coniston... Rendered model view of upper floor interior

rendered interior model view of proposed Listed barn conversion at Coniston

Retail conversion,
Before and After photographs of retail gallery conversion for Heaton Cooper Studio Grasmere

House remodelling, Ambleside...

model view of roof cutaway to illustrate structural supports for alterations and extension to house nr Ambleside

New house, near Coniston...

3D computer model of new ramp and front door to cottage

Barn conversion, near Windermere...

Barn conversion interior model of library stairs

Cottage extension, near Hawkshead...

3D computer model of bay window extension to cottage nr Ambleside - click for larger image (67Kb)

Outbuilding, near Hawkshead...

new outbuilding in garden of house near Hawkshead

Cottage remodelling, Coniston...

Rendered model view of new front to cottage

Office conversion, Elterwater...

Wheelwrights Holiday Cottages offices Elterwater (photo T Mercer) - Click to link to the Works 1 page

or just a porch, Ambleside... typical porch roof detail

and occasionally something a bit more minimalist, Ambleside...

matching the new to the old - local stone facing to new cottage - March 2001 in Grasmere - Click to link to the Works page

A brief overview of information areas of the site...
Coniston Water - taken from another of Tony Richard's excellent Lakelandcams - see local links Quicklinks to Information pages...
  • Do I need Planning Permission?... Almost Certainly! ..
    See Park Issues page.
    Look here for frequently asked questions about Planning in the National Park
  • Building Inspector or Planning Officer..who does what?...
    See Technical Issues
  • Already got your Planning Permission?...
    See Pause for thought here

Quicklinks to specialist pages...
Quicklinks to useful sites ...
Not in any order - just sites I like to keep handy.
The more topical a subject the more likely the web page will be moved it seems... links checked January 2015

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