Bischell

  • L shaped rear extension with potential loft

  • Architectural design for kitchen extension

  • Removal of partition wall

  • Refurbishment and Back extention of a property

  • Architectural stone carving

  • Surveyor/structural engineer required

  • Prepare plans for Side & Rear Extension

  • Structural engineer for removal of chimney breast

  • post planning permission detailed plans

    Felipe worked at pace to turn our plans round. He met with us several times to make sure we got them right

  • Drawing for Loft Conversion Needed

    The Bischells team have been fantastic. I met with Felipe in person and he talked me through the process in detail. Their pricing model is so transparatent and you can choose exatly level of service you would like.

    Even when I've been a pain, they have been extremely flexible and supportive offering expert guidance and advice all along the way. Highly recomend.

  • Structural Engineer Required for Feasibility Study

    Knowledgeable, informative and comes the second day. Very happy with the service

  • Extension

  • Full Structure Engineer Report (SER)

  • Rear ground floor extension & poss division in 2 units

    Very impressed with the work of Filipe. Quick to understand my requirements, and responds promptly. Will continue using him and already recommended him to a friend.

    Zora Payne Maranta

  • Music Garden Soundproofed Studio

    Felipe @Bischell has been great on both occasions I've used his skills. He listened to the plan, suggested good ideas and was not only very accurate in terms of the drawing but also fast. Also offered to liase with the council regarding the music studio project. Would use him again!

  • Planning and Building Regulation drawings

  • Advice on load bearing wall

    very prompt and solid advice

  • Garage Conversion and general partitioning

    Very innovative, creative and pays attention to detail above all excellent delivery in a timely fashion. Thank you Felipe and Yana! Cost was good too 😊

  • Loft, garage, kitchen conversion

    Great to work with and great price

  • Design led extension to Detached House

  • Structural Engineer Needed

    Site visit to the property to confirm the wall is supporting and explained what we would need. Will be returning for the drawings/calculations.

  • 2nd Floor Extension

    Felipe was very professional. He was prompt and knowledgeable on the topics and also seen potential in my property to extend and provided some good ideas. I would certainly recommend his services.

  • Double storey planning permission

  • Seperate Dwell House in Garden

    Great customer service, very helpful, very quick and the best thing about their service is the way they make you understand every bit of the way. You are always kept up to date and I think that is very important. Would defiantly recommend.

  • Design house extension

  • Garage conversion, knock through walls

  • small kitchen extension at rear

  • Technical drawings for single storey rear extension

  • Loadbearing beam

    Felipe was very professional and friendly.

    Understood my ideas, pro-active offering different options and design recommendations, both to address the idea I had and further approaches and improvements I had not considered

    Needed to do check the current layout and prepared to get dirty making an inspection hole (with my permission)

    Would recommend and use again.

  • GF Rear 3 M Extension

  • G/F extension (possibly 1/F extension too)

    Overall happy with the service Felipe has provided, have been able to come under short notice to go through designs/ideas with me, was able to make full use of space provided, and took his time explaining everything and anything I did not understand.

    The whole design to submission process was really prompt and been kept in the loop throughout the whole process.

    Unfortunately due to other financial commitments we were not able to proceed with the extension as planned, and have postponed til a later date, but will be looking for Felipe to manage this piece of work for us when the time is right.

    I would certainly recommend Felipe to anyone else who requires any design/work done for their property.

  • Loft conversion

  • Loft conversion

  • potential crawl space development

    Quick, clear, friendly, obviously knew what he was talking about. Would definitely recommend.

  • Widening through lounge wall - structural survey

  • apply turn loft into bedroom

    helpful and no time waster

  • Application for extension in Cricklewood

    I hired Felipe to apply for an extension in Cricklewood, I was extremely satisfy for his work. He knows up to which point to insist with the Council and on what other things to accept their decision.
    Always available and prompt, same for his colleague Choi.
    I would definitely reccomend them.
    Rosario

  • Chimney removal

    I made the mistake of assuming the quote included a visit. After that they we're very good and speedy.

  • Building Control work for removal of internal wall

  • Loft conversion

  • Adding an En-suite shower

  • Architect for planning permission and building control

  • Structural Checks & Calculations

  • Planning Permission for driveway

  • Planning and Building Control for large extension

    We planned a double story side and rear and completely replanned the existing house. Felipe and Yana came up with many ideas and were responsive to our input. Communication was very good, and helpful with any questions that needed to be answered. The drawings were very professional and met our design brief. Would happily recommend.

  • Rear Extension to 1930's semi in Perivale

  • Planning Permission Garage Conversion

  • Structural engineer to check load bearing wall.

    Felipe came to my home to check if a load bearing wall can be removed. Felipe was bright, clearly knew what he was talking about and explained exactly what would need to be done with approximate costings. I found him to be very positive and he gave me confidence that I was dealing with a professional that would deliver a job well done. I would happily use Felipe again for any future work and highly recommend him.

  • Architectural renovation

    excellent service all around. I recommend to everyone.

  • Rear & side extension, loft conversion

    As a builder it proved to be real fun working with Bischell, they understood my need to make the scheme as cost effective as possible (developer hat on!) Then, even came to site during the project to help me customise bespoke details (outside their remit).
    I gave them a second job, where we explored possibilities and had to work around a tricky tenant. Very accommodating Architects and hopefully we can work again soon.

  • Planning application to convert house into flats

  • L shapedRear extension with loft coversion

  • Building regs

    Met with the bischell team to discuss building regs we needed for one property and planning for another which was a loft conversion and rear extension. These initial discussion were extremely enlightening and they suggested a layout we hadn't considered which involved around not relying on support columns.

    We had discussion with a few other firms prior which were giving ok but non inspiring ideas. Our home has a weird configuration in places, and tight angles and we were resigned to having to go with something not entirely ideal. We were excited that the designers at bischell could find something else more open plan that worked perfectly for us and by having engineers on staff we were able to explore these options in terms of feasibility at the start rather than later. They are a very creative team with a very apparent interest in delivering something that we would love rather than a paint by numbers approach. It was a very enjoyable and insightful experience to work with them for sure, and I am very happy to recommend.

  • Kitchen extensions/loft/architectural designs

  • Renovation Project - Barn Hill estate

    My application was in Brent, in the barn hill conservation area estate. I had heard it was tricky to get approval due to the stringent guidelines but I never imagined it be so complex! This was due to Brent council having an inconsistent approach, extending times, forgetting to put notices and changing case officers.

    Luckily Bischell guided me through the process and got me an approval. The team had to do a greater amount of work than they had quoted for but never complained and always provided solutions. The also advised me on structural matters and we got a basement included in the application, as well as a double story side and rear kitchen extension.

    Bischell are flexible and reliable team that always came to me with solutions, qualities I admire when hiring any professionals. As client I felt they fought my corner, negotiated well and did not give up and compromise at the first hurdle. I'm happy to recommend to all.

  • Ealing Broadway extension and renovation

    We hired Felipe to draw up plans for an ambitious wrap around ground floor extension with complete internal redesign for our flat. The designs they produced were spot on, with only a couple of minor tweaks we were able to submit to planning. Despite the ambitious plan the application sailed through planning securing approval on time. It was great to work with Felipe, he was flexible and listened well to deliver exactly to the brief we were looking for with an innovative design. We would definitely use him again. He has a great team and they communicated with us well. Thanks!

  • Small rear terrace house extention

    Great service from felipe and his team! He made sure we were happy with the final drawings by going over them a few times without hestitation. Our builder was happy with all the structual drawings making his life a lot easier. Would very much recommend them to others as clearly documented prices and set up appropriate payment plan. Thanks you!!

  • Architect services and full renovation project manage

  • Single Storey Out house

    Very good customer service!

  • Loft conversion

    Excellent architects, very friendly, and recommended.

  • removing an internal wall

    We were very happy with the work carried out.

    The pre-planning and consultation was excellent, and we were given very good advice as to our options.

    All questions that we raised with the company were dealt with quickly and professionally.

    The work itself was carried out to a very high standard, and the workers used were very courteous and considerate, bearing in mind that we were still living in the building.

    We would warmly recommend Bischell to others.

  • Extension on rear of property

    Bischell work with the client very closely to deliver outcomes that are just what we wanted. They also have good links to partner firms for additional services, e.g PWA, Building Control. Felipe has enthusiastic young staff who monitored our project regularly. The end product of our project is aired by everybody who sees our properties.

  • Extension plans

  • Loft conversion

  • Amending plans

    Excellent service. They were recommended to me by a friend of mine who is a planning officer. I felt looked after as one of the architects in the team held my hand from the outset,

    It was a long journey due to the councils slow process but they pushed hard to get the planning approved.

    they clearly understood both what we ideally wanted as well as the constraints that we had in terms resources budget and time. They were both creative and collaborative.

    I particularly like the fact that I was assured at every stage and given confidence that all would be ok.

  • planning drawings

    An all round great team to work with. They quickly understood what we were trying to achieve and were patient with us through revisions we needed. Went the extra mile to give us the layout we wanted inspite of some limitations that meant it would have been the easy option to just make cuts to our brief. Feels like they are in it with you. Especially when dealing with the council!

  • planning permission drawing for garage conversion

    Felipe took on the job against a very tight time line and completed the work in time, with quality. he is very enthusiastic with his work, very supportive with client/council planning queries. I finally got my planning permission application approved with no hassle! Job well done! Thanks to Felipe.

  • Residential remodel - NW10

  • plans for victorian house extension

    Hired Felipe and his team to do plans for us. Smooth process no problems. After which we needed engineering drawings done. We had a real problem here with there being a tree close to the extension which i had been told would need us doing 2m foundations perhaps even pilling. Without the budget for this, this was a problem but the guys came up with a proposal that would avoid us having to go down this route and they secured building regs for us with no hassle. I was also able to avoid party wall. All in all probably saved us around 5k in costs so there service paid for iteself. The service we got from them was 1st class, always on the ball, never had to chase them & the extra time their designers spent with us was invaluable and much appreciated.

  • Rear extension max 6m with pitched roof

    Bischell and the team got my 6m approved first time round. The engineer was clever in his final design and they met my brief exactly. They dealt with my neighbours in order for me to avoid expensive party wall costs.
    The final design gave me up to 4m ceiling and a lot of light. I am very thankful for their hard work, The end product looks like something of a magazine. I must admit that after the drawings where completed I asked for a few cheeky extras and they were happy to help me out. I then recommended them to my family so I waited to see if their standards would drop on another project but they did not let me down there! So 2 from 2 projects I give them 20/20.

  • Planning drawings

    I knew very little about how the process works but they were great at explaining the planning process and timelines involved. We had interviewed with a few other architects who commented on the unsuitability of our proposal but bischell felt confident they could deliver. We went spent a lot of time at the concept stage because we were keen to get the room sizes we wanted while maintaining the right internal layout.

    The guys were very patient with me and delivered a fantastic concept that works for us. We had some discussions with the council which helped immensely and bischell really pushed for our proposal even though there was some notable objections to it and no precedence for what we wanted in our area. Plans have now been approved which I am delighted with. Quite impressed with how they fought for my application rather than having us settle with something we wouldn't have been 100% happy with.

  • Add a room/2 rooms/dormer bathroom to chalet bungalow

  • Planning drawings for small extension

    I want to thank Felipe for his great help for this work.
    Got a quick call back once accepted his interest. The on site surveyor come next day and the drawing is ready in 24 hours as agreed.
    The neighbor's surveyor is very picky but several changes were made and the drawings finally were accepted.
    Felipe also gave lots of suggestions on the party wall issue for free and even talked to the surveyor on my behalf. The neighbor's surveyor initially didn't want be a shared surveyor but Felipe had persuaded him in the end. This saves us a lot of money for paying 2 separate surveyors and more importantly saved our time.
    I'm really satisfied for the service and will definitely recommend them and use them next time.
    Five stars.

  • Drawings for installation of Velux windows

    I hired Bischell to do some drawings for and submit my planning application for the installation of some velux windows. Their quote was incredibly competitive and then did the work to a high standard and quickly. I am extremely happy with the result.

  • Single Storey Extension & Internal Refurb

  • Extension

  • Design double door in place of window, period building

    Efficient service - quick response and drawings received.

  • knocking loading bearing wall

  • Check a wall

    Spent more time with us than we asked for and really good advice given.

  • structural engineer needed - rooftop terrace building

    The engineer gave us his opinion, which gave us an idea what we have to do next at least.

  • Floor plan

    I have used Bischell for floor plans and full planning application for my extension. They are very amicable, prompt and approachable. Overall I have had a very good experience with them and would recommend them to others.

  • building engineer

    Complications but got there in the end...on planning permission side but engineer stuck by.

  • lease plans

    Wow, received drawings as promised 24 hours later. Very impressive!

  • Building drawings

  • Extend attic room with Dormer

    Very disappointed with Bischell. Feedback suggests an efficient company. Our experience is far different. Despite speaking with Bischell in March for a loft conversion by mid-June, missed deadlines and approached the design and planning in a very haphazard manner. My partner and I are due to have a baby 1st week of July, which is why our deadline was fixed.
    The plans submitted on 3rd April. The plans approved on the 13th May. Only now did the sub-contractor come on site again had to ask for the engineer to site visit. Finally, the engineer came and his plans were released on the 22nd of May. The original start date was 27th May. We finally got plans on the 27th May.
    Finally got costs 30th May almost 20% higher than our budget. Start date 27th May and 2nd June missed. Communication = zero. We asked for a schedule of payment = nothing. We asked about the contract = nothing.
    As we were just waiting, we asked the subcontractor who came over to price the job. As we did not award the job to the subcontractor, he then told Bischell we had approached direct (despite us asking him if this was a conflict). Bischell then pulled out of the job saying there was no trust.
    Baby due in 4 weeks. Awesome company. We have now paid over £1000 for plans from Bischell for a design I have issues with. Shame the only reason we chose and stuck with Bischell through their obvious short comings was the feedback on my-builder. In our case, an awful experience. 1/10. could go on and on.

  • Rsj drawings and structural calculations

  • Rear single storey extension

  • Structural inspection of existing loft conversion

  • Patio infill

  • Full house renovation & extension

  • Loft conversion and redesign ground floor

  • Drawings & planning appl. for house extension.

    I hired Bischell for preparing the planning application and building control drawings for my house extension. From the start Felipe impressed me with his knowledge, creativity, ease of communication and listening to my needs and ideas. During planning application process he was keeping me up to date with the planning officer's feedback and comments and after minor modifications the application was approved with no issues and on time. The building control drawings were very detailed which helped me to get reliable quotes for the build. Throughout the overall process, Felipe was very helpful and providing great advice and answers to any queries I had. If I hadn't already shortlisted one of my friends to build my extension, they would have got this job too, as their quote was very competitive!

  • Checking whether a wall is load bearing

    We used Bischell for a site visit which they carried out for us on 2 occasions but we were only charged for one visit, we received a full report from them with calculations. They are very professional and informative. There was also no time pressure on payment either. We would be more than happy to recommend them to family and friends.

    Much appreciated,

  • Single Story Rear Extension

    I had initial consultation with Bischell and they were prompt and polite. i was very keen to get things moving but Bischell advised this could work out to be a false economy and it is best not to rush the build and start after the winter........AND THEY WERE CORRECT!!

    When getting the quotes from builders, the specification was very strong and all quotes came in within £3k of each other. I was initially hesitant about paying for a specification as could not see any value, but i trusted the word and experience Bischell gave me and once again they were right.

    There were so many instances like this where they really advised me well and at the end of the project i can see everything they advised me on was valid and important, even though at the time i may not have been fully convinced.

    The plans went through and passed first time, which i was nervous about, but turned out to be no bother!

    We paid a bit more than we would of liked to initially but looking back now, without Bischell i would have ended up paying a lot more through mistakes and my own naivety.

    My advice to anyone who is undertaking major building works.........Leave it to the experts and heed their advise!! Make sure you fully trust who you are working with as honesty and people who stand by their word are hard to find from my experience!!

    Overall very impressed!

    I have recommended Bischell to my neighbor and i now thing he is in talks with them.

  • Scaled drawings required for house required in W London

    Felipe did a great job in constructing the scaled drawings. The planning permission was granted and I would not hesitate to use his services again. Highly recommended.

  • Structural Calculations for wall removal

    Architect arrived promptly, was very informative and pleasant to deal with. Would use again.

  • Loft conversion & Rear extention

  • Loft conversion UB7

    A very good experience dealing with Bishcell. They listened to my ideas and worked with me to create a finial design that was more than I expected. They price they quoted was competative and communication was good. Recomended!

  • double storey side extension and loft conversion

    20130415 - Still in the process of completing this project. So far so good with Bischell. Very professional and going the extra mile all the time to ensure my satisfaction. Will update feedback further on completion of job.

  • Replacing a large sash window with french windows

  • Plans for rear extension/loft conversion

  • Single storey wrap around extension.

  • Loft Conversion, ground floor extension, bathroom ext

  • Need drawing of media gallery

    I was happy with the job done, although the church decided not to progress with it.

  • 2x Jobs - Planning permission required

  • Plaster inside loft: 2x1.5x1m, put sliding door/stairs

    I have contacted Bischell for a job, which they suggested to submit to Daniel, one of their builders.
    I was very happy with the work that Daniel did, provided an accurate and detailed estimate of the cost, and maintained the cost to the agreed amount.
    He was very professional and pleasant to communicate to.
    When he was faced with a problem he acknowledge any fault and advised well ahead of any issue arising.
    The execution was very good and despite a slight delay by one or two days was to my satisfaction.
    Strongly recommend to work with him.

  • Survey of new property.

    Great job, the survey could have done with more proofreading and more detail, but overall, I am happy with it.

  • Site survey, feasibility study and planning drawings

  • Planning drawings

    Rapid turnaround on drawings with an innovative approach. Pleasure working with you guys.

  • Structural Engineer for extension and garage conversion

    Did a good job overall, although some issues with scheduling my work in and delivering to the original timeline.

  • Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder

    Just wanted to leave a quick message to say how impressed I am with your company. The work completed was an extension & refurbishment undertaken to a high finish and delivered to the tight deadline I needed. Great eye for detail, courteous and skilled and always kept me up to date with progress and any changes that were being done. Was a pleasurable experience and on the back of this I wouldn't hesitate to use again.

  • Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder

    I hired Bischell for a double storey extension to my property to create two bedrooms and a bathroom. As there is a little'un coming soon! I used them based on a referral. Their price was good, workmanship top quality and they managed to finish within a couple days from the deadline. Very happy to recommend and let them use my property as a showroom.