richards urban design delivers independent, realistic and creative solutions drawing from over 25 years experience in architecture, urban design, and planning.

We focus on understanding and communicating proposals effectively to secure the best results for our clients.

Here are a few of the exciting projects we are working on. Find out more by clicking on the news page.

Swanwick Lane

Housing in Swanwick, Hampshire

We have recently provided support to Taylor Wimpey for the submission of an outline planning application for up to 70 new homes in Swanwick, Hampshire.

South Hailsham Masterplan

Masterplan for 400 houses and open space in Hailsham, East Sussex

Working with Rydon Homes and Gleeson Strategic Land Ltd and a team of consultants led by Barton Wilmore, we have prepared a detailed masterplan which

Vision for Yapton allocation site

Plans for up to 550 new homes in Yapton, West Sussex

Two outline planning applications have been submitted for up to 550 new homes in total for two adjoining sites in Yapton, West Sussex. Acting for

Old Portsmouth Road Site layout plan

Detailed application for Guildford site

  Acting for CALA Homes (South Home Counties) Limited , we have just prepared and submitted a detailed planning application for 39 new homes on

Hassocks proposed housing

Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid approves 97 homes scheme

The communities secretary has approved outline plans for 97 homes on a site at Hassocks in West Sussex, despite concluding that the decision could ‘lead

We are working with a range of great people and companies and this is what some of ourĀ clients say about us.

Working with Linden Homes
“I have worked with Colin for a number of years and he has always impressed me with his commitment to the job, proactive attitude and... Read More
Working with Gleeson Strategic Land
“Working with Richards Urban Design has always been easy and enjoyable. The presentation of material is always very professional and has helped on a number... Read More
Working with the Nicolas James Group
“Over the past 4 years I have worked with Richards Urban Design on a variety of projects and they have helped me secure a number... Read More


At richards urban design we carry out projects across the country including strategic masterplanning, outline and detailed design for applications, feasibility studies and development briefs. These are some examples of our previous projects.