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.

Old Portsmouth Road Site layout plan

Inspector allows proposals for 39 homes in Greenbelt in just six days

Just six days after the hearing into a double appeal brought against Guildford Borough Council, the Planning Inspectorate published its decision to allow 39 dwellings

Clayton Mills Masterplan Vision

Masterplan proposals for 500 new homes and school in Hassocks shared

A draft masterplan and proposals for the development of 500 new homes, public open space, a new 2 Form Entry Primary School and Community facility have

New contemporary housing at Rainham

Approval for 121 new homes in Rainham, Kent

Outline planning permission has been granted for our residential development proposals at Berengrave Nursery in Rainham, Kent. The application was submitted on behalf of Gleeson

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 Willmore, we have prepared a detailed masterplan which

We are working with a range of great people and companies and this is what some of our 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.