Personalised planning advice, guiding you through complex processes to achieve your property's goals.

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Combining traditional Cotswold craftsmanship with modern construction methodologies.

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Design & Architecture

Crafting functional designs to enhance your property's charm, respecting Cotswold's architectural heritage.

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Project Management

Ensuring your building project is delivered on time, within budget, and exceeds expectations.

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"I would like to thank you and all of your team for doing a great job for me on this project, personally I don't think it could have been done any better."

Norman smith

North Cotswolds

"Duncan formulated a revised scheme with us maintaining our stables and the provision of a new storage barn and track which was successfully awarded formal planning permission. We are so pleased and now have a wonderful future planned for the site"

Alan & Helen Rogers


What my clients say

I work in partnership with my clients to find a solution to their desires and what is practicable and achievable with local planning laws.



The simplest design is often the most effective. I'll work with you to get the most practical, efficient and cost-effective solution.


Using a combination of experience, best practices, and local planning laws I'll help you get to the desired outcome.


Ultimately I want to ensure your project becomes a reality so I'll do what's required to get everything approved and live.


Quick View


Cotswold Building Consulting provides a responsive, high quality multi-disciplinary service, supporting you in the delivery of your new build construction, building refurbishment, conversions, extensions, remodelling, permitted development, and barn conversion projects.​

I provide services over the full lifespan of your project, from feasibility to handover and maintenance planning. ​I have over 30 years experience in the industry and work closely with our supply chain partners to deliver excellence to our valued customers.  

​I can design and manage your project protecting your interests whilst achieving best value and highest quality outcome.

FAQ Section

Here are some of the commonly asked questions I receive.

will my design get planning permission?

We can't say with 100% certainty any design or planning submission will be successful. However, of course with a good understanding of the local planning laws and respect for the AONB and considered and realistic design will have a strong chance of success. Speak to me to discuss your ideas and I'll give you my honest advice.

Can you work with just an idea?

Yes, absolutely. In fact, this gives us the best chance to create something viable, cost-effective and in line with your overall goals for the project. We can have an initial discussion on your proposed ideas and I'll give you my insights from 30+ years experience on how we can go about bringing it to life.

Can you work with my existing designs?

Yes that is fine and is quite common. We'll review your existing designs together and I'll then come up with amendments if suitable or alternative design ideas which may be more realistic or suitable given the local planning laws and your overall project goals.