IDC is a multi-faceted professionally registered architecturally based building-design consultancy, focused on maximising space, enhancing environments and helping to make your dreams a reality.
Architecture is at the heart of what we do.
At IDC, we offer a comprehensive range of architectural services including design, planning, building regulation compliance, technical detailing, tendering and contractor management.
Our team are a combination of illustrators, technicians and tacticians who are involved in creating some of the North West’s most iconic homes and buildings. We recognise that with the cost of energy increasing continually becoming sustainable is becoming a key focus for most clients. We are ideally placed to offer sound and impartial advice on all aspects of energy efficiency in construction.
The Intelligent Design Centre is a practice that combines years of experience with drive and enthusiasm. With a passion to adopt new ways of thinking and embrace advancements in technology, the team at IDC thrive on making the impossible possible and the dreams of our clients a reality.
Whether it’s supporting you in selling your land, building a one-off dream home, submitting plans or building on challenging sites such as greenbelt, our team can assist you every step of the way.
A requirement for most architectural projects, planning can come with a lot of uncertainty and problems if you are unfamiliar with the process.
Our planning experts are on hand to support you every step of the way and guide you safely through to the other side.
Whether you’re after outline planning permission or full planning permission, we have years of experience and planning-success to call on. IDC are specialists in planning for greenbelt and our team would be happy to have a chat with you about whether there would be a realistic opportunity for development.
Alternatively, if you have land and are exploring the possibility of development, we can talk you through your options and even help you find an investor.
If you are fortunate enough to have some land, then we are here to help you maximise its value.
If you have enough land to build one property on, then we can support you in getting the project off the ground and finding a suitable developer.
Alternatively, if you have a more substantial plot, then we calculate how many houses you could build on your plot and find investors who can fund the development.
Your aim may be to add a substantial extension or annex to your existing home and require our support in identifying the best way to do this. Whatever, your goal, we are here to help achieve it.
If you are ready to build your Grand Design or have a plot land and want to invest in developing a property, then we’re here to help you succeed.
We are regularly involved in one-off build projects, working directly with you to design the property that meets your needs and standards. We will work with your building contractors or find a trusted contractor to carry out the work for you, in order to translate the design into your dream home or property.
From the initial design, through to planning and management of contractors, our team at IDC will support you every step of the way to ensure the property meets your exacting specifications and standards.
With the demand for housing increasing, it’s no surprise that housing developments are back on the government agenda.
At IDC, we work closely with contractors and investors on both small and large-scale housing developments throughout the UK. From affordable housing and student accommodation through to luxury apartments and family homes, our team are well-versed in negotiating planning and maximising value for our clients.
We would be delighted to be given the opportunity to discuss your development opportunity and for you to tap into our expertise when looking to build.
CONVERSIONS | EXTENSIONS | REFURBISHMENTS
Whether you’re looking to extend, upgrade or even convert your existing space, we can help you create your dream home.
From period and barn conversions to modern extensions, our team manage each stage of the project with the support of a network of skilled craftsmen and specialists.
We’re here to make sure that you achieve the best you can with the space and budget you have. We bring our expertise to the table, along with creativity, determination and a ‘can-do’ attitude.