For two new build family homes in Ardingly, West Sussex Planning permission has been granted for two new build houses on a green field site in College Road, Ardingly. The site is an ‘edge of settlement’ location with the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. James Wells has been commissioned by Drake Developments, a Read More >
Planning Permission granted for an office refurbishment in the heart of Chichester Our sister practice James Wells Commercial has recently achieved planning permission for a major office refurbishment to Sussex House in Crane Street, Chichester. Sussex House is a three storey concrete framed building which was built in the 1960s. It is a mixed use Read More >
Design complete for Pool House, Home Health Spa and Home Office James Wells has this week been given the client go-ahead on their preliminary designs for a new build Pool House and Home Spa for a site nestled in the South Downs. Refurbishing outbuildings on this site is an example of how clean modern design Read More >
We are delighted that Duncan Hall has written about Pagham Beach House in the June issue of Sussex Life. Designed and built as a weekend retreat by James Wells, the beach house draws inspiration from the Californian Beach Houses created by Craig Ellwood in the ’50s and ’60s and the Mies van der Rohe 1929 Barcelona Pavilion – Read More >
Chichester is a city steeped in history from the Roman, Mediaeval, Georgian and Modern periods. The team here at James Wells Architects has a wealth of experience working with listed buildings as well as properties within the SDNP, Conservation Areas, and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We’ve asked around the office and discovered the team’s Read More >
We believe it is vital to support young architectural talent Last month James Wells attended a series of Mock Interview sessions with Portsmouth University School of Architecture students. The purpose of the sessions was to give the students a more realistic taste of what an interview with an architecture practice will be like, what questions Read More >
Here in our first Q&A our Marketing Director, Jo Scott asks James Wells Architects Director, James Wells about how to value good architecture? How can a client judge how much to spend on architectural services? Here we aim to respond to common questions which we are often asked when discussing a new project. In simple terms how do Read More >
JWA is a dedicated team of architects working with James Wells. Based in West Sussex we design for new build homes, extensions, barn conversions and orchestrate plans for historically important listed buildings to work in the 21st Century. Our sister practice James Wells Commercial handles design for commercial projects including hotels, bars, restaurants and offices.
We handle projects with a construction value of £400K upwards.