Building Consultancy

We are a small team of qualified professionals working together under one roof to deliver a highly personal service structured around providing individual client requirements to the highest professionals standards. Our team are professional members of the RTPI, RICS, RIBA and CIAT.
We have established a strong reputation for delivering key initial planning advice, fresh approach building design, contract management and associated services. The extent of the services we can offer is matched by our breadth of sector experience which includes residential, commercial, community and heritage (listed buildings).

Durrants Building Consultancy is a multidisciplinary service, offering expertise in planning, architecture and building surveying.

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Our architectural team, led by our RIBA Chartered Architect, offer a complete design service from initial advice to project completion. We have a broad portfolio of work in the residential and commercial sectors with projects in new build, refurbishment, conversions, mixed use and conservation. Projects range from small scale domestic extensions to large scale masterplanned urban developments. Clients include residential property developers, commercial organisations and domestic homeowners.


Our team can provide specialist advice on all planning related matters, from detailed planning application requirements to strategic planning policy advice. We have a proven track record in securing planning approvals for a wide range of developments in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. We regularly secure greenfield site allocations in Local Plans for residential and commercial purposes. We have an excellent working knowledge of how Council Planning Departments operate and use our extensive network of contacts with Planners and Conservation Officers across Norfolk and Suffolk to achieve successful planning outcomes for clients.


We are regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and provide building surveying services throughout the East of England and wider afield. Certified under ISO 9001:2008, our services are available to property owners, occupiers, developers and investors.

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