What we do

GEM Architectural Design is a Dorset based Architectural Design Consultancy, specialising in the design of residential and commercial building projects including extensions, refurbishment projects, and conversions.


Our team will ensure your proposal is brought to life via 2D drawings. 


Our area coverage is mainly across Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. 

Whether you are planning to upgrade your home, an extension or loft conversion to your home, a full refurbishment, the team at GEM Architectural Design are driven to providing a bespoke design service, tailored to your exacting requirements.


Our approach is to listen to the client’s brief and turn their ideas into finalised proposals.

We design spaces that make a real difference to our client’s lives. We are able to visualise the client’s vision and use our construction knowledge & design skills to produce finalised designs. 


Design Phase of a Refurbishment Project / Extension 

We can produce record drawings, existing and proposed plans / elevations / sections to assist with Planning Applications and Building Control Applications.

GEM Architectural Design Surveyors will liaise with each of the relevant professionals (e.g. Structural engineer) and authorities in order to achieve your design aspirations for your project.

If you are a builder, residential or commercial client and you require design services relating to extensions, refurbishment works, lease plans etc. Please give us a call on 07738079955 or email: gemarchitecturaldesign@gmail.com for a friendly / informative no hassle chat about your proposal. 

We work in the following sectors: commercial, residential, conservation, restoration, refurbishment, listed properties.


Please take a look around the website for more information on the services we offer.

We specialise In


- Refurbishments 
- Garage Extensions 

- Loft Extensions 
- House Extensions 
- Kitchens 
- Bathrooms 
- Home Improvements

- Planning drawings 

- Building Regulations drawings

- Listed Building & Conservation Area Consents

- Advertisement Consent

- Detailed Construction Drawings, Contract Documents & Specifications

- Local Authority Submissions (Agent Services)

- Certificate of Lawful Use or Development

- Disabled adaptation advice

- Preparation of work schedule


- Office refurbishment 

- Extensions
- Retail Refurbishment 
- Maintenance programmes
- Conversions 
- Project Management

- Change of use application

- Planning drawings 

- Building Regulations drawings

- Lease plans 

- Measurement surveys (existing plans and elevation drawings)

- Preparation of work schedule