architects in North Devon

Architects in North Devon

OCR Architecture is a well-respected RIBA chartered architects practice in North Devon. As such, our studio serves towns across the South West.

Regardless of whether you’re looking to make alterations to an existing property, are working on a commercial development or want support master-planning a housing scheme, our experienced team have got you covered.

We’re passionate about contemporary and sustainable design that reflects and responds to the unique characteristics of the local environment. Furthermore, we’re used to working with sites that come with varying constraints and always look to unlock hidden opportunities within your project. For instance, to achieve this we utilise ever-evolving technology and construction methods to respond to each brief with a unique solution.

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North Devon RIBA chartered architects practice

OCR Architecture is your local, family-run design studio specialising in high-quality architecture, design and visualisation. In order to work effectively, we split our work into the recognised RIBA stages from the initial meeting.

As such we’re can:

  • Develop a design brief
  • Establish the viability of development
  • Undertake surveys
  • Concept design
  • Prepare planning applications
  • Manage build on-site

Based in Appledore near Bideford, our architects work across North Devon and the South West.  As a result, wherever your site, you’ll benefit from working with our professional, qualified team of RIBA charted architects.

Why choose OCR Architecture

Our studio in North Devon specialises in high-quality architecture, design and visualisation. Above all, we focus on your needs and the opportunities your site offers. As a result, we develop schemes that inspire and challenge. When working with us you receive the personal service of a small firm, yet the technical knowledge, experience and professionalism of larger practices.

Our experience covers:

We’re a:

  • Design-led practice with over twenty years’ experience
  • Local architect studio working with many of Devon’s leading construction as well as property experts
  • A RIBA chartered practice

We’re proud our studio constantly gets referred by our clients to their friends and family, whatever the size or aspiration of their architectural project. Furthermore, read reviews from some of our satisfied clients here.

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Contemporary architecture for everyone in North Devon and beyond

We take on projects of any scale. Also, we’re usually found working on extensions, new build family homes, and residential and mixed-use housing schemes.

In addition, our studio’s strength lies in our expertise. Along with, our team’s work is bolstered by the experience many gained at practices across the UK before joining OCR Architecture.

We have a strong track record of delivering contemporary solutions for office, retail, education, leisure and tourism projects. Furthermore, we get excited when we can produce a final project that is a beautiful, workable and viable solution to your brief.

What are you waiting for? Take your ideas forward. Therefore, The sooner you contact us the quicker our team can start working with you.

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Our architects can help with:

  • Remodelling your current property
  • Extending your existing home
  • Creating a dream home from scratch

Our highly-skilled team can help with:

  • Master-planning on behalf of local authorities
  • Master-planning on behalf of private developers
  • Residential and mixed-use schemes

Our work includes:

  • Office, retail and education developments
  • Commercial developments
  • Leisure and tourism developments

Clients & Partners

In addition, OCRA is pleased to be able to work with a number of the region’s leading construction and property experts.


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