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Award-winning Dorset Architects

ARC Architecture Ltd is an established architects practice based in Dorset, covering the South-West of England specifically Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Southampton and Winchester areas. ARC can trace its roots back over 40 years and offer a full range of professional architectural services including; feasibilities, development consultancy, town planning, CGI's, interior design, tendering and project monitoring services.

  • “We have been using ARC Architecture since 2008 over a variety of projects from single dwellings to sites for over 50 units. We have always found their approach to planning to be both practical and proactive allowing us to achieve the best possible outcomes from our design concepts, realising both a quality design whilst maximising site potential. The whole team at ARC have also helped us in progressing the sites following the planning process and this has resulted in sites finished on time and on budget with clear and concise plans for our build teams. We look forward to working with the team for years to come.”
    — Shan Seewooruthun, Director, Amirez Developments
  • "Fortitudo continue to enjoy working with ARC Architecture. We have always been impressed by their efficiency and collaborative working. James, Bradley and the rest of the team at ARC go above and beyond to consistently deliver a high quality of design. ARC also work with us as clients to maximise development potential and produce an end product that we can all be proud of. We highly recommend ARC and look forward to continuing our successful partnership".
    — Richard Carr, Chief Executive, Fortitudo Ltd.
  • "ARC Architecture and it’s personnel have always delivered a professional approach from initial drawings to the delivery of the project, whether our personal homes or development projects, they all have run smoothly with a genuine interest in our end result."
    — Robert Heffer

Latest news

  • Browning ave Approval

    We're delighted to announce that our latest project on Overcliff, for our client Juno Developments, has received planning approval.

  • The Sloop, Poole

    Our design for the former Sloop pub in Poole has been recently approved at appeal.

  • Wortley Road, Highcliffe

    ARC are pleased to be working with Caleb Developments for a block of 8 flats in Highcliffe.

  • New project due to commence on site this month!

    Planning approval was granted earlier this year on this 0.

  • Block of 24 apartments approved for Bournemouth council

    We are pleased to have recently gained planning approval for a block of 24 apartments in the Knyveton Road conservation…

  • Approved this week, Gothic house in Branksome Park

    ARC are extremely pleased to have gained planning approval for this four bedroom 5,400sqft Victoroan Gothic house in the Branksome Park Conservation…

  • Planning approved for a terrace of 3 houses in Ringwood cons…

    We are extremely pleased to have recently received planning permission for this 'L shape' terrace of 2 no.

  • Submitted into planning this week

    ARC and pleased to have now submitted an application for 34 family houses in East Dorset.  

  • Approved luxury house in Lilliput, Poole

    We are extremely pleased to have gained planing permission for this luxurious super home located on the shores of Poole…

  • Conversion of existing Edwardian School of English

    ARC are delighted to have worked on the conversion and extension of this Edwardian manor house on Dean Park Road,…

  • Recently submitted, 9 traditional family homes in Corfe Mull…

    Recently submitted into planning for our clients Amirez Developments, a scheme comprising of 9 three and four bedroom traditional family…

  • Redesign of previous approval on Links Road, Poole

    Arc are delighted to present a remodel of a previous approval on this site in Links Drive, Canford Cliffs, Poole.

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