David Thorp Architects Ltd
David Thorp Architects Ltd

You're on solid ground with us.

From a detached house to an industrial estate: we at David Thorp Architects Ltd will ensure the planning and support of your building project is always in the right hands. From start to completion the practice will help you achieve your project.

We are professionals with over 20 years of experience and have sophisticated planning and design skills.  Providing professional support through all the phases of your project: we'll take you from initial concept to full building project management. 

Self-Build around the Midlands.

Midland Schemes Acton Trussell Development

Midland Schemes

DTA can take your initial ideas  and budget into real builds on site.


We can also provide Architects certificates from appropriatey trained and skilled individuals to a recognised industry standard.



ASBA (Association of Self-Build Architects)

This practice represents the West Midlands arm of the nationally recognised network of architectural practices. We specialise  in one-off homes and refurbishment of homes within the domestic market.


We've been in the industry for over 20 years.


Visit this site regularly for updates on tips on the latest products and ideas in this buoyant market.




Domestic skill base

From the inception of your project we are able to call upon 25 years of experience in- and- around Solihull.


We are a recognised consultant to Solihull Metropolitan County Council.


We can provide immediate and up to date advice on planning issues.


Planning workshops for clients at national homebuilding shows, such as Grand Designs which takes place annually in London can be organised by  our practice

Structural Design

For almost thirty years DTA have adapted designs within the appropriate disciplined aproach. The palette of designs far outstrips simple traditional solutions and extends into steel work and timber frame.


You will be delighted by the range of design solutions as well as structural analysis carried out by our in-house cutting edge software that ensures the application of science is used to create a true art form. 



Connection details for timber-construction  addition to rear of domestic bungalow 

Helping Hands

We are committed to sharing basic skills with the wider community.


This section will tell you how to keep warm at Christmas, and ideas using straightforward principles at minimum cost to achieve this. Advice aimed at the hardworking homeowner who could easily benefit from simple home adjustments. It is hoped that fellow professionals will in time assist us with helping in the community. 



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coventry bungalow project recent CAD detailing

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