Architects Near Tonbridge – Kent Based Architects | OPEN Arc


With over 25 years’ experience in architecture planning, our team of RIBA Chartered Tonbridge architects offers services throughout Kent and the surrounding areas. Our aim is to create both beautiful and functional spaces with innovative design, produced to the highest technical standard, starting with our design team who will fulfil your vision in their meticulous design plans. We make sure to get every detail about your requirements to produce a design that is right for you.

With a wealth of experience, having worked on many varied and challenging architecture projects, we cover a number of different building types including properties for residential and commercial purposes.


We have a great deal of experience in Tonbridge architecture and the surrounding areas, creating many unique designs to meet our clients’ needs. Our experience of working in Tonbridge means that we are well attuned to the local authorities and their planning requirements. We want to ensure that each client experiences a smooth journey through their planning process, which is why we pride ourselves on being able to produce designs that very often result in planning approval. Our standards and unrivalled reputation in the local area means that you can rest assured you’re working with an architectural team that knows what it takes for your project to be successful.


Our projects undertaken in the local area include a large amount of work on residential domestic buildings. We recently developed a project on Shipbourne Road in Tonbridge. The scheme involved the demolition of the existing dwelling and associate outbuildings and replacing them with a new-build modern cottage and garage. We have also undertaken a number of residential commercial projects in nearby Tunbridge Wells. Our aim for these projects is always to maximise the use of space whilst maintaining a commercial, ethical and ecological approach. Exceptionally detailed design is the key to our process, as we need to make sure our clients gain their maximum potential from each project.


We know Tonbridge very well after years of working and living in the area. If you are planning on undertaking a new project Tonbridge, we’d love to share some of our local knowledge with you. You’ll find that there are some great facilities in the area.

The town belongs to the parliamentary constituency of Tonbridge and Malling, which is divided into seven local government wards. Kent County Council is responsible for education, social services and trading standards in the area. Both councils are involved in town planning and road maintenance. The region has largely retained its ‘market town’ atmosphere and has many attractions to visitors and residents alike. It is known far and wide for the well-maintained Castle Gatehouse just off Tonbridge High Street.

There are also great transport links in the area with Tonbridge Railway Station considered one of Kent’s busiest; over 4 million passengers use it each year. The station is an important railway junction with lines to London, Ashford, Hastings and Redhill. There are also some major road links in the region including the A21 between London and Hastings and the A26 between Maidstone and Brighton. The region is also close to the M25 with fantastic links across the country. There are plenty of other great local amenities in a region that is also known for a high standard of education. Tonbridge School is a major independent school for boys in the region with most of its pupils boarding on-site.


With a wide array of experience in the local area we aim to offer the best possible service to our clients. Our experienced team will make sure they meet your needs in creating the perfect design. If you are planning an architecture project in the Tunbridge Wells area, get in touch with the OPEN architecture team and find out how we can make your project a success.

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