Glasgow Planning Applications

Looking to extend or alter your current property? It is more than likely that you will need some form of planning permission from the local authority. Whether you need planning permission for an extension, garage conversion or a completely new build, at Archiplan Glasgow we provide planning applications across Glasgow to ensure that your property development is compliant with the latest building standards.

Why do you need planning permission?

There are many reasons why you may need planning permission for your property. Essentially, making an alteration to your property may affect its appearance, its size, or it may impact the area that surrounds the property. The council therefore need to ensure that your new development is not going to affect your surrounding neighbours or have any environmental impact. Gaining approval from the local authorities for your property development can often be a lengthy and stressful process.

From start to finish, Archiplan deal with every aspect of the planning permission process so that the new addition to your property can get underway as soon as possible. At Archiplan Glasgow, we offer a fully comprehensive service, offering you advice on what type of planning permission you need and how exactly to go about it. So what is involved in the process and how do Archiplan help? We provide: 


  • Full Site Measurement Surveys
  • Preparation of existing floor and elevation plans
  • Preparation of proposed floor and elevation plan
  • Completion of all application forms
  • Full liaison with the Local Council throughout your application
  • We act as your agent, so essentially you only ever need to deal with us
  • We provide excellent recommendations for Structural Engineers if you need them

At Archiplan Glasgow we deal with everything to take the stress away from you. We offer Planning Permission in Principle (PPP), Full Planning Permission, Building Warrant Applications, Retrospective/Late Building Warrants as well as Structural Engineering Services to suit your property development needs. 

All you need to do is tell us your ideas for your property extension, alteration or whatever it may be, and we will work with these ideas to complete the necessary planning permission to get your new project up and running.

It can take a minimum of 8 weeks for the council to provide feedback and approve your planning permission. This may seem like a while, however throughout the entire duration we are in constant communication with them to answer any questions they may have and to ensure that your application is approved as soon as possible.  Archiplan keep you updated throughout the whole process so that you can track your applications progress.

With many years of experience, the team at Archiplan are experts in their field and have dealt with a variety of cases. Our team can visit your home to answer all of your questions and provide advice for the planning permission process from the outset and throughout.

If you would like to find out more about planning applications in Glasgow or any of the other services provided at Archiplan or if you have any general questions then please do not hesitate to get in contact. You can get in touch with us by filling out our online contact form or simply by giving us a call on 0800 520 0347.

Architectural Services Glasgow

If you happen to reside or work in Glasgow, take a quick look outside your window. Along with a stunning city skyline filled with skyscrapers and gorgeous feats of architectural mastery both new and old, you’ll probably notice there are a lot of cranes. Seriously, the number of construction sites filling the city as of late is overwhelming. While it may not look pretty now, the results will be more than worth it. This is because Glasgow is in a constant state of flux and it’s amazing to see the city grow and expand. While you probably don’t want your home in Glasgow to be converted into a skyscraper, it is very true that homes and families are in a constant of flux as well. If you’re wanting to get into the spirit of the city and improve upon your own home, Archiplan Glasgow can help. We provide architectural drawing services in Glasgow that can greatly assist you during the planning stages.

The structure and needs of a family change over time. It’s a part of life that we all expect but that we do not particularly plan for. You may find that you’re living in a home that was once perfect, but is now lacking a much needed extra bedroom or office. Now we’re not suggesting you knock your home down and start afresh, but you don’t have to move away to get that extra room either. There are probably spaces in your home that a tragically underutilized. The two most common are garages and lofts. It is very often the case that both garages and lofts are neglected and made into junk rooms. However, with our architectural drawing services in Glasgow, we could help you transform that junk room into a functioning bedroom, office, dining room, or even a home gym. The possibilities really are limitless.

Many people don’t begin the process because knowing where to start is extremely difficult. Unless you have guidance; transforming your home can be seen like a gargantuan task that is impossible to overcome. Thankfully, you have teams and people like Archiplan Glasgow to guide you through the process. We can help you obtain planning permission or a building warrant with our architectural drawing services in Glasgow. However, we don’t just stop at providing architectural drawings. Our full applications package comes with everything you need throughout the application process. We’ll even act as a liaison to the local council, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

The team at Archiplan have the knowledge and know-how required to complete a fantastic job that will leave you with detailed plans that will help transform your home. Instead of considering moving home, you should consider a garage conversion or a loft conversion. Our architectural drawing services in Glasgow can help you make this option a reality. For more information please feel free to get in contact with us. Our team will be delighted to answer any queries and provide extra guidance about the options for your home. We can be reached on our website, or via the phone on 0800 520 0347.