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Established in 2019 by Trevor Cousins following 20 years of working for large private practices. Trevor has become a well-connected figure in the north west construction and development sector, and been involved as Project Architect for a range of high profile developments including; The TV Studios at MediaCityUK, No.1 Spinningfields Office for RBS, and master planning and development work for MUFC at their Carrington training complex, aswell as maintaining a hand in domestic work .
WHAT WE DO
Forty8 Design Ltd is a Small Architectural Design practice based in Cheshire but operating throughout the UK. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work.
We have a wealth of experience across many sectors including commercial, industrial, sport & leisure, residential (with particular focus on domestic extensions & new build), care homes and supported living schemes for various UK service providers.
Forty8 Design Ltd has a proven track record of great design, effective problem solving and attention to detail – our goal is to meet and exceed the expectations of every customer. All of our projects are carried out to the highest standards, and at very competitive prices.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss your project requirements large or small.
Residential | Commercial | Industrial | Sport/Leisure | Education
We are members of the Local Architects Direct. Find us here.
“Voyage Care have been using the expert services of Trevor at Forty 8 Design since he established the business. Trevor’s professionalism and industry experience are unrivaled, making the company a pleasure to work with for our regular and various architectural needs. Forty 8 Design are very positive right from the outset of any project, even when it involves a problematic listed building………With their consistently high standards of service and quality, I would highly recommend Forty8 Design to other businesses – you will not be let down.”
Voyage Care, Lichfield
“I would highly recommend using Forty8 Design Limited, Trevor was very professional and very informative. He dealt with all aspects of me obtaining a positive planning application.”
Sellyoak Limited, Sale
“Trevor supported us through our extension project with great ideas/plans after listening to our wish list for the project. He was efficient and always on hand to help with any questions. Would recommend!”
Rachel Williams, Wilmslow
“Trevor acted as the architect for our house extension and has worked with us to achieve our goals, listening to what we needed and coming up with solutions. Trevor has provided ideas, feedback and questions to make us think about all aspects of the build. Real involvement to make sure he delivered a quality outcome which made life easy for us getting it all through planning and easy for builders to quote. Trevor took pride in the job as if it was for his own home, thanks.”
Mr Paul Lewis, Wilmslow
“Excellent service. Turned a tired old two-bedroom house into a modern and spacious three-bedroom house. Fast and friendly service. Over the moon with the plans Forty8Design designed for my property. Highly recommended.”
Mr J Litherland, Cheshire
PROJECTS OUR STAFF HAVE WORKED UPON
TV Studios, MediaCityUK
Designed and delivered as Project Architect whilst working for The Fairhursts Design Group.The studio building comprises 8 TV studios, MPAS Theatre and home for the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. All supported by full post-production facilities, visitor centre, hotel and speculative offices.
Old Trafford, MUFC
Full audit, analysis and development proposals for Old Trafford and its environment. Commission incorporated individual concept schemes, and recommendations for
refurbishment and new build.
Technical Fit-Out of the Media Lab for UA92 within the former Kelloggs
Building at Old Trafford. Scheme included the acoustic design and layouts for a training TV studio, Control room and Audio room.
Garden Activities Room
Sustainable garden building for those requiring transformational care in the grounds of a Somerset Care Home. Scheme provides additional invaluable flexible accommodation and storage, for one-on-one and group-based activities.
Side and 1st floor extension to existing factory to create
additional storage space for materials and finished goods. Circa 500sq.m additional floor area within a restricted plot.
Private Detached House,
General modernisation of a private dwelling in Cheshire, with front and rear extensions, incorporating enlarged bedrooms with ensuite and dressing rooms, open plan kitchen-diner, home office, and external makeover to remove
dated windows and cladding materials.
Private Terrace House, refurbishment
Internal refurbishment drawings for a period property in the suburbs of London, followed by Planning drawings for a full loft conversion and rear extension into master bedroom with ensuite and guest room.
Private Detached House,
Rear and side extension to a private dwelling and rationalization of the
dated layout. Scheme incorporated new kitchen-diner, children’s playroom, family bathroom and dedicated entrance hall, set behind modernised facades.
Concept scheme for 3 bed contemporary home in Cheshire
Concept scheme for 2 bed contemporary home in Surrey
Gated Supported Living
Scheme design for new gated Supported Living development in the Midlands, comprising 10no. 1 bed apartments with private gardens and dedicated staff office. Community based secure living providing accommodation for vulnerable adults needing transformational care and set within the context of a residential street.
4 Story Supported Living
Scheme design for new 4 storey Supported Living development providing 21 no. 1 bed apartments, with dedicated parking, set between 4 storey and 2 storey existing residences.
Please get in touch for an informal discussion about your requirements.
10 Ashdene Rd, Wilmslow SK9 6LH, UK