MAA Welcomes New Team Members!

15 October 2018

We are delighted to welcome Joshua Murphy, Ben Newman & Antoine Quesne to the practice!

Please see our people page for more information on our newest team members.

MAA Celebrates 20 Years!

9 August 2018

This year is MAA's 20 year anniversary.

To mark the occasion, the MAA team enjoyed a boat trip along the Thames from Teddington to Hampton Court and back to Kingston, with a few stops along the way at various watering holes. 

Fittingly, 'Jeff' - our transport for the afternoon - is one of the Dunkirk Little Ships that set sail from the Boathouse in 1940. Thank you to Turks Launches and to 'Jeff' for a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon on the river (even in the rain!)

Volumetric Housing Scheme

1 August 2018

We are pleased to be working with RHP on a volumetric housing scheme in Hounslow. The scheme utilises modular house types designed by Ilke Homes and constructed by Main Contractor Engie.

The scheme achieves between 10 and 12 units, with two different house types.

MAA Are Recruiting - Part I Architectural Assistant Needed!

5 July 2018

We are currently looking for a Part I Architectural Assistant to join our team to work on a variety of exciting projects at both planning and construction stage.

Applicants should have strong design skills and good experience working in CAD (2D & 3D), InDesign, Photoshop and Sketchup. UK practice experience is desirable.

Please send a copy of your CV and portfolio to

Update to Privacy Policy - GDPR

24 May 2018

We’ve updated our Privacy Policy to protect our client, consultant and suppliers' privacy and give you more control over your data, in line with the new GDPR guidelines.

To view our new Privacy Policy, please click on the link at the bottom of our homepage.


Planning Success!

23 February 2018

We are delighted to announce planning success on our scheme in Grenfell Road, Tooting. 

The scheme achieves 10 mews houses and 5 affordable apartments. 

MAA Welcomes New Team Members!

16 February 2018

We are delighted to welcome Patricia Hernandez, Konstantinos Dimopoulos & Vlad Pielelunga to the practice!

Please see our people page for more information on our newest team members.

New Art Studio Space - North London

12 February 2018

We are working with one of our North London based clients who are promoting this derelict council owned site for artists' studios.

This image is from our initial feasibility study, which creates 26 studios & communal gallery space - all with wonderful north light.

Ealing Hotel Extension

1 February 2018

Our proposals for a 15 storey 85 bed extension to a 165 bed hotel we helped build in Ealing in 2010.

The design expresses the modular bedroom pods with an innovative cladding system.

Planning Submission - Leicester

31 January 2018

Planning submitted has been submitted for 73 apartments on this key regeneration site in Leicester.

We are delighted to have been given the opportunty to work on this scheme with Construction Management Consulting, Montagu Evans, Elliott Wood and  Milestone Project Consulting.

Planning Submission - Ealing

22 January 2018

Our mixed use project in Ealing town centre with Orbital Development has been submitted for planning.

The scheme achieves 36 apartments & 700sqm of co-working floor space. 

Former Industrial Estate Re-development - Harrow

11 August 2017

We are currently at the pre-planning stage for the comprehensive re-development of a former industrial estate in Harrow to provide 50+ residential units, light industrial accommodation and workshops for small business/artisinal use.

Residential + co-working - Ealing

27 July 2017

Early sketch for initial Pre-Application Enquiry in London Borough of Ealing - mixed use scheme including co-working space & 50 apartments.

JLL Property Triathlon 2017

30 June 2017

Another fantastic JLL Property Triathlon this year. Congratulations to the members of the MAA team (and ringers) that took part! 

Thank you to the Inidigo Planning team for sharing a tent with us.

Looking forward to next year already! If you're taking part in the 2018 tri, come down and see us - just look out for the MAA flag!

MIPIM 2017

13 March 2017

Matt will be down in Cannes for MIPIM this year between 14th and 17th March.

Please email or call 00447932 740 780 if you would like to meet up for a glass of rose!

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

23 February 2017

We are delighted to have achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. 

We started the process at the beginning of the year, with Gary and Claire working hard to ensure that our Quality Managment System was compliant with the Standard, achieving accreditation in just under two months.


Recent Planning Successes

27 January 2017

Unanimous approval for a residential led mixed-use scheme in Sutton which achieves 28 residential units and 3 commercial units.

We have also achieved planning permission for a scheme in Kingston for 4 terraced houses and 1 office unit.

A scheme for 8 houses in Sanderstead has also won planning permission recently.

Christmas Close Down

23 December 2016

MAA Architects will be closed from 12pm on Friday 23rd December and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2016.

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Investors In People Silver Accreditation

17 November 2016

We are very proud to have achieved Investors In People silver accrediation.

As our staff are our biggest asset, we are extremely encouraged by the positive feedback we have received following the Investors In People assessment process. 

A big thank you to everyone at MAA for helping the practice go from strength to strength. 

Recent Planning Success - Park Works

21 October 2016

The Park Works scheme in Kingston upon Thames has recently won planning permission by a unanimous vote at committee.

The scheme achieves 3 apartments in the converted Grade II listed Watch Tower building, 11 new houses and 660 sqm of commercial space. 

Recent Planning Success - Belmont

30 September 2016

Our Belmont project, for the Oakwood Group, has recently won planning permission.

The scheme achieves 14 flats and 4 houses. 

Monopoly Charity Ball 2016

22 September 2016

Another fantastic Monopoly Charity Ball, raising funds for Scotty's Little Soldiers. Thank you to our guests for their kind generosity; a very enjoyable evening had by all!

Congratulations to the lucky winners of Matt's auction prize donation, a day's fishing on the River Itchen, raising £850 for the charity.

Canoe Trip 2016 - Raising Funds for the Berkeley Foundation

13 August 2016

Well done to all those that took part in the annual canoe trip from Bourne End to the Boathouse at Teddington Lock to raise money for the Berkeley Foundation!

A glorious couple of days canoeing saw the intrepid crew paddle 36 miles, and they were rewarded with beautiful summer sunshine, calm waters and a tasty BBQ at the Boathouse on Saturday afternoon. 

The Tom Bowdidge Foundation Golf Day

20 July 2016

Thank you to Richard Bowdidge at Lucas Fettes for inviting us to take part in the annual golf day to raise money for The Tom Bowdidge Foundation. Gary attended the golf day held at Benton Hall, Witham - and what a marvellous day for it!

Perhaps MAA can get a team together for next year's event?! Fore! 

Property Triathlon 2016

1 July 2016

Another fantastic day at Dorney Lake at the JLL Property Triathlon! MAA had a total of 5 relay teams taking part this year.

Big thank you to our ringers, Mark Deakin, Martin van Willingh and Matt Ellins - and also to Indigo Planning for sharing the tent with us!

Looking forward to next year already!

Boathouse Summer Party 2016

24 June 2016

Thank you to all those who joined us at our annual Boathouse Summer Party! A big thank you also to Katherine Henry for organising such an excellent evening.

We were fortunate the rain stayed away, and a good time was had by all with good music, delicious BBQ fayre and drinks a plenty.

Here's to continuing the tradition in 2017!

Positive News Article - Matt and the RNLI

4 May 2016

Our very own Matt Allchurch features in the latest issue of 'Positive News', a constructive journalism magazine that looks at society's challenges through a lens of progress and possibility.

Matt was interviewed for the article which focusses on his role as RNLI Helmsman for Teddington Lifeboat Station, however the series of events that he described as happening over a number of weeks have been condensed into one day... Don't worry, Matt is not that much of an action man!

See more pictures here!

Boathouse Summer Party 2016 - Save The Date!

7 April 2016

The Boathouse Summer Party will be taking place on Friday 24th June from 4pm onwards. We look forward to seeing you for a glass of wine on our fabulous riverside terrace. Please save the date!

Park Works - Submitted

6 April 2016

Our mixed use project in north Kingston, Park Works, has recently been submitted. The scheme includes the conversion of a recently listed Grade II watch tower building to form 3 residential units, and also achieves 11 houses and 660 sqm of commercial space.

Property Triathlon 2016

28 January 2016

After a fraught few hours trying to register for this year's JLL Property Triathlon, we finally managed to get 5 MAA teams registered for the event!

If you would like to sponsor us for this event, please visit All donations will go directly to the South West Thames Kidney Fund.

We are looking forward to commencing training over the next few months!