Delivering high quality building through passion for architecture and technical detail.

Our Approach

Our client's vision is at the heart of everything we do. We partner your ideas with our design and architectural expertise to create something truly exceptional.  

Interpretating the brief

We pride ourselves on building good client relationships by successfully interpretating our clients' brief each and every time. Taking a collaborative approach we unite our passion for architecture with your creative vision.

Single practice, combined services

At Smith Simmons we use our unique position of having in-house planning expertise to inform the design process to secure permission and progress to the stage of delivering your vision through architectural plans and technical drawings.

Design flair

Our team approach each project with imagination and a passion for design. The presentation of planning stage drawings is carefully considered to maximise the chance of success.

It's all in the detail

Our team have the expertise to see your project through to completion. We pride ourselves in clear and concise technical information to ensure the smooth delivery of your project on site.


What we do

Our design team have experience working across small to large projects across all sectors. We cover the full range of RIBA stages. These include:

Site Feasibility Appraisal
House alterations and extensions
Listed buildings
On-site supervision
Residential development schemes
Bespoke one-off homes
Conservation and heritage
Barn conversions
Technical drawings

Smith Simmons & Partners & Open Design Studio

We are proud to introduce our affiliated business, Open Design Studio.  Open Design Studio are a design-led Architecture and Interiors practice specialising in contemporary, high-quality spaces for living, whose approach compliments the more traditional architectural design expertise of Smith Simmons & Partners.  Our founding partners met James and Emma through friends and connected over the topic of regenerating cities and towns.  Together we identified an opportunity to bring planning, architecture and property services to the high street, with both practices located on North Street, Chichester.  Our planning team embrace the opportunity to provide clients with bespoke project solutions; our planners provide Open Design Studio with professional services working together to navigate the complex planning system

What people say

Shopland Gray Developments
Daniel Gray
Smith Simmons have been integral to multiple successfully granted planning consents for us. Their planning knowledge, strategy & design work have been outstanding...
Private client
Mark Stanton
We are delighted with the design that Smith Simmons & Partners have developed for our refurbishment. With their support, planning sailed through too. We can’t wait to start building.
Private Client
Pete Smithers
SSP's track record & discussions with the planning team reaffirmed our research that they would be the best architect to achieve our goals on our site, we would strongly recommend SSP.
Private client
Louise Winterbotham
Our planning success would undoubtedly not have been achieved without the adaptive and strategic approach of Kerry and the team at Smith Simmons & Partners.
Private client
Alastair Strange
We used Smith Simmons to design and gain planning for works on our Grade II listed Farmhouse. Karo was excellent throughout, really listening to the brief and helped us put a modern twist on our property.
Junnell Homes
Edward Elliot
SSP are continually focused on the detail and making sure they convey that detail to all of the stakeholders involved, planning officers, parish councils and local residents alike.
Rawleigh Property
Miles Heaver
Ben is straight forward and easy to deal with. He takes a pro-active approach to solving any problem and always does what he says he is going to do. There is not much more that you can ask!
77 Property Group
Antony Payne
We have used Kerry to lead our planning campaigns for over 16 years, which should be testament in itself. During this time we have worked with her, across a diverse range of developments.

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