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About Us

R Watson Design Services Ltd. established in 2016 by Richard Watson.

We are a Chartered Practice with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). 


Richard has 20+ years of experience within the discipline of Architecture and gained extensive experience in residential (private and social housing), Education, Leisure, Retail, Commercial and Ballistic Architecture, with experience in both Traditional and Design & Build procurement.


Richard Watson MCIAT

Richard is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and became Chartered in September 2014, the next progression was to establish his own practice.  Over the past few years Richard has continued to grow his Client base and practice.


Previously, Richard was employed at a large Architects practice in Northern Ireland for 15 years, while at this practice Richard had the pleasure of working on a number of award winning projects.  It was here that Richard gained experience in all building sectors. 

R Watson Design Services Ltd. is currently providing services to a number of architectural practices; providing both consultancy's and drafting services in a wide range of projects from domestic to education, commercial and retail.

"Our aim is for you to achieve your design goals and expectations, this is achieved by closely working with you, listening to you and understanding your needs; we are driven to create a perfect space for you.

We will take you through each stage and while working collaboratively with you we will ensure you remain at the forefront of the design process."

We are able to carry out work across the whole of the UK so don't hesitate to get in touch.


Why should I appoint a Chartered Architectural Technologist?
Undertaking building or other development work is often quite arduous, but this is made easier if you understand the roles and responsibilities of those concerned. It is important to appreciate that the design and construction of your project can be both complex and complicated. It is therefore essential that you appoint a qualified professional to provide advice before embarking on your project. They will be able to help you understand the necessary scope of services that are required to ensure its successful delivery.

What is a Chartered Architectural Technologist, MCIAT?
Chartered Architectural Technologists are specialists in the technology of architecture, building design and construction. They are highly educated and trained design professionals that are skilled and qualified to offer and provide advice and services for all types of buildings and construction projects, from simple extensions, design and build to complex commercial projects. They operate to strict standards enforced by a Code of Conduct issued by CIAT

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