Derek Butler Design Ltd


Architectural Design Work Across Devon

• New Build
• House Renovation
• House Extensions
• Loft Conversions
• Barn Conversions
• New Housing Developments

We offer the full range of architectural services, including design, planning permission, building regulation approval and building contract administration. From initial concept to completion, we offer a complete range of services to suite your every need.

Services include; 

  • Feasibility studies and project brief

  • Concept Design

  • CDM 2015 Principal Designer

  • Planning Applications, including specialist reports.

  • Listed building consent.

  • Building Regulations Submissions

  • Construction Drawings 

  • Materials and Workmanship Specifications and Schedules

  • Contract Administration

  • Site Inspections


We also provide the following additional services; 

  • 3D Walk Through CGI Models

  • 3D Visualizations

  • Tender and Contract Administration

  • Condition and building defect advice


Derek Butler MCIOB


  • Derek Butler Designs Ltd was incorporated in February 2013 following successful growth of the private practice operating since 2001.   Derek has worked on projects in a number of different sectors for a wide range of clients mostly based in the south west region.

  • The offices are located in the quiet hamlet of Brixton Torr in the scenic district of the South Hams on the edge of Plymouth, from where we offer services across the South West region. 

  • We utilize computer design in terms of traditional 2D architectural drawings in the industry standard of Autocad Lt as well as 3D computer model design using the award winning Archicad building information model design software.  In house printing facilities which output from A4 up to A1 ensures updates and additional copies of drawings are always quickly issued.

  • Derek Butler has over 16 years experience in private practice. He has a range of experience from simple extensions to multi-storey student accommodation.  With a breadth of knowledge in taking on more difficult residential extensions and renovation where cost consideration is important or where a more innovative approach is required to satisfy planning or building regulation requirements.

  • A range of services can be offered from simple drawing packages to complete turnkey projects.  Whatever your requirements we can tailor a package to meet your needs.  The focus of the practice is to provide our clients with a professional service that is innovative, practical and cost effective.

Derek Butler 
  • Derek Butler is a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB) and has a first class honours degree in Building Surveying and the Environment (BSC(hons)) as well as a HND in European Building Design.