Percentage charges

An alternative method of fee calculation giving a fixed fee proposal for a project. ...more

Hourly rates

Updated September 2013 ...more

Internal alterations

For example: changes to room layouts, thermal upgrades, kitchen and bathroom refurbishments ...more

House extensions

Fees will depend upon the size, complexity and level of specification required. ...more

New build houses

Site location, scale, complexity and specification will affect the fee scales for new buildings. ...more


LTA can charge either via hourly rates, which vary according to the work being undertaken - or by providing fixed price fees based on the stage and type of project. These sections give a general overview of the scale of fees for architectural services that you should expect to pay. Note that a project will involve expenses in addition to architectural fees, such as for engineering, surveying and party wall consultants, the costs of applying for statutory approvals and so on.