A comprehensive architectural and building design service that will take your building project from inception, through design, the planning process and on to procurement, construction, completion, handover, occupation and beyond.

Our Services

From offices to factories, to retail and leisure facilities, DCA have unrivalled experience in interpreting a client’s brief and helping then fulfil their ambitions, aims and objectives.

With four decades of experience in the delivery of projects for local and national companies DCA are well versed in the needs of distribution clients on projects ranging from warehouse refurbishment to multilevel racking and picking system installation. DCA can offer a total warehousing package solution from the building to the loading systems, racking and trucks.

Our experience realising the aims of motor dealers and motor manufactures, both cars and commercial is unparalleled. Working, where necessary, to the strict requirements of detailed manufacture design guidelines and achieving cost effective solutions delivered on time.

DCA’s comprehensive experience in the retail sector ranges from planning, design, construction and fit out of new supermarkets to instore remodelling and franchise installs.

From new build housing and flats to conversion and refurbishment and residential extensions, DCA’s experience covers the entire housing sector.

DCA’s services extend beyond building design to provide a full package which can include building surveys, dilapidation evaluations, conditions reports, cost advice and much more.

Since the inception of the original Construction (Design and Management) Regulations in 2007, DCA have offered their services in providing clients with advice on compliance and now undertake the Principal Designer role on many of their projects.

Personal, Practical & Pragmatic Service

What Our Clients Say

“DCA have acted for me over a period of 30 years and have successfully completed cost effective design solutions on numerous Warehousing, Distribution and Motor Trade Projects throughout the UK for Taylor Barnard Group Ltd and the Marriott Motor Group. They continue to design and deliver projects on time and within cost constraints.”

Harley Barnard. , Taylor Barnard Group Ltd & Marriott Motor Group,

“I would like to thank you again for the efforts you have made on our behalf from design conception, through tendering and throughout the project build.  DCA have provided a cost effective and first class service that I anticipate I will look to use again.”

William Notcutt. , Notcutts Garden Centres

“DCA’s continued understanding of our detailed corporate requirements and their Project Management skills have resulted in the successful delivery of numerous Audi dealerships to meet our high Dealer Network standards.”

Jon Tidman. , Franchise Manager Audi (UK) Ltd

“I’d just like to express thanks on behalf of Spicers for the build at Smethwick. We always had an ambitious plan, but despite some adverse weather and “obstacles” we have delivered to plan. I think that collectively we have delivered a great result with all parties working well together with careful management of changes and constructive advice.”

Mark Fogerty. , Head of Programme Management Spicers Ltd

“I just wanted to drop you a quick line to thank you personally for your assistance in bringing this project forward and helping to overcome some of the challenges we have faced along the way, it is appreciated.”

Stuart McDonald. , Acquisitions Surveyor, East of England Co-op