InsideOut Professional
Architects. Masterplanners. Interior designers. Problem solvers. Innovators. Collaborators. We are InsideOut. Formed in 2002, InsideOut is a quality assured small practice with a wealth of knowledge and diverse expertise.
  • Formed: 2002
  • Track Record: 9
  • Team: 6-10 Employees
  • Insights: 4
  • Location: London
  • Recommendations: 11

Track Record Development Projects

South Downs Farmstead Development
Salt Dean, East Sussex
Units: 72 House Units
Status: Outline Planning
Development Type: New Build
Knollys Road
London, Greater London
Units: 22 Mixed-Use Units
Completion Date: 01/01/2020
Status: Completed
Development Type: New Build
George West House
Clapham, Greater London
Units: 70 Apartment units
Status: Suspended
Development Type: Extension
Fairbrook Grove
Faversham, Kent
Units: 14 House units
Status: Build Underway
Development Type: New Build
Cedar House
Bethnal Green, Greater London
Units: 12 Apartment units
Completion Date: Not Known
Status: Completed
Development Type: Extension
Passivhaus Apartments
Kilburn, Greater London
Units: 14 Apartment units
Status: Suspended
Development Type: New Build
Kilburn Apartments
Kilburn, Greater London
Units: 27 Apartment units
Status: Build Underway
Development Type: New Build
Pret A Manger – Heathrow T2
London, Greater London
Units: Retail unit
Completion Date: 01/09/2020
Status: Completed
Development Type: Conversion
Clubrooms Lounge – Birmingham Airport
Birmingham, West Midlands
Units: Commercial unit
Completion Date: Not Known
Status: Completed
Development Type: New Build


Team Size: 6-10 Employees
Awards Nominated: National Housing Awards / Best Small Scheme in Planning (fewer than 30 units) / 2018 - London Construction Awards / Regeneration Project of the Year / 2018 - British Homes Awards / Housing / 2018
Year Formed: 2002

With a proven track record of adding real value through high-quality, cost-effective design InsideOut’s diligent, highly professional and personable team get the job done in a timely manner. Small is our strength; offering senior involvement throughout all stages of a project.


Our Clients’ aspirations and values inform our designs and we take cost-control and sustainability seriously. InsideOut remove the weight of the process and allow our Clients to focus on the ‘after’, resulting in experience-led architecture and interiors that quietly enable and inspire life to take place long after our involvement.

Accreditations & Associations

RIBA Chartered Architect


11 recommendations
Delivered everything I needed

I was very pleased to work with Inside Out on a development project in Fulham. From initial concepts to securing planning permission for the final design and overseeing the work I was very pleased with everything they did and they delivered everything I needed and more. Every member of the team I worked with was fantastic and eager to deliver not only on design but on a commercial scheme that met my requirements. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

By Peter Rumboll on 30/11/2020

Supportive team delivery excellent architecture

As client agent and project director, I had the pleasure of working with Inside Out on two iterations of a site in Kilburn. Whilst the client had worked with the practice before on an adjacent house, I had not. Despite this we were quickly able to form a very good working relationship. I found them to be open to new ideas, including my introduction of Passivhaus. Having achieved planning permission for the 14 unit scheme we were almost about to start construction before reassessing. Despite this set-back they maintained their usual supportive professional approach. After a hiatus we returned to progress with a 27 unit scheme having made the difficult decision to knock down their previous work in the adjacent house. Achieving 27 units - almost all dual aspect - on a tight site is a testament to our close collaboration.

By Chris Beech on 24/11/2020

Innovative, attentive and friendly.

As a property developer, we have worked with several architects over the years but in the mid 90’s we were involved in a small but complex project in SE London and called InsideOut for ideas and advice: Chris Parker came up with a very novel idea for the scheme and which solved the issues in a way which made great sense within our budget. We were impressed and have engaged InsideOut on all of our projects since, which include refurbishments, re-builds, conversions and new builds; single, mixed use and multi- unit. Chris, Bianca, Anthony and the team are always very friendly and approachable, being pro-active through all stages, always willing to listen, suggest and advise with excellent attention to detail.

By Paul Cohen on 23/11/2020

Key factor in the success

Inside Out were commissioned following acquisition of our Development site at The Marziale to provide Feasibility/Appraisal and Design Proposals. This initial brief was expanded to provide a range of Services from preparing a Planning Application and obtaining Consent, Building Reg. Approval, Construction Drawings & Specification, Contract Administration and all aspect of Completion and Handover. Inside Out’s continued involvement at every stage of the Development has proven to be a great success. Their Design which has incorporated a number of bespoke details has attracted positive comments and praise from all who have visited the finished scheme, including investors and buyers, with success in sales exceeding those of nearby competitors. Inside Out have been a key factor in the success of The Marziale Development.

By kevin mccusker on 23/11/2020

Think outside the box architects

We have worked with InsideOut for around 8 years and they have become our 'go to' architect of choice; especially with sites that have the potential to be tricky through the planning system. Excellent problem solving abilities and a clear focus on understanding the client's needs. Great team, very approachable, we enjoy working with them.

By Stephen Birrell on 20/11/2020

Superb team, Amazing results

No1 Lounges has worked closely with Inside Out for over 10 years. It feels like they're part of the team. During this time we have completed more than ten development projects totalling in excess of£20M both in the UK and Australia. Aside from being trusted architects the team understand the business behind potential developments adding value from the earliest inception stages through to completion and beyond providing valuable insight at all stages. Successful projects are assured with a team consistently going above and beyond their traditional role.

By James Firmin on 20/11/2020

Creative Design with a Commercial Mind

We are working on a number of projects with InsideOut which are very diverse, to include 3x high-end houses in Hampstead c.£10m each and a development in Camden comprising 20x flats. They are a pleasure to work with, often coming up with commercial solutions and have an expert detailed eye for both the Architectural structure and full Interior Design.

By Nigel Hodder on 19/11/2020

Collaborative and Personable Practice

We absolutely love working with InsideOut. They are a truly collaborative practice that recognise the importance of all parties in developing high quality design. The team are very personable and professional in all their instructions and strongly resist compromises on quality. We regularly recommend them to our clients and will continue to do so.

By Peter Higginbottom on 19/11/2020

A pleasure to work with

I have worked with Inside Out on a range of projects, and am consistently impressed by their dedication to acheive exactly what the client demands - and more. They think outside the box in every sense of the phrase; they consider every team member's professional opinion; and they produce very high quality schemes. Each member of the team is highly skilled, and as a planning consultant, I am confident that our mutual clients are in safe hands.

By Alexandra Webster on 19/11/2020


Passionate about creating sustainable solutions, justifiably confident about their ability to deliver them, adaptable to the ever-changing requirements of the planning system and client needs. I have worked with InsideOut for a number of years, they respect and value other consultants opinion, encourage and thrive on collaboration, and draw out the best of the design team, and fundamentally, without fail, all the staff are delightful to work with.

By Ann Rowland on 19/11/2020

Forward Thinking Architect

We had the pleasure of working with Inside Out on the highly sustainable project at Faversham called Fairbrook Grove. The site went through several iterations and it became clear that to get it to work well would take a fundamentally different approach to all facets of the project. Inside Out embraced that requirement and between us we have delivered a highly sustainable high quality scheme that should be an exemplar in terms of sustainable development and thinking out of the box.

By Roland Cooper on 19/11/2020



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