Grayling Thomas

We are an RIBA Chartered Practice, based in Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire, with a dedicated team, capable of delivering multi-million pound projects across the UK.

We have gained a reputation for innovative design, working on a range of buildings which include education, private residential, affordable/ social housing, commercial and public sectors.

Our ethos is simple: to draw on our many years’ experience to create challenging, welcoming buildings for the people we work with and for those who use them. Forging lasting relationships with our clients, consultants, developers and contractors is key to our success as we look forward to meeting the changing needs of the building industry.

We assemble specific teams to work alongside us including, planners, 3D-visualisers, technicians and surveyors. In addition, the team often includes quantity surveyors, structural engineers, M&E consultants, home quality mark and BREEAM assessors, acoustic consultants, arboriculturists, landscape architects, archaeologists, highways consultants, flood risk assessors and ecologists.

Even the smallest project can involve multi-layered complexities and Grayling Thomas is able to bring this specific level of expertise to each commission.

As a result of our adaptive structure, we are able to provide bespoke solutions for our clients, whilst maintaining director-level experience, with a personal and friendly approach.

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  • Site masterplanning
  • Strategic site feasibility 
  • Pre-application planning
  • Detailed planning applications
  • Building regulations applications
  • Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) academy bids 
  • LCVAP School bids
  • Project management
  • Cost management 
  • Pre and post-contract services (RIBA services 0-7)
  • Contractor procurement and tendering
  • Contract Administration 
  • Employers' agent
  • Historic buildings advice
  • Heritage Assessments
  • Funding advice

We carry public liability and professional indemnity insurance and operate our own internal office management policy based on the framework of ISO9001.

Clients & Consultants

  • All Saints' School
  • Bishop Loveday Church of England Primary School
  • Bishop Stopford School
  • BMO Real Estate Partners
  • Bourne Grammar School
  • CBG Consultants
  • Diocese of Oxford
  • Dormer House school
  • Dorothy Goodman School
  • F&C Reit Asset Management
  • Great Addington C.E. Primary School
  • Hadland Manning Bullock and Partners
  • Hertsmere Council
  • Ian Harban Consulting Engineers
  • Jeakins Weir
  • Marstan BDB
  • Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust
  • St Loys Church of England Primary Academy
  • St Mary & St John C.E.V.E. Primary School
  • Stratford Town Trust
  • The Church of England Diocese of Ely
  • The Diocese of Peterborough
  • West Berkshire Council
  • Wheatley Primary
  • William Law CE Primary School


Oxford: John Eccles House, Science Park, Robert Robinson Ave, Oxford, OX4 4GP
Cambridge: Sheraton House, Castle Park, Cambridge, CB3 OAX
Cotswolds: Studio 17 Fairfax House, Cromwell Business Park, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5SR

Oxford, Cotswolds T. 01865 955519 Cambridge T. 01223 855906 E. studio@graylingthomas.com | News | Jobs

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