Haringey Architects

Scenario Architecture’s long-standing working relationship with Haringey Council Planning Department began in our early years as a boutique residential architecture practice. More than a decade later, we have an extensive portfolio of completed projects in Highgate, Muswell Hill and across North West London, and have established ourselves as the local architects of choice.

Soon after founding Scenario Architecture, we landed our first commission in Highgate. That kitchen extension and renovation featured significant internal and external modifications, for which we successfully secured planning permission from Haringey Council.

Our early, positive experience working with Haringey Council’s planning department hit its stride recently when, working closely with Haringey planning officers, we managed to secure planning permission for an unusual, challenging and innovative scheme in Muswell Hill.

We established Scenario in 2007 with a vision to develop a uniquely collaborative architecture. We take a considered approach to our clients’ desires, placing their aspirations for a new, architect-designed home in high definition. A highly functional home is the product of a deep understanding and precise analysis of each client’s unique lifestyle. That shows in our work. Scenario’s tailor-made homes tell the story of the owners – not the architects.

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North Grove, Highgate: our first project working in Haringey

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Bespoke shelving detail, from an extension and renovation project in Highgate, Haringey

Haringey Architects Your Haringey project

Starting your Haringey project

If you’re considering a residential architectural project in Haringey, we’re here to help, whether it’s a renovation, extension or new-build.

We’ve created a brief illustrated overview to help you understand each stage of the process, whether you’re planning a home extension, renovation or new-build in Haringey.

Most architecture projects in Haringey require planning permission from Haringey Council. Our extensive track record securing planning permissions for our clients from Haringey’s planning department has enabled us to design and realise some of our most ambitious, daring schemes.


To find out if your chosen architect has had success steering planning applications through your local council, visit the “planning applications” page of your council’s website and enter the architect’s name in the search criteria.

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To help you understand what it takes to obtain planning permission in Haringey, we’ve created this helpful guide. Download it below.
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Working with Scenario Architecture on your Haringey project

Scenario Architecture is a boutique architecture studio focused on high-end residential projects across London. We tackle domestic projects of every scale and complexity, from interior refurbishments to full renovations and new-builds, through our bespoke architecture service.

Our friendly, highly skilled team can take you step-by-step through the challenge of designing your new space. We’ll collaborate closely with you from the initial design and planning through tender and construction to the successful completion of your project. On time and on budget.

Scenario Architecture is a RIBA Chartered Practice. We comply with the strict criteria of the Royal Institute of Chartered Architects, covering insurance, health and safety and quality-management.

Early adopters of the latest technology, we use innovative 3D design and visualisation tools as a standard for all projects. Our experience shows that real-time visualisations and virtual reality are extremely efficient tools for choosing finishes, fixtures and fittings, and simulating natural light.

We also employ 3D building information modelling (BIM) technology to produce reliable construction information, so all our project data comes from an accurate, coordinated 3D model. Using this cutting-edge technology collaboratively with consultants and contractors is proven to save our clients time and money.

A Chartered Institute of Building case study featuring a Scenario project demonstrates the great benefits of this advanced technology for domestic architecture.

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Full refurbishment and extension of a Hampstead family house

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Extensive renovation within a Camden conservation area

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Full refurbishment of a terraced house: West Hampstead, Camden

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Haringey Architects >> Scenario Architecture In our clients words


Great ideas and vision to help with our substantial improvement of a Victorian terrace. In our experience Scenario’s method prioritises the final result. That may mean more professional fees or higher quotes from contractors, as they understand the exact requirements.


Great, professional service. Good drawings and models and ultimately passed planning at the first attempt with Hackney Council. Would certainly recommend!


Scenario Architecture have created an outstanding design and space that was beyond my expectations. The design was through their unique process of understanding the client’s daily scenarios and collaborating with the client to come up with a unique design. The design process is one of the most memorable parts of the process and they also stretched my existing ideas to help create this unique space. A stress free journey throughout the whole process which Scenario were indispensable by giving advice on many difficult design and build decisions.


We wanted to renovate our house in a conservation area in central London. Given this involved a complete demolition and new build with an extra floor on top, getting planning approval was always going to be tricky. Scenario did an amazing job on the new house ‘envelope’ and throughout the planning phase. We couldn’t have wished for better from them and having succeeded in gaining planning approval owe them a very big ‘thank you’.


Scenario were great at thinking imaginatively and coming up with a design for a ground floor extension that was more ambitous than other architects we spoke to. They also helped us find a contractor who was able to complete the project working within timescale and our tight budget. I would recommend for mid to large sized projects with sufficient budget to allow for full utilisation of their creativity.

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