IMG_0045IMG_0053Abbey Design is a vibrant, Kent-based company that was established in 2009 to provide a high quality architectural design service. The practice was founded by Lee Wood and Colin Edwards, who together have 49 years of experience working in the architectural and building industry.

From our offices in Canterbury, working with the latest technology, we are able to take an initial idea and turn it into reality. We pride ourselves on working closely with our clients, members of the design team and contractors, providing a seamless service from start to finish.

Abbey Design is a RIBA Chartered Practice, number 20021009.


We work across many sectors, including:

  • Including large scale residential developments, one-off private houses, domestic extensions, and loft conversions.
  • Including individual and multiple commercial units, offices, internal space planning, feasibility studies, and concept designs.
  • Including master planning, individual and multiple industrial units, warehouses, feasibility studies, and concept designs.
  • Including sports facilities, classrooms, admin and reception facilities, boarding houses, staff accommodation, internal and exterior space planning, feasibility studies, and concept design.
  • Including individual and multiple retail units, refurbishment, and change of use.
  • Including refurbishment, extension, and upgrading of internal and external sports facilities (eg all-weather pitches, changing rooms, gyms, studios, spas, air domes, etc).
  • Including renovation and conservation of historic and listed buildings.