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Mar 18
2018 Extension of the Year

Darkin Architects win Extension of the Year An extension to a home in Bridgend, designed by Darkin Architects has been awarded 'Best Extension' in th...

Mar 18
Chwarae Teg Exemplar Employer Award©

Darkin Architects have been awarded the Chwarae Teg Exemplar Employer Award©.  It is awarded to businesses to recognise areas of g...

Feb 18
Guest Speaker

Virtual Reality in Architectural Practice Today, our Managing Director, David Darkin was invited to speak to students of the School of Architecture a...

Feb 18
The Fire Extinguisher: 200 Years and Counting

The fire Extinguisher: 200 Years and Counting It's 200 years since Captain George William Manby invented the "Extincteur" in 1818. It was the first e...

Jan 18
Tech Update: Notches & Holes in Solid Timber Joists

How to get it right: Notches & holes in solid timber joists   When installing pipework or cabling, floor or ceiling joists may need to be n...

Jan 18
Architecture 2018

Happy New Year! Darkin Architects Presents "5 things to know about 2018" for Darkin Architects and the Built Environment. 1. 10 Years at the Helm I...

Dec 17
Tech Update: Using Concrete In Cold Weather

Concrete is a fundamental ingredient in modern construction and it is important to understand how the material can be used in the winter months. ...

Oct 17
Director Becomes President Of Chamber Of Trade

Congratulations to our Managing Director, David Darkin on his election as the new President of the Llanelli Chamber of Trade and Commerce.  Davi...

Aug 17
The Death of Bricks and Mortar

"Bricks and Mortar" is the ubiquitous phrase often used to describe property, but how much longer will we use "bricks and mortar" or masonry construct...

Aug 17
What Is BIM?

"Things which are different in order simply to be different are seldom better; but that which is made to be better is almost always different." - Diet...

May 17
Public Consultation Success

Yesterday and today, Menter Bro Dinefwr, in partnership with Darkin Architects, consulted the public on proposals to renovate the Shire Hall in Llande...

Mar 17
Llanelli Star Awards Sponsorship 2017

We're proud to announce that for the 7th time, we will be Sponsoring the Llanelli Star Awards. This year, we will be sponsoring the category of Teacho...

Jan 17
Back To The Drawing Board?

It's been 10 years since Darkin Architects made the switch from the Drawing Board to digital drafting via AutoCAD. So much has changed since 2007, bac...

Nov 16
Darkin Architects Win Exemplar Employer Award

Darkin Architect have been recognised for our commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace. ...

Jun 16
Darkin Architects Are Proud To Continue Sponsorship

Tomorrow night, Darkin Architects once again look forward to rewarding a positive contribution to the community at the Llanelli Star Awards. The even ...

May 16
Planning Permission Granted For Replica Lighthouse

Further to last month's story below, we are pleased to learn that Planning Permission has today been granted for the replica lighthouse on Moreb Round...

Apr 16
Replica Lighthouse Set For Burry Port Roundabout

Burry Port is set to welcome an additional lighthouse. But all is not quite as it seems. The new lighthouse will be added to Moreb Roundabout and wi...

Mar 16
Top Tech Offering

Architect Gives Chance To View Home Virtually By: Llanelli Star Printed: March 23, 2016 Unless you're an architect or a builder, chances are thar...

Dec 15
Westminster Business Forum

Darkin Architects were invited to attend a forum on Welsh Business in Westminster. Hosted in the Houses of Parliament, the forum was an opportunity fo...

Nov 15
Consultation Success

Today Darkin Architects, together with the Friends of Llanelli Train Station and Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Nia Griffith, con...

Aug 15
Llanelli Chapel Fire

In the clip below, see Managing Director, David Darkin, being interviewed for Channel S4C's Evening News, talking about the architecture of a Llanelli...

Mar 15
Town Centre CCTV Cutbacks

Axing of Llanelli CCTV Would Make It Easier For Criminals To Operate, It Is Claimed By: Llanelli Star Posted: March 25, 2015   A MOVE not t...

Mar 15
Swansea Council To Charge For Pre-Application Advice

Swansea City Council have announced that they are going to start charging for pre-planning application enquiries. This follows the trend seen in Engla...

Mar 15
Llanelli Train Station Revamp, Featured In Llanelli Herald

Dec 14
Darkin Architects Featured In Llanelli Star

Architect In Meeting By: Llanelli Star Posted: October 24, 2014   A Llanelli architect joined a discussion on the economic recovery with seni...

Oct 14
Darkin Architects Featured In South Wales Evening Post

Llanelli Architect And Businessman Says, "Town Centre Is Improving" By: Chad Welch Posted: October 24, 2014   A LLANELLI architect and busine...

Oct 14
Does New Wales Planning Policy Make Life Easier For Developers?

July 2014 saw the introduction of the New Planning Policy Wales 2014 (PPW14). This will make life easier for anyone building a new home and we'll...

Sep 14
Planning Permission Received For Fields Twins' Extension

Darkin Architects are proud to announce that we have gained planning consent for Kirsty and Catherine Fields to extend their home. This extension will...

Sep 13
Darkin Architects Showcase Our New Radio Advert

Oct 12
Darkin Architects Proudly Sponsor Scarlettes Netball Team

Sep 12
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Nov 11
Darkin Architects Shop Front Renovations Make The Local Newspaper

Jan 11
Darkin Architects Enter 15th Year of Business!

2011 sees Darkin Architects' 15th year of trade - A Happy New Year indeed The business was initially set up after Byron Darkin, the company's found...

Oct 10
Darkin Architects Sponsor The Llanelli Star Community Awards 2010

Sep 10
Darkin Architects Sponsor Llanelli Star Community Awards 2010

Darkin Architects will be presenting the "Young Person of the Year" award at this year's award ceremony to be held at Parc Y Scarlets on 23rd October....

Aug 10
Darkin Architects Repeat Mentoring Success

Following the success of last year's mentoring scheme, David Darkin travels to Cardiff University once more. Darkin Architects are working with RSAW a...

Aug 10
Darkin Architects Raise £180 For Charity Shelter

Apr 10
Article In The Llanelli Star & Carmarthen Journal

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