The name abode came from a simple philosophy, to make every project from the smallest extension to the largest public development, feel like home in form, design and function. A feeling that comes from understanding our clients’ needs by inquisitive listening and explorative collaboration.

Over 15 years ago Andrew and Rosemary Tomkins opened their RIBA chartered practice in Farnham, Surrey. Our award-winning office space, a former blacksmith’s forge in the centre of the town, showcases our ability to refurbish historic buildings as well as create contemporary new spaces.

The practice was established based on innovative, bespoke designs that delight our clients. We have a creative and inclusive approach to design and we also enjoy the disciplined process of implementing the designs on site. Our professional expertise allows us to support our clients and oversee a project from a conception, through the construction phase to completion. We genuinely care about our clients and wish for them to enjoy the experience of building.

Farnham is our home and most of our work is in the Waverley Borough but we also work in London, Sussex, Hampshire, Kent and surrounding regions.

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    The Forge
    5 Upper Church Lane
    GU9 7PW
    United Kingdom (UK)