History & The Future



Oaktree Architectural was established by Paul Brown HNC Building studies, to provide a high- quality design service developing practical solutions tailored to meet our client needs. 

With over 35 years experience within the Construction Industry, including Project Design Management / Building Surveying / Construction Management and with past membership of the NHBC, National House Building Council.

As with most Professionals Oaktree Architectural keep up to date with the latest Planning requirements, such as The Code for Sustainable Homes, introduced by the Government & adopted by Local Planning Authorities. Oaktree Architectural is also a member of Trada.

We also believe in cultivating good relationships/rhetoric with the various local Planning & Building Control departments, and prides ourselves on providing clear, concise and accurate information to individual Planning/Building Control Officers, to help them make the best informed decisions.

In addition when required Oaktree Architectural work in conjunction with other highly skilled professionals such as MRTPI Planning Consultant John Howlett, Consulting Structural Engineers / Quantity Surveyors Schofields of York and also Consulting Structural Engineers James Lang Burns.

Paul Brown was Awarded the prestigious Laing Award in 1995, he has been involved in many varied Projects, including ;

Listed buildings projects

High quality traditional new builds

Modern contemporary new builds

Domestic extensions

Commercial H.M.O applications

Domestic & Commercial green energy projects

Extensions to Haxby & Wiggington community centre

Local Authority grants projects

Building Insurance surveys

Drafting services for Local Health Authority

Our drawings have been used by York Technical College as teaching aids

We work with various Local Authorities including;

  • City Of York Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • Hambleton District Council
  • East Riding Borough Council
  • Ryedale District Council
  • Harrogate Borough Council
  • North York Moors National Park
  • North Yorkshire County Council




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