Feasibility studies are often a way to prove viability for clients or test ideas with planning. They can have a number of aims and can be produced quickly to enable clients to proceed with confidence to the next stages.


This type of study is usually concerned with testing the capacity and viability of a plot of land or an existing building. Using our extensive knowledge, we can quickly test the quantum likely to be possible to enable clients to test the economic viability of a particular proposal.

Massing Studies

Using urban design principles, we can quickly model various massing options for a particular quantum of developments, and with an understanding of the Planning context, can produce concepts to aid early communication with the Local Authority.

Site Analysis

We are able to analyse any site, be it rural or urban, and asses the importance of aspects of access (pedestrian/vehicular), servicing, pattern of building use, pattern of urban grain / height, historical grain and references along with existing site constraints to provide a background study to help minimise the risks of developing more detailed designs.

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"Both Clegg Construction and myself have worked with Rob on a number of successful projects over recent years and I was more than happy to continue that relationship with Rob and Patrick in their new venture."

Managing Director

Clegg Construction

"Having worked with Rob and Patrick on several key projects for GMI, they have always provided an excellent service with a collaborative, friendly approach backed up by great design and delivery skills. I look forward to working with them again in the near future."

Divisional Managing Director

GMI Construction

"Having worked with Rob and Patrick on some key projects for Jet2.com, they have always provided an excellent service with a collaborative, friendly approach, backed up by great design and technical skills. Their timely response to architectural challenges has been greatly appreciated. I look forward to continued relationship with Cunniff Design over the coming years."

Property Director


"I’ve known Rob and Patrick for several years and enjoy their personable approach to architecture and development. The growing team at Cunniff Design offers an intelligent and commercial, user friendly service and I look forward to working together in the future."


S Harrison Developments

"Cunniff Design have provided an excellent service on the Crown House project in Sheffield. Rob and Patrick have helped developed the client’s specification, allowing us to deliver this high end scheme."


RG Group

"Cunniff Design have combined commitment and expertise with a friendly approach in delivering our first student scheme at Crown House in Sheffield. We look forward to working together again in the future."


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