Which Trusted Trader

Personal & Professional Architectural Design

Based in Sevenoaks, we’re one of only three architectural design practices in Kent and the only one in Sevenoaks to be awarded Which? Trusted Trader status following a rigorous assessment. 

All our customers are equally as important,  no matter how big or small the project.  With over 20 years in the industry we have earned a reputation as a friendly, trustworthy and professional team. We set high standards are are proud of the first class customer service we provide. 

We work throughout Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas and have long standing professional relationships with the area planning officers.  This means we understand the local environment, conservation issues and building regulations, ensuring a smooth planning process for you.  This is reflected in our high success rate (over 90%) in gaining planning permission for our designs.

"David attended meetings with the Conservation and Planning Officers and we were delighted when the plans were passed first time."

We have a wealth of experience in design, construction and project management and can recommend a trusted group of talented people to help you bring your dream home to life including builders, engineers and party wall surveyor.

Our (un-stuffy) team is happy to answer any questions you have about improving your home or even visit potential homes with you to assess how they can be changed.  We can be with you every step of the way from initial ideas through planning and onto your finished home.

Sevenoaks Plans provides a full architectural design service and our Planning Package offers an extremely competitive, fixed fee, VAT free package, which allows you to see the full cost of the entire planning process with no hidden extras

Meet the team

Our talented team at Sevenoaks Plans have a wide range of experience to support the creation of your dream home.

  • David Dennis

David Dennis


David Graduated from Bournemouth University after studying Engineering and Project Management. David worked in Bournemouth for twelve months and then moved to Australia where he spent his time working for an architects in Melbourne.

David then moved back to London where he freelanced as project manager for MACE where he ran a large project for a refurbishment for Barclays and ran a team of technicians, site managers and design managers as well as meeting with Barclays to ensure the projects ran extremely well. He then moved to an architects in London where he ran a nationwide rollout of a highly respected retail company, who were redesigning and refurbishing the stores.

Following completion of the rollout, David freelanced in London and the south east for various architects, construction companies and engineers, before eventually deciding to set up a practice within Sevenoaks, a town and community he holds closely to his heart and knows extremely well.

  • Helga Visalli

Helga Visalli


Helga graduated in Architecture from the University of Reggio Calabria (Italy) in 2007. She immediately started her career collaborating, with an office of architecture and urban planning in Italy – a collaboration that lasted seven years.

During this period, she worked on the preservation, restoration and rehabilitation of historical buildings; as well as drafting and planning regulations for the development of a number of municipal structural plans.

At the same time, she worked for private clients on projects including the renovation of houses, interior design and the concept layout of shops.

Her creativity, passion for design and a continuing search to develop her skills, have brought her to the UK.  She now works with Sevenoaks Plans, sharing her extensive experience and knowledge to develop ideas that reflect the needs of our different clients.

  • Daniele Menta

Daniele Menta

Architectural Design Consultant

Daniele moved to the UK from Rome, Italy after graduating in Civil Engineering at University of Roma Tre.

Daniele has a great passion for architecture and the architectural visualisation, that he converts into his job.

Previously, Daniele has been a Site Civil Engineer for a construction company in Rome.

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