About Roger Perrott

After gaining an officer’s commission as a pilot in the RAF, Roger retrained as an Architect at Nottingham University. He is a Chartered RIBA architect, a certified Project Manager and is accredited on the RIBA Conservation Architecture register. He set up C60 in 2012. He is a former Chairman of Nottingham Civic Trust and enjoys a role as a business mentor with the Prince’s Trust in Northern Ireland. In his spare time Roger officiates as a starter at Athletics Track and Field events throughout the UK and Ireland.

How many cats would it take to heat a Passive House?

Jenny Robinson left a comment on our blog to ask if it would be possible to heat a Passive House with cats... So we thought we would check to see how many cats would be needed... In The New Autonomous House, my second year tutors at Nottingham University, Brenda and Robert Vale [...]

BIM for Developers (and Town Planners)

Building Information Modelling is the talk of the construction industry, with much of the development concentrating on the construction process. But what if you start thinking in BIM earlier, much earlier... A new application from Flux called Metro takes the principle of taking multiple data sources and combining them in an urban planning and site [...]

How to Keep to Budget

Topics include: Planning Project Estimates Setting a Contingency Contract Forms Controlling Change Click HERE to get a download link...  

How to Keep to Programme

Topics include: Contracts Monitoring Progress Working as a Team Payments Controlling Change Click HERE to get a download link...  

Eco-Architecture – It’s not easy being green…

"It is essential you see through the Greenwash" Eco-Architecture is difficult enough without manufacturers muddying the waters with unsubstantiated claims and false promises. When designing and specifying a building it is essential that you can see through the ‘greenwash’ of terms and graphics used to obfuscate, confuse  and in many cases deliberately mislead. Often the [...]

Living Places

DOENI recently concluded consultation on "Living Places" the new Urban Design and Stewardship Guide for Northern Ireland. "C60 comment on Living Places Design Guide" The guide attempts to bring together the principles of design and management of Urban spaces and the importance that both quality stewardship and design have in planning and the contribution they [...]

Happy Birthday to us!

Thanks to all our clients for making our first two years so successful! To celebrate we have revamped our website, so take a look around and let us know what you think! “C60 is going from strength to strength and as a result of our growing workload I am delighted to welcome on board [...]

Coca-Cola Flood Defences Completed

C60 is delighted to have just issued practical completion on major flood defence works to the Coca-Cola production site at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn for the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company. The project was delivered below the project budget despite the addition of significant landscape works and without any reduction in project scope or quality. Initial concepts [...]

Building Control Advice

Links to Building Control Advice and Factsheets: Loft Conversions Alterations to Conservatories / Sunrooms Heating Systems Exemptions These links outline the work which requires Building Control Approval for House Extensions, Loft Conversions and Alterations in Northern Ireland. C60 Architects and Town Planners can assist you with professional advice and guidance relating how best to extend [...]

Planning Advice

Links to Planning NI Advice and Factsheets: Extensions, Alterations and Additions Roof Alterations (Including Dormer Windows) Porches Repairs and Maintenance Chimneys and Flues Solar Panels Satelite Dishes and Aerials These links outline where Planning Permission is required and what can be carried out as Permitted Development in Northern Ireland. C60's Chartered Town Planners provide Professional [...]