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30 years and counting…

2022 was a major milestone for our practice as we celebrated our 30th anniversary.

We are delighted to share with you highlights of our journey.

2012
20th Anniversary – 2012
20th Anniversary – 2012

We celebrate the anniversary of our first two decades with a trip to Lingfield Park Racecourse.

2011
Our First House Design – 2011
Our First House Design – 2011

A major milestone in our journey; we design and obtain planning permission for our first one off house.

Our Preferred Partners Initiative launches in 2011
Our Preferred Partners Initiative launches in 2011

We launch our Preferred Partners initiative, a network of trusted industry specialist professionals. This ensures that specialist advice required through the Planning & Design Process can be dealt efficiently to provide the best possible chance of success.

We launch WS Planning & Architecture – 2011
We launch WS Planning & Architecture – 2011

We broaden our services and add Architectural design to the well-established Planning service. This unique combination of professional services is well received by existing and new clients alike.

2008
We’re on the move – 2008
We’re on the move – 2008

After 8 years of sustained growth, we wave goodbye to Bell Street for bigger office space at Reigate Place, 43 London Road.

2002
Time to re-brand with New Company Name – 2002
Time to re-brand with New Company Name – 2002

We decide that our trading name needs to be shorter as we embrace the height of the digital age and to better reflect the service our practice provides. We retain Woods, Sanders & Co Ltd as our registered company name.

2000
Moving to Bigger Premises in Reigate – 2000
Moving to Bigger Premises in Reigate – 2000

As the business continues to grow we decide it's time to find larger premises. We have now established a very strong client base in Reigate and the surrounding area so 15 Bell Street is our next stop.

1999
It’s Official – We Become a Ltd company in 1999
It’s Official – We Become a Ltd company in 1999

The practice was registered as a Ltd company with Companies House in April 1999 trading as Woods, Sanders & Co Ltd.

1994
We Open The Doors To Our First Office in 1994
We Open The Doors To Our First Office in 1994

As the business starts to grow we open our first office in the heart of Reigate. The office is above Crow Watkin Estate Agents, 14a Bell Street.

1992
Our First Planning Permission – 1992
Our First Planning Permission – 1992

We receive our first planning permission which relates to an enforcement appeal in Spelthorne Borough Council.

Humble Beginnings – 1992

Brian Woods began trading as Woods, Sanders & Co from the main bedroom of his house in Reigate.