Duncan Clark & Beckett are the longest-established architecture practice in Colchester.

DC&B Ltd are a RIBA chartered architecture practice located in the Dutch Quarter, in the heart of Colchester.  We work across a range of sectors, with a client base including private individuals, housing associations, developers, schools, Local Authorities and charities/non-profit organisations.

We offer a bespoke service, listening carefully to our clients needs and working to refine a design brief from the beginning of each project.

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Get in touch with us if you’re thinking of a building project. We offer a free-of-charge initial consultation at your property to discuss what is possible and what kind of planning or other constraints might apply. Call or email if you’d like to make an appointment.  We look forward to hearing from you.


We were so happy with the support we received on the extension of our house, our growing family now has room to play and an excellent office space.

The G Family, Tendring

Simple process, transparent and creative, good communication thoughout.

Mr K, Manningtree

We were so pleased with the work done by DC&B, the process was smooth and delivered on time.

Mr & Mrs D, Brightlingsea