about us

Dacegrade is an Architectural Design Practice based in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire offering a comprehensive, integrated design and project management service. 


Having served residential and commercial clients across the Northern Home Counties and North London for 35 years Dacegrade has an enviable track record and a long list of happy clients now living in great spaces designed and delivered by our team. 


Our Design Team is headed up by Mick Baird.  Mick is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and a member of the CIAT. Mick took over the running of Dacegrade when his father who founded the business retired. Mick is passionate about understanding what his clients need in order that his team can design them their perfect space. With a wealth of experience of finding solutions to design challenges, Mick and his team have delivered bespoke designs for Dacegrade clients, that meet the demands of modern living and working. 


Our Project Management Team is headed up by Leo Scarborough.  Leo is a Chartered Building Surveyor and member of the RICS. Leo has extensive Surveying and Project Management experience having worked for some of the county’s most reputable Building Surveying Teams. His team are dedicated to offering added value to our clients, minimising their risk and ensuring projects run on time and on budget.


Take a look at our portfolio to see a selection of the team’s inspiring architectural designs and details of projects managed by Dacegrade.


We believe offering an all-encompassing service providing innovative, yet practical spaces delivered with cost certainty and low risk to our clients, sets us apart from other Practices.