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Remarkable places, lasting impact

We are a leading Chartered Architect practice in Lancashire and Cumbria with a national reputation for creating built environments that make a positive, lasting impact.


Built on years of specialist experience and knowledge, we utilise our expertise to design imaginative, purposeful spaces that are responsible, sustainable, and meet our clients’ objectives.

Leisure and Hotel

Industrial and Commercial



Heritage and Conservation


Thoughtful, balanced, and imaginative spaces, by design

Using our holistic, multidisciplinary approach, we explore architectural challenges and ideas to produce innovative, considered, and individual solutions.

We work collaboratively across all areas of our services, which include architecture, design, planning, heritage, project management, and master planning.

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HPA was formed in 1979, since when we have built our reputation as a highly versatile practice which offers effective and innovative solutions.

Our varied workload ranges from contemporary commercial and educational projects, through to bespoke residential design and the careful restoration of historic buildings throughout the United Kingdom.

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