We are Hiring a Part 1 Architectural Assistant | HPA | Team

We are Hiring: Part 1 Architectural Assistant

We are currently looking for a Part 1 Architectural Assistant to join our studio team.

Based in the historic heart of Lancaster, HPA Chartered Architects has built a national reputation for creating built environments that make a positive, lasting impact. We offer a broad range of architecture, building design and associated built environment services to clients across the UK.

Working with businesses and individuals in a wide range of specialist sectors, our team are appointed for their technical knowledge, design flair, creativity and business acumen, to help our clients meet their development objectives.

At HPA, we see ourselves as more than just Architects. Our knowledge of the planning system and local authority planning conditions, means we can add extra value for our clients. Our expertise includes:

Architecture and design services

Planning advice and consultancy



Our remarkable architecture and design work has been recognised throughout the North West and across our industry, with awards recently being won at the National LABC Awards and the 2023 Red Rose Awards.


As an RIBA Chartered Practice, we are recognised for our commitment to providing the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and service. Over the last 12 months we have received accreditations from UKAS for ISO standards and Planetmark.

Company Values:

Collaboration: We work with people, respecting their ideas and opinions, and understand their needs and aspirations, to take them on a journey that goes beyond their expectations.

Learning: We are committed to continuous improvement, developing the knowledge and skills of the whole team to drive new ideas and innovations that build on our experience.

Consideration: We care about people, the places we create for them and the planet. WE aim to design thoughtful, balanced, and imaginative spaces that are responsible and sustainable, and ultimately achieve their purpose.

Individuality: We embrace the uniqueness in every project. We use our multidisciplinary approach to explore each architectural challenge and provide a solution that’s designed solely to meet its needs.

Ambition: We aspire to leave a positive legacy through design. We aim to use our enthusiasm for architecture to achieve remarkable environments that make a lasting difference to the people we work with.

If you want to enjoy the great outdoors, whilst also experience a lower cost of living compared with other parts of the country, we are in the perfect location for you.

More details about us and projects we have worked on can be seen at www.hpa.ltd, and if you wish to find out more, please send your CV and portfolio to hpa@hpa.ltd.

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