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About Us

We are a small practice of architects based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. We are an RIBA Chartered Practice and operate as a partnership maintaining the traditional values of integrity, professionalism and friendly service but with a modern and innovative approach to architecture and design. We were established prior to 1850 which means that we are the longest established practice in the area. Recent recruitment means that we have a team that balances significant experience with youthful enthusiasm.

Forshaw Greaves & Partners Offices

Why Choose Us

We were established prior to 1850 and have a long track record of delivering a strong architectural design service.

We are committed to and enthusiastic about high quality sustainable design. We aim to delight our clients and to produce timeless architecture.

Forshaw Greaves and Partners have built a reputation on their friendly and professional service over many years with many clients returning to us again and again.

Our skilled team have experience working on some of the region's most recognisable buildings both new build and refurbishment. Our experience of working in many different sectors means that we can make a strong contribution to developing best practice across many different building types.

Our relationships with other local construction industry professionals and contractors mean that we are able to generate strong team working on all our projects, which leads to higher quality, timely delivery and carefully controlled costs.

Careful management and low overheads combined with the use of the latest information technology means that we can offer a fast and competitively priced service.

If you would like to arrange an appointment with one of our team to discuss your project requirements and what architectural services we offer, then please callĀ 01782 712281 or send an enquiry through our website. We offer a free initial consultation to all potential customers.

  • Friendly and professional service
  • Longest established architects in the region
  • Full architectural design service
  • Free initial consultation
  • Highly experienced and qualified team

Our People

Our people are our greatest asset. They are all highly qualified and experienced in a broad range of building types. But as well as professionalism and talent our clients enjoy our friendly and helpful culture and many come back again and again.

Collectively and as individuals we have an enviable range of experience on projects large and small in many sectors. We have worked on both new-build and refurbishment projects and Philip is an Accredited Conservation Architect.

As well as architecture we can offer through Ainsley who is a member of the Chartered Society of Designers Interior Architecture services which include internal alterations, space planning and interior design.

Phillip Wootton

Phillip J Wootton

BA (Hons) Dip Arch (Leic) RIBA AABC

Managing Partner

Keith Childlow

Keith S Chidlow



David Hancock

David A Hancock

B Arch (Manch) RIBA


Ainslye Lawton

Ainsley Lawton


Senior Architectural Technologist & Interior Architecture Specialist

Andrew Palin

Andrew Palin


Senior Architectural Technologist

Ian Moore

Ian Moore


Senior Architectural Technologist

Our Work

We have worked on many prestigious new-build and historical building projects over our history. One of our great strengths is our versatility when faced with a new project.

This broad variety not only makes our work enjoyable it enables us to use lessons learned in one sector on projects in others.

We believe that:

Architecture should satisfy, mind, body and soul. It should be pragmatic and rational whilst lifting the spirit. Sustainability and ethics should be core to its practice.