Our architectural team bring a wealth of expertise and experience to every project. Good design needs to deliver what the client wants out of a building. We take time understanding that at the start of the project, collecting your ideas, stress testing them and producing something which exceeds the brief.

Whether masterplanning for a strategic development site for many hundreds of houses or producing detailed designs for a one off bespoke forever home, our attention to detail sets us apart from others.

Project managing the delivery of buildings is a key part of our work, ensuring the attention to detail and value added turns plans in to reality.


Using a team of RIBA architects (including conservation architects) and technologists, we bring the right skill to every stage of every job. Seamless integration of design with our planning and development disciplines makes the process as smooth and seamless as possible.

For all enquiries please call 0333 920 2220.

Our Architectural Services

  • RIBA Stages of work from 0-7
  • Concept and Feasibility sketches
  • Planning drawings
  • Building Regulations drawings and applications
  • Tender Specification and pricing
  • Contract adminstration and project management
  • 3D and video visualisation
  • Accredited Conservation architecture

Our Team

Peter is an award-winning RIBA Chartered Architect and Conservation Architect with 20 years of experience across a wide range of sectors, including residential, conservation and industrial projects. Educated at Dundee University, Peter subsequently took posts in Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne. Latterly, Peter has become more focused on works to historic buildings, becoming qualified as a RIBA Conservation Architect and working on a range of listed buildings within the region.
Peter Elder

Peter Elder Senior Associate

0333 920 2220 Ext 4214 / 07823 402935

Alan is a Chartered Architectural Technologist and has been working in the architectural field for more than 15 years. He has a focus on design, urban design as part of achieving technical building solutions. His experience spans varied project sectors and scales with a firm footing (award winning) volume residential schemes. Based in Leeds office he is part of our development team delivering projects from feasibility through to planning, construction and completion. Alan has been with George F. White since 2019.
Alan Porter

Alan Porter Associate

0333 920 2220 Ext 4205 / 07912 274430

Examples of our work




Northumberland & Scottish Borders
Tyne & Wear
County Durham


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