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Architects Journal


William Holgate Architects is a small Yorkshire practice with a wider reputation.

Design is at the heart of our approach, our main aim being to produce buildings which are modern, practical and enjoyable – and which spring from a close personal attention to our clients’ requirements

Our work covers a wide range of subjects including new work and renovation for the public and voluntary sectors, small community theatres, restaurants, workshops and domestic commissions. We offer a full architectural service or partial services according to our clients’ needs and have particular expertise in providing support for funding presentations.


William Holgate AA Dipl., RIBA, Principal of the practice, qualified as an Architect at the Architectural Association, London and worked for large London practices before returning to Yorkshire to start William Holgate Architects.

He is also author of Arka Tagh a book of mountain exploration, published by Ernest Press. A Lithuanian edition, Arkatagas, is published by Vilko Takas.