Adding Value Through Good Design

We believe that Good Design will Add Value to your project. By considering opportunities to enhance the quality of the design the benefits will provide reward over the long-term.

Our structure supports a collaborative working culture. We are a limited company with 100% of shares held in trust for the benefit of all employees.

Led by directors Paul Beaty-Pownall and Steve Cowell, we are committed to delivering the highest quality service to our clients.

Our business continues to grow organically, and through high profile commissions, we have become an influential partner in UK architecture.


Transport Oriented Development

We are industry leaders within the Transport Sector, adding value to development through the design of stations that focus on the needs of the community.

Higher & Further Education Development

We work with Estates, Executive Teams and End Users to deliver high quality education projects that add value to the students experience whilst aliging to the strategic vision for the institutions estate.


We are adept at working with Local Authorities and Developers to provide efficient design solutions that add value to complex multi stakeholder developments.

Our Vision

Our vision for every project is to Add Value through Good Design.

Positive user experience, low maintenance beautiful buildings do not have to cost more.

  • Our Transport Infrastructure Projects add value to Transport Orientated Developments through a better understanding of how railway stations can be designed to support their local community.

  • Our Higher Education buildings are designed to identify opportunity spaces between efficient functional requirements that add value to the student experience.

  • Our Regeneration Projects add value by achieving higher densities through good design.

The BPR Story

BPR began as a family business that today maintains family values in a young, dynamic professional environment. We support each other in developing our careers whilst challenging ourselves to reach beyond our comfort zone.

We are able to combine the knowledge that comes with 40 years of practice, with being a young enthusiastic team of designers. Offering the best of both worlds.

The practice started in 1975 with a focus on high quality bespoke house designs serving individual clients. Our family culture still lies at the heart of our business, supporting our dedicated team of technical staff who are committed to building a strong, long term relationships with our clients.