SMR Architects




Smalley Marsey Rispin Architects are a fresh, bold and dynamic team committed to using  creativity and innovation to design high quality buildings with optimum functionality.

Drawing upon decades of experience within the core business sectors of retail and logistics architecture.  We hold a clear vision for the future that builds upon and consolidates our experience whilst further diversifying into residential, leisure and commercial design.

Collaboratively working with clients, contractors and consultants in a responsive way, we aim to facilitate a smooth project journey from concept to completion. Our design team work with BIM and other technologies that maximise output, help to deliver strong designs, evolve best practice procedures and improve team working – delivering the highest quality service to the property and construction markets.

Smalley Marsey Rispin Architects (SMR Architects) was born through Smith Smalley Architects in 2014, see Our History. Our team has a strong skills base, depth of knowledge and a culture of team working, along with the enthusiasm and ability to evolve to meet the demands and needs of a rapidly transforming industry.   From our offices in central Harrogate, we serve clients throughout the UK and have broad experience in the design and delivery of schemes across a range of sectors.

The practice holds a wealth of experience in Retail and Logistics, Leisure, Commercial and Residential design coupled with a track record of delivering complex, highly flexible and sustainable buildings that respond positively to both end users/operators and the local environment.

Project teams are organised to ensure a combination of the people with the most appropriate expertise. This means that individual experience is maximised, local knowledge is incorporated and innovation is achieved. It also furthers our goal of producing built environments that improve the  quality of life/work. In our opinion, good design should be stimulating, welcoming and provide a sense of well being.  Above all, SMR are a well-resourced, profitable, director-led firm with specific expertise in all forms and size of Logistics, Retail, Commercial and Residential projects – and we’re endlessly enthusiastic about our work.