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About Us

ips Architects was established in 1992 by Ian and Beverley Smart  and in 2013 celebrated 21 years in business.  Ian is a registered Architect having qualified in 1989.

ips have undertaken a wide range of housing, commercial, industrial and agricultural projects together with work in the leisure, educational and religious sectors.  Much of this work is centred in North West England and South West Scotland however we have completed projects in London, on the South Coast and in Greece.

Recent Awards :

  • 2007 Winner - Eden District Council Build Quality Awards: Domestic Extensions Category:Station Master’s House, Ormeside, Appleby

  • 2010 Joint Winner - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Best Building Design Awards: Extension or Alteration Category: Hawes Junction Methodist Chapel, Garsdale, Sedbergh

  • 2012 Winners - National Home Improvement Council Awards Outstanding Social Housing Development using Recycled Land or Buildings: Best Overall Submission to the 2012 Awards: Stoneworks Garth, Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith

  • 2013 Winner - LABC Northern’s Regional  Building Excellence Awards: Stoneworks Garth, Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith