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Stephen George + Partners appoints Alistair Branch and Alan Soper

Pictured (left to right) Alan Soper and Alistair Branch
27th January 2017

Stephen George + Partners, one of the UK’s leading architectural practices, has appointed new Directors Alistair Branch and Alan Soper as part of plans to grow the business in Leeds and across West Yorkshire.

Stephen George + Partners offers architectural services regionally, nationally and internationally across a wide range of sectors. The team at Leeds has particular expertise in the delivery of commercial buildings; including offices, business parks, retail developments and buildings for industry, manufacture, storage and distribution. The practice also has considerable experience in workplace reorganisation and estates rationalisation, fit-out and interior design and delivers projects for public sector organisations including HMRC, DWP and NHS, as well as private corporations and universities.

Alistair joins from AHR Architects where he was Associate Director, leading on major transport projects.

Alistair has a record for delivering innovative, award winning designs from inception to completion for key transport clients including network rail, train operating companies, passenger transport authorities, local authorities and contractors.

I am delighted to be joining Stephen George + Partners, where I will be responsible for the strategic development of the transport sector work stream for the practice. I hope to enhance its reputation for the highest design quality and delivery.” Alistair Branch, Director, Stephen George + Partners LLP

Alan joins from Riverside and previously at Robinson Design Studio where he was Director, responsible for overall design quality and business development.

Having practised in London, the UK Regions and Internationally, Alan has extensive experience in a wide range of sectors including, Commercial, Industrial, Education, Healthcare, Housing, Retail and Leisure, and has developed a broad knowledge of planning and urban design issues.

“I am very happy to be joining Stephen George + Partners at such an exciting time. My new role will include client and business development and team management to help the practice achieve the objectives of the Leeds Business Plan” Alan Soper, Director, Stephen George + Partners LLP

“Alistair and Alan join Stephen George + Partners at a key moment in the practice’s development which will see its strategic growth and expansion into new offices in 2017. Together they will strengthen our offer to existing and new clients.” Geoff Ward, Partner, Stephen George + Partners LLP