56three is a design based Practice with projects covering new build, conservation and refurbishment works throughout the UK.

We have an award winning team of architects, technicians and interior designers who are able to provide the full range of architectural services from feasibility through to construction.

We work in a collaborative way with relevant stakeholders and planning authorities to embed sustainable solutions providing optimum land and building values, and to deliver the potential for long-lasting and enjoyable places in which to live, work and play.

56three operate across a wide range of sectors, committed to designing buildings and places appropriate to the surroundings whilst specific to your needs. We have an experienced and flexible cross sector team with specialisms and passion appropriate to meet your requirements.

Our experience enables sector specific specialisms to inform your project bringing value and expertise to ensure an appropriate and informed solution is achieved. Our reputation in each sector demonstrates a proven track record for delivering projects on time and budget.

56three maintain an in depth understanding of the markets we operate in. Through continued experience working closely and collaboratively with clients, stakeholders and funders, we hold a unique position to offer considered and commercial solutions to suit your project and maximise value.

Our experienced team offer you specialist knowledge to ensure your project is both viable and commercially deliverable whilst offering added value through established connections to realise your vision.


56three are an award winning team of architects and designers, led by Gordon Beaton and Richard Howl, with individual strengths working as a creative team. We undertake each commission in a unique and flexible way designed to direct resources where they are most needed. This ensures projects are delivered within the required time frame receiving the appropriate skill and knowledge at each stage.