Glancy Nicholls Architects
The Engine Room
2 Newhall Square
Birmingham B3 1RU
Glancy Nicholls Architects
26-27 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3HP

Established by Lyndon Glancy and Patrick Nicholls in June 2004, the practice has evolved and is now considered one of the Midlands’ leading architectural practices, with a culture and approach in delivering high quality architecture.


Glancy Nicholls Architects (GNA) is a RIBA chartered practice whose main business activity is Architecture.

Employing over 70 members of staff, the studio combines excellent design architects with professional, highly-experienced technical staff, who provide a strong skill base and a team that meets both client requirements and market demands during any stage of a project.

“To provide a dedicated design led architectural service to local & national clients, with an emphasis on quality, deliverability & reliability.”

GNA holds an impressive portfolio and has developed a strong reputation in various sectors including Education, Private Residential, Commercial, Social Care, Masterplanning and Heritage. We are currently included on a large number of frameworks, including various universities, and have built up strong relationships with many local authorities, housing associations and private clients. Since GNA’s inception we have successfully designed numerous award-winning schemes, including the refurbishment of Grade II listed buildings and several inner-city regeneration master plans. We enjoy a large portfolio of repeat clients and client recommendations due to our energy, expertise and commitment to the project as well as the successful delivery of well-designed quality architecture.

The GNA studio combines professional, experienced architects and technical staff with a highly skilled support team. Our dedicated staff have a wealth of experience in many sectors and provide an all-round team who meet both client requirements and market demands during every stage of a project.

Meet The Team

Work for Us

Glancy Nicholls Architects are always looking for talented individuals to become part of our studio. If you are keen to join our team, please get in touch via the following email address:

Our Services

Glancy Nicholls Architects will provide either a full or part architectural service from RIBA stages 0 to 7, including Principal Designer services to comply with CDM Regulations 2015.

We Specialise In

Architectural Design
Master Planning
Principal Designer Services
Feasibility Studies
Production Information
Contract Administration
Interior Design
Graphic Design & Visualisation
Urban Design
Landscape Architecture
Full Bim Design

“Glancy Nicholls Architects have consistently delivered on time and within budget. They are professional, efficient and responsive. Most importantly, they have designed wonderful environments that are enabling, safe, welcoming, homely and inspiring to all that live and work in them.”

Derbyshire County Council



Our Work

{{ project.title }}