Fining Associates - Award Winning Architects in York

Having over 30 years of architectural experience, we are an Award-Winning York-based practice that specialise in residential and commercial projects both nationally and closer to home. Our portfolio of work varies from modern and contemporary architecture, to more traditional and conservative approaches. With our vast involvement in the industry and architectural design over the years, we are well placed to provide the best possible design solution that works for your requirements. Whether you’re looking for an office improvement, home extension, or restoration of a listed building, we are more than happy to discuss how we can make a difference. Please feel free to click through our portfolio to see our most recent projects or get in touch for further information.

Award winning design

Winners of the York Design Awards in 2009 and 2013, and RICS Awards (Yorkshire and Humberside) 2015 and most recently the LABC 2022 Regional Award: Yorkshire.  We strive for the highest standards and attention to detail.

Contemporary new builds

Taking inspiration from many sources and using our extensive experience we offer striking contemporary architectural solutions that maximize the comfort of all building users.

Conscientious Conservation

We have extensive experience of working with historic and listed buildings and understand the importance of achieving a balance between reinstatement and alteration to preserve the historical fabric of place.

State of the art extensions

Spacious and bright interiors, bold and modern exteriors.  Designs that delight our customers and reduce running costs.  With high levels of control and the latest technology integrated seamlessly.

Full scope of services

We can help you deliver you  project from inception to completion with our services tailored to meet your needs and co-ordination of all other members of the project team.

A friendly and personal service

We pride ourselves on our close links to our clients and are always happy to help with advice and guidance, this may be a once in a lifetime undertaking for you and we are here to support you with a successful delivery.


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