We're Joe Player Architects
Our talent is turning ideas into reality
We’re Architects and Building Conservation specialists who are known for delivering projects with an authentic sense of place. We’re an RIBA Chartered Practice based in the Midlands.
We take a collaborative approach on every project, so that we make sure the result is always tailored to the exact needs and aspirations of our clients. Drawing upon our design skills, technical knowledge, and broad range of experience, we carefully craft innovative solutions. We work with all types of buildings, on all scales of site, and in all sectors of architecture.
Priding ourselves on high-quality design, we ensure an intelligent and sensitive response to context, in realising beautiful, sustainable architecture.
We love to design, create, conserve and build
We offer full architectural services from inception to completion, so we can guide you through the process every step of the way: from concept ideas, through planning, and on site. We’re flexible in how we work, and on-hand as much or as little as you need.
We work with a trusted and expansive network of supporting professionals. So, as and when you need advice, or another discipline to help your project along, we can put you in touch with the right people at the right time.
Our Conservation Accreditations enable us to manage complex repairs, alterations and specialist grant aided works. It also means we are adept at finding new uses for old buildings. We’re equally committed to caring for our natural environment, and use every opportunity to improve the world we share, through sustainable design.
We get things done
The built environment relies on change, and we exist to make progress. This means that we are realistic, and driven to build. If you’re looking to extend, adapt, refurbish, or to create something new, we can help you.
Here’s a snapshot of our work...
If something catches your eye, or you’re seeking creative inspiration: get in touch
We’re an ambitious, creative bunch
Our combined experience has seen us work with a diverse mix of commercial and private clients, residential developers, housing associations and local authorities, schools, and in the retail, care and health sectors. Producing hand drawn sketches to technical information using BIM, whatever the sector, scale or scope, we achieve design-led projects that are affordable to build.
We are clear that simplicity is key to a successful design, which is why we work hard to deliver attractive, appropriate architecture.
Joe Player, AABC RIBA CA, Director
I am passionate about helping every client achieve their vision. Using my experience from small, medium and large architectural practice, I bring a breadth of knowledge and an understanding that every project deserves the highest level of attention. So, I apply the same design and technical rigour to all work, big and small.
I love a challenge, and take joy in learning from every project and the people involved. As an AABC and RIBA Conservation Accredited Architect, I have had the pleasure of working with inspirational clients, and caring for fascinating historic sites across the UK, producing award-winning cultural heritage attractions.
Experienced in working in areas of outstanding natural beauty, on scheduled ancient monuments, and with buildings at risk, I can share with you my expertise and understanding across a wide range of sites.
Oliver Roberts, RIBA, Director
I am a design-led architect, passionate about delivering unique projects which exceed our client's expectations. Having worked for a national architectural practice specialising in residential architecture, I bring an in-depth knowledge of the sector, ranging from developer-led housing, to extra-care and specialist housing schemes, one-off bespoke dwellings, masterplanning, and rural exception development sites.
With a comprehensive knowledge of building processes, including off-site fabrication, modern methods of construction and traditional techniques, I design every project to be deliverable from the outset, ensuring the construction phase is as efficient and effective as possible.
I pride myself in creating places and spaces that people want to live and strive to enhance the quality of life for our end users through innovative, pragmatic design solutions.
Sandra Player, MCIAT, Associate
As a Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, I combine my robust and extensive technical expertise with a practical understanding of project delivery.
I offer a wealth of design and construction management experience, with over 30 years working for both architects and contractors, land agents and national retailers. I have completed commercial, mixed-use, retail, banking, leisure and healthcare projects across the UK.
Having delivered a broad range of schemes, I know how to articulate complex buildings, from detailed interiors to bespoke exteriors, creating imaginative, functional spaces.
Where to find us
The world is an increasingly small place, and our work takes us everywhere. We regularly find ourselves working in towns, cities and rural sites across the Midlands and beyond. Wherever you may be, if you have a project in mind, we’d love to hear from you.
Say hello... call us on 01949 21100 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registered Address: Barn 1 Shackerdale Farm, Fosse Road, Car Colston, Nottinghamshire NG13 8JB
Registered in England and Wales.
Registered number: 10593943.
VAT Registration number: 301 7360 44.
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