Established in 1979 Wastell & Porter Architects Ltd is a design led, award winning architectural practice. James Porter joined in 1988 and took over from William Wastell, the founder, in 1999. Mark Scott, from Australia, joined the Practice in 2002. They make a great team and complement each other with their varied skill base.

Centrally located in the market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, Wastell & Porter works in the surrounding towns and villages of Hertfordshire, as well as the Home Counties and London.
From the initial creative ideas, our aim is to steer a path through the intrinsic difficulties of the planning and construction process and provide inspiration to every project. We have years of practical and technical construction knowledge to ensure that an excellent finish is achieved. Wastell & Porter provide a professional and friendly service, achieving unique, inspirational solutions specific to the needs of each of our clients.

If you are thinking of starting a building project, whatever its size, then it makes sense to consult a professional. As an architectural practice, Wastell & Porter, will guide you through the design and building process, will listen to your needs and preferences, and we will help you translate your vision into reality.

We strive to achieve quality with character, identity and a ‘sense of place’