About Us

Peak Architects was formed in 2015 by architect Paul Holden; from the outset the ethos of the practice was to bring a fresh approach which is centred on client collaboration.

We have a growing reputation, and this is due to our talented and resourceful team who work in the belief that quality architecture comes about through client collaboration, good design, environmental awareness and innovation.

Clients trust us because we go out of our way to understand their needs and exceed their aspirations.

The construction industry respects us because we use cost-effective materials and building methods to make innovative architecture.

The practice work across a variety of sectors; and at all scales of development… no project is too small as we enjoy the challenge and collaboration within every project. We pride ourselves on a high degree of attention to detail and a flair for innovative and modern design.

The practice can offer the following professional services

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Urban Design and Masterplanning
  • BIM Co-ordinator
  • Construction/ Project Management

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Paul Holden

Paul Holden




The practice is led by Paul Holden; who has over 20 years experience within the architectural and construction industry and formed Peak Architects in 2012.

Having studied at both Manchester and Oxford, he continued his training by working as an Urban Designer in Montpellier, France and then a further year working directly for International award winning architect Kiyonori Kikutake in Tokyo, Japan. Subsequently his career has enabled him to work both nationally and on the continent in delivering high quality ‘award winning’ residential and commercial projects for both individuals and large companies.

Paul is married with one child; he relaxes by fell running unfortunately displaying more enthusiasm than talent.

Matt Beach




Matt joined Peak Architects in August 2016 and brings over 15 years of experience in significant Commercial, Education, Health and Residential projects within the region.

Having studied at The University of Sheffield for Undergraduate, Diploma and Masters Degrees, Matt qualified as an Architect in 2006 and has worked locally ever since. He has a broad range of architectural experience from concept to completion and enjoys the challenges of designing from detail to master plan scales.

Matt is a highly skilled and creative designer and is capable of managing complex projects on-site. This is based on a broad appreciation of aspects of commercial viability, planning and technical knowledge combined with his passion for bespoke residential and interior design.

Lloyd Wilson

Lloyd Wilson

Architectural Associate



Lloyd has over 15 years experience within the industry with a broad portfolio of work across many sectors, most recently on Education and Commercial schemes. Combined with a healthy understanding of his profession he utilises his technical knowledge into live projects to ensure design quality is captured and delivered at every stage.

As a certified Autodesk professional he has a keen interest in the development of BIM and has experience in both the delivery and implementation on live projects understanding the benefits this can bring.

Lloyd is a fully chartered member of CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists) ensuring he is kept at the forefront of the construction industry.

As a keen road cyclist and runner when he’s not glued to his laptop you might see him out and about around the peaks!