Ashton Smith

Architecture & Master Planning

Ashton Smith is primarily an Architectural Practice and this remains our core service. We offer both a full Architectural Design Service and an expert Consultancy Design and Advisory Service. Our specialities include:


Ashton Smith have 30+ years of experience working with both End User and Developer clients which gives us the understanding of the key requirements and drivers to obtain the best solution for the building and site. We have extensive knowledge of both Manual and Automated Operations and a detailed understanding of Transport Logistics & Ancillary functions.


Over the last 10 years, Ashton Smith have provided a full Feasibility, Detailed Design and Construction Service for a range of purpose-built Customer Fulfilment Centers, Click & Collect and Last Mile Operations facilities throughout the UK.

Master Planning

Master Planning is one of our key skills and Ashton Smith have a strong track record of supporting Clients during the site selection process.

Temperature Controlled Environments

Global experience of chilled and frozen Distribution Centres for both single envelope and box in box solutions.

Multi Level Industrial Design

Multi Level Experience – having worked on Multi Level Industrial Design in Asia for over 10 years we understand in detail what works and what doesn’t. We have been able to take this knowledge and combine it with our extensive UK Industrial sector experience to provide best suitability and value for the UK market.

Data Centres

Designing energy–efficient Data Centers within controlled environments. 

Food Safe Hygienic and Humidity Controlled Environments

Ashton Smith recognise that the complexity and sequencing of any food manufacturing process is crucial starting with the initial understanding of the varying delivery formats of raw products. We have experience in Ready Meal Production, Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Processing, Sandwich Production, Artisan Bakery and Meat & Fish Processing.

Energy and Waste

Recycling Facilities, Biomass, Wind Turbines and Sustainable Energy Projects.

Light & Heavy Industrial Manufacturing

Ashton Smith have been involved in major Manufacturing and Production facilities throughout the UK and Globally.

Master Planning Capabilities

Newmarket Lane, Wakefield

Albert Island, London

Heywood, Manchester

DP World, London Gateway 447 Acres

Milaha, Doha, Qatar


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