Qualifying as a RIBA Chartered Architect in 1980, Mike Lapworth established the Award winning Lapworth Partnership with his wife and fellow architect, Alison, in Birmingham in 1988.

Following a number of years working for Lapworth Architects, Mike Lapworth has now moved on and set up a new business / practice, MGL Design Associates.

Mike Lapworth and his team believe that every client and every project require an individual approach, enacted through attention to detail and quality of design by maintaining the highest standards of service and project management to achieve successful project outcome and customer satisfaction.


MGL Design Associates are able to offer a full range of services to clients ranging from feasibility studies, design and build projects through to bespoke one-off projects taking clients’ ideas from design to completion and project management.


With over 60 years’ combined experience in architecture in the UK, Europe, Los Angeles, Dubai and the Caribbean, MGL Design Associates are able to handle many kinds of projects in the built environment including Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Agricultural, Hospitals and Healthcare, Hospitality and Leisure Facilities, Education, Religious, Public Buildings, Conservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings, Private Residences and Housing, Landscape Design, Interior Design and Planning Advice.