Our People

The Wellwood Leslie Group are an ambitious and growing business providing architectural services, interior design, space planning, conservation, sustainable design, expert witness, project management and acoustic consultancy services throughout Scotland and the UK.

Our talented team have in-depth understanding of complex, highly serviced buildings and are familiar with the collaboration required between design team members and project stakeholders to deliver successful developments. This collaboration employs 27 people and is led by Neil Simpson, Managing Director of the Group.

Key Benefits

The key benefits that we can bring to our service delivery are:

  • Capability in preparation of development appraisals and feasibility studies

  • Experience in developing a comprehensive brief

  • The ability to lead multi skilled design teams

  • Knowledge and understanding of opportunities and constraints that influence design projects

  • Expertise in negotiating with planning authorities over design proposals

  • The ability to develop robust technical solutions to meet statutory requirements

  • The skills to ensure a balance of time, cost and quality is maintained throughout the project

  • The ability to understand our Client’s priorities and ensure their aspirations are achieved or exceeded

  • The insight to deliver added value when we see an opportunity to do so

The Wellwood Leslie Group was formed in 2016 and consists of three companies:


 
 

Wellwood Leslie Architects is the founding member of the Wellwood Leslie Group. The practice has a long established history, and can trace its roots back to the 1860’s. In its current form (since the1960’s) we have offered architectural services to a broad range of clients throughout Scotland and further afield.

Since 2017 Wellwood Leslie have been active in Glasgow through our purchase of McLean Architects Ltd. Now trading as Wellwood Leslie Architects

Wellwood Leslie Architects has extensive experience working in a number of different market sectors including; Science & Technology, Sports & Leisure, Residential, Education, Industrial, Civic & Commercial, Defence, Health and Food & Drink.

Our diverse experience enhances our ability to develop innovative, creative building solutions for our clients.

By staying alert to technological developments, we can ensure that our designs are renowned for improved sustainability and reduced ecological impact.


 
 

CSP Acoustics is joined the Wellwood Leslie Group in 2011. CSP Acoustics are a focused, specialist company offering a range of consultancy services covering Architectural, Environmental and Building Acoustics, Sound Insulation, Test Risk Management & Testing throughout Scotland and the UK.

The company’s prime focus is on Architectural and Building Acoustics, Noise Impact Assessments and Noise Control as well as Sound Insulation and Test Risk Management.

The staff and consultants at CSP Acoustics work together to provide the skills required to meet project and client needs in these specialised, but essential, project development areas.


 
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Wellwood Leslie Interiors is the newest member of the Group having been formed in May 2019. A young but experienced team adds to the skills and experience already present with a new direct focus on interior and graphic design.

Our new company can offer both stand alone and complementary interiors and graphics services to suit the size and complexity of projects.

A diverse range of experience across a range of market sectors including residential, commercial office interiors, leisure and education allows us to offer innovative, bespoke design solutions to new and existing clients.

Our team have an in depth knowledge of current interior and graphic design trends backed by the strong technical delivery team available within the Wellwood Leslie Group. The combination of design acumen, technical experience and a keen eye for detail brings a new dimension to our services portfolio for the benefit of our existing clients and to attract new clients to our group.


Directors

Wellwood Leslie is a Limited Liability Partnership employing a number of staff across two offices in Dundee and Glasgow. Our people are key to our business and in 2017 the practice was accredited with the ‘Investors in People’ Silver Award, for people management. The business is led by a practice management team comprising of two partners and three consultants:

Neil Simpson BSc(Arch) B.Arch(Hons) RIAS RIBA  Director  neilsimpson@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Neil Simpson
BSc(Arch) B.Arch(Hons)
RIAS RIBA

Director
neilsimpson@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Keith Miller BSc(Hons) B.Arch RIAS RIBA  Head of Operations Director  keithmiller@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Keith Miller
BSc(Hons) B.Arch
RIAS RIBA

Head of Operations Director
keithmiller@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Graham Stuart BSc(Hons) Dip Arch RIAS RIBA  Business Development Director  grahamstuart@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Graham Stuart
BSc(Hons) Dip Arch
RIAS RIBA

Business Development Director
grahamstuart@mcleanarchitects.co.uk


David Nugent HNC/NEBOSH Level 3  Senior Technician  davidnugent@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

David Nugent
HNC/NEBOSH Level 3

Senior Technician
davidnugent@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Heather Gibson BSc  Architectural Assistant (Part 1)  heathergibson@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Heather Gibson
BSc

Architectural Assistant (Part 1)
heathergibson@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Jonathan Bismark MArch  Architectural Assistant (Part 2)  jonathanbismark@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Jonathan Bismark
MArch

Architectural Assistant (Part 2)
jonathanbismark@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Gaynor Beaton BSc  Architectural Assistant (Part 1)  gaynorbeaton@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Gaynor Beaton
BSc

Architectural Assistant (Part 1)
gaynorbeaton@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Shona Gunn BSc(Hons) PgDip  Architectural Assistant (Part 2)  shonagunn@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Shona Gunn
BSc(Hons) PgDip

Architectural Assistant (Part 2)
shonagunn@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Nicolas Hubin BSc(Hons)  Architectural Assistant (Part 1)  nicolashubin@mcleanarchitects.co.uk

Nicolas Hubin
BSc(Hons)

Architectural Assistant (Part 1)
nicolashubin@mcleanarchitects.co.uk