Hussain Architectural Design Ltd

Hussain Architectural Design Ltd (HAD) is a female led multi-award winning architectural practice and planning consultancy with studios/offices in Blackburn, Burnley, Manchester and London UK. Current projects include a new build banqueting hall in Manchester, a one-off new build private house in Altrincham, a care home in West Hampstead, new housing in Croydon, and various residential and commercial developments throughout the UK.

The practice was founded in 2011 by Saira Hussain, a University of Huddersfield graduate, over the last 6 years the practice has been nominated for and won over 30 awards, including The Duke of Gloucester’s construction award and Saira has been named ‘The most influential woman in UK Architecture’ 2017. Saira has recently debated Architecture and well-being at the EU summit in Brussels and has been involved in a number of Parliamentary debates.

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HAD is pragmatic and open minded in our approach to projects. For every project we form a clear understanding of the requirements and constraints, seek out the best use and opportunities from the site, and through an efficient methodical work process deliver an effective, environmentally responsible solution that fully meets the client’s needs, offers value for money, and is delightful.

Services include:

  • Householder Planning Applications for extensions, alterations and conversions to existing homes.
  • Full Planning Applications for new build residential, commercial, industrial and retail developments
  • Change of use Planning Applications for shops, restaurants and commercial premises
  • Outline Planning Applications for larger schemes of all types
  • Planning enquiries in order to determine the possible merits of a potential Planning Application
  • Listed building consent/ Heritage works
  • Building Regulations Applications for new build residential,commercial,industrial and retail developments
  • Building Control Applications for smaller residential projects such as extensions, loft conversions, garage conversions and general smaller refurbishment works
  • Full interior design service (Commercial)
  • Schematic design drawings and visuals
  • 3D Visuals and animations
  • Measured building surveys/Housing Inspections
  • Full packages of construction drawings for building contractors


Honours & Awards


Construction Business of the Year – Finalist

Red Rose Awards
February 2014

The Red Rose Awards is designed to celebrate Lancashire business, to provide the best possible platforms to promote success, and to encourage inter-trading in the county. Hussain Archittectural Design Ltd are finalists for TWO categories.

Property Business of the Year – Finalist

Red Rose Awards
February 2014

Young Achiever of the Year – Finalist

British Muslim Awards 2014
February 2014

After receiving thousands of nominations from all over the country, the finalists for the British Muslim Awards presented by Islamic Bank of Britain have been announced.

Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 – Finalist

Fusion Awards
September 2013

Charity workers and volunteers from across the region are named as this year’s Fusion award finalists.This year’s awards will take place on Saturday, June 1 at the Premier Suite, Ewood Park, the home of Blackburn Rovers.The awards aim to celebrate the contributions of all members of the community. This unique event has been supported from local and national organisations in the past seven years and continues to break new ground.

The Duke of Gloucester Construction Awards 2015

Youth Construction
March 2015

Thirty six young professional from across the UK construction industry were applauded this week by the Duke of Gloucester as he announced the 2015 Construction Youth Trust Young Achievers Scheme Awards.HAD were shortlisted in the design category.

Service to Creativity and Technology

BMA Awards
February 2015

British Muslim Awards will recognise a wide range of achievements which cover various aspects of society including business, charity, sport, arts and culture and much more. Hussain Architectural Design Ltd Finalist Service to Creativity and Technology

Most Inspiring Business of the Year – Shortlisted in Three Categories

March 2014

Business Awards, the BIBAs, is Lancashires largest and longest running business awards programme. Run by the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of commerce. Hussain Architectural Design Shortlisted in the following categories: Most Inspiring Business of the Year Construction Company of the Year Business woman of the Year

 Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Finalist

E3 Business Awards
April 2014

The E3 Business Awards were launched in 2013 to recognise and reward business excellence in the North West, particularly on the part of organisations that have shown a real investment in Enterprise, Education and Employment (E3).

Young Achiever of the Year – Finalist

The English Asian Business Awards – Llyods Banking Group
September 2014

English Asian Business Awards presented by Lloyds Banking Group honours the determination, hard work and personal achievements of English Asian Business men and women at the forefront of their industries.

Winner Build Magazine Architecture Awards 2015

Build Magazine
August 2015

Award for Innovation in Urban Design Projects & Best Young Architecture Company 2015

Winner Construction & Engineering Awards 2015

Build Magazine
August 2015

Hussain Architectural Design Ltd has been named: Best New coming Architecture Firm 2015 in UK

Service to Creativity & Technology

British Muslim Awards 2016
January 2016

The British Muslim Awards presented by Al Rayan Bank aim to acknowledge and honour a wide range of achievements which cover various aspects of society including business, charity, sport, arts and culture and much more.

Winner Business Woman of the Year

ABA Awards2016
April 2016

Award winner for businesswoman of the year 2016

Best Newcomer

Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards
April 2016
The Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards 2016 are for businesses, organisations and individuals based in Blackburn and Darwen and celebrate the best of business in the borough. HAD are finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category.

Most Dynamic Residential Architectural Firm – UK

Build Magazine
June 2016
Award winner at Build Magazine’s 2016 Architecture Awards Most Dynamic Residential Architectural Firm – UK

Winner of Best Sustainable Design Practice – England

2016 Sustainable Building Awards.
July 2016

Award winner, project can be seen on my website.


Most Dynamic Residential Architectural Firm

2016 Architecture Awards
June 2016

Award winner. The 2016 Architecture Awards recognises the exceptional work undertaken by firms in the global industry.

Lancashire Business Woman ‘Property personality of the year’ Shortlisted

Downtown in Business
October 2016

Small Business Award 2016 – Architecture Category – Award Winner

Corporate Vision Magazine
October 2016

CV Magazine researched firms across the architecture sector, both in the United Kingdom and worldwide, with the view to recognising the very best. HAD won in the Architecture category.

 2016 Excellence Award: Most Outstanding Design Practice.

Acquisition International Magazine
November 2016

Award winner.

Award Winner: Commercial Architecture & Planning for the UK.

2016 BUILD Award
December 2016

Award winner is the 2016 BUILD Awards.

 Services to Creativity and Technology Finalist 2017

British Muslim Awards 2017
January 2017
Hussain Architecural Design has been shortlisted as one of our finalists in the Services to Creativity & Technology category, at the 5th British Muslim Awards presented by Al Rayan Bank.