Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional, innovative architects
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    • 123 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 2TL

About Assael Architecture Ltd

Assael Architecture Ltd is an architectural practice designing places that transform lives for the better. They describe themselves as being sustainable and sensitive, bold and innovative, recognised for their exceptional designs, reliability and integrity.

Chairman, shareholder and co-founder John Assael has been awarded the Sunday Times British Homes Awards’ Architect of the Year in 2008, 2014 and 2016. He has also been a judge for the RIBA Regional Awards, WhatHouse? Awards and WAN Awards.

Employee wellbeing is the company’s main priority, and flexible working is one way in which they seek to foster a healthy work environment. For example, staff are permitted to do the school run, play pool in the office, go to the gym during work hours or work from home if needed. Staff are trusted to be honest with their hours and work and this will continue until proven wrong.

What is it like to work for Assael Architecture Ltd

Senior members review workloads every Monday and watch for signs of stress. If staff do need to work late, they’re provided with dinner and taxis home. Staff are encouraged to leave on time and talk to management if they have too much work consistently.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
They donate 1% of their turnover every year to charity. Since October 2016, they gave over 400 hours to charitable causes, and raised £31,752 and every month, their ‘Giving Something Back’ committee reviews progress and discusses future activities.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
One of the most unique ways they reward staff is through their annual ‘People’s Choice Award’. Staff are encouraged to vote confidentially for those that have an exceptional contribution to Assael that year. Winners receive £500 in cash and the runners-up receive £300.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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