Greenstone Design

Greenstone Design


We specialise in creating bespoke design solutions with a personable touch, tailored to our clients’ aspirations. We never settle for anything less than excellence in all we do and are proud of our enviable reputation for exceptional for work of the highest quality, exceeding the requirements of our clients.

With over 35 years’ of Residential Design and Project Management and Construction experience covering projects in UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and China. We are a friendly, vibrant and growing practice, handling project delivery from concept through to completion both collaboratively and efficiently.

Michelle Gaffaney

We provide an ‘end-to-end’ service and your project would be personally overseen by Michelle Gaffaney, the Architectural Director.

With a wealth of experience working on a vast range of projects, Michelle has a passion for design and creating strong relationships with her clients.


After initially training in Structural and Civil Engineering from 1988 her work also started to cover Architectural and Interior projects before in 1992 starting her own Architectural Design company in the UK.

Following a move to the USA in 1999 until 2001 she gained knowledge and developed contacts working on multiple projects within the USA, Canada and China, including large new residences, museums and museum exhibits.

In 2001 Michelle relocated to New Zealand and established her own business in the South Island working on numerous projects including many new private residences, a new School Gym, Hotels and Rest Homes. While in New Zealand, Michelle was part of a team who worked closely with the charity Habitat for Humanity and built a house for a family in six weeks organising help from 200 women most of whom had no previous building experience.

Michelle returned to the UK and in 2006 established Greenstone Design Ltd, combining her design passion and construction knowledge from around the globe to be able to provide her clients with a multi-disciplined practice that is now Greenstone Design.

Michelle is the former Chair of Elsie Whitely Innovation Centre & Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre. Former Vice Chair of Halifax Opportunities Trust.

Our Team

We have longstanding relationships with experienced, expert building professionals, contractors, including, Stonemasons, Traditional plasterers including Lime and Clay, Joiners and Cabinet makers, Plumbers, Electricians and Decorators.

All our team share the same vision and are committed to exceeding our customers expectations. By insisting on the best workmanship and quality materials we have earned a reputation for finishing projects to the highest standards, on time and on budget.


Insider Property Industry Awards Yorkshire 2020 Winner for ‘Residential Development of the Year’

Selected Finalist in West Yorkshire LABC Awards 2017 ‘Residential Development Category’

Ecological Design & Build Award – West Yorkshire 2016

Finalist at the 2020 Housebuilder Awards






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