Keith co-founded A&Q Partnership in 1984, which has steadily grown, in strength and
reputation spread over several offices.
Keith graduated from the Architectural Association in 1975. Having worked with a
variety of Architects, such as Roman Halter and Richard & Margaret Finch, he went on
to hone his skills over a wide variety of public and private works.
Keith worked at the London Borough of Hackney between 1979-1984 and has taken
from that a comprehensive knowledge of the Planning process and decision-making.
His knowledge and experience in all types of residential development has resulted in
major commissions from housing developers. Many of these now take the form of
extensive mixed-use schemes, particularly in the urban environment on brownfield
sites such as Goodman's Fields, Kidbrooke Village and The Warren, all major urban
regeneration developments. He has also worked extensively on historic buildings
delivering the salvage, restoration and conversion of the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich.
These projects have been the recipients of several Design Awards, including the CABE
Building for Life and BURA Best Practice in Regeneration Award.
Keith is now concentrating on developing the practice expertise in Modular Offsite
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Tony joined A&Q Partnership in 1993, becoming a Director in 1995.
Prior to working for A&Q Tony gained experience in a wide and varied range of
projects and building types to include Jerusalem City Museum; a unique project
inserting modern interpretive structures into the historic fabric and the Scheme
Designs for the Baghdad and Taipei Rapid Transit Systems.
Tony also acted as Senior Architect for a number of high-profile commercial
developments for blue chip developers such as MEPC, P&O Developments, Barclays
and Laing Properties.
Since joining A&Q Tony has developed an established track record within the
financial services sector working on a broad range of project types embracing Retail
Network Store Programmes, Head Office Buildings, Investment and Private Banking,
Call Centres, Cash Centres, Training Facilities and Data Centres.
Tony leads the Practice Workplace Team who are involved in creating modern,
innovative, agile office environments for a variety of Global Companies.
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David has been a Director of A&Q Partnership since 1995.
Since graduating from the University of Liverpool, David’s experience has encompassed a wide range of Architectural fields and business development initiatives.
David’s track record has included heading up Framework contracts for national roll-out programmes in the financial services and retail sectors, office developments and fit-out projects, commercial banking projects in the UK and Asia and a wealth of other building and project types. Recent projects have also included schemes in the hospitality sector in the UK and mainland Europe.
David was instrumental in setting up our office in Hong Kong in 2010, working in the financial services sector with HSBC and Arcadis as well as other businesses and subsequently maintaining links with our clients and business partners in the Asia-Pacific region.
More recently David has led work on a separate Joint Venture, Four Architecture and Design, with three other architectural practices to provide a wider resource and geographical coverage where this is required for intensive national programmes. This has resulted in work for key players in the financial services and retail sectors including Nationwide, Arcadis and TSB.
Mike co-founded A&Q Partnership in 1984 and is a Director at our Bourne End office.
Prior to establishing A&Q, Mike worked on several entertainment and commercial
projects to include the Shaftesbury and Astoria Theatres in the West End, Theatre Royal
Bath and several major new multiplex cinemas for the Classic Cinema group.
More recently Mike has concentrated on large scale refurbishment and new build
residential projects. His commitment to creating high quality homes with a strong
attention to detail has allowed him to successfully achieve several major projects.
Mike has also developed a high level of understanding of both master planning and
detail design, most notably for his role in Phase 1 of Victory Pier at Gillingham
Mike has more recently been responsible for the Goodman's Fields project at Leman
Street London E1. When complete in 2020 the mixed-use development will cover 7
acres just north of Tower Bridge.
Tony joined A&Q Partnership in 1986 whilst studying building construction. Since then
he has progressed through the practice becoming an Associate, then Senior Associate
before becoming a Director in 2015.
With over thirty years experience, Tony has worked across the residential, education
and health sectors, whilst now specialising in retail commercial banking.
Tony has established a strong reputation in the design and delivery of retails banks and
commercial centres for financial institutions. Tony leads the national retail banking
team based across several offices managing the available resources to deliver
numerous projects in the UK and internationally.
He specialises in developing and managing client relationships across a wide range of
contracts including traditional design and build, and global Framework Agreements. As
part of the delivery team he takes a particular lead in liaising with client stakeholders,
contractors and specialist sub contractors and suppliers to ensure Global Design
Standards, Workplace HQ, Equality Act, Sustainable and Environmental standards are
Projects have included pilot schemes, new concept initiatives, acquisitions and
refurbishments. Project delivery has involved working in contemporary buildings, new
developments, shopping centres, Listed and Heritage buildings including World
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Phil joined A&Q Partnership in 2001 after completing his studies at the University of
Dundee and qualifying in 2003. He became a Director in 2015.
Following a sustained period of work on the regeneration of the award winning Royal
Arsenal, Woolwich, Phil has since combined leading local residential projects and
private individual houses, with larger, more complex developments in London and the
South East. More recently, Phil has been spearheading multiple phases at Acton
Gardens for Countryside Properties and L&Q Housing, forming part of the major
regeneration of the South Acton Estate in West London.
Phil has worked on a broad range of projects of various scales for a variety of clients.
Apart from his extensive involvement in the various phases in Acton, some of his more
recent projects include Ryewood Meadows, Hartland Village and the Grade II Listed
Manor Place redevelopment in Southwark.
With a keen interest in the social implications of architecture, Phil has undertaken
access audits for a variety of clients and implemented practical solutions to
overcome physical obstacles in the built environment. Phil continues to expand his
expertise in inclusive design and has worked on a number of initiatives with
Universities and Commercial clients.
Kirsten joined A&Q Partnership in 2006, ran the Dorchester office as an Associate from
2011 and became a Director in 2015.
Having studied Construction and the Built Environment at the Somerset College of Art
and Design, she developed a keen interest in interior design and space planning.
Before joining the practice, Kirsten worked for two architectural practices specialising
in residential projects and gained valuable experience working on private homes,
larger housing developments, as well as key projects in the education sector.
Since working for A&Q Kirsten has led a variety of retail and commercial projects
including HSBC, Lloyds, Wetherspoons, Laura Ashley, Yorkshire Building Society &
Kirsten has built strong working relationships with both clients and contractors and
has developed expertise in the design and management of highly pressured retail
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Nick first joined A&Q Partnership in 1998 whilst studying Engineering at Bristol
University. He studied Architecture at London Metropolitan University and qualified as
an Architect in 2008. In 2010 he left the practice to travel and returned to form his
own company in Bristol whilst retaining a close working association with A&Q, which
he rejoined in 2015 as a Director.
Nick has worked on a broad range of projects of various scales under a number of
different contract types. He has experience working on both contemporary and listed
Buildings, among others at the award-winning Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, London.
More recent projects include Phase 2 of the Kidbrooke Estate redevelopment, one of
Europe's tallest green walls at Digby Road, a large mixed use scheme at Goodman's
Fields and a thirty three storey tower in Tottenham Hale.
Nick also has experience in competition, winning the AMO Open Architecture
Challenge in 2009, and was shortlisted for the Atlantic College competition organised
by the RIBA in 2006. He has exhibited work at the RIBA in Portland Place and Islington
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Jon joined A&Q Partnership in 1993 and became a Director in 2001.
Jon graduated from The University of Bath in 1989. With over thirty years experience in
private practice, his background lies in the commercial office and industrial sectors.
More recently, Jon has established a strong reputation in the residential led mixed-use
and regeneration projects.
His expertise lies in the optimisation and production stages on challenging urban sites.
Drawing upon a comprehensive understanding of existing and emerging legislation, he
has developed a solid track record in implementing practical and economic design
solutions without compromise to architectural integrity.
The growth of the practice has enabled Jon to concentrate on developer and contractor
relationships where he has successfully delivered an array of projects incorporating
private and social residential apartments and houses.
Projects have included included Albion Wharf, a mixed-use waterfront scheme in
Ipswich, and Trinity Street, a residential development within a conservation area in
Southwark. The more recently completed Open Market site and New England Quarter
have presented the opportunity of working on two major regeneration projects in