The Team

Who We Are

DARRYN SHORT

Managing Director

Architectural Technician

As the managing director of the firm its Darryn’s role to make sure that everything runs smoothly.

The longest serving member of the team Darryn joined the firm in 2010. Prior to that he had worked for a local firm as an architectural technician for 7 years.  Darryn is also a trained EPC assessor and is qualified to prepare SAP calculations and reports.

Darryn has a vast wealth of experience within all aspects of architectural design ranging from modern design to Class Q barn conversions.

Outside of work Darryn restores cars and is a keen football fan.

Qualifications and memberships:

Accredited Elmhurst Energy Assessor 

GARETH SHORT 

Director

Architectural Technologist

Gareth began his career aged 18 as a junior architectural technician with a local firm. Gareth worked his way up and studied along side his work in order to gain his HNC in construction. He was registered as a member of CIAT and continued his studies to be admitted as a Chartered Architectural Technologist in August 2019.

Gareth enjoys all aspects of his work, he welcomes the opportunity to work on modern developments, however  he maintains specific interest in Historic and listed buildings, he has an unusual affinity for complex planning matters and has been known to successfully tackle some very difficult applications.

Outside of work Gareth has two young children and when the opportunity allows he enjoys Formula 1 and is interested in all things cars.

Qualifications & Memberships:

MCIAT (Chartered Institute Architectural Technologist) MCABE &  C Build E (Chartered Building Engineer)

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ANTHONY VICKERY

Architect

Anthony studied architecture at Newcastle University and has been between studying and practicing for the last 17 years across a variety of scales, from domestic extensions to café’s, leisure buildings & large residential developments. As a qualified RIBA Architect Anthony brings his design expertise to the practice and has a keen interest in helping clients to develop their initial ideas into stunning finished projects. His architectural ethos aims to create schemes with a strong sense of place that are carefully designed within the client’s budget.  

 

Outside of work will most likely be found surfing, or in the garden with his family.

Qualifications and Memberships:

RIBA Architect (Royal Institute of British Architects)

FIONA MAY

Office Administration

Fiona is the newest member of the team joining us at the end of 2021. Fiona studied Law at Liverpool University and practised as a solicitor for 12 years in various disciplines, most recently specialising in Residential and Agricultural conveyancing in the local area which comes in handy in her new role. 

Fiona is currently assisting with our planning applications, and general office admin duties.

Outside of work Fiona spends her time with her young children, enjoying the amazing beaches on our doorstep.

Qualifications & Memberships:

LLB Law. LPC 

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