Matt returned to Hodder and Partners in 2014 having previously worked for the practice between 2002 and 2008. Matt also spent 6 years at 3D Reid as a project architect heading up a wide range of projects across a range of sectors both in the UK and internationally. Matt was part of 3D Reid’s Design Concept Group Board.
The culmination of Matt’s experience at 3D Reid was the prestigious Co-operative Head Office building in Manchester, which is a £115m new build BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rated 400,000sqft head office which has achieved the highest ever BREEAM rating to date.
Matt was also project leader for Chapel Street Hotel in Salford which is a £13m, 21 storey. 208 bed hotel as part of the Greengate masterplan. Matt was also lead designer for a £200m mixed use development in Shenzhen, China which included a 66 storey office and a 250 bedroom hotel.
Whilst at Hodder and Partners Matt worked on several high profile projects. Matt was lead envelope architect for the Chapel Wharf development for Dandara, a £120m mixed use scheme comprising 1000 apartments and a 5 star leisure facility linked to an existing hotel. Matt was also involved in the 78,400sqft Grade A office development at 55 Princess Street, Manchester. This scheme involved the retention of listed facades to Kennedy Street and a new highly glazed elevation of new construction acting as a foil to the exuberant detail of the old. Matt has also been involved in a wide range of residential projects including Eckersley Urban Village in Wigan, Great Ancoats Street apartments in Manchester and Gujrat apartment development in Pakistan.