BA(Hons) BArch RIBA
Tom graduated from Manchester University in 1997 and joined Hodder+Partners in 2010 with over ten years post qualification experience in the development and delivery of a range of complex building projects for a variety of end users.
With Hodder + Partners, Tom has developed several student residential schemes from Planning stage to completion, including Ducie Court and Moss Lane East. Most recently, Tom is project architect for a 330 bed hotel for Olympian Homes located adjacent the grade 2* listed fire station in the Piccadilly area of Manchester. The project is on site and due for completion in 2015. Tom is also leading the team on a new 282 apartment scheme in Manchester City Centre.
Prior to joining Hodder+Partners Tom held senior positions in the UK with Denton Corker Marshall, an Australian architectural practice and Nightingale Associates, a leading healthcare practice.
Whilst at Denton Corker Marshall, Tom was the resident architect on the Manchester Civil Justice Centre acting as the primary interface between the contractor’s site team and the design teams in London and Melbourne on the largest court building project in the UK since the Royal Courts of Justice were built in the 1870’s. The building is widely recognised for its innovative and environmentally sustainable design and won numerous awards including the RIBA Sustainability Award and was shortlisted for the 2008 Stirling Prize.
With Denton Corker Marshall, Tom was also the project architect for No. 1 New York Street, a 10,000m2 commercial office building for Bruntwood in Manchester, and Denton Corker Marshall’s bid for the Liverpool Magistrates’ Court with Terrace Hill Properties. He was also resident architect on No.1 Athletes’ Village, Lend Lease’s premium residential plot for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Between 2000 and 2005, Tom worked with Nightingale Associates on a number of Healthcare and Clinical Science Buildings.
Tom was a team Leader on the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, the largest project delivered through the Department of Health’s ‘ProCure21’ framework initiative. Tom was project architect for the £2.7m Cancer Unit at Leighton Hospital in Crewe that was one of the first buildings to be awarded a Macmillan quality environment mark and is held by Macmillan as an exemplar of sensitive design helping improve the well being of people living with cancer. Tom was also project architect for the Peninsula Medical School teaching facilities at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital as well as being closely involved with the design and development of the Peninsula Medical School’s Headquarters building at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.
Tom became an associate director at Hodder + Partners in 2013.