BA DipArch RIBA
Chris joined P+HS from private practice, becoming an associate in 1989, a partner three years later and a Director following the incorporation of the practice in 2004. In October 2019, ahead of Joe Biggs' retirement at the end of the year, Chris took over the role of Managing Director.
For many years Chris has led our residential teams across all offices (Leeds, Stokesley and Newcastle) and has a wealth of experience delivering all forms of residential development. He has extensive knowledge and experience in Design & Build and Partnering Frameworks as a method of procurement and his teams have a reputation for delivering high quality, cost effective housing solutions to match both budget and buildability as well as satisfying the Practice's high design standards.
He specialises in the design and delivery of all forms of housing across affordable and private tenures including PRS, from niche high value bespoke developments like La Sagesse Jesmond to affordable housing and sensitive rural and conservation schemes like Westfields as well as large masterplanning and urban regeneration.
Chris has a wealth of experience delivering residential care and dwellings for specialist need; his knowledge gathered over some 20 years delivering supportive living environments and extra care developments includes the delivery of the Maurice & Vivienne Wohl Campus, London and Rivendale Extra Care, Northallerton.
Chris also has a special affection for delivering small sensitive developments in rural, conservation areas and designing within National Park Authorities.
84 Albion Street
New Build, Residential, Sustainable