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Peter Boyd


Peter trained as an Architect at Manchester University School of Architecture and has worked in both the public and private sectors in Preston and Manchester. Joining the practice when the Lancashire office was located in Lytham St Annes he became a Partner in 1989, and later a Director.

Peter has been the designer on large healthcare, education, private and public housing projects, as well as leading on conservation projects and specialist disability housing work. In addition to being an Architect he is an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety, acting as Principal Designer on projects under the CDM Regulations.

Outside the office Peter has long maintained an interest in local history, especially its architecture, serving as Trustee of a Listed Building, Secretary of the North Lancashire Society of Architects, a Branch of the RIBA, and as member of the Blackburn Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC).

Peter is based in Preston.

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Brian Shiach

BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

Before training as an Architect at Leicester and Birmingham Schools of Architecture, Brian trained as an Architectural Technician. He has worked in both the public and private sectors and joined the practice in 1991.

Brian has extensive experience in a wide range of building types including healthcare, commercial, retail, and private residential. He has been instrumental in developing the practice quality management system and is passionate about providing the highest quality of service for clients together with developing long lasting associations with them, many of which he has worked with for many years.

Outside of work, Brian is a Board of Trustee for Fairoak Housing Association and a Trustee of Kirkbie Kendal School. In his spare time you will find him wandering the Lakeland fells or any other mountains for that matter.

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Waterfront Gateway, Barrow-in-Furness

Waterfront Gateway, Barrow-in-Furness

The Waterfront Gateway is the first plot to be constructed on the Waterfront Business Park at Barrow Island, a new development on a brownfield site at Barrow-in-Furness. Part of our client’s brief was that they wanted the building to be an example of the quality of buildings they would like to see being constructed on adjacent sites on the new business park.

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