We recognise that no two projects are ever the same; each client has specific aspirations and requirements. Our bespoke and innovative approach responds to this complexity and leads to efficient and satisfactory outcomes.

Our multi-disciplinary consultancy is design-led and business savvy. We act as client advisors in support of large and complex planning applications. We prepare heritage reports, townscape and visual impact assessments; produce CGIs, verified views and many other technical studies. We have expert skills in urban design, architecture and planning.

A REASSURINGLY DIFFERENT APPROACH

EXPERT, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY, DESIGN-LED

Our studio is led by Alan Thompson, an RIBA and RIAS registered architect, who has 25 years’ experience in Architecture and Urban Design. Alan acquired expert design advisory skills while serving as a Senior Government Advisor at the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and as Head of Design Review at the UK Design Council.

Alan is an affiliated member of the Landscape Institute, an academician of the Academy of Urbanism and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has chaired and served on many juries for national award schemes, including: the Housing Design Awards, the Landscape Institute Awards and the Academy of Urbanism Great Streets Awards.

Alan trained as an architect in London and Edinburgh and studied urban design in Venice. In addition to his professional qualifications, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in architectural history. Alan practiced architecture and urban design with internationally recognised, design-led practices such as ARUP Associates and Avanti Architects.

During his time as a senior advisor at the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), Alan was lead advisor for the National Design Review Panel and other specialist review panels, including those for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Crossrail.

Alan was also Head of Design Review for Cabe at the Design Council, where he established the London Design Review Panel and oversaw the publication of both "Design Review: Principles and Practice" and "A Design-Led Approach to Infrastructure".

Before establishing A P THOMPSON Built Environment Consultancy, Alan was a partner and Head of City Analytics at Hayes Davidson, where he led an expert team in the preparation of visual impact assessments, supporting some of the most complex and challenging projects in the UK. More recently, Alan worked as a consultant alongside the team at Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning, providing specialist design-led planning advice.

Alan Thompson

BA(Hons) MSc BA DipArch ARB RIBA RIAS AoU FRSA

Principal

Kseniia Pundyk

Master of Architecture

MSc (Conservation)

Director

CONSIDERING THE BIGGER PICTURE

Our studio assists investors and developers to navigate their way through complex planning obligations. We advise local, national and international government on exemplary place-making. We support the creative aspirations of architects, landscape architects and urban designers. We untangle the urban context for town planners and environmental consultants. We work alongside community groups … and lend a helping hand, if required.

Our clients benefit from our ongoing, multi-sector experience. Having sat on all sides of the negotiating table, we are well placed to offer welcome insights and valuable advice to move projects forward.

CONTACT

EMAIL

info@apthompson.com

PHONE

+44 (0) 208 133 1815

REGISTERED OFFICE

Knoll House

Knoll Road, Camberley

Surrey GU15 3SY

United Kingdom

SUPPORTING YOUR WORK

 

 

FEASIBILITY

AND MASSING STUDIES

Leeds 2015

 

 

 

HEAD OF DESIGN REVIEW

DESIGN COUNCIL CABE

London 2014

 

 

COMMUNITY

MASTERPLANNING

AND STRATEGIC ADVICE

East Sussex 2015

 

 

STRATEGIC MASTERPLANNING,

LANDSCAPE AND VISUAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Kent 2016

 

 

 

HERITAGE IMPACT
ASSESSMENT

St Albans 2015

 

HERITAGE, TOWNSCAPE,

VISUAL IMPACT

AND VERIFIED VIEWS

London 2016

 

AP THOMPSON Limited is a company registered in England and Wales no. 9724314

 Registered Office  Knoll House,  Knoll Road,  Camberley,  Surrey  GU15 3SY,  UK

© A P THOMPSON Limited 2017