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Architecture    Design    Sustainability    Heritage

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Whether you are considering alterations to a residential property, looking for a heritage masterplan and restoration or undertaking a substantial new build Helen Newman Architects have the proven expertise and resources to take you from initial consultation to the finished on-site project.

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Founder of the practice, Helen Newman studied Architecture at the Polytechnic of the South West in Plymouth and gained a Diploma (RIBA Part II) at Cambridge University. Since graduating she has worked for Stirling Prize winners, Michael Wilford & Partners, when the practice won the Stirling Prize for the Lowry Centre in Salford.

Helen has since worked at Glenn Howells Architects for 13 years as an Associate Director, helping to build that practice and leading a studio team delivering numerous award-winning projects across a variety of sectors from residential, performing arts, blue light, schools, higher education, heritage and leisure.

Helen then joined Atkins based in Bristol to expand and develop the practice's higher education portfolio. This led to successful commissions with Northampton University and later a significant and ambitious regeneration heritage project for Wolverhampton University within the Grade II listed Springfield Brewery.

Further projects have involved working within the heritage quarters of the naval bases of both Plymouth and Portsmouth. She also led a as a feasibility study UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Tower of London.

Helen is a Head of Profession for SPACES and is a member of the design review panel for Design West.

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