Whittam Cox Architects
Whittam Cox Architects first opened its doors in the local town of Dronfield in 1972. Since then the practice has gone from strength to strength and has grown to over 130 employees.
The practice’s head office is now located in Chesterfield and regional hubs have been established in Leeds and London. The firm are listed as a London Stock Exchange Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain and are accredited as a Gold IiP practice.
The firm are currently working on a range of schemes, including Middlewood Locks in Greater Manchester and Royal Wharf, a new riverside development in London’s Royal Docks. Local schemes the practice are involved with include the new student accommodation at Park Hill in Sheffield, Kangaroo Works, a new BtR scheme in the Heart of the City, residential works at Kelham Island, a retail park at the former Norton College site and Chesterfield’s town centre masterplan.
Ashley Turner, CEO at Whittam Cox Architects, who has been with the practice for over 30 years commented: –
“We are proud to have our business positioned within the Sheffield City Region; over 70% of our employees are from the local area. At present we have a growing number of exciting projects currently developing in the region and feel very privileged to be involved with them.
“We are keen to help keep the region moving forward and are proud of our contributions to the local community which currently involves the sponsorship of Dronfield Town Girls under 11’s football team, work experience opportunities for local school/college students, partnerships with local further education establishments and ongoing work with local charities.”