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 140 members of staff.
The practice’s head office is now located to Chesterfield and regional hubs have been established in Leeds and London. The firm has also receiving recognition as one of the UK’s Top 40 architectural practices which strives to deliver outstanding professional services to the nation’s property and construction sector.
Whittam Cox Architects is working on a range of schemes, including Middlewood Locks in Salford Quays, Royal Wharf, a new riverside development in London’s Royal Docks and a range of local schemes including new student developments in Sheffield, residential works at Kelham Island, retail works at the former Norton College site in south Sheffield and Chesterfield’s town 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 9s football team, work experience opportunities for local school/college students, partnerships with local further education establishments and ongoing work with charities Ashgate Hospicecare and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.”