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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 growing to over 140 members of staff.

The last 44 years has seen the practice relocate its head office to Chesterfield and establish regional hubs in Leeds and London as well as now receiving recognition as one of the UK’s Top 40 architectural practices who strive to deliver outstanding professional services to the nation’s property and construction sector.

At present Whittam Cox Architects are 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 9’s 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.’

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