Darren AndrewsAssociate

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Darren studied at the University of North London where he received a first class degree and went on to complete his studies at Cambridge University where he obtained his diploma. He qualified as an architect in 2000.


He joined Leslie Jones Architects in 2014 and has led teams within the office on some of our masterplanning and major projects.
He is an architect with well-rounded skills and a strong design approach. He combines these skills with a keen interest in the practicality and the beauty of how things are made. Darren has excellent management and communication skills and can provide leadership at all stages of a project. Good interpersonal skills have allowed him to maintain successful collaborative working relationships within the office and with consultants, contractors and clients.


Darren has developed a specialist understanding of the residential and mixed-use sectors through his involvement in large scale projects such as the Bittoms housing development for Persimmon Homes in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey and Mulberry Park comprising of 253 apartments for Galliard Homes in Surrey Quays, London. More intimate work includes a number of smaller scale high-end private residencies.


His experience of working on prestigious projects in sensitive historic settings includes the award winning ‘Unlocked’ museum which was part of Oxford Castle Heritage Project. He has also designed the Electric Press, Leeds comprising a new build Theatre and sensitive restoration and intervention within a stock of Victorian and Georgian assets and design work on the Hackney Empire Theatre, London comprising the restoration of the old theatre and a new build back stage area and front of house.
Since joining Leslie Jones Darren has led the design on the extension of intu Watford and a number of residential led masterplans, projects at Wembley and Almansoora in Libya.


On Project Brunel Darren will lead the concept design and masterplanning focussing on the residential elements.