Richard McGuinness

CIAT Director

Richard has extensive experience of major schemes in a variety of sectors including public and government, delivering two new build prisons, a high security facility for the Ministry of Defence and a new build railway station in Hastings as well as commercial projects for clients such as Mercedes Benz, who required the development and implementation of a new UK corporate architecture.

In 2005 Richard joined tp bennett as a Senior Technician and was promoted to Associate Director in 2008, Project Director in 2014 and Director in 2017. Initially he was responsible for the Metropolitan Police’s Safer Neighbourhoods major roll out scheme which successfully delivered community based office and welfare accommodation for 634 Safer Neighbourhood ward teams throughout London. Richard has completed work on Nido Spitafields, a 500,000 sq ft new build mixed use development incorporating a 35-storey student residential tower, 60,000 sq ft office, retail, leisure and twelve private residential units.

Other recent projects include the Glassyard development in Stockwell, a mixed use scheme which incorporated a student residential block, an affordable housing block and 16 purpose built artists’ studios and the award winning Garden Halls, a large 1200 bed student residential scheme in Bloomsbury.