Paul Scott

BA(Hons) Dip Arch(Hons) RIBA Director

Paul joined tp bennett in 1987 after graduating from Brighton Polytechnic and in 2000 was promoted to Director. He has taken lead roles on a wide range of projects from inception to completion, developing broad cross-sector experience and expertise which he brings to the design and delivery of projects.

He has significant experience of large scale and complex projects, typically on challenging urban sites in demanding environments that require careful analysis to deliver high quality solutions.  Projects include the creation of new offices behind a series of retained and new facades at Golden Square in London, restoration of listed townhouses, a wide variety of residential schemes ranging from suburban to high density, high rise towers, and the redevelopment of London Bridge Station.

Paul now has a leading role in our health and education team.  His office development and workplace fit-out experience in particular has informed his education work, helping to develop high quality, cost effective, flexible school designs that are both practical and inspirational.  He was lead designer on the award-winning Heartlands High School in Haringey, London and designed the new West London Free School. 

In health care, Paul is leading on the design of the proposed new Fair Havens Hospice in Southend, and a range of healthcare facilities throughout Ghana, in West Africa. These modern but low tech facilities include seven new 120 bed district hospitals, the significant expansion and refurbishment of the Paediatrics Hospital within Korle-Bu Hospital in Accra, and generic public health and community services 'compound' proposed to be built in up to 600 villages across the country.  

Paul is personally committed to supporting and enabling communities to be successful, vibrant and inclusive for all and is a Councillor in the London Borough of Croydon where he takes a prominent role on the planning committee.  He has been involved in a wide range of community activities supporting young people’s education through roles as school governor, charity trustee and youth club director.  He currently chairs a prominent residents association and is a trustee for an inspirational, and historic arts based community centre, leading on its modernisation and restoration.