Paul Rowlands, Managing Director

Paul Rowlands

Managing Director

Paul’s role as lead Director provides a wealth and depth of Interior Design, Work Place and Change Management experience stretching from commercial office fit out and refurbishment projects through to historic listed property, operational IT centres and industrial facilities for major utility clients and boutique retail outlets.

Away from the office Paul has a very active family life, enjoys rugby, clay pigeon shooting and has a keen interest in horticulture and is a governor of the local village school.

Ian Mortimer, Surveying Director

Ian Mortimer

Surveying Director

Ian’s role as Surveying Director follows on from 16 years working in the industry. Initially carrying
out measured building and topographical surveys, he moved on to manage a team of Surveyors and
most recently running his own successful survey company. Ian’s experience encompasses retail,
commercial, healthcare, education and residential sectors - from surveying West End flats for agents
and Property Developers, to project managing roll-outs of 500+ properties for companies.

Ian’s free time is mainly spent with his family, although whenever possible he likes to indulge in his
passions for music and classic scooters, regularly attending gigs and restoring and riding his beloved

Scott Kennedy, Surveyor

Scott Kennedy


Scott has a wealth of experience working on small and large scale architectural projects as well as undertaking measured building survey projects. He has worked on 5* hotel projects as well as major high street stores and commercial units.

Away from the office Scott enjoys long walks with his dog, hill walking and is currently preparing to undertake the West Highland Way. He also enjoys live music and attempting to play guitar.

Alan Cheung, Surveyor

Alan Cheung


Alan’s knowledgeable expertise rises from more than 20 years of experience in measured building
surveys. His clients range from large office buildings to residential. Supermarkets, Old High street
buildings, fast food outlets, petrol stations, garage workshops to large retail units.

Away from the office Alan enjoys driving, badminton, squash, tennis, golf and if that isn’t enough to
keep him fit, his family life with 3 kids keeps him busy!

Richard Hughes, Design Director

Richard Hughes

Design Director

Richard’s role as Design Director brings many years of empirical knowledge to the practice from years spent in a real estate environment. His passion for design and detailing is only surpassed by his understanding of statute and Building Control regulations, which bring a unique and vital expertise to the team.

Away from the office Richard is a family man who combines his dedication to all weather fitness with a passion for the design aspects of Formula One motor racing. Richard is a keen artist regularly sketching and is a life time member of the real ale society (CAMRA).

Eamonn McCormack, BDS Apprentice Designer

Eamonn McCormack

BDS Apprentice Designer

Eamonn is an apprentice designer with a massive desire to learn and help across the full spectrum
of services proffered by both BDS (Architects & Interior Designers) and DCADD (Measured Building
He is blessed with an insatiable appetite to embrace all the current technology and software that we
are obliged these days to use.

Away from the office, Eamonn keeps very active as a keen rambler around London, either jogging
or walking, armed with a camera to ‘capture the moment’