Stephen is a chartered Architect with more than 15 years post qualification experience specialising in historic buildings and environments. Stephen works for Buttress Architects, a practice with an enviable reputation in the field of architectural conservation.
His work at the practice focuses on historic buildings, from the production of Conservation Plans through to the design, project management and implementation of complex projects on Listed Buildings and Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Much of Stephen’s work involves Heritage Lottery and other sources of grant funding.
Stephen has a post graduate diploma in Architectural Conservation gained at the University of Central Lancashire, which included learning around heritage led regeneration.
Stephen has been involved in the creation of a Building Preservation Trust for Rossendale from its inception, seeing the heritage of the Borough as a vital part of its regeneration.