Directors

Award winning Crosby Granger Architects were established on a foundation of experience gained through working in specialist fields of architecture. We are committed to the design of new, and repair of old buildings and structures while offering our clients an individual, dedicated working relationship from start to finish.

PAUL CROSBY
ARCHITECT

RIBA – AABC – SPAB – LETHABY SCHOLAR

Prior to forming Crosby Granger Architects Paul worked independently specialising in the sensitive repair and conservation of historic buildings including new build where appropriate. His practice has worked in both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks for private and public clients, including the National Trust.

CHLOE GRANGER
ARCHITECT

ARB – AABC – SPAB – LETHABY SCHOLAR

Chloe has worked on a large variety of projects with a multitude of clients, ranging from Grade I and II* listed castles, public buildings and country houses, to Scheduled Monuments and listed churches as well as unlisted buildings, structures, and domestic house projects.

CHRIS GRANGER
ARCHITECT

BSc (Hons) DipArch ARB

Prior to forming Crosby Granger Architects ltd, Chris worked at Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams Architects (BFAW) where he qualified as an Architect and progressively became more involved in the running of significant projects. In April 2009 Chris was promoted to Associate and was entrusted with developing on-going and future work within the new Sports & Leisure Sector.

Associates & Team

Combining the efforts of four architects, three architectural assistants, and associate structural engineer and quantity surveyor, Crosby Granger brings together extensive experience of new innovative architecture and master-planning, with a specialism in heritage building conservation and the use of traditional materials, detailing and craftsmanship.

NAOMI HATTON

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

With over 15 years experience as a Civil Engineer working mostly on building structures Naomi has continued to develop a keen interest in historic building conservation and repair thus building up a broad experience in this field.

HARVEY BLOOR

QUANTITY SURVEYOR

With nearly thirty years post graduate experience Harvey brings balanced and wide-ranging experience of industrial, commercial, retail, health, education, residential and infrastructure projects, gained whilst working for public and private sector clients both within the United Kingdom and overseas.

JAMES INNERDALE

ARCHITECT

James works as an architect specialising in the repair, conservation and adaptation of historic buildings. He believes in the inherent importance of the history, fabric and craftsmanship of old buildings, as well as an understanding of the traditional methods used in their construction.

ROSIE RIX

TECHNICIAN

Rosie joined Crosby Granger in 2016 after working with the Lake District National Park’s Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for 15 years. Rosie brings her expertise in data management, mapping, and cartography as well as knowledge of Cumbria and local government.

GORDON BLUNT

ARCHITECT

Gordon joined Crosby Granger in September 2020. He brings with him a wealth of project running experience within various public and private sectors in the North West and nationally, including residential, healthcare, commercial and education. After studying in Leeds and Glasgow, he returned to live in the Lake District and qualified as an Architect in 2006. He enjoys playing hockey, fell running and days out with the family exploring the nooks and crannies of the Lakes and UK.

STUART LANIGAN

ARCHITECTURAL      ASSISTANT

Stuart joined Crosby Granger in 2019 after having graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA (Hons) degree in Architecture. He plans to stay at CGA for two years returning to University in 2021 to complete his Part 2 degree. Stuart also enjoys fell running, Bellringing and playing football.

DANIEL SHEMMING

HISTORIC BUILDING SURVEYOR

Daniel joined Crosby Granger in March 2020 following completion of his 2019 SPAB Lethaby Scholarship. Prior to this, Daniel spent three years working for the National Trust in Cumbria where he was responsible for caring for the Central and East Lakes region; undertaking a wide range of tasks from defect analysis surveys through to sensitive reactive and planned works to a varied portfolio of historic, domestic and farm buildings.

ANDREW BODENHAM

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

Andrew joined Crosby Granger in January 2019. Andrew brings a wealth of technical experience to the office including expertise in carpentry and wood work. Andrew is proficient in the production of detailed technical information at any level including large tender packages while also assisting CGA with our duties as Principal Designer (CDM 2015).

SARIKA JHAWAR

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Sarika qualified as an Architect in India and completed her masters in Vernacular Architecture in the UK. She has lived and worked on and off between the UK and India for several years. Whilst in India she had the opportunity to work with some prestigious organisations working on research and understanding of traditional technologies of building methods, documentation, traditional restoration, and strategic planning on a larger scale. Since being permanently based in the UK, Sarika has enjoyed working on projects that focus on sustainability and adaptive re-use of existing buildings.

TESS THE DOG

DIRECTOR OF FUN

A key member of the team, Tess has settled into her role nicely and helps ensure Chris gets his lunchtime stroll.