Residential and New Settlements

Masterplanning residential-led strategic sites and delivering planning permissions for our clients is a fundamental part of our team's experience.

Regeneration and Placemaking

We work with clients on placemaking projects at every scale, from cities and towns, to neighbourhoods, streets and the design of individual buildings.

Commercial and Campus

We bring expert masterplanning skills and an instinct for commerciality to create successful campus, workspace and commercial-led developments.

Our holistic approach involves strategic placemaking, community planning, visioning, masterplanning, as well as stakeholder and community engagement.

With extensive experience of delivering successful projects for both private and public sectors, our core group of urban designers and masterplanners hold the skills required to deliver projects in urban, suburban and rural areas.

As well as creating new places we are renowned for breathing new life into old ones. We are experts in remaking places by transforming deprived neighbourhoods, and places of historical and industrial heritage through strategies that revitalise the physical, social and economic aspects of communities.


Meet our Masterplanning Experts

Iain Stewart
BArch(Hons)  M.Arch  ARB Iain studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture... Read More

BArch(Hons)  M.Arch  ARB

Iain studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, winning in 1990 the City of Glasgow Medal, a RIAS Commendation and two Scholarships, one of which was used to complete his Master’s degree as an extension to the Architectural Diploma.

Before joining Poynton Bradbury Architects in 2003, Iain worked in London on several award-winning projects. Since joining, he has led a number of large projects multi-million-pound projects, including the NHS women’s and children’s hospital, Chy Trevail, Town deal projects, Falmouth University Master planning, Cornwall College Master planning, The Brunel Building, and more alongside his Lecturer role held at Falmouth School of Architecture.

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Chris Turner
BA(Hons)  MArch  PgDip  ARB  RIBA Chris joined Poynton Bradbury Architects in... Read More

BA(Hons)  MArch  PgDip  ARB  RIBA

Chris joined Poynton Bradbury Architects in 2018 after working in London where he led the delivery of major mixed-use regeneration schemes in both the UK and abroad with project values of over £120m. Becoming a Director of the practice in 2021 Chris is now applying his passion for environmentally and socially responsible architecture and urban design to help shape the ethos and vision of the practice.

He has wide experience of public consultation processes and has repeatedly represented the practice during the engagement of complex and varied stakeholder groups, local authorities and review panels. Chris is responsible for several sectors including schools, urban regeneration, placemaking, later living and care.

Working with a wide range of private sector and local authority clients Chris is adept at taking their projects through complex planning processes and supporting them to create truly transformative places.

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Jacob Down
BA (Hons)  MArch  PgCert  ARB  RIBA Jacob joined the practice in 2014 shortly... Read More

BA (Hons)  MArch  PgCert  ARB  RIBA

Jacob joined the practice in 2014 shortly after graduating from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. Since then, he led a diverse range of projects for a number of private and commercial clients across Cornwall alongside his Associate Lecturer role held at Falmouth School of Architecture. 

Jacob has in-depth experience in digital technologies including 3D lidar scanning and BIM and has written extensively for AEC magazine. He is currently managing the practice’s transition to B-Corp certification which will assess the practice’s business impact on people and the planet alongside profit.

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Architectural Assistant
Ben Bosworth
BArch(Hons)  MArch  DipArch CEPH Ben is a certified Passivhaus designer and... Read More

BArch(Hons)  MArch  DipArch CEPH

Ben is a certified Passivhaus designer and leads the Poynton Bradbury Architects Sustainability Working Group, helping to ensure that all our projects are delivered to meet the highest environmental standards. As the Poynton Bradbury Environmental Manager, Ben is also responsible for ensuring that Atlantic Studio and Poynton Bradbury Architects operate in a holistically sustainable manner and in accordance with ISO14001.

Ben is passionate about contemporary architecture and environmentally led design and enjoys helping shape and deliver projects that capture these aspirations and make positive contributions to our built environment.

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Architectural Assistant
Josh Cole
BA(Hons)  MArch   Josh joined Poynton Bradbury Architects in 2014, finishing... Read More

BA(Hons)  MArch  

Josh joined Poynton Bradbury Architects in 2014, finishing top of school with first-class degrees and a master's at the University of Plymouth.  Josh has worked on major projects across a range of public sectors, as well as for private clients and businesses, including arts and cultural projects, workplaces, intricate one-off-houses and extensions.

Josh’s has particular expertise and specialist skills in planning, and holds a keen interest in sustainable, context-considered design.

Josh is part of the practices marketing working group, wellbeing working group and is passionate about inspiring the next generation of architects. He is also responsible for our work experience programme, coordinating and managing work placements for local schools and colleges.

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Masterplanners and urban Designers

Poynton Bradbury Architects stands as a distinguished placemaking firm, comprising accomplished architects and masterplanners renowned for their expertise in executing successful projects across the private and public domains. Our award-winning practice boasts a wealth of experience in creating impactful spaces that harmoniously blend functionality and aesthetics.

With a track record of success, we consistently demonstrate our proficiency in meeting the diverse needs of both private and public clients. Our portfolio reflects a commitment to excellence, showcasing a range of projects that have significantly contributed to the architectural landscape.

Our architects and masterplanners bring a creative and innovative approach, ensuring the delivery of projects that not only meet but exceed expectations. Our dedication to crafting meaningful and sustainable designs has garnered us recognition and accolades in the field of architecture and placemaking.

If you have a specific enquiry or if there's anything further you'd like to explore with us, please contact our team – we’re here to assist in every aspect of your project.