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Market Court, 20-24 Church Street
Altrincham, WA14 4DW

+(44) 161 929 7622

We are Calderpeel     
Calderpeel is an award-winning firm of architects and a RIBA Chartered Practice
From our offices in South Manchester and Surrey, our 40-strong team provides a range of services including concept design, planning, design delivery, urban design & masterplanning, project management and interior design / brand integration.
We are known nationally for our work across several industry sectors including bluelight, care, commercial, leisure, workspaces and residential - including superhomes and work for high net worth individuals.

'Thinking differently'   
Since our formation 25 years ago, our business has been built on ‘thinking differently’ for our clients, designing buildings that enhance the way people live, work and play.  
By listening to clients’ needs at all levels, we’ve built close and long term relationships with individual, commercial and public sector clients across the UK. We’ve also created a reputation for innovative yet practical design that inspire people, not other architects. 

Our Ethos                                   
We are dedicated to the nurturing, mentoring, training and development of all our talented people which is reflected the businesses incredible employee retention.
The practice is fully ISO and IIP accredited and we are founding members of the RIBA student mentoring program. Two of our directors are past presidents of the Manchester Society of Architects and Ewen our managing director is also a RIBA national council member.

Chris Parks - Architect

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Chris Parks

Chris is a skilled architect who has worked with the practice for over 12 years and currently leads the practice’s work in the emergency services and care sector.


Chris has extensive experience across a number of sectors. His specialist expertise is in the implementation and delivery of projects in the Bluelight and health sectors.

He is project leader for the team that is working on our successful PFI bid for Stoke and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority delivering eleven new fire stations. Chris has established a strong relationship with the fire service. With the first five projects completed, this remaining six stations are due for completion May 2016.

He has a detailed and comprehensive understanding of not only the design and construction requirements for fire stations but also the sensitivities around decant operations and temporary facilities to preserve service continuity.

Having helped deliver around fifteen fire stations Chris has been involved in detailed proposals for the installation of temporary facilities on a large proportion of these projects. Chris was also involved in Calderpeel and Kier’s bid for the North West Fire Service and the latter stages of our successful Gloucester Bid.

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