Robin Haddow




  • Extensive experience in the design and construction of individual houses both traditional and contemporary and housing developments for private clients, private developers and house builders.
  • Knowledgeable in related planning matters, building regulations and other approvals needed in this field.
  • Knowledgeable in sustainable construction and energy saving techniques
  • Specialist knowledge in re-use of existing buildings for housing, barn conversions, private swimming pools, conservatories and green oak construction.


  • Extensive experience in the design and construction of mixed developments of housing, retail/offices for infill sites within urban areas and smaller towns.
  • Negotiations with authorities.
  • Formation of master plans for Glasgow Docklands for SDA (1986) and master plan for Calne (2006).
  • Design and construction of internet data centres in London and Europe with average construction cost of £10K built on fast track procurement method.
  • Assisting in the assembly of land for development.


  • Design and construction of art gallery, sports pavilion, music studio and experience in schools


  • Repair and conversion of listed buildings including grade A (Scotland) and grade 2* (England) and sensitive work within conservation areas.

Interior Design

  • Design of interiors including special furniture designs.
  • Judging:
    Assisted in judging student entries for RIBA Student Prizes for 2002 to 2005. As a Member of North Hampshire Architects Panel broad experienced gained in assessing schemes presented to the council.
  • Management:
    Held management roles as partner/director since 1973.
  • Design:
    Produced award winning designs for houses and commercial offices.
  • Presentations:
    Experienced in presenting schemes to clients, client bodies and public presentations.

"As a Principal in Private Practice with more than 30 years experience, I have extensive knowledge in advising clients on large and small scale projects. I am a skilled designer and have championed many projects from inception to completion, and as a result have broad knowledge on the practical aspects of completing a successful project. I have prepared feasibility studies, including advice on funding and procurement and have negotiated substantial grants for major projects. I have acted as a Judge for recent RIBA awards and I am a member of the Architectís Panel, which advises Local Authorities on submitted schemes. I am Chairman of the RIBA South and play an active role in the profession."

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  • B Arch 1st Class Honours
  • FRIAS - Fellow of The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
  • RIBA - Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects
  • RIBA 40 under 40ís Exhibition
    Invited to exhibit at a summer exhibition at the RIBA as one of 40 young architects in the UK.
  • RIBA Award for Final Year Thesis
    UK award for best thesis in housing.
  • Sir John Burnet Memorial Prize
    RIAS Travelling Scholarship;
    Study of housing in Sweden, Finland & Denmark
  • 2007 to 2009 - RIBA Client Design Advisor
  • 2007 to 2009 - Chairman of RIBA South
  • 2006 - Trustee, Hackwood Arts Festival
  • 2003 to 2005 - Chairman, RIBA Hampshire
  • 2002 to present - Member of North Hampshire Architects Panel
  • 1998 to 1999 - President of Odiham & District Rotary Club
  • 1975 to 1980 - Vice President & Founder Chairman of Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society