Shaftesbury Theatre © Peter Cook

Bennetts Associates


Founded in 1987, Bennetts Associates is one of the UK’s leading architectural practices, with more than 140 awards for a wide variety of projects.

The practice’s portfolio covers many sectors and projects undertaken have ranged from around £1m to £200m, including new-build, refurbishment and restoration of listed buildings. Bennetts Associates has been responsible for many prominent projects such as Hampstead TheatreEdinburgh University’s Potterrow Development, Jubilee Library in Brighton, the New Street Square Development in the City of London, the Gateway Buildings at St Antony’s College in Oxford and the design of the Stirling Prize shortlisted transformation of the Grade II listed Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. The London Borough of Camden’s new headquarters at King’s Cross, completed by Bennetts Associates in 2014 won the Prime Minister’s Better Public Building award at the 2015 BCI Awards.  The practice is also working with some of the UK’s leading theatres, such as The Old VicShaftesbury TheatreChester Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Excellence combined with sustainability is at the heart of all Bennetts Associates’ work, as well as embedded in the firm’s own activities. In addition to a main office in London, the practice has offices in Edinburgh and Manchester.

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