Senior Architects

Clerkenwell, London (Greater)
Commensurate on experience
03 Nov 2021
03 Dec 2021
Job (Function)
Senior Architect
Contract Type

We have a few opportunities for qualified and senior qualified Architects with significant historic / heritage experience to work on prestigious historic building projects in Central London.

About you

Ideally, you will have experience working as a qualified Architect within a leading design organisation.  You will have experience of working on historical buildings, excellent design, technical, and software skills and you will be able to work collaboratively and productively in design teams, taking responsibility for projects from inception to completion. Your portfolio will illustrate excellent design skills on a range of medium to large scale historic and conservation projects.

Ideally, you will have experience of using Revit systems, with the ability to train and mentor other members of staff.

You must hold ARB registration.

For senior qualified you must also have at least a minimum of 5 years experience working with historical / heritage buildings. 

You will also enjoy working to tight deadlines and demonstrate strong leadership skills and a collaborative team-working style.  You will be able to work effectively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds and have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Additional requirement:

Please note that due to the nature of the project, we will require all successful candidates to undergo a security check Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). As part of this requirement candidates may need to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; 3 years UK Employment/Education History.

If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

About us

Our London studio is BDP’s largest, with a multi-discipline community of architects, engineers, designers, and urbanists. The studio has a stimulating range of work, including education, healthcare, science and research, retail, workplace, heritage, and urbanism projects.

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists working together to create outstanding 'places for people'. We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning across Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and Australia. Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, Canada and China. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors including health, education, workplace, retail, urbanism, heritage, housing, transport, leisure, public safety and energy utilities, having won over 1000 awards for design quality from international and national bodies.

BDP offers  

BDP will provide a competitive salary along with a flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, eye care vouchers, employee profit shares, subsidised canteen, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working and social environment.


Initial interviews may be conducted via Teams.


To apply

To apply for this role, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. You will then need to complete the online registration and attach a CV, Portfolio and cover letter, stating why you would be a match for this role. Please include your salary expectations.

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BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations. We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly.

BDP is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies or third party applications please

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