Derbyshire firm Matthew Montague Architects in Longford, near Ashbourne has recently announced the promotion of two of its employees. Paul Myers has been appointed as the associate architect, while Chris Bayliss has been named as an associate.
The practice has been thriving for 25 years and has experienced significant growth in 2023 following the successful acquisition of major projects and clients. These promotions further strengthen the management team of the practice.
Paul, a graduate of Lincoln University and The University of Nottingham, joined the practice in 2015 and has since been involved in various projects, showcasing his expertise in architectural design and management. His designs are influenced by Scandinavian and Nordic architecture and have left a lasting impact on housing developments such as Elms Barns and Quarndon Hall.
Principal architect, Matthew Montague, emphasized Paul’s valuable industry knowledge and experience, describing him as a great asset to the practice.
Similarly, Chris, who joined the practice in 2014 after completing his studies at Sheffield Hallam University, has excelled in housing, education, sport, and commercial sectors. He is currently working on several high-profile projects, including one-off houses and developments for The University of Derby and housing in Hulland Ward.
Matthew Montague expressed his delight in promoting both Paul and Chris, acknowledging their well-deserved success and the positive impact they have made on the practice.