At DarntonB3 we employ a skilled and experienced professional team to provide a quality service on projects of all value, scale and complexity. Our staff are great and possess a wide range of skills which, combined with drive and enthusiasm, ensure we deliver high quality results every time.

Alistair Hamilton

Alistair Hamilton is the Managing Director of DarntonB3 and has over 20 years’ experience of working in Architectural Consultancy at senior management level as well as prior experience in both consultancy and contracting roles including having held the position of Director for a Design and Build contractor.

Accredited under the Association for Project Management ‘Certificated Project Manager’ scheme, Alistair has merged his management skill with his Architectural knowledge, which help him drive the business forward on the basis of continued improvement, investment in new technology and exceptional service aimed at creating best value for our many clients.

Keith Hardcastle

Keith is a Director of DarntonB3. He is responsible for client liaison and overseeing of project design, feasibility and detailed design. He is responsible at Board level for ISO9001 and ISO14001, including staff training.

He has developed particular skills in production, laboratory and controlled environment design, together with design for higher education clients. He has managed successful framework agreements for architecture provision to public sector clients.

A qualified Chartered Surveyor, Keith holds a number of professional memberships including being a member of the RICS, CIAT and CIOB.

Ciara Ryan

Ciara is a Director of DarntonB3. A Chartered Architect, she has extensive architecture, masterplanning and urban design skills having developed these for a variety of clients over many years.

She has a long standing track record in the design, management and implementation of projects and has responsibility at Board level for architectural design in relation to our activities for a number of clients, nationwide.

Ciara is a qualified architect and Principal Designer, holding membership of RIBA, ARB and APS.

Alex Lodge

A Director of the firm, Alex is responsible for all business development and marketing activity at DarntonB3.

He has developed a strong understanding of the architecture and construction industry over a 20 year period and has extensive knowledge of UK and international markets.

A qualified marketer, he also has master-level management qualifications.

He is responsible for communications and customer care.

Paul Davies

Financial Director

Dyfrig Jones


David Suggitt

David acts in the role of Senior Consultant. A Chartered Architect, he has a vast range of experience in Architectural practice since 1967.

His schemes include commercial, retail, rail, education, residential, listed buildings, worship and community projects.

David is an honorary member of the Royal College of Music and has been responsible for a series of sympathetic restoration projects to the historic building stock of the college.

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