Our Team

Kevin Rayworth

Managing Director & Chartered Architect

BA(Hons), Dip Arch, ARB, RIBA

Kevin has over 35 years of design within the health sector and his experience of working with multi-faceted client groups including clinicians, nursing staff, managers and patients is extensive. He therefore has a real understanding of the needs of Trust estate teams, through his experience as Acting Director of Estates to major Health Trusts.

Kevin is an avid model railway enthusiast and spends much of his time making models of railways at home and abroad, alongside his other interest of DIY.

David Rayworth

Director & Chartered Architect

BA(Hons), B.Arch, PgDip PMA, ARB, RIBA

Responsible for the architectural division, David has oversight of all our teams and resources and manages projects and frameworks to ensure our level of service remains at the high level our clients expect. David also has extensive experience designing and leading significant capital projects.

In his time away from the office David enjoys hitting a small black ball around a squash court, playing and watching football with his son and family walks in the Peak District and further afield.

Peter Allan


BTec HNC, BSc(Hons)

Peter’s extensive experience in the production of design and construction information and the management of projects on site, is aligned with his eye for detail and knowledge of construction techniques and ability to work and lead teams of people. He is a highly experienced Computer user with considerable experience and skill in co-ordination of computer systems, particularly BIM/CAD systems. Peter also leads the practice in all health & safety related aspects, providing the Principal Designer service to many of our clients and coordinating the internal health & safety work of the office.

Outside of work Peter enjoys running, tinkering with cars and DIY.

Laura Lovatt

Chartered Architect

BA (Hons), B.Arch, PgDip APP, ARB, RIBA

Laura is a highly motivated and ambitious ARB registered Architect with an interest in high quality design.  Laura has experience in a variety of sectors, scale and work stages with a focus to achieving client expectations to a budget and timescale with planning, imagination and utilising experiences.

Outside of the office Laura enjoys a multitude of creative activities from baking and crafting to photography; reading and walks in the Peak District with friends and family.  Her enjoyment for baking has developed and expanded to hosting events to raise money for charity.

Melanie Malcolm

Senior Architectural Technologist


Melanie is a member of CIAT and is responsible for leading and delivering a range of projects within the practice, alongside working with the rest of the team to deliver larger or more complex projects.

Her experience and technical knowledge in a range of sectors and locations gives the team a breadth of practical experience to call upon. Her open and collaborative nature ensure successful teamworking is always at the forefront of project delivery.

In her “spare” time, Melanie helps run a weekly toddler group, is a regular taxi service for her boys, and a leader at a children’s summer camp.  She also enjoys getting out in the fresh air with her family as often as possible!

Kathy Rayworth

Chartered Architect & Access Consultant

BA(Hons), DipArch, Pg Dip EA, ARB, RIBA

Kathy is a Chartered Architect with good design and computers skills. Her expertise in inclusive design and access for all is used on all projects to ensure our designs achieve Best Practice.

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