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An RIBA chartered and registered architect, Gideon Amos OBE carries out a range of architectural work mainly relating to housing or infrastructure projects. An understanding of buildings, how they are made and the way in which they help to make places is one of the foundation stones of our work in all fields.


Experienced in the planning regime from policy to development control including gaining planning permissions for the most complex of projects, Gideon Amos OBE also specialises in the infrastructure planning regime under the Planning Act. 2008.

Sustainable Development

Directors have led projects to deliver sustainable outcomes: from disability equality, achieving major changes to legislation passing through parliament on behalf of disability groups, to setting the Government's standards for Eco-towns and Eco-developments around the country.


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Gideon Amos OBE


Gideon is a chartered architect, planner and a qualified urban designer who provides strategic advice on development, planning, compulsory acquisition and design to major national infrastructure projects, including the building of a new mainline railway station in London and a major new offshore windfarm in the North Sea. 

He is Council member of the National Infrastructure Planning Association.

As a UK Infrastructure Planning Commissioner from 2010, he helped set up and run the new national infrastructure regime, and trained other Inspectors on Development Consent Orders. He led on the largest offshore wind farms, on the Swansea Tidal Lagoon consent and the first Development Consent Order to be made. At the Planning Inspectorate he also examined Local Plans and decided appeals.

Gideon is a former Chief Executive of the Town & Country Planning Association where he was lead author of Standards for Eco-towns (2009) having initiated research to reinvent Garden Cities for the 21st century. He is now an Association Vice President, has been a Board Member of Swan Housing and is Partner at French Weir Affordable Homes.

He was awarded an OBE for services to sustainable development in 2009.

Caroline Ellis


Former journalist and constitutional reform campaigner, Caroline had a long career in disability rights with senior public affiars roles at Sense, RNIB, the Disability Rights Commission and RADAR resulting in changes to the law (e.g. recognising disability hate crime and reforming copyright law for visually impaired people). She set up a social housing business with Gideon in 2012 and is currently helping run a local home education support group and campaigning for children's freedom to learn outside school.

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