Gemma Bailes

Gemma is an RIBA Part II student (Oxford Brookes) and she has extensive experience in the residential sector having worked in the Land and Planning Division of Greenslade Taylor Hunt since 2016 and prior to that she was employed by Lyons, Sleeman & Hoare as an architectural designer.  Her efficiency in being able to ‘read’ buildings and appreciate how they are constructed is a valuable skill.

RIBA Part I student at UWE Bristol

Helena Jenkinson

Helena is an RIBA Part I Architecture and Planning student, who originally joined the practice in July 2020 as an intern for 8 weeks from University of the West of England. She has since become a valued member of the team, having successfully submitted applications for listed building consent for clients in Dorset and Devon in the short time she has been employed. 

Conservation and Historic Buildings Specialist

Adrienne Ridler-Lee

Adrienne is the founder of The Estate Office Heritage Consultancy. She is currently studying for her MSc in Conservation and Management of Historic Buildings at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. Prior to this, she was employed by Symonds & Sampson in Dorchester as a Property Inspector. 

Conservation and Historic Buildings Specialist

Karen Carrington

Karen set up her own bookkeeping business in 2002 and works for a variety of businesses in Dorset. She loves all old properties and is currently renovating a French townhouse in Nolay, which will keep her busy for the foreseeable future.

Structural Engineer Dorset, Devon and Somerset

Dan Wilkinson

Director at Phi Structural Design. Dan Wilkinson has a wide knowledge of building engineering both in modern, historic and listed buildings. 


Angel Architecture associate land surveyor

Jon Waterhouse

Jon Waterhouse of WA Surveyors produces both topographic and measured buildings surveys. All his survey work include drones and produce aerial photographs of buildings and sites. 

Nick Jackson

Nick Jackson

Landscape and tree consultant. Previously tree officer for Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and Bournemouth Council, Nick now runs his own business, Jackson’s Tree and Landscape Consultancy.

Conservation and Historic Buildings Specialist

Peter Child

Historical researcher. Peter is Secretary of the Devon Buildings Group. He was formerly Devon County Historic Buildings Adviser.