Title Image

Meet Our Team

Young and Dynamic Award-Winning Design Company
Blake Hopkinson Architecture

The practice was formed in 2007 out of a desire to produce high quality design and level of service to clients. We have developed into a young and dynamic award-winning design company, driven by the ambition of creating high quality, practical and sustainable Architecture and Design solutions. We embrace working closely with clients to deliver bespoke solutions which are carefully considered, elegant and imaginative. We are well versed in working with constrained parameters, whether they are site based or budgetary and endeavour to create designs which are considered and well received. We are passionate about developing collaborative relationships, whether existing or new, so if you are looking for design assistance, we would love to talk through your requirements.

Darren Blake

Partner - Architect

James Hopkinson

Partner - Interior Designer

Simon Rutter

Partner - Architectural Technologist

Gillian Hopkinson

Associate - Interior Designer

Mark Wardingham

Senior Associate - Architect

Marc Johnson

Associate - Technologist / BIM Manager

Chris Rayson

Senior Technologist

Ken Weatherill

Senior Technologist

Sophie Ellis


Chloe Kane


Marina Kemp


Joe Walton


Orlind Zela


Maddie Wallace


Scott Tough


Andy Suter


Gemma Richardson


Margaret Szarnecka

Architectural Assistant

A selection of projects from our Portfolio.