Director, Building Consultancy
Dedicated to approaching complex projects and seeing them through to completion, Andrew France is a director of building consultancy in our Huddersfield office. With his professional career spanning almost 30 years, Andrew has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience and is an expert at facilitating environments for people to flourish.
“I like dealing with problems, resolving situations, and helping people find solutions to deliver the best results.”
Andrew works across a wide range of sectors and project types, with specialist knowledge in repair and maintenance projects, listed buildings and new build extensions and alterations, to name but a few. The key to his success, he believes, is his openminded and pragmatic approach to his work. What he is most inspired by is seeing first-hand how his contribution to projects helps improves peoples’ lives and environments, whether it’s a school, university, housing scheme or a hospital.
Fundamental to his work is the relationships he builds with people, with his biggest career achievement being his ability to retain so many professional relationships. Having always had a strong interest in building and construction from an early age, Andrew is proud to have been able to turn his passion into a fulfilling and rewarding career.
Joseph Priestley Building
Our architecture, building consultancy and interior design services came together to bring an outstanding demonstration of the sustainable refurbishment of a 1960s university building.
We were commissioned as contract administrator and principal designer on the project to remodel and refurbish facilities in the largest student accommodation site in Huddersfield
We were commissioned to prepare a scheme to convert the former two-storey teaching space and mill into an Enterprise and Innovation Centre, providing a home for small and medium start-up businesses.