Associate, Building Consultancy
BSc (Hons) MCIAT
Associate Ian Turrell, a valued member of our building consultancy team for over a decade, stands out for his exceptional ability to foster meaningful working relationships. His excellent rapport with stakeholders and clients fuels his successful project achievements.
“My focus remains on building strong relationships that drive achievement. My experience across sectors like education, healthcare, and community projects allows me to connect with stakeholders and clients for meaningful outcomes.”
Ian has a diverse background and wealth of experience spanning a range of sectors from schools, colleges, and universities to residential, healthcare, transport, civic and community. His thoughtful and problem-solving nature contributes to a timely and budget conscious approach to the delivery of projects.
Ian has a wealth of knowledge and experience working on large scale remodelling and refurbishment projects including an award-winning project for The University of Huddersfield. He has also worked on a number of listed building and heritage projects including the refurbishment of the former Grade II Listed bath house, also for the university.
Within AHR, he wears multiple hats, from employer’s agent, contract administrator, design team principal and technical advisor. He also forms part of the Building Safety Act compliance team, showcases his adaptability in navigating changing regulations. His diverse roles highlight his comprehensive grasp of the technical details and skills required across small to large-scale projects.
Driven by a passion for sustainability, Ian envisions innovative ways to revitalise existing structures in an era of decarbonisation. This forward-thinking approach aligns with his commitment to creating environmentally responsible solutions.
Outside of the office, Ian is a passionate sailor. As a Senior Dinghy Instructor and Powerboat Instructor Ian supports local clubs, activity groups, schools delivering sailing and powerboating courses on a voluntary basis. Ian works closely with The Canal and River Trust delivering Powerboat training for their staff and voluntary members.
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
Sovereign Design House
Converting a Grade II-listed building to create exhibition and gallery space
Achieving decarbonisation: The challenges and opportunities in retrofit
12 Jul 23
Denham Way Playing Fields officially reopens following our refurbishment works to provide new and improved facilities
22 May 23
Reimagining our railway stations as hubs
13 Apr 23