Practice profile

A general architecture practice was founded in London in 1975 and expanded to offices in Covent Garden.

In 1980 the practice developed a historic building specialism, producing new designs in a historic context, converting existing buildings and conservation-repairing historic fabric.The office moved to Hertford, in 1985 and to Southwold in 2000, where it is now based and has developed as a historic-building practice.

Clients are private individuals and families, charity organizations, church parishes or government organisations.

In 1995 Alan Greening was invited to become a “Commissioned Architect” consultant to English Heritage advising it on church, industrial and large-house projects. The practice serves clients throughout the Home Counties and East Anglia and projects are currently involved in Suffolk, Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire.

Extra-practice service

Alan greening has been a tutor and lecturer in various schools of art and architecture since 1982 from Rochester to Manchester and London to Bournemouth. In 1996 he was invited to become the First-Year Tutor at The Architectural Association’s highly considered postgraduate Building-Conservation Course and served until 2006. He now lectures on the course and provides tours.

He is also a tutor and lecturer at Cambridge University on their postgraduate Building-Conservation course at Madingley.

Alan is the Suffolk Regional organiser for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and is a membership assessor for the organisation Architects Accredited in Building Conservation.

He has been the Education Officer for The Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association and is currently their webmaster.

Chartered, Registered and Conservation-Accredited architect
8 Queen Street, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6EQ phone: 01502 722473 fax: 01502 724031