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Alastair Paterson

BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

Alastair graduated in Architecture from the University of Sheffield in 1984.

Initially he worked on projects in the financial sector for Barclays before joining a practice in Bermuda where he gained experience delivering a significant new office building in Hamilton.

Returning to London, Alastair went on to deliver projects in the health and public service sectors before joining DLG Architects to deliver a 400,000 sq ft retail-led mixed use scheme, Broadway Plaza, in Birmingham, incorporating two levels of underground parking, a 12 screen cinema, casino, healthclub, retail, 50 apartments and restaurants.

In 2002 Alastair joined tp benentt (formerly Engle) as a Senior Associate working on town centre retail and regeneration projects from planning to completion. These include Riverside, Hemel Hempstead, Eagles Meadow in Wrexham, a mexed-use scheme and cinema in Hinckley and The Beacon Shopping Centre in Eastbourne.

His experience and understanding of complex structures saw him promoted in 2005 to Director responsible for the delivery of major projects. Alastair also organises project teams and monitors the quality of output and efficiency, encouraging at all times the use of sustainable methods and local resources.


An award-winning practice with global reach, tp bennett is committed to investing in its people, who are at the heart of everything we do.

Our workforce is drawn from many countries with more than 20 nationalities represented and 25 languages spoken, in open-plan offices with an approachable management structure. We believe in an inclusive working environment.

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We also provide an in-house mentoring programme to help your progress in your career. When you join tp bennett you become part of a family network, a family that believes in a healthy work-life balance. We have a very active sports and social committee that holds regular events, including an annual study trip, weekly Friday drinks, theatre trips, sports activities and more.

Our headquarters is in Southwark, London, in the heart of one of the world’s great creative clusters, and we have regional hubs in the vibrant Northern Quarter district of Manchester and in Leeds. Come and meet us.

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Gender pay gap

tp bennett is committed to having a diverse workforce. We value diversity and will continue to provide equal opportunities for all employees.

As we employ more than 250 people, we are required to report on our gender pay gap figures. tp bennett welcomes this initiative and is hopeful that it will be a positive step in bridging the gender pay gap in the built environment sector.

To download the 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report click here.

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