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Bill Soper

BA(Hons) BArch DipTP(dist) RIBA MRTPI

Bill has a unique understanding of architectural design and development from over 30 years experience as an equity partner. An architect but also a town planner, he takes a holistic view at a schemes inception, which are informed by site specific context and an understanding of the clients aspirations to create successful, inventive and deliverable schemes.

This expertise expands across the office and wider residential sectors, including student and BTR. Finding creative ways to bring life to every project, he has been responsible for the design of a number of tpb’s landmark projects and some award winning schemes. More recently he was responsible for EightyFen as well as Nido Spitalfields, Teddington Riverside and numerous Business Park buildings.


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 provide an in-house mentoring programme to help your progress in your career.

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.

View our latest vacancies here.

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.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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