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Nick Rutherford

BArch (Hons) DipArch MArch MAPM RIBA CA

Nick trained at the University of Nottingham where he graduated with a Bachelor, Diploma and Master of Architecture, his thesis gaining critical acclaim. He joined tp bennett in 2006 where he qualified as an architect. He then spent periods at John McAslan + Partners and Allies and Morrison, before re-joining the practice as a director in 2018.

An accomplished designer and expert in design management, Nick leads his projects and teams by example, at all RIBA stages. He has delivered numerous masterplans and notable buildings in the UK and abroad – some earning RIBA award status – and has collaborated with the UK government on humanitarian initiatives including post-disaster housing.

Over his career Nick has attained a series of professional qualifications, which underpin his experience and outreach at the practice. He is a certified RIBA Conservation Architect and LEED Green Associate, holds a RIBA Certificate in Construction Project Management and is a member of the chartered Association for Project Management.


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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