Project Team

The project team is the same as the one which successfully delivered the All Saints Green development in September 2015.

Carson + Partners

Carson and Partners is an exiting design studio based in Glasgow and London. Its core work is Architecture and Development. At Carson and Partners, Iain Carson directs bespoke experienced project teams to work in collaboration with a large number of national and international consultants, developers, film, art, music producers and promoters. Iain is also a partner at the social housing practice Karakusevic Carson in London and recently won the 2011 Housing Architect of the Year award.

Current projects include two high profile student housing and retail developments. One in Glasgow’s West End for Alumno on Dumbarton Road and the other within the Historic Merchant City. Others include the conversion and development at Lenox Castle, housing in Bath and the conversion of Britain’s longest listed building in Cornwall. In previous years Iain is noted for his collaborations with Benson and Forsyth on the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, Arata Isozaki, Allies and Morrison, Ian Simpson and Zaha Hadid.


Conisbee is a structural and civil engineering consultancy established in 1982, with offices in Norwich and London. We offer a full range of design services for buildings and development sites, working across all sectors on projects with construction values up to £300million.

We seek to maximise the potential of every project, minimise the use of resources and help to create buildings and environments that are efficient, durable and enjoyable.

In addition to our award-winning work throughout the UK on a wide range of new-build and refurbishment projects, we are recognised for our expertise in the conservation of historic buildings. With broad experience in all types of residential work, we also work in education, arts, leisure, healthcare and commerce.

Our culture of continuous improvement ensures that we are constantly expanding our knowledge. We believe our ambition to be innovative and economic produces value for clients and responsibly delivered projects for the communities in which we work.

Silcock Dawson & Partners Limited


Silcock Dawson & Partners are a leading firm of Building Services Consulting Engineers with over 50 staff in offices located at; Princes Risborough in Buckinghamshire, London, Bristol and Hull. We offer a range of services to the property and construction industry relating to Energy and Mechanical & Electrical Services including specialist Energy & Sustainability Consultancy.

The company was originally founded in November 1984 and became a Limited Liability Partnership on 17th September 2001; subsequently becoming a Private Limited Company on 13th March 2006. We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2009.

We are active members of the Building Services Research and Information Association and participate in their Energy and Sustainable Design Network Group. We also sit on the CIBSE Combined Heat and Power Group and employ both Low Carbon Assessors and Low Carbon Consultants.

Lexington Communications

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Lexington Communications is a specialist consultancy set up in 1998. The company’s property and planning practice works with companies that are bringing forward major development projects, helping them to work with local communities and explain their proposals to stakeholders. Lexington has worked with Alumno Developments on a number of projects across the country, including the All Saints Green accommodation which opened in September 2015.

DBK Partners LLP

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DBK is a niche business in the property industry, with its core being the provision of Cost Consultancy and Project Management services.

The company has been operating for nearly 40 years with a reputation that includes delivering large and complex construction projects throughout the UK.  Demanding and challenging commercial property developers, public and private joint ventures student housing and public authorities dominate the Company’s client base. Our principal clients include: St Modwen’s, The Crown Estate, University of Westminster, Alumno and Redrow.

With offices strategically based throughout the UK, the continued success and growth of the Company is based on our aim to strike a balance between time, cost, quality and risk, based on a clear understanding of a client and project’s particular needs. We seek to do this by making a positive contribution to every stage of the development process – from the initial appraisal and decision to proceed – through to design development, delivery and successful completion. We take pride in the quality of projects we deliver and their contribution to local communities.

Above all, we set ourselves the task of providing effective solutions to our Clients’ wider objectives.  We do this through a combination of our experience and technical expertise, establishing open lines of communication and, above all, through our understanding of our Clients’ businesses.

Brown & Co

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Brown & Co is a leading provider of agency, professional and consultancy services across the whole range of rural, commercial, residential, and agricultural markets.

Brown & Co has a growing network of offices throughout the East of England and abroad in the Caribbean, South & North America, Poland and Ukraine. We combine a high level of specialist technical expertise with experience and local knowledge. The firm has a real commitment to build strong, proactive and long term relationships with both corporate and private clients, for whom we always strive to deliver the best results and total satisfaction.

Our well trained and enthusiastic staff are encouraged by the partners to play an active part in the firm’s future development and success.