DGA have been commissioned to design a new 10,000 sqft neo-Georgian mansion in Wimbledon. The house will be clad in Portland stone – a reference to the adjoining war monument – wish a traditional Welsh slate roof befitting its period inspirations. From its prime location at the entrance to Wimbledon Village, the site enjoys stunning…

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Best time to buy luxury property in London?

Jeremy McGivern is Managing Director of Mercury Homesearch, London’s premier search agents and sales negotiatiors for luxury properties. This month, we once again invited him to share his insight on London’s high end property market. Fewer vendors are bringing their homes to market, with new instructions down 20% in Q4 2018 compared with the same…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION LESLEY LONGFELLOW STUDIO MANAGER Lesley’s talent for keeping creative teams organised has taken her from the set of Eastenders to design studios and music publicists. Her practicality, willingness to wear many hats and confidence to take on new challenges makes her the perfect person to keep…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION JAKUB SKALIMOWSKI PROJECT ARCHITECT Architecture is more than a career for Jakub, it’s also his hobby and his passion. His education took him from Poland to the Netherlands to the UK, where he was awarded his Part 3 from RIBA North West. What Jakub enjoys most…

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Karoline Koch Architectural Assistant

MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION KAROLINE KOCH ARCHITECTURAL ASSISTANT Karoline realised she wanted to be a designer since childhood, from designing and rearranging her own bedroom to work experience with an Interior Architect. Now, she’s about to achieve her goal, as she completes her RIBA Part 2 and 3 to become…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION CLODAGH SOMERS PROJECT ARCHITECT As Architectural Assistant, Clodagh’s roles change by the day, if not by the hour. One moment she might be looking after a client, the next the might be spreading the word about a project or drawing floor plans for a build. Clodagh…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION AGATA TOBIN FINANCIAL CONTROLLER Agata discovered her skill for accounting while on maternity leave from Barclays. While her first born was sleeping, she studied for her Professional Certificate in Accounting. Then, when on maternity leave for her second child, she gained her qualification from Association of…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION JOHN ROOKYARD DIRECTOR John Rookyard is responsible for leading all construction site projects, liaising with clients, contractors, consultants and architects throughout the build stage. Having previously run his own luxury home construction company for 20 years, John has acquired a vast bank of experience in building…

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MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION JEMIMA DYER GRIMES DIRECTOR Jemima Dyer Grimes has a long and varied design pedigree. Following a fashion degree from Central St Martin’s in London and subsequent MA in Creative Trend Prediction, she established her own successful fashion accessory company JS Carrier, working with the likes of…

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Philip Jones-Lloyd

MEET THE TEAM A UNIQUE BLEND OFEXPERIENCE AND IMAGINATION PHILIP JONES-LLOYD DIRECTOR Philip Jones-Lloyd joined DGA with 18 years of experience as a Senior Design Associate. In his previous practice, he designed and renovated school theatres and large commercial garden centres; a role that had him wearing many hats as he guided countless projects to…

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