About

simmonsherriff is a partnership of architects set up to provide a thoughtful and creative approach to architectural problems. A sound, practical and pragmatic approach underlies our will to get it right.

Our combined skills allow us to take on the challenge of interesting projects buildings and clients.

Long experience of working with historic buildings and complex sites provides a crucial working knowledge of the constraints that can apply. Understanding the significance, context, needs and opportunities is vital if the creative process is to ensure that any changes are both appropriate and sustainable.

Kynan Simmons BA(Hons) Arch BArch

Simmons is an architect and urban designer whose experience, in addition to designing and altering buildings, has involved analysing complex, dysfunctional sites and devising architectural solutions.  Work has included new buildings, detailed analysis and modification of existing including grade I listed and churches.  It has also included much broader studies of towns and cities and the preparation of masterplans and design guides.  He is an Approved Inspecting Architect for the Diocese of York and member of the Doncaster Design Review Panel.

David Sherriff BA (Hons) Arch Dip Arch AABC

Sherriff is an architect experienced in caring for some wonderful listed buildings.  He has been involved with the careful conservation, repair and alteration of a variety of historic sites and buildings; working with both owners and agencies to help ensure the building’s future.  He brings the same technical expertise and care to all of his work regardless of the scale of the job or the prestige of the building.  He is an Approved Inspecting Architect for the Dioceses of Durham, Leeds, Sheffield and York.  He is an Advising Architect to York Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC).