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At Barker, our people are the heart of our business. Creating a workplace where our people can thrive helps us deliver a better service to you. We bring together wide-ranging experience, a diverse array of professional skills and the utmost commitment to every project we undertake.  

Our team is built from chartered architects, building surveyors, quantity surveyors, engineers and professionally certified project managers. The work we do is always collaborative. Our teams manage design, functionality and cost to ensure our solutions are delivered effectively. 

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Stuart White

Managing Partner

Stuart White

Thomas Deacon

Partner

Thomas Deacon

Robert Gould

Partner

Robert Gould
Sectors
  • Education
  • Government
  • Commercial
  • Housing & Residential
  • Heritage & Conservation
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
Services
  • Architecture & Design
  • Cost Management
  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Building Services Enginering
  • Funding
  • Project Management
  • Structural & Civil Engineering
  • Surveying & Asset Management
Stuart White

Stuart White

Managing Partner

Stuart joined Barker in 1996 and has been Managing Partner since 2007. He is responsible for (…)

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Robert Gould

Robert Gould

Partner

Robert joined Barker in 2002 and is a partner heading up our projects and conservation teams.(…)

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Michael Merrill

Michael Merrill

Partner

Michael joined Barker in 1998, achieving partner status in 2010. He manages a team of surveyo(…)

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Richard Paynter

Richard Paynter

Partner | Architect

Richard is a partner at Barker and leads the architecture department. He is dual qualified as(…)

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William Bidewell

William Bidewell

Partner

Will joined Barker in 2003 and is a partner heading up the project management, cost consultan(…)

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James Johnson

James Johnson

Partner

James joined Barker in 2004 and is a chartered surveyor in the projects team. James specialis(…)

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Thomas Deacon

Thomas Deacon

Partner

Tom joined Barker in 2020. He is a Partner based in our London office. Tom has over 15 years (…)

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Jonathan Coyles

Jonathan Coyles

Partner

Barry Lawrence

Barry Lawrence

Partner

Barry joined Barker in 2019. He is a Partner heading our London office team on delivering Bui(…)

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Relevant Projects

Dame Alice Owen’s School – New 18 Classroom Teaching Block
Dame Alice Owen’s School – New 18 Classroom Teaching Block
  • Client: Dame Alice Owen's School
  • Location: Potters Bar
Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS)
Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS)
  • Client: Various Multi Academy Trusts
  • Location: National
St Mary the Virgin Church – Tower and Spire Repairs
St Mary the Virgin Church – Tower and Spire Repairs
  • Client: St Mary Parochial Church Council – St Mary the Virgin Church
  • Location: Baldock, Hertfordshire

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