Keith Varnes specialisies in the sector education where his projects experience over 20 years ranges from nursery to secondary school buildings in both the private and public sectors. Keith is Chair of Governors of a primary school in Redbridge, giving him added insight into what is required when designing for education. He also highly experienced with extra care, high quality residential, listed buildings and complex refurbishment projects.
His measure of his success is Saffron Hall for Saffron Walden County High school, a world class Auditorium;
Regional Winner of the Civic Trust Awards 2015
Winner of the RICS East of England Awards 2014 for ‘Design through Innovation’ and ‘Project of the Year’ Award
His attention to detail has led him to become responsible for the Practice’s Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015).
He is an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety (APS). He leads Construction Health and safety and Principle Designer matters under the CDM regulations 2015. To see our list of accreditations click here
Keith Varnes joined the practice as an Architect in 1998 and has been a Senior Associate since 2007.