Our Team


From left: Daniel Mziray, Sebastian Rowe, Stephen Calvert, Laura Kershaw, Andy Laverick, Andrew Greenwood, Chris Dennison, 
Richard Appleyard, Sally Beeden, Stefano Cendron, Gillian Fox, Tom Robbins

Sally Beeden

As practice manager, Sally is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business and the financial management of Pearce Bottomley Architects.

Sally has extensive experience of business strategy, financial planning and project management. Her ability to bring skills and experiences gleaned from other sectors into our business has made her an invaluable member of the partnership. 

Approaching issues with creativity and enthusiasm, Sally often offers a fresh approach to the management of other areas of the practice.


Tom Robbins

Tom oversees the residential and community projects at Pearce Bottomley Architects and is central to the practice’s commitment to sustainable design.  His particular skill in negotiating the planning process has meant clients have secured several contentious planning approvals, including successfully appealing local authority decisions and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) requests.

Tom is acutely sensitive to both the understanding and detailing of residential properties, creating homes that are truly individual to those who live there.  He believes in treating each commission as a bespoke home rather than a generic house, which has resulted in clients returning time and time again.

Richard Appleyard

Richard oversees the commercial and healthcare activities of the practice.

With more than 20 years’ experience of designing and delivering a projects across all sectors, he's developed particular expertise in healthcare. 

This experience, coupled with an awareness of wider legislative and good healthcare practice, has maintained Pearce Bottomley Architects' position at the forefront of healthcare delivery.

Stephen Calvert

Stephen is an award-winning architect with more than 30 years’ experience.

His personal practice balances the complex needs of the client with a careful aesthetic that responds sensitively to the immediate and wider contexts.  

He oversees the conservation, heritage and education work within Pearce Bottomley Architects.  Stephen is particularly keen on getting the details right, ensuring that the larger picture is successfully translated into each individual element.