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  • QCRM laboratory review

    GSK Biologicals

    Wavre, Belgium

  • New Primary School

    Confidential client

    Teddington, West London

  • ABC 5000 & MCC 1000 projects

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

    Billingham, Teeside

  • QA Laboratory Concept design

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

    Billingham, Teeside

  • New Primary School 1450 m2

    Confidential client

    Hampton Hill, West London

  • Stage CD- Design review

    Roche GmbH

    Mannheim, Germany

  • North Site site Masterplan

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

    Billingham, Teeside

  • New Primary School 1450 m2

    Confidential client

    West London

  • Special needs school

    Stepping Stones School


  • Bio-tech development

    Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

    Research Triangle Park, NC



CPNA provides early design consultancy to the education sector.


Its Director, Paul Nicholson, has 35 years experience helping schools and universities plan and upgrade their accommodation to meet changing educational requirements and better deliver learning environments.


CPNA projects include University Maths centre remodelling & upgrade, feasibility studies for three primary schools and draft proposals for a new special needs school including designing and running a client and users consultation workshop.


  • New schools feasibility studies

  • Client and user consultation workshops

  • Refurbishment and expansion proposals

  • Space auditing & proposals, informed by timetables & room scheduling

  • University facilities remodelling & upgrade


  • Confidential client: primary school new build proposals

  • Confidential client: remodelling of office accommodation to new primary school

  • Confidential client: remodelling of event hall & new build 'house' clusters  for new primary school

  • Stepping Stones: outline concept for new special needs secondary school

  • Stepping Stones: design & run client & users consultation workshop

  • QMUL: Maths centre remodelling & extension

Contact us

Paul Nicholson RIBA FRSA

CPN Architects Ltd.

11 Carlisle Road,


TW12 2UL


Tel: +44(0)7949-280096

E-mail: paul@cpna-uk.com

RIBA Chartered Practice: 20009514

Registered Company in England and Wales: 8340016

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