Carl Croft Croft Architecture LtdCarl Croft

BA (Hons), Dip. Arch, RIBA

Managing Director

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Carl Croft is the founder and managing director of Croft Architecture and has a wide range of experience across many sectors. He previously worked for two well established Architectural practices in North Staffordshire before establishing Croft Architecture in January 2009.

Carl has had a passion for architecture from a very young age and it was sole ambition from his school days. His creativity and drive, along with a desire for continuous learning and self-improvement (not to mention a little hard work here and there!) has delivered the results.

He has nurtured and conscientiously grown the practice over the years, winning a commendation for Professional Services in the 2015 Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards. Also for the Best Partnership Project & Best Education Building in the LABC Awards (Local Authority Building Control) and individually, Carl was runner up in The Sentinel Young Business Person of the Year Award 2014.

To ensure consistent performance, service and safety, he has implemented quality systems and procedures throughout the business and successfully achieved independent accreditation across four ISO Quality Standards.

Carl is committed to implementing continual best business practice for Croft Architecture. To drive forward his ambition he is a member of the Vistage business group, who regularly connect to provide valuable collaborative business support, strategy and coaching.

Carl has the honour of holding significant roles within the local business community. He is currently President of the Stafford Chamber of Commerce and he is also the Chairman and Treasurer of the Staffordshire Property and Construction Network.

Since the practice was founded Carl has developed the business, growing it from strength to strength. He’s assembled a strong team of talented, positive and pro-active, like-minded people and the practice continues to flourish.

 

Daniel Bendall Architect Croft Architecture Ltd

Daniel Bendall

BA (Hons), MArch, PgDip, RIBA

Architect

Dan joined our team as an Architect in March 2014 with extensive experience across a wide range of sectors including education, industrial, retail, hospitality, leisure, commercial and residential. Working part time in practice whilst studying has provided Dan with a wealth of experience on a variety of projects in many sectors of work.

His innovative design ideas and extensive experience from small scale works to multi-million pound developments through every stage of the design process, means that has the ability to deliver any project and has proven so since joining our team. Dan has an obvious interest and knowledge in all architectural styles and can call on the suitable design solutions for any brief.

 

Mark Miller Architect Croft Architecture LtdMark Miller

BA (Hons), BArch, RIBA

Architect

Mark became part of our dynamic team here at Croft Architecture in February 2016. He grew up with a passion for design, construction and architecture which inspired him from a young age to develop his skills and strive towards a career in architecture.

Mark joins us with a wealth of experience in a variety of sectors including healthcare, residential, education, commercial and also conservation projects. He has the passion and proficiency to deliver a successful project through every stage of the design process.

He is extremely conscientious that a style should reflect each individual project and believes it's essential for the scheme to work in context, creating an aesthetically pleasing building that’s an enjoyable space to use and function as intended into the future.

 

Anthony Walker Training Architect Croft Architecture Ltd

Anthony Walker

BA (Hons), BArch, MA, RIBA

Architect

Anthony joined our team at Croft Architecture in February 2013 with a wealth of experience across numerous sectors including; education, commercial, residential, industrial, medical and town centre regeneration.

Working part time in practice whilst studying has allowed Anthony to be actively involved on a diverse range of projects within a variety of sectors, from small scale works to million pound developments. This scope of professional experience has provided Anthony with wide breadth of involvement through every stage of the design process from start to finish.

He has developed a broad knowledge and understanding which has not only facilitated his educational progress, but also his professional development in practice, where he has acquired a strong interest for environmental building design, construction and operation.

He has actively worked on numerous projects to achieve sustainable design solutions to obtain BREEAM rated accreditation, ensuring a minimal environmental impact through design, responsibly resourced materials, subtle integration of technologies and innovative construction techniques.

Anthony has also acquired a particular passion and strong expertise in 3D visualisation. He has the ability to transfer 2D drawings into realistic and compelling 3D visualisations that bring new spaces and places into a reality for people.

Since joining the team Anthony has proven he has the ability to deliver on any project and it was great to see him pass his RIBA Part 3 qualification to become a fully qualified architect in November 2016.

 

Croft Architecture Sarah Croft Digital Marketing AssistantSarah Croft

BA (Hons)

Digital Marketing Assistant

Croft Architecture welcomes Sarah Croft to the team as our Digital Marketing Assistant. Sarah joined the Croft Architecture in June 2014 with an experienced sales and marketing background.

Studying Tourism Management at Staffordshire University, Sarah developed a strong interest in marketing and directed her studies to strengthen her knowledge and experience in this area. She has valuable experience as Marketing Assistant at a local Architects practice, as a Marketing Copywriter for an I.T sales and marketing company and thereafter, working for the The Co-operative Travel.

Sarah has a grown up with a passion and a strong interest in architecture from her father, who has since retired as an architect and she now shares her interest whilst working with her husband, Carl Croft, Managing Director of Croft Architecture.

Sarah is excited to join Croft Architecture and expand her marketing skills within the digital environment, building Croft Architecture’s brand awareness and extending its digital reach.