Meet the Team
Richard Pedlar Architects is an award winning practice in Bristol with specialist skills in conservation. We have a reputation for obtaining planning consents on sensitive sites, particularly in relation to Listed Buildings and within Conservation Areas. Our aim is to develop a clear but flexible brief which can respond to changing circumstances, ensuring that cost information is part of the design process at each stage. We strive to make each project an enjoyable and satisfying experience for every client.
Simon Fitzgibbon (Director) B.Sc.(Hons),B.Arch. (Wales), R.I.B.A.
Simon Fitzgibbon graduated in Cardiff and joined the practice in 1988. He has extensive experience in managing both small and large contracts and was an Associate with the practice for a number of years before becoming a Director. He is particularly experienced as a project architect in detail design and specification of both new and historic fabric, and in dealing with English Heritage and local authorities on difficult planning and construction issues. Simon is a accredited 'Eco-Refurbisher' and a member of the Green Register which promotes sustainability issues throughout the building industry.
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Alexandra Maskell (Associate) B.Soc.Sc.,B.Arch.(Hons), ARB,
Ali joined the practice in 2004. She is an Associate Architect with particular experience in domestic work ranging from refurbishment of historic properties to the individual contemporary home. Ali has also worked successfully on commercial, church and community projects. She has a detailed understanding of working with all grades of heritage assets and has written the statutory reports on a number of important buildings in Bristol.
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David Redfern (Architect) B.A. (Hons), Dipl Arch, ARB
David joined the practice in 2015. He qualified as an architect in 2005 after graduating from the University of Sheffield. He has a wide variety of experience across a number of different sectors, from small scale domestic works to large, mixed-use schemes. Creative re-use of existing buildings is an area of special interest and experience, particularly when working with listed buildings. He is currently working towards gaining the RIBA Conservation Accreditation.
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Richard Pedlar (Consultant) Dipl. Arch.(Canterbury), Dipl. Conservation Studies (York), R.I.B.A.
Richard Pedlar is an experienced architect with a specialisation in conservation who has spent most of his professional life in Bristol. He is involved with the Conservation Advisory Panel, the Bristol and Bath Society of Architects, and local amenity groups. He undertook a full time post graduate course in Conservation Studies at York. He has been engaged as a consultant to Bristol City Council, the United Bristol Health Care Trust, the University of Bristol, and taught on the Bristol University Conservation Diploma Course. In 2012 Richard became president of The Ecclesiastical Architects & Surveyors Association (EASA).
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David Greening (Associate) B.Sc.(Hons), B.Arch, (Wales), ARB, R.I.B.A.
David joined the practice in 2004. He is a qualified architect who graduated from the University of Cardiff in 1996. He gained valuable experience working with an established architectural practice in Marlborough on a wide range of projects in the local area and throughout the UK including residential, education, healthcare, community and commercial works, where he had the opportunity to develop a practical and inventive approach to design from new build to the careful alteration of listed buildings. David has continued to develop his technical knowledge with a design base and extend his skills into specialist restoration of Listed Buildings for Commercial or Private clients.
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Florence Wong (Architect) B.A. (Hons), B.Arch, M.Arch, ARB
Flo joined the practice in 2018 after graduating from the University of the West of England. She has since been involved in various residential and commercial projects at various work stages. Prior to joining RPCA, Flo has worked in Hong Kong as a registered architect and has design and project-running experience on residential and commercial projects of various scale.
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Ann-Marie Fitzgibbon (Practice Manager) B.A.(Hons) Business Administration
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Emma Hodson (Office Administrator) B.A.(Hons) English & Performing Arts
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