BOON BROWN PARTNERSHIPBoon Brown Partnership began when architects Clive Brown and Richard Boon joined forces to start a small practice in Westminster Street, Yeovil, Somerset in 1986.
NEW COMMISSIONSMany of the partnership's earlier commissions were from GKN Westland Helicopters. One of the first major commissions was for a 25,000sq.ft. aircraft testing facility, a unique project which received widespread recognition and became a foundation stone for the practice.
LIMITED COMPANYBoon Brown Partnership was incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 as a limited company on 25th September 1996 and became Boon Brown Limited.
NEW DIRECTORThe founding partners were joined by architect Justin Paterson in 1996, who was later appointed as Director in 2000. The practice began to branch out and work for a wider range of clients including housing associations, local authorities and private developers.
COMPANY GROWTH"Boon Brown" as we had become more commonly known, grew to 35 strong by 2005 having secured major MOD housing commissions such as Broadsword Park and Middle Wallop.
DIRECTOR APPOINTEDCraig Jones joined Boon Brown in 2004 after having worked on a wide range of complex and exciting developments across the UK and in SE Asia. In 2006 he was appointed as Director and is responsible for many of our London-based projects.
TOWN PLANNING DIRECTORNot long after moving into the new Motivo head office, Boon Brown was joined by former planning team leader for South Somerset District Council Shaun Travers to head the Boon Brown town planning team.
FIRST ASSOCIATES APPOINTEDBoon Brown appointed our first ever Associates, with long-serving employees Nigel Tapper, Nick Francis and Mike Payne being recognised for their loyalty and dedication to the practice.
AWARD-WINNING PRACTICEThe practice continued to grow and build on its reputation for quality and design, delivering a diverse range of prestigious award-winning projects.
LONDON OFFICEBoon Brown opened our first office in London to give local support to our continued and growing success with projects in and around the capital.
TOWN PLANNING ASSOCIATEFollowing six years as Planning Consultant with Boon Brown, Matt Frost was promoted to Associate in recognition of his role building the success of the Town Planning Team, which continues to go from strength to strength.
OFFICE MAKEOVERBoon Brown's Yeovil head office underwent a makeover, adding a splash of colour to the design studio and creating a more vibrant and modern space – perfect to sustain the creative work that goes on within.
OFFICE RELOCATIONBoon Brown relocated its London office to its present site in Battersea to accommodate the rapid growth of staff following an impressive number of project wins. These included a four-year framework for London & Quadrant HA and several large residential schemes for Bellway (North London).
LANDSCAPE DIRECTORAs part of the vision and commitment to expand its services within the built environment, Boon Brown has recruited Oliver Clark as Landscape Director. His role is to build a Landscape Architecture team in London and take Boon Brown to the next stage in its evolution.