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Jeremy Estop

MA (Hons) B Arch RIBA
Managing Director

Jeremy joined the practice in 1987. He became a Director when the company was incorporated, and Managing Director in 2004. He has led the process of transferring ownership of the company into an employee benefit trust which was completed in 2007.

Jeremy has been responsible for a wide range of completed buildings for colleges and universities, including student rooms, auditoria, dining and other college facilities. In Oxford, at St John’s College, the award winning Kendrew Quadrangle and Garden Quadrangle, and two phases of the Jowett Walk Buildings for Balliol College. In Cambridge, a 300 bedroom scheme in the CB1 development, and in London, a development for Queen Mary College. He is currently working on a 157 bed hostel for LHA London near Paddington and a tower of 400 student rooms in Stratford.

Workspaces and Wider Experience
He has been responsible for office and mixed use developments, in particular Warwick Court, a £45m building in Paternoster Square next to St Paul’s Cathedral, London, and a development in Wigmore Street, London. Also he was involved in proposals for the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, in London, including a five star hotel. Recently, he has worked on parts of the masterplans for Southampton City Centre and Oxford City Centre. His experience in PFI’s includes a bid for the expansion of the University of Hertfordshire.

Cultural Buildings
In the conservation field, he led the team for the conversion of Boathouse 6, a Scheduled Monument in the Historic Dockyard at Portsmouth, funded by the Millennium Commission. Also, the conversion and restoration of historic buildings at St John’s College and in the British Embassy, Bangkok. He lead lottery funded projects for the British Institute of Biography at Royal Holloway College, Egham, and the British and Commonwealth Museum in the grade 1 listed old Templemeads Station in Bristol. Recently, proposals for a 150 seat low energy naturally ventilated auditorium for Balliol College in Oxford.

He was responsible for the redevelopment of the British Embassy in Bangkok. He has lead the office’s work in China, on proposals for several large scale cultural and leisure developments, in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Yangzhou.

Before MJP
Jeremy worked with Darbourne and Darke, where he completed a cinema for Richard Attenborough and housing schemes in Germany. At Sebire Allsopp, he was responsible for a primary school and social services centre for the United States Air Force, built in Ruislip.

Outside the Office
He is an assessor for the Civic Trust Awards and is an associate member of the Large Practices Group at the RIBA. He has been a contributor to the professional practice course at the Bartlett School of Architecture in University College London.

Profile Image: Warwick Court, Paternoster Square