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Rebecca Thurgood

BA (Hons) Dip Arch (dist) RIBA

Rebecca has over fifteen years’ post qualification experience with Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects. She has been responsible for the successful delivery of diverse residential and mixed-use projects for clients in the private and public sectors. Her presentation and crit skills have been honed from her experience as a tutor and as a team leader sitting on our internal design and technical reviews. Rebecca is involved in the overall development and management of the practice. Her commitment to housing and the empowerment of women in the construction industry is reflected in her work with WISH (Women in Social Housing).

Lucy Newman

BA (Hons) MArch DipArch RIBA

Lucy has over 11 years’ experience with Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects. Since completing her studies at the Bartlett, UCL in 2014, she has worked on a range of projectsfrom feasibility to construction. Lucy is experienced and confident with every stage of design,from conception to completion. She has worked on a variety of demanding projects including residential, mixed use, health and leisure, using both D&B and traditional procurement
methods. Lucy has excellent graphic and 3D modelling skills, as well as a sound knowledge of SDPSA standards and housing design standards. She has been an Associate since 2017.

Helen Reeder


Helen has over twenty years’ experience with Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects as an Architectural Technologist and project manager. She has been responsible for a number of complex construction projects on residential and mixed use schemes, at all stages of the development process. Her technical ability, knowledge and training skills are being utilised within the practice to monitor technical quality and ensure drawing standards, housing
legislation/polices and current statutory regulations are incorporated. She is also leading the implementation of BIM for the office. Helen has been a Technical Associate since 2017.