Dip Arch RIBA
Housing Layout Consultant
Alastair Finn is a qualified architect with over 30 years’ experience particularly in masterplanning and residential development in both the social and private housing sectors.
For a number of years Alastair worked at a senior level with a number of high profile practices including Darbourne and Darke, Hunt Thompson, PRP Architects and John Thompson and Partners. Over this period, whilst overseeing and controlling the design of many large residential projects, he has produced many hand drawn illustrative residential masterplans ranging from proving layouts to planning application drawings. He has become known for his accuracy and efficient method of working.
Alastair has also prepared a number of appraisals and feasibility studies for new settlements and town extensions for a variety of highly acclaimed clients, been involved in numerous community planning events and has been a member of design teams working in Dublin, Moscow and Istanbul.
In 2009 Alastair decided to pursue other interests including developing his hand drawn masterplanning work and has taken the opportunity to develop new ways of working with other architects and consultants. In 2012 he reacquainted himself with HTA Architects (previously Hunt Thompson) in order to continue his residential masterplanning consultancy work.
In his recent work with HTA he has been responsible for a number of large scale masterplans for residential developments including Cane Hill Park in Coulsdon, Leithfield Park in Upper Tuesley, Godalming, Aylesbury Estate Regeneration in Southwark, Mulberry Park in Bath, Sheerwater Estate Regeneration in Woking and numerous housing layouts including at Kings Hill in Kent, Lower Graylingwell in Chichester, and Beaulieu Park in Chelmsford.
He has also been responsible for laying out new settlements at Wyton Airfield in Cambridgeshire, East Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, Maidenhead Golf Club Site in Berkshire, and in Kampala in Uganda and Accra in Ghana.