Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture
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  • Contact
    • Ground Floor, 46 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EH

About HLM

HLM are an architecture firm headquartered in London with offices in Sheffield, Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester and Plymouth. The company has 227 employees and is led by Chairman Richard O’Neil and Managing Director Karen Mosley.
HLM also work in landscapes, interior design, sustainability services to education, defence, hospitality, and more. Clients include major developers, contractors, health trusts, universities and the Ministry of Defence.
HLM, incorporated in 2000, have fostered a one-team culture based on three pillars: their clients, their people and their work.
The firm uses these to present ideas and shape proposals that enable clients to realise objectives and potential that they may have thought beyond reach. Employees work as one team, empowered to make a difference and contribute to the overarching design objectives.
The company fosters and nurtures people through its academy. HLM also continually seek ways to improve and expand on their design products with new initiatives.

What is it like to work for HLM

HLM recognise the importance of providing a supportive working environment to help staff balance their lifestyle requirements and perform effectively. Over the years, they have provided childcare vouchers, bike-to-work incentives, additional parental leave, SMART pension schemes, and interest-free loans.
My Team
My Team
The company works as one team across six UK and two international studios. To help this collaborative workforce, they have a number of champion groups with representatives from different sectors, regions, disciplines and business interests, who meet to share ideas.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
They actively encourage fundraising and support local charities. Their annual Charity Construction Balls in Sheffield and Glasgow raised more than £270,000, with charities supported by the company including Cancer Research UK, Macmillan, Help for Heroes, Alzheimer’s Society and Cash for Kids.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

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  • Male : Female:

    55% / 45%

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