Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Architecture, Landscape, Interiors
  • Year established:
    2004
  • Website:
    http://www.hlmarchitects.com
  • Contact
    • 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

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The academy enhances progression through a variety of channels. Everyone enrols on day one, getting a personalised learning path with the aim of promotion. The programme is 70% self-directed through e-modules, reading and newsletters.
My Team
My Team
The firm took a team to the Venice Biennale, an international architecture festival, as part of an Academy design module. Employees prepared proposals on why the Biennale was important to them and what they could take away from it.
My Company
My Company
Values fostered are humility, a learning environment, integrity, resilience, courage and encourage, client experience and personal responsibility. They guide the way the firm does business and how people behave. HLM are special because of these principles that set standards.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Staff:

    158

  • Average Age:

    31

  • Earning £35,000+:

    51%

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • UK sites:

    7

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