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    • Albion House, 5-13 Canal Street, Nottingham, ng1 7eg

About Leonard Design Architects

Leonard Design Architects are an international architecture and master-planning practice. They design mixed-use projects including residential, retail, offices, hotels, leisure and resorts.

David Leonard formed the company in 2006. He had no office and rented a desk and chair, and started designing with a few drawing pens.

Today, the company’s head office is in Nottingham and it has further offices in London, Mauritius and Sydney. Directors are David Leonard, Mike Nagelsztajn, Ian Staples, Hin Sim, Paul Sutliff and John Morgan.

The firm operates across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, India, Korea, Mauritius and Jamaica. The emphasis is on creating great destinations and maximising potential.

The company has a wealth of experience within the design studio covering all aspects of master-planning, feasibility studies, architectural design and urban regeneration. They’ve worked with some of the leading designers and specialists across many different disciplines.

What is it like to work for Leonard Design Architects

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Employees are encouraged to go on trips to see different architecture in other cities and do research, take photos and report back with a presentation. Employees also get involved in community projects such as working with local schools on design projects.
My Company
My Company
Each Friday at 5pm, everyone has a drink whilst carrying on with their work. Friday also sees the Bacon Cob Brainstorm, where the company buys everyone breakfast and hears a presentation by a colleague.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Open leave encourages staff to have a break from work. Quality and output are more important than hours worked. Open leave helps with those unexpected times when staff need to take time off for personal reasons or to wait for a delivery.

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    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

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