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About Us

Ian is a chartered architect with 20 years experience with South Lakeland District Council, joining the then Technical Department in 1987 from the private sector and rising to the post of Head of Technical Services in 1996. He has worked in architects offices in Liverpool, Warrington and St Helens on a diverse range of projects in the education, health, commercial, leisure, religious and housing sectors. Completed projects include houses, churches, sports facilities, banks, transport buildings, industrial units, offices, restaurants, schools, colleges, swimming pools, sheltered and special needs housing. In April 2006 Ian joined NPS and managed its new Kendal office. On 1st December 2015 Ian launched his own company IG Architects Ltd.
His interests include music, modern art, fly tying, railway history, astronomy, cycling, urban design / landscape and he specialises in pub quizzes on the works of Bob Dylan, Benjamin Britten, Bill Shankly and Miles Davis (although not necessarily in that order!)

Lorraine acts as personal assistant to the company and provides essential administrative services and support. Outside of work she is committed to prayer ministry and supporting those with mental health issues.

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere"

Albert Einstein

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