Fairhursts pushes into healthcare sector with specialist hire
The Fairhursts Design Group has added to its senior management and design team with the appointment of Anthony Jones as associate director.
Previously at Gilling Dod Architects, and Mersey Design Group, Jones has 17 years’ experience in delivering healthcare and educational facilities across the UK, including Calverton MH Hospital, Oldham Centralised Pathology and West Cumberland Hospital.
FDG currently employs around 40 people in its King Street office, and a further 10 in Southampton and Cambridge offices.
The company has delivered advanced manufacturing and science laboratories for the likes of the Universities of Liverpool, Nottingham and Cambridge as well as the Wellcome Trust. Teams also work across briefs for commercial offices, hotels, industrial facilities, sports clubs and media organisations. The company is now looking to expand its presence in the healthcare sector with Jones taking a lead.
Managing director of The Fairhursts Design Group, Richard Sagar, said: “As a company, we are always looking for talented individuals who share our passion for delivering inspirational buildings for a broad range of clients. Anthony has a great work ethic and detailed knowledge of a sector we are keen to grow in, so we are delighted that he has joined us and look forward to benefitting from his expertise.”