Mark Maidment

Mark Maidment



Mark Maidment has a first-class Master's Degree from the University of Exeter. After graduating in 1999, he joined Max Fordham LLP, becoming a Partner in 2003. Mark left Max Fordham LLP in 2009 for Building Design Partnership (BDP), where he was responsible for a range of large-scale projects. He joined Skelly & Couch in 2010, becoming a Director in 2014. 

Mark is currently leading environmental M&E services at the Greenwich Design District, London’s first purpose-built district of 16 buildings designed for the creative industries; and two major residential developments in Abbey Wood and Maidenhead for developer HUB Group. Mark’s other projects at Skelly & Couch include Hill House, a £20m refurbishment of an existing office landmark building in Archway, north London, into apartments; a state-of-the-art Science and Sports centre for Brighton College, following the successful delivery of plans for a new Music School and Theatre at the College; the new Cambridge Mosque, which promises to be an exemplar of sustainable design; the redevelopment of the Modernist St Peter’s RC Seminary in Cardross, Scotland; and the West Block Project at Shakespeare’s Globe.

The present refurbishment of the iconic Preston Bus Station, a Grade II-Listed Brutalist building, is being led by Mark, together with the adjacent new-build Youth Zone. He is also spearheading environmental engineering on a series of projects in Covent Garden, London, including a contemporary renovation of the renowned Covent Garden Opera Terrace, comprising a restaurant at the top of the Grade II*-listed Market Building.

Mark was responsible for the ORTUS learning and events centre in Camberwell, London, which won numerous awards, including a 2014 RIBA National prize, and led to Skelly & Couch winning the prestigious 2014 Association for Consultancy and Engineering Project Design Excellence Award (companies with up to 250 employees).

Mark’s background in construction and analytical education, coupled with a keen interest in good design, provide a fresh approach to building services, from setting a robust strategy to delivering detailed engineering solutions to meet clients' objectives. Outside of work Mark, based in Hackney, is a regular visitor to the Olympic Park, making use of the Aquatics Centre and Velodrome.