A leading UK industrial architecture and structural engineering firm
KMG Partnership was formed in 1991. The company has extensive experience in multiple sectors, including infrastructure and rail, leisure and media, distribution, commercial and retail and residential. The practice has specialist expertise in industrial architecture and structural engineering, particularly in online retail warehousing, temperature-controlled storage and distribution and data-management centres.
A noteworthy project for the Hertfordshire-based company was creating the master plan and designing the structures for the Making of Harry Potter exhibition at the Warner Brothers Studios in Leavesden, UK. The permanent exhibit includes an authentic behind-the-scenes insight into the Harry Potter films. It also features a walk-through tour with sets, animatronics and costume and props displays, a studio theatre, cafe, retail areas and offices.
We are active throughout the UK, Ireland and Denmark. A selection of our current ongoing major projects includes food distribution depots, cold stores and warehouses in the north and southwest of England, the Isle of Man and Belfast. Our engineers are also contributing to a 14,000 sq ft pharmaceutical facility extension in Denmark, concrete work for a £140 million major mixed-use development in Knightsbridge, and a science and technology park development and purpose-built laboratory for Envirolab in Hattersley.
KMG’s philosophy is to deliver a quality service, add value to projects and develop long-term relationships with clients and its staff.
Margarita is a chartered architect and certified project manager with more than 20 years’ experience in delivering high-end and fast-tracked projects in the UK and the Middle East. Her projects’ portfolio includes hospitality, airports, mixed-use, commercial, retail, housing, listed buildings, education, and healthcare. She lectures on architectural design, professional practice, and design economics and is a charity ambassador for Goods for Good. Margarita completed her architecture studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. She drives the business growth and strategic development.
Mark is a chartered engineer with more than three decades of experience in designing industrial, commercial and residential building structures and supervising the construction of large, public-service and industrial projects in the UK, Hong Kong and South Africa. His primary role is managing the consultancy, though he also undertakes hands-on project management and technical roles.
Martin has amassed more than 25 years of experience in architecture, including considerable on-site management experience, and has worked for 20 years as a project manager for the design and delivery of developments. His primary responsibilities include managing projects, delivering architectural design and monitoring projects through the construction stage. He also leads architectural and engineering teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget.
Maria is responsible for the company’s daily operation and office management. She ensures that operational and business targets are met and adhered to. Maria’s background is in the clothing industry working as a garment technologist managing the technical process in transforming a design into a finished product. Since joining KMG in 2013, Maria applies her experience to improve the planning and organisational procedures and systems of the company. She is also the office’s safety officer.
Ben has 15 years’ experience in structural engineering design. He leads the junior team and oversees the production of design information and liaisons with lead consultants and project managers on delivering engineering packages. Ben has recently sat his chartered membership exams and hopes to achieve chartered status in 2022.
Lance has more than 30 years’ experience in civil and structural engineering. He trained as a structural technician in South Africa, designing and detailing various projects. Since moving to the UK in 2002, he has concentrated on developing KMG’s CAD and Revit department and is responsible for overseeing and developing the engineering draughting procedures.
Aneta joined KMG in April 2021 as a project manager and leads architectural projects. She has almost two decades’ experience in the construction field and on residential projects. Aneta champions sustainable and nature-based solutions and advocates the use of renewable technology on architectural projects.
Michael’s remit involves designing and completing engineering projects. He aims to master structural engineering, one column at a time. Michael joined KMG in 2015 and has developed from a graduate to an engineering level, championing and leading on structural vertical and circulation elements.
Connor joined the company in 2020 after his placement year as a trainee engineer. He is using his talents and focusing his energy on pursuing a chartered status while continuously expanding his technical capabilities.
KMG supports clients in growing their businesses in the logistics and distribution sector. We provide excellent multidisciplinary services in large industrial structures, temperature-controlled stores and warehousing. Our architects and engineers translate clients’ needs into workable solutions that maximise site usage and meet sustainability goals.
Supporting clients and achieving goals
Sustainability and innovation are the driving force in KMG’s growth. We collaborate with people and businesses to formulate solutions for the climate change crisis. We advocate using renewable energy and sustainably sourced materials on all our projects as we explore design solutions to reduce and eliminate the reliance on fossil fuels.
Collaborating and meeting climate challenges
Alexander joined KMG in October 2019. He has worked extensively on numerous projects in multiple sectors of the built environment, including industrial, residential and education. He assists the CAD manager and the architectural division on all draughting duties and implementing Revit and the future integration of BIM procedures.
KMG Partnership is part of the RSK group of companies
The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.