Walker Simpson: Client Design Advisor services to public and private clients

  • Our services offer Clients the opportunity to gain independent and impartial design advice ahead of and during major capital programmes. Our consultancy offers expertise including: assisting a Client in the formulation of a strategic approach ; the preparation of a project brief ; advice on spatial arrangements and material specifications; critical reviews and assessments of bidders and contractors proposals; procurement selection; and delivery appraisals and monitoring of KPIs.


  • Appointment by the Department for Education's Education Funding Agency to carry out design appraisals and critical reviews of the UK Government's Priority Schools Building Programme (PSBP).
  • Acting on behalf of Local Education Authorities to develop Design Briefs and offer critical assessment on c£1 billion education projects under the UK Government's Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.
  • Production of an architectural brief and initial design study for a Dementia Friendly Community Hub on behalf of a Leisure Services organisation.