Elizabeth Crawford

Project Director

Elizabeth joined the practice over a decade ago and has worked across all sectors, specialising in refurbishment and listed buildings or those in particularly sensitive or challenging contexts.

Both an Architect and Landscape Architect she is skilled in resolving the tension between conservation and practicality, delivering buildings that meet the client’s brief, ensure future flexibility and sustainability, are easily maintained and above all, serve their users well. Having worked with many stakeholder-led clients, Elizabeth is well versed on the importance of early engagement to ensure successful brief development and building outcomes. She continues to promote the importance of public realm and health on well being as a successful part of any project.

As Cartwright Pickard's conservation specialist, Elizabeth has delivered the award-winning refurbishment and retrofit of the celebrated Grade II Listed 1963 Golden Lane Leisure Centre by Chamberlain, Powell and Bon in the City of London, a new cafe pavilion and refurbishment of an existing block within the historic boilerhouse complex for Royal Holloway, University of London and recently completed the £25m refurbishment of the Grade II listed Edwardian Lambeth Town Hall as part of the ‘Your New Town Hall’ regeneration scheme for Lambeth Borough Council. As well as being instrumental leading negotiations with Historic England, Elizabeth oversaw the direction of the public realm and landscaping providing new public realm enhancing the user experience.

Elizabeth is currently Project Director for Merrick Place, a mixed-use urban regeneration scheme for Stanhope and Network Homes creating 575 new homes across built-to-rent, private and affordable tenures.

She has previously worked for Penoyre & Prasad, Arthur Collin Architects and Humphries Ellis Architectural Team.

Elizabeth Crawford