Colin Briggs – Associate Director

Colin Briggs – Associate Director

Colin Briggs is an Associate Director leading the architectural team in our Leeds office and a key member of our senior leadership team.

To support his role on the senior leadership team, Colin is currently studying for a master’s in Management Practice at the University of Manchester on a part-time basis via the apprenticeship route.

Qualifying as an architect in 2009, Colin has considerable design flair and excels in client engagement. He manages to successfully lead a range of design projects whilst developing positive relationships with clients and securing new work for Bowman Riley.

Over the years, Colin’s projects have received industry awards including ‘Best Building Design’ for Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and ‘Heritage Project of the Year’ at the RICS Yorkshire and Humber Property Awards for Grantley Hall Hotel and Wellness Retreat.

In 2019, Colin undertook further training in conservation architecture and is now a RIBA Conservation Registrant.

Actively involved in the Leeds Chamber of Commerce, Colin plays an important role in their Property Forum’s Quality Spaces and Places group influencing and improving the public realm in Leeds.

He is also fluent in French, a Grade 8 pianist and is studying towards a Diploma in Classical Music

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Key projects

•  Providence Quarter

•  The Chocolate Works

•  The Motor Works

•  Fortis Quay