Norton Ellis Architects was set up in 2008 by Robert Ellis and Carol Norton. Our aim is to provide high quality design that delivers realistic and achievable projects, without compromising on creativity.

We design luxury housing and bespoke offices in London and the Home Counties. NEA have a track record of gaining planning permission on difficult sites for both owner occupiers and developers with listed buildings or sites in conservation areas.

Robert Ellis – BSc  Dip Arch  RIBA

Robert is a registered Architect with thirty years of experience in mid to large scale commercial developments, high end private residential, education and care homes projects.

He has been a Director in private practice for twenty years. Prior to setting up Norton Ellis Architects he was a Director at the award winning Heat Architecture. Robert was a Senior Associate at RHWL where he managed a team of twenty architects on the new Glaxo Smithkline Headquarters in Brentford. Prior to qualifying as an Architect Robert trained as an Architectural Technician in Ireland and twice won the RIAI Student of the year prize.

Carol Norton – Dip Arch. RIBA

Carol is a registered Architect with  twenty five years experience and co founded Norton Ellis Architects in 2008.

She has worked in a wide variety of sectors including design focused practices, social housing, construction litigation and remedial works to defective buildings. She has experience of traditional, design and build and partnering  contracts.

Carol is involved in architectural education and has been a member of the RIBA Validation Panel since 2003, inspecting schools of architecture in the UK, Ireland, Poland, Sri Lanka and Argentina. She works as a consultant for the the Architects Registration Board, and was previously a Board Member of St Pancras & Humanist Housing Association. She has also examined for the ARB, RIBA, University of Westminster and University College London.