Maccreanor Lavington leads talented team of collaborators for Be First design framework.


Congratulations to all of our talented team of collaborators Archio LtdGatti Routh RhodesUseful ProjectsBBUK Studio, and Sweco. Maccreanor Lavington are delighted to have been selected for the Be First Regeneration framework. Our team are excited to have the opportunity to help deliver 3,500 new homes in Barking and Dagenham.

Loretta Gentilini, ML Associate Architect said;

“This is an exciting opportunity for the practice to deliver new homes and work collaboratively with the communities of Barking and Dagenham in helping to accelerate the regeneration of the Borough.”

Mellis Haward, Director of Archio said;

“We are all striving to create better housing and, through nurturing collaborative design teams, the Be First framework has really unlocked that for Barking and Dagenham. It’s so exciting to be a part of Maccreanor Lavington’s design team, and we look forward to sharing, collaborating and working towards delivering the best possible projects collectively. This feels like a real step change in making better homes for Londoners and it’s wonderful to be a part of that.”

Stephanie Rhodes, Director of Gatti Routh Rhodes commented;

“We are delighted to be working with such an ambitious client as Be First, and to be part of a collaborative team with Maccreanor Lavington on a larger framework is thrilling for us. Overall, the process will enable smaller practices like ours to contribute their particular knowledge and experience to a wider conversation on housing and public realm. We’re looking forward to it!”

Loretta Gentilini, Associate Architect, Maccreanor Lavington
Mellis Haward Director, Archio
Stephanie Rhodes Director, Gatti Routh Rhodes