CV - Stephen Cumbers BSc Dip Arch RIBA MCIAT MAE

D.O.B: - 19.04.56 : Nationality:- British


1968 - 73 Romford Technical High School.
1973 - 75 ONC Building Construction, Norwich City College.
1976 - 77 HNC Building Construction, Norwich City College.
1977 - 78 Practise qualification leading to membership Society of Architectural and Architectural Technicians SAAT - admitted Jan 79. Later to become British Institute of Architectural Technicians BIAT and then CIAT.
1978 - 82 Degree course in Architecture (part-time) N.E.L.P leading to BSc Arch (with Commendation) - RIBA Part I, Jul 82.
1983 - 86 Post-Graduate Dip Arch (part-time) N.E.L.P - RIBA Part II, Jul 85.
1986 - 87 Practice Qualifications - RIBA Part III leading to full membership of RIBA, and Architects Registration Council of the United Kingdom, Jan 87


1973 - 86 M & S Gooch Architects, Norwich.
Civic Trust Award 1979.
Europa Nostra Award 1982.
Housing Design Award 1983.
Civic Trust Award 1984 (for outstanding contribution to the quality of the Environment).
Various projects for East Anglian Regional Health Authority, Norwich Area Health Authority and Norwich Health Authority - Care in the Community.


1986 - 93 Partner, Cumbers Andrews Malton, Chartered Architects, Planners & Technicians becoming C.A.M Architects, Planners & Technicians. Various projects for Norwich Health Authority and East Anglian Ambulance Service. Founder Director of HEALTH CARE DESIGN Ltd.

1993 - 96 Stephen Cumbers, Chartered Architect.
Norfolk Association of Architects Craftsmanship Award 1995.
Partner, HEALTH CARE DESIGN, becoming sole proprietor
HEALTH CARE DESIGN, April 1996 - Specialising in preparation of Accommodation Reports in Personal Injury Cases.

1995 Registered with Law Society Expert Witness Service.
1999 HEALTH CARE DESIGN accredited as ISO 9002 Registered Firm
1999 Full Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses.
1999 Full Member of the Academy of Experts.
2009 Health Care Design Ltd.

2014 Currently acting on 40-50 new instructions per annum - Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury - report writing and Giving Evidence in Court. Work split approximately 70/30 Claimant/Defendant, a half of the latter Jointly Instructed and increasingly so.


In alphabetical order . . .

  • Ashton KCJ, Thetford (ref. Sandra Patton)
  • Barr Ellison, Cambridge (ref. Robert Curry)
  • Bevan Brittan (ref. Paul Taverner)
  • Chadwick Lawrence (ref. Tony May)
  • DAC Beachcroft (ref. Christopher Briggs)
  • Dutton Gregory (ref. Rebecca Watkins)
  • Irwin Mitchell, Manchester (ref. Richard Dawson)
  • Kingsley Napley (ref. Stephanie Code)
  • Morgan Jones & Pett (ref. David Jones)
  • Pannone & Partners, Manchester (ref. Jenny Urwin, Emma Holt)
  • Shoosmiths, Northampton (ref. Denise Stephens)
  • Stewarts, London (ref. Kevin Grealis)

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