Hall Black Douglas Architects came about in 1986 when Rodney Hall, Mervyn Black and Stephen Douglas formed the partnership.
Rodney and Stephen have now been joined by Alistair Beckett and David Black as the four Directors of Hall Black Douglas Ltd. Mervyn continues to work part time in the practice with a roving remit in design review.
John Murphy as an associate and the senior staff work in informal groups responding to the demands of varying projects, creating small teams within the office.
The staff are encouraged to be involved in the wider profession, and in the teaching and tutoring of students.
Continuing Professional Development is encouraged with a regular in-house programme of seminars and visiting presentations, and involvement in outside courses and conferences.