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Development Manager

The project is being delivered by Czero Developments. Czero is based in Birmingham and was founded five years ago by former Directors of the contractor Linford Group. Czero has expertise in sustainable housing and the creative use of listed buildings. Simon Linford of Czero is also a partner in Church Converts and hence has been closely involved in this project since 2010.


Buttress is an AJ100 practice based in Manchester.  Buttress have worked on a number of high profile heritage projects including the Manchester Museum, Quarry Bank Mill, Tatton Hall and Park, and the Albert Docks in Liverpool.


HH Smith is a family owned and managed contractor based in Bury, Greater Manchester.  The company was founded in 1955 and has a proud history of doing high quality work in a variety of different environments.  The Welsh Baptist Chapel project draws on HH Smith’s particular expertise in dealing with listed buildings.

Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant

Arcadis is acting as Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant to the project.  Arcardis, formerly EC Harris, is the world’s leading design and consultancy firm for built assets, and is working with Czero on a number of other projects.