Our Team

Chris Shearman

Managing Director

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare design and having won 2 prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Awards. Chris’s main experience has been in designing care homes and care villages for the elderly. Chris has gained a knowledge second to none in designing for the elderly care sector.

Gwilym McGivern

Senior Architect

Gwilym is an enthusiastic and motivated member of the TDC team.  Having both worked in Australia and the UK Gwilym is familiar to solving problems and providing design solutions.

Gwilym is also an advocate of BIM and is leading the progression into full collaboration of building modelling and design.

Richard Bailey


Richard is an award winning architect with extensive expertise both internationally and domestic with over 12 years of experience within the elderly care sector.

Helen Shearman

Finance Director

Over 15 years of experience in managing key customer accounts and campaigns.

Jasmine Bailey

Company Secretary


Grace Flannery

Architectural Technician


Christopher Potts

3D Visualizer


Nicole Nelson

Architecture assistant (part I)

Following Graduating Sheffield Hallam University Nicole is undertaking a year out with TDC Architects gaining invaluable experience in a range of projects.   

Alastair Lock

Architectural Assistant (Part I)

Following Graduating Northumberland University Alastair is undertaking a year out with TDC Architects gaining invaluable experience in a range of projects. 

Tom Proverbs

Architectural Assistant (Part II)

Tom has recently joined TDC Architects following gaining his Masters in Architecture (RIBA Part 2) from the University of Lincoln.  Tom has previously worked in Architectural Practices within the Sports, retail, education and retirement villages sectors and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for cutting edge design.

Andrew Farr 

Interior Design

Andrew has been involved in the world of commercial interior design for over 30 years.  Andrew loves the challenge of bringing together all the different elements and materials with consideration for lighting, and spatial awareness.  With a speciality in hospitality, retail and healthcare.