Neil Smith

With nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of inclusive design, Neil leads one of the UK’s foremost inclusive design practices. He has regional and international expertise across a broad range of sectors including masterplanning, transport infrastructure, large scale mixed-use residential projects, stadia, civic, historic and educational projects. He advises policy bodies, government departments, education providers, funding bodies, developers, construction professionals and commercial organisations.  

He has provided inclusive design consultancy on some of London’s most significant developments including the Brent Cross and Cricklewood Masterplan and the Olympic Park and Legacy Transformation Masterplans, working with numerous stakeholders and supporting in-depth consultation with disabled people’s organisations and access panels throughout the process. As the Greater London Authority’s Principal Access Advisor he was the main author of the Mayor’s supplementary planning guidance ‘Accessible London’,
Neil sits on British Standards Institution Committee B/559 /559 - Design of an Accessible and Inclusive Environment. He is one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates supporting the Mayor’s “Good Growth by Design” programme.

With nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of inclusive design, Neil leads one of the UK’s foremost inclusive design practices. He has regional and international expertise across a broad range of sectors including masterplanning, transport infrastructure, large scale mixed-use residential projects, stadia, civic, historic and educational projects. He advises policy bodies, government departments, education providers, funding bodies, developers, construction professionals and commercial organisations.  

He has provided inclusive design consultancy on some of London’s most significant developments including the Brent Cross and Cricklewood Masterplan and the Olympic Park and Legacy Transformation Masterplans, working with numerous stakeholders and supporting in-depth consultation with disabled people’s organisations and access panels throughout the process. As the Greater London Authority’s Principal Access Advisor he was the main author of the Mayor’s supplementary planning guidance ‘Accessible London’,

Neil sits on British Standards Institution Committee B/559 /559 - Design of an Accessible and Inclusive Environment. He is one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates supporting the Mayor’s “Good Growth by Design” programme.