Nick is recognised as one of the leading architects on historic and ecclesiastical buildings in the country and holds a number of individual consultancy roles including, Architect and Surveyor to Lincoln Cathedral, Carlisle Cathedral, Southwell Minster and St Marie’s RC Cathedral, Sheffield. He manages programmes of conservation and repair to these and other historic churches in his care, and is a member of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England.
He is a member of the Manchester DAC and for ten years served on the Church Buildings Council. He undertakes re-orderings and redevelopment of church buildings, seeking to make them relevant to modern liturgical practice and the needs of contemporary society, believing that modern design can fit well with the historic environment.
He is a past-president of the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association and a former chairman of the Cathedral Architects Association.