Peter graduated with a BA Hons degree in Architecture from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) in 1994 and completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture at LJMU in 1997.

Towards the end of his course Peter was offered an opportunity to move to Jersey, Channel Islands working for Nigel Biggar & Partners (NBP). Peter attained invaluable Part 2 experience on several large commercial and residential developments. Peter completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice (Part 3) in 1999.

Following a working holiday to Australia in 2000, Peter worked in Manchester for Fairhurst Design group for 2 years before moving back to Jersey in 2003.

Peter joined BDK Architects in 2003 and became Project Architect for a new build extension and refurbishment of the Day Surgery and Minor Ops at Jersey General Hospital. Peter was involved in the design and detailed development of the complex programme, which required the existing department to be live during the on site construction. The successful delivery of the project was acknowledged when the project was named Project of The Year at the Jersey Construction Council Awards in 2008. 

Peter was approached to join Morris Architects on completion of the Day Surgery Project in October 2007, where he still works as a senior project architect. Projects have included a mixture of healthcare, residential, commercial and educational schemes.

Notable projects include the refurbishment of the Intensive Care Unit at Jersey General Hospital and the Former Southampton Hotel redevelopment which won Projects of the Year at the Jersey Construction Council Awards in 2012 and 2016 respectively, the redevelopment of Maison St Brelade residential care home, Le Brocq classroom block at Victoria College and new commercial office buildings on Seaton Place and new Style Group offices, St Peter.

Peter has been a Chartered Architect with the Architects Registration Board and Royal Institute of British Architects since 1999

Peter Garforth

Practice Director