PROFILE

Sampson Associates is a dual discipline practice which offers a full range of services to clients. We provide both Architectural Design and Quantity Surveying services either together or separately and as a consequence we also work with other architectural practices and provide Project Management services. Our main areas of expertise are in Private Residential, Commercial and Educational Projects. We have undertaken work on a number of specialist projects such as healthcare, refurbishment works to the French Embassy in London, fit outs for large law firms and work involving new transport infrastructure. We also assist in disputes and the settlement of claims and act as expert witnesses.

 
Kevin Bottonley
Kevin Hugh Bottomley MCIOB AaPS
Quantity Surveyor
Director

Kevin Hugh Bottomley started his QS training with the London Borough of Haringey in 1977 whilst studying at the College of North East London, the College of North West London and the London South Bank University. He remained with Haringey for five years gaining valuable experience in the public sector and working on a variety of projects including social housing, education, libraries, leisure centres, health centres and care homes.

In 1982 he became the Commercial Manager of a North London based building contractor who specialised in restoration and refurbishment works of both public and top end private residential housing, education, leisure and public buildings.

In 1984 he and Colin Sampson launched Sampson Associates.

He is the main point of contact and a key player in every Sampson Associates project.

He has been described as “an exceptionally safe pair of hands who combines sensitively with the designers without stifling their creativity”.

Whilst a member of the Chartered Institute of Building and an Associate Member of the Association of Project Safety; Kevin is also an experienced expert witness in the valuation of quantum in building and property related financial disputes and an enthusiastic team player in a large range of project types where he has retained his core passion for hands-on, project QS input into every aspect of his projects. He often acts as client representative on design and build schemes.

He lives in West Sussex and is married with five children. Outside work, he is a keen village cricketer, a yoga teacher and loves the countryside and the Caribbean.