Who's making all this

Meet some of the key team members behind this landmark redevelopment!

Haworth Tompkins

A British architectural studio with an international reputation for theatre design. Their projects have included the Liverpool Everyman Theatre, Royal Court, Battersea Arts Centre, Bristol Old Vic, and Bridge Theatre.

Photo: Padi Naderi / RIBA Collection


Kier is a leading construction group who have worked on many of the UK’s most prestigious heritage, arts and cultural sites and whose local team will implement the redevelopment.


Theatre Consultants CharcoalBlue are the leading theatre, acoustic and digital design consultancy. Their projects have included Young Vic, Liverpool Everyman, National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and the Royal Opera House.

Skelly & Couch

Skelly & Couch are building environment and services engineering consultants. They provide sustainable design solutions for bespoke projects.

Betts Associates

Renowned for their creative ingenuity, commercial thinking and economic and practical design, Betts are one of the UK’s leading consulting engineers..


Plann offers strategic advice and project direction to cultural capital building projects delivering award winning, hugely complicated building projects.

Photo: Philip Vile

Liam Evans-Ford

Executive Director | Liam joined Theatr Clwyd as Executive Director in 2016. He previously worked for York Theatre Royal where he was instrumental in their capital redevelopment.

Jack Tilbury

Project Director | Jack has led projects for the National Theatre, Old Vic, Bristol Old Vic, Bush Theatre and Bridge Theatre. He is a leading expert in the field of arts capital project management.

Tamara Harvey

Artistic Director | Tamara has been Artistic Director since 2015. Her productions have included Home, I’m Darling and Orpheus Descending.

Steve Tompkins

Architect | A founding director of Haworth Tompkins, Steve is an international leader in the field of theatre design. He was named the most influential person in British Theatre by The Stage in 2019.

Jessica Daly

Architect | Jessica joined Haworth Tompkins in 2012 and became an Associate in 2018. She works across the studio’s theatre, cultural and community projects.

Will Mesher

Architect | Will joined Haworth Tompkins in 2001, became an Associate in 2013 and an Associate Director in 2018. He was Project Architect for Phase 2 of the refurbishment and extension of the London Library and the Liverpool Everyman.

Pat Nelder

Capital Development Associate | Pat has worked for Theatr Clwyd since 1978. He knows our building better than anyone, and this project would be a lot harder without him!

Aldo Rinaldi

Public Art Specialist | Aldo is an independent arts curator, producer and public art consultant. Aldo was previously Senior Public Art Officer for Bristol City Council, one of the leading cities for public art commissioning in the UK.

Bedwyr Williams

Public Art Specialist | Bedwyr has commissioned and delivered over 50 works of public art for capital projects. He works across a variety of media including performance, video, sculptures and text, often bringing them together as larger installations.