Current Members


Hugh Cullum PhD RIBA (Chair) Hugh Cullum Architects
William Adams MArch RIBA Architect at Rodić Davidson Architects
Ben Davidson RIBA Director at Rodić Davidson Architects
Hero Granger-Taylor Camden Civic Society
Jo Hurford Campaigner
Anthony Jennings MA Bloomsbury Plaza Residents Association
Debbie Radcliffe BA (Hons) Bloomsbury Residents' Action Group
Wesley Skow Charlotte Street Association
Tony Tugnutt Dip Arch Design & Planning Consultant
Owen Ward Save Bloomsbury

More About Us


Hugh Cullum

Hugh has been a practising architect in Camden since 1998, currently principal of Hugh Cullum Architects. Hugh is the current chair of the BCAAC, joining in 2006. He is a member of EASA, and has a PhD (Cantab) In Architectural History.


William Adams BSc, BA (Hons), MArch, RIBA, RIAS, RIAI

William is a senior architect at Rodić Davidson Architects, a design-led practice based in the heart of Bloomsbury. He studied for his Masters degree at the University of Dundee, specialising in urban theory, and subsequently completed his architectural training in London. He has worked in public and private sector practices in Dublin, New York and the Netherlands, recently focusing on listed buildings in Central London. William’s interests currently lie in the broader social and cultural context of architecture, and in particular the theme of ‘natural’ landscapes in the city.


Ben Davidson

Ben was born in Bloomsbury, studied in the area and now runs an architectural practice based in Pied Bull Yard.


Hero Granger-Taylor

Hero Granger-Taylor represents the Camden Civic Society on the BCAAC. She has been actively involved in conservation matters in Camden since the 1980s. After the Second World War her parents lived in Heathcote Street, behind Brunswick Square, and with others fought to save Georgian buildings in this eastern part of Bloomsbury.


Jo Hurford

Jo is a creative artist living and working in Bloomsbury. She has spent many years volunteering at various community organisations in the Euston and Covent Garden areas.


Anthony Jennings

Anthony read classics and philosophy at Trinity College Oxford. A lawyer and previously a legal adviser, he has been a director and company secretary in the energy industry. Anthony has written a number of books and magazine articles on law and architecture, the latest being The Old Rectory, the Story of the English Parsonage. He is director of Save Our Parsonages, a member of the Patrons Consultative Group committee, and a member of committees of various other conservation trusts. Anthony has been on conservation area advisory committees since 1995.


Debbie Radcliffe

Debbie is a consultant community planner and local history researcher for JTP. She has participated in over one hundred community planning events as a workshop facilitator and as part of an editorial team. Debbie has contributed historic research for the Marchmont Association blue plaque commemorative scheme. A resident of Bloomsbury since 1981, she was a founding member of Bloomsbury Residents' Action Group (BRAG).


Tony Tugnutt Dip Arch MRTPI

Tony has lived in WC1 since 1984 and has been a BCAAC member and former chairman since 1988. In that capacity, he twice appeared to give oral evidence to the ODPM Parliamentary Select Committee inquiries into Tall Buildings and CABE. He was co-author of Making Townscape published by BT Batsford in the 1980s. He has been professionally employed by Central London planning authorities at a senior level, and also as a consultant with Westminster City Council where he was commissioned to write the Council’s current Supplementary Planning Guidance on the design of new buildings, Design Matters, and appeared as an expert witness at various planning inquiries.


Owen Ward

Owen runs the website Save Bloomsbury which is part of a campaign to improve the historic street environment of Bloomsbury. Owen is also a member of BRAG. He is particularly interested in finding ways for community groups and the local authority to work together to achieve common goals. He is concerned with raising awareness of the value of the conservation areas and their heritage assets, and runs this website in that way.