The People Who Make it Happen

Barbara Griffin SproutBox

Barbara Griffin is an architect and contractor, furniture designer and innovator. with twenty years experience in the construction industry. She has extensive experience across Europe working on large scale urban projects to bespoke domestic design.


Barbara is a registered member of ARB (Architects Registration Board), RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects, and The Guild of Master Craftsmen. She is the President of the Lincolnshire Society of Architects and Chair Elect of the RIBA East Midlands Region.  

Kate Plumb SproutBox

Kate Plumb is co-director and co-founder of SproutBox, as such she is involved in all projects at both strategic and delivery stages. She received her BDS from The University of Wales College of Medicine, and a further  BSc(Hons) qualification from The University of Cardiff.


Kate has run successful businesses since 2000 in both Germany and the UK, her role included leading and managing a group of people. Since 2015 she has been engaged in the property business. This has enabled her to  gain  vast and varied experience in materials, with a strong emphasis on research, working with contractors, and delivering projects on time and within budget.

richard M wright SproutBox

Richard M Wright is an architect and contractor, specialising in bespoke design. With almost thirty years experience in practice Richard has worked for OMA, Ahrends Burton & Koralek and Gigantes Zenghelis Architects.

Richard is a registered member of ARB (Architects Registration Board), the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and a member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen.   

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Samantha is an award winning garden designer and abstract artist living and working within the city walls of York. She studied Fine Art, Painting at Hull School of Art and has remained in Yorkshire ever since.


Samantha's studio is in Grape Lane within PICA, an 18th century old print workshop and artist led initiative which holds workspaces for 18 artists and writers.

james dale

James Dale is an architect based in London and Lincolnshire. He specialises in materials and fabrication of building and is a registered member of ARB (Architects Registration Board).


James likes to take the values of good design and fundamental sustainability to offer you a good value, healthy, flexible and useful building.


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