About us

Wroot Design is a design led practice specialising in the creative adaptation and sustainable re-use of existing buildings and places. Established in 2001 we provide bespoke services to our clients on a wide range of project types and sizes.

Fiona Wroot ARB, RIBA

Fiona is a chartered architect with over 15 years experience as design lead, contract administrator and project manager on a range of project sizes from large new build, mixed use developments to small bespoke domestic extensions. Her passion lies in the creative adaptation of historic buildings and she has a large portfolio of completed projects which includes a number of historic churches, warehouses, Georgian town houses and city centre commercial buildings.


Ian is a chartered architect with over 20 years experience. His back catalogue of completed projects range from the large scale reclamation and master planning of post-industrial landscapes to the industrial design of transport infrastructure.   He is currently the Architecture & Urban Design Programmes Leader at Liverpool John Moores University and President of the Liverpool Architectural Society and Merseyside branch of the RIBA..  In recent years Ian has acted as Clients Design Advisor (CDA) for Liverpool City Council’s Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme, he has also been commissioned as CDA on the number of Higher Education capital projects.  He sits on a number of local community group boards and has chaired steering groups for a range of design led community projects. Ian is a fellow of the Academy of Urbanism a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, RIBA Validation Panels chair and Independent Examiner at the Architect’s Registration Board (ARB).