David Cox

BA (Hons), B Arch, RIBA, ARB


With over 30 years of experience as an Architect, David leads an experienced team of architects and technicians, with the capabilities to work on a wide variety of residential, commercial and conservation projects. Current projects range from £500K to £50m in value.

He is also an Accredited Expert Witness in construction, offering advice on all aspects of the built environment. As a founder member and steering group member of the Preston Partnership, David is keen to assist in the promotion of the North West of England. David has also been involved in education as a Governor for St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Preston since 2003 and as Chair since 2008. He is an external consultant in technical design at the Manchester School of Architecture.

Please see the full office portfolio on our project page.

Brochures are available for download below:
DCA Current Project Brochure
DCA Student Living Portfolio



Fishergate Baptist Church was designated a Grade II listed building in 1986. The church was built in 1857–58 to a design by James Hibbert and Nathan Rainford. It was for many years an active church, but has been redundant since 2011. The restored historical landmark now houses Bistro Pierre and has been opened to the public once again.

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David Cox Architects shared the vision of our clients to create a modern rural village in Lancashire. It was a collaborative effort between the clients and architects to explore the meaning of village living in a contemporary setting. A variation of bespoke features were incorporated into the design to provide a sense of joy to the occupants and improve the quality of life. The final design is a series of houses that are coherent but each has a strong individual identity.

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Lock Side Road, Preston

Planning consent was obtained for 40 houses and 16 apartments for this site in Preston, comprising a mix of housing association and market housing.

Eldon Street, Preston

11 three-bedroom houses on the site of a former Methodist Church. Careful consideration had to be given to its boundary with the main railway line and close proximity to neighbouring properties.

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