Bromsgrove-based Hinton Group is a privately owned company specializing in land acquisition, development, architectural design and construction, principally for the retail and leisure sectors.

We have been delivering innovative development solutions for over two decades and to date Hinton Group have developed over 1.5 million sq ft of commercial, retail, leisure and office space.

Hinton Group’s principal activities are the identification, financing and acquisition of sites and delivering commercial development projects. We have an unrivalled understanding of planning and development along with in-house architectural expertise and construction company.

Having local knowledge and understanding the wider picture, Hinton Group understand the issues that make a location desirable for a particular project and can work with land owners and planners to acquire sites that meet a specific brief. We pride ourselves on our unsurpassed long-standing relationships with planners, occupiers and investors and our ability to turn projects around quickly.

With a property portfolio that stretches throughout the UK, Hinton Group’s experience ranges from multi million pound urban regeneration projects to local neighborhood centres, whilst managing complex programmes within clearly defined parameters of time, cost and quality.

Meet the Team

James Hinton – BSc (Hons) MRICS
James Hinton – BSc (Hons) MRICSManaging Director
Over 14 years experience in the construction and property industry. Previously worked for Drivers Jonas and Knight Frank, joined Hinton Group in 2004.
Andy Elwell
Andy ElwellDirector
With over 30 years of experience within the design and construction industry, property development and a specialised focus on business development and strategy – Andy likes to keep in direct contact with day to day construction activities and development opportunities.
Jon Hinton – BSc (Hons) MRICS
Jon Hinton – BSc (Hons) MRICSDevelopment Director
Joined Hinton Group in June 2014 with a wealth of experience. Jon previously worked at GBR Phoenix Beard where he was an Associate Director and part of the office agency team.
David Wintle – MCIAT ACIOB IMaPS
David Wintle – MCIAT ACIOB IMaPSDesign Director
David has worked in architectural practice for over 25 years and is experienced in Commercial, industrial, retail, residential and leisure projects.
Noel Hammett
Noel HammettConstruction Director
Over 20 years’ experience delivering projects from the tender stage through to the build completion. Noels’ fresh approach to our ongoing and upcoming construction projects is underpinned by his wealth of knowledge and industry experience.
Lycia Warwick – BA (Hons)
Lycia Warwick – BA (Hons)Development Manager
Joined Hinton Properties in 2012 after graduating with a first class BA (Hons) in Interior Design from Birmingham City University.
Mark Hankinson
Mark HankinsonSenior Architectural Technician
Joined Hinton Group in April 2016. With over 25 years experience in complete constructional detaling and design co-ordination of industrial, commercial and retail projects.
Jason Giles - BSc (Hons)
Jason Giles - BSc (Hons)Construction Operations Manager
With over 30 years experience in design, build and development, from concept to completion. Jason provides a valued resource to ensure projects are delivered to an optimum design, programme and value. Focused on client expectations and delivery.
Richard Di Duca – FdA BA (Hons)
Richard Di Duca – FdA BA (Hons) Architectural Designer
Richard joined Hinton Group in 2013 after graduating from BIAD with a BA (Hons) in interior design.

Day to day his role covers working up master plans for new developments, spatial planning and planning submissions.

Hayley Cartwright – BA (Hons)
Hayley Cartwright – BA (Hons)Business Coordinator
Hayley is the Business Coordinator for the construction team; Hinton Design & Build. Hayley’s core role is focused on managing the supply chain, building relationships with suppliers & providing on-the-ground support whilst liaising closely with partners to create an effective office environment.
Kimberley Morrell - BA (Hons)
Kimberley Morrell - BA (Hons)PA to Directors & Marketing Executive
Kimberley has a multifaceted role with the company consisting of office manager duties, PA to the directors, IT support as well as managing the website, social media and provide design support to the team.
Amy Wright - BSC (Hons)
Amy Wright - BSC (Hons)Administration Executive
Amy is a vital part of the construction team; Hinton Design & Build. She is responsible for the administrative support to facilitate day-to-day operations, managing the phones & regular enquiries that come through as well as a personal assistant to the construction directors.
Elle Murphy
Elle MurphyOffice Manager & PA to Directors
Elle is our office manager, she ensures the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis as well as a PA to the directors. Elle will be covering Kimberley’s maternity leave over the next 12 months.
Nicola Sheehan
Nicola SheehanAssistant Quantity Surveyor
Nicola is our Assistant Quantity Surveyor and is apart of the construction team; Hinton Design and Build in early July as. Over six years in the construction industry she is now studying for her Quantity Surveying degree. Nicola’s will assist on general commercial & supply chain account management.
Nigel Conner - BSc (Hons)
Nigel Conner - BSc (Hons)Architectural Technologist
Nigel is an experienced Architectural Technologist that sits within our in-house design team; Design Development Partnership. Nigel’s primary focus is on the technical side of construction working closely with architects and other building professionals to resolve any potential design problems before construction starts.