Government appoints Andy von Bradsky as head of architecture

Andy von Bradksy

£60,000 post created as part of ministers’ focus on beauty in built environment

Andy von Bradsky has been named the government’s head of architecture.

The former PRP chairman is a respected housing architect who has been advising the Ministry of Housing as an external contractor for some time.

A ministry insider described him as being taken “in house” in a role with a £60,000 salary.

The long-anticipated announcement was made this morning by chief planner Steve Quartermain, at a government housing conference.

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