About Us

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Integrity, Innovation and Collaboration

C A Design Services (CADS) is one of the UK’s leading companies specialising in the creation, management and publication of design and building data for retail and construction sectors.

We are committed to delivering high quality and insightful services and solutions which help our clients succeed.

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CADS Retail Planning
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Collaborative Working

We place a huge emphasis on collaborative working internally and with our clients and business partners. Forging such close and long-term relationships means we can truly understand clients needs and respond in the most effective way.

This is reflected in the way we work every day, and is enjoyably illustrated when team members who have moved on, return to work with us as clients in their new roles.

Innovative Solutions

As a business we are continually developing and enhancing our technological capabilities and services – including our StoreSpace platform, StoreView application and our BIM capabilities. These together with our partnerships with external organisations are enabling us to deliver truly joined-up and insightful solutions for our clients.

Quality and Integrity Driving Success

Confidence in the quality of our service and the integrity in the way we work are also essential to our success on the national and international stage, which is why we are proud to be accredited to ISO 9001:2015. If you would like to see our quality policy, do please get in touch.

I believe that by working with integrity, striving to find innovative solutions and enjoying collaboration, our great team at C A Design Services will continue to succeed in helping our clients succeed in the coming months and years.


Steve Brown

Managing Director

CADS Directors

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Guy Moates

Director | CADS

As a Director of the business, Guy works closely with CADS retail customers to implement best practice in macro space planning including optimising installations of our StoreSpace software. As an AutoCAD expert, Guy's areas of specialism include space planning, data and project management.

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Aaron Wright

Finance Director | CADS

In his roles of Finance Director and Company Secretary, Aaron is primarily responsible for managing the finances of C A Design Services and Prosper together with ensuring the business fulfils its compliancy obligations. Alongside the other Directors, Aaron is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the business.

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CADS Management Team

Clare Montegomery Marketing Manager

Clare Montgomery

Marketing Manager

As Marketing Manager for C A Design Services and subsidiary Prosper, Clare is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies to build brand awareness, develop customer engagement and generate new business enquiries.

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Andy Murray Drawing

Andy Murray

HSEQ & Project Manager

Andy has a dual role at C A Design Services with responsibility for the project management of our StoreView and Drawing Services, as well as the company's HSEQ and ISO 9001 accreditation and management procedures.

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Robin Thorp

Head of Survey Services

As head of Survey Services Robin, a Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Building Engineer, is responsible for the smooth running and successful delivery of all survey and survey related projects across the company, apart from housing condition surveys.

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Philip Nelson

IS Team Leader

Heading up software development & support, Philip is responsible for the future direction and delivery of our StoreSpace and StoreView applications. Phil has a wealth of worldwide project delivery and retail experience on a variety of platforms and development languages.

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Sue Barnett

HR Manager

As HR manager, Sue looks after all Human Resources across the company. Sue is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (UK) and has many years of experience in the field of HR.

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Pete Humm

Retail Services Manager

Pete Humm is responsible for managing the Retail Planning teams in our Gt Yarmouth, Leeds and Wolverhampton offices. He works closely with Store Planners and Store Development Teams to ensure projects are successfully delivered to time and to budget.

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Barbara Lucas

Regional Manager Housing Surveys

Barbara is the nominal head of a group of 3 Regional Managers responsible for 150 surveyors working on the English Housing Survey for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The team have extensive experience of the survey and its development and deliver data for 6500 dwellings each year.

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