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Neil Holland is an architect and landscape painter who lived for many years in Arundel and now resides in Chichester, West Sussex. His paintings and architectural drawings have been exhibited at the Mall Galleries, London and the Royal Academy.



Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects continuously since 1974 (i.e. 40 years). Set up an architect's practice in 1973 Neil Holland Architects in Arundel, West Sussex specialising in contextual architecture i.e. new buildings of all kinds relating to their context historically and in terms of landscape, materials and form, and an interest in conversation, working on National Monuments, listed buildings and conservation areas.

The practice at its peak comprised of 10 staff and over forty years of practice having received over 60 architectural awards. In 2016 Neil Holland Architect ceased trading and three new practices were formed by the directors and staff. One in Arundel, one in Steyning and one in Chichester.


  • Trustee of the Sussex Heritage Trust and Awards Judge - President, Lord Egremont, Petworth House

  • Sussex Heritage Trust - Person of the Year Award 2018/2019 for lifetime contribution to architecture and heritage in East and West Sussex

  • Former Trustee of the National Open Art Competition - The largest Art compilation in Britain including England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland - President, Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, West Sussex. £60,000 of prize money available to winners.

  • Members of the Architects Panel, Chichester - appointed by the Sussex Branch of the RIBA until 1998

  • Member and Chairman of the Arundel Society 1974-1981

  • A member of the Society of Architect Artists


Brighton School of Architecture

Senior Lecturer and Studio Tutor 1979-1986

Teaching architectural students up to Stage I or the BA Hons in Architectural Design and Interior Design. This was whilst continuing to run the architectural practice.​

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