John has had a lifetime in private practice since his enrolment into the RIBA in 1972 and registration with ARB, with his own development company from 1974-1984 and for the past 25 years his own architectural practice based in Somerset, John Wratten Associates Ltd.  John has a particular talent for creating and energising spaces and new buildings to improve their performance and enhance the enjoyment and quality of life for his clients.  His considerable experience lies mainly with residential projects, together with historic buildings, the licensed trade and care sector.

John’s super strengths are a keen sense of spatial awareness, practicality and insight and responsiveness to clients’ needs.