In: Public Art Consultancy
Contact: Laura Knight
The Business Terrace, King Street, Maidstone, Kent. ME15 6AW

Established in 2004, award-winning Public Art Consultancy FrancisKnight Ltd is run by founders and directors, Louise Francis and Laura Knight.  Members of Kent Construction Focus Group, they are currently working with major developers on the Chatham Placemaking Project, Conningbrook Lakes, Rochester Riverside and Springfield Mill developments, all of which are detailed on the website. Clients include Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd, The Hyde Group, The Chartway Group Ltd, Latimer Developments Ltd, Ashford Borough Council and Great Places Lakes and Dales.

Their roles in the construction process are unique, working with multi-disciplinary teams that include artists, designers, developers, architects and local authorities, bringing tremendous benefits and value to a project, taking the stress out of a planning condition by finding the right artist, commissioning stunning art, adding value to developments and genuinely engaging with the community, generating good news stories for clients.