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The Hickson design partnership UK

New Address:

Studio FT.A102, Fuel Tank

8-12 Creekside, London


  New Phone No +44 (0) 20 8037 0451

Company Number 06981969 VAT No: GB155238118 UTR: 56035 15626



On Foot: We are in the Fuel Tank on Creekside, nearest is the DLR Deptford Bridge, from there head East and then take Deptford Church Street - Creekside is right at the mini roundabout and The Fuel Tank is about 75m on your right.

Other main line and DLR stations are Greenwich, New Cross & Deptford.

By Car: Unfortunately there is limited visitor parking outside our office, there is also some on street parking - but good luck with that.

A car park can be found at Vanguard Street Car Park which is a 5 min walk away.

Our Partners

Portraits by Francesca Perani

Manuela Mannino
Partner, Architect

Manuela Mannino RIBA OAT - Italian Architect, graduated at the Turin Polytechnic in 1993. She has worked in product design, interior refurbishments and conversions for private clients.  Working in London from 2000 on residential developments projects Riverside Quarter and Albion Riverside and designing the interiors for the contract design company CP Hart.  She brings her contemporary eclectic approach to projects, combined with her skills in design concept, to take care of the aesthetic link between architectural function and decorative details.

Manuela is also a tutor at the Chelsea College of Arts, London, for the Hotel Interior Design short course, and this year travels to Dubai to teach.

Nicholas J Hickson
Partner, Interior Architect

Nicholas Hickson BA Hons (Interior Design) - British Furniture, lighting and interior designer, graduated at the Loughborough College of Art and Design in England in 1984.

He has been working for high profile interior design projects for international clients and developers in exclusive areas of London for over twenty years, and has extensive experience with Hotel Interior Design, Planning, FF&E Selection & Procurement stratagies.

His diverse contemporary approach to traditional manufacturing ideas, combined with his attention to detail, delivers inspirational client led solutions.

Associates & Staff

Francesca Benedetti - Senior Designer / Architect

Marcello Aquati - Designer / Surveyor / Visualizer

Sebastian Salas Canitrot - Junior Designer