Director // David Chilton
David grew up on a farm not too far away from Chertsey and has spent most of his life in the Ashburton district. David attended Chertsey School moving on to Ashburton Intermediate and finally Ashburton College for his secondary education. In 1997 David attended Lincoln University gaining a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2000. In 2002 David came back to Ashburton to work for a local architecture firm as a Landscape Architect. Whilst working in an Architecture office David’s attention became increasingly drawn to ‘Building Architecture’ and after several years of distance learning in 2009 David became an Architectural Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP).
David co-founded Chilton + Mayne Architecture Ltd in the August of 2010 with Garry Mayne and as a founding Director has been involved with many of the projects Chilton + Mayne Architecture Ltd have produced. He has a broad experience in successfully designing and delivering a range of building types.
David has designed and been involved in numerous of large residential projects and recent commercial projects including the large extensions and total re-fit to the PGG Wrightson Kimihia Research Facility, Hunting & Fishing Rangiora New Build, RD1 Methven New Build, CRT Rangiora New Build, Housing NZ Apartment Building Christchurch New Build, Redpaths Electrical Rangiora New Build, Burnett House Ashburton and the PGG Wrightson Rangiora New Build.
Where possible David likes to give back to the local community and has provided architectural services for the Ashburton Fire Museum Extensions, The Celtic Rugby Grandstand and proposed extensions to the Methven Rugby Club & Changing rooms.
David has experience successfully designing school projects in the Mid Canterbury and the greater Canterbury region.
Outside the office David is a keen outdoorsman and family man. David loves spending time exploring the district with his wife and two young daughters.
Director // Garry Mayne
Garry was born in Ashburton and has spent most of his life in this town. He started at Fairton Primary School and moved onto Ashburton Intermediate and then to the Ashburton College. From there he graduated from Design & Arts College in 2000 with a National Diploma in Architectural Design.
Garry co-founded Chilton + Mayne Architecture Ltd in 2010 with David Chilton and as a founding Director has been involved with many of the projects Chilton + Mayne Architecture Ltd have produced. He has a broad experience in successfully designing and delivering a range of building types.
He has designed a number of large residential projects and commercial projects including, the Burnett House Building, Ashburton, Tennyson Street Retail Development, Rolleston, Stake Glass Office & Warehouse, Christchurch, Ray Mayne Hose & Fittings Office & Workshop, Ashburton, Precision Cutting Office & Workshop, Ashburton, TS Holdings Commercial Building Upgrades & Re-strengthening to 100% NBS, Ashburton, The Canterbury Biltong Headquarters, Christchurch, Housing NZ Apartment Complex Christchurch,
Garry has also been involved in a various school projects in Mid Canterbury and the wider South Island area.
Outside the office Garry enjoys travelling, all sports and is a playing member of the Ashburton Squash Club.