09 January 2018

A home for an Architect: The Wood House, Tatsfield

The Architect's house is among the most enduring and appealing of building typologies, offering the designer the opportunity to literally bring their home to work and skills. The Wood House, the recently completed home of Allies and Morrison Partner Jason Syrett and his family, is a new example of this long tradition.

08 January 2018

2018 New Year Promotions

Allies and Morrison is pleased to announce the promotion of four new directors, one new associate director and five new associates from within the practice.

01 January 2018


A comprehensive study and mapping undertaken by Allies and Morrison for Historic England has won a 2017 RIBA President’s Award for Research.

01 January 2018

Clandon Park has a story to tell…

We are delighted to announce that Allies and Morrison has won the National Trust’s Clandon Park International Design Competition. The Grade I-listed Clandon Park, near Guildford, Surrey, designed by Giacomo Leoni (c1686-1746) was one of Britain’s finest examples of Palladian architecture before it was badly damaged by fire in 2015. In spring 2017 the National Trust launched a design competition for its rebuilding and re-imagination.

04 December 2017

Baubles and Snowflakes on Southwark Street: The 2017 Christmas Window

2017 marks the fourth year of the Allies and Morrison Christmas Window and we're delighted to unveil two new designs that now decorate our studio window at 85 Southwark Street for the festive season.

01 December 2017

A sacred landscape: the Msheireb Prayer Ground

Allies and Morrison’s design for the Eid prayer ground at Msheireb Downtown Doha has won a highly coveted award for religious architecture. The project has received the 2017 Faith & Form International Award for Sacred Landscape. The Sacred Landscape Award is intended to recognise the use of landscape and man-made materials to create outdoor environments conducive to prayer, meditation, or transcendence.

01 December 2017

Camden Goods Yard: A polychrome piece of London

Camden Council granted planning permission to Camden Goods Yard at the end of November, voting unanimously in favour of the scheme. The extensive development reinvents an existing Morrisons supermarket and car park on Chalk Farm Road and in close proximity to the Roundhouse and Camden Locks.

01 December 2017

The Triangle to complete Lyric Square

In west London, Hammersmith & Fulham Council has granted planning permission for a new building designed by the practice on the Triangle site facing the northern edge of Lyric Square and across from Hammersmith tube station and the famous Lyric Hammersmith theatre.

01 December 2017

Recently completed: One Friargate, Coventry

The recently completed One Friargate has won the West Midlands Regeneration Project of the Year 2017 at last week's Insider Property Awards. With a generous double height lobby and 12 storeys of flexible office accommodation, the new building occupies a prominent place within a wider masterplan for the area which has also been drawn up by the practice.

14 November 2017

New work: The Gateway, White City Place

The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has granted permission to a hybrid planning application for The Gateway, a trio of new buildings within White City Place. The project is the last piece of the jigsaw in the exciting new hub for creative businesses and organisations,

08 November 2017

In Worthing, new life for a splendid Edwardian Museum

Proposals for the renovation and expansion of the Worthing Museum and Art Gallery were unveiled last week by Worthing Borough Council. Conceived by Allies and Morrison, the plans will enlarge the Gallery's exhibition spaces through a careful reconfiguration of its Grade II listed Edwardian Home.

06 November 2017

Permission granted at Filton Airfield

South Gloucestershire Council has granted outline planning permission to the redevelopment of Filton Airfield. The masterplan, prepared by a team led by Allies and Morrison, will guide the delivery of more than 2,600 new homes and a whole new town centre with schools, 26 ha of employment space,

01 November 2017

Oxford Westgate opens its doors

The much anticipated renovation and expansion of Oxford's Westgate Centre opened its doors to the public. A retail-led, mixed-use development in Oxford's historic city centre, the project has involved an extensive overhaul and replacement of a 1970s era shopping centre. Now rebranded Oxford Westgate, Allies and Morrison worked collaboratively with masterplanners BDP, to bring new life to the 5.6 ha site.

01 November 2017

Cities for tomorrow: from London to Beijing

Bob Allies has participated in an exchange between London and Beijing as part of Beijing Design Week. Organised by Design Collective London, Bob joined representatives of several different practices and studios from London to take part in the City for Tomorrow Conference.

01 November 2017

The Westworks: extending the life of a building

The Westworks - the latest building at White City Place to be re-imagined by Allies and Morrison opens its doors this month. Originally designed by Scott Brownrigg Turner in the late 1980s as the BBC's administrative headquarters, and now acquired by developers Stanhope and Mitsui Fudosan, The Westworks has been given a new life delivering more than 300,000 square feet of new flexible accommodation.

01 November 2017

Learning from São Paulo and Copenhagen

At the beginning of the year, Allies and Morrison's Alfredo Caraballo and Daniel Elsea joined the Van Alen Institute International Council - reflecting an interest of the practice in the urban work of the institute and its agenda to promote dialogue through architecture and design.