Vicky Thornton

Vicky trained at Manchester School of Architecture and the Bartlett, UCL. She joined Allies and Morrisons in 1998 and became a Director of the practice in 2014.

Vicky has a particular focus on leading teams in gaining planning consent for schemes on challenging and complex urban sites. She has worked on a range of masterplans and building types across many sectors. She has been the Project Director for a new hotel in the City of London, and Ansty Park, an office and research development facility for Ericsson Communications in Coventry. She also led the design team for the Chelsea College of Art and Design, forming a new campus for the University within the existing Grade II listed buildings of the former Royal Army Medical College.

More recently, Vicky has directed schemes ranging from large scale mixed-use university projects to more specialised buildings such as the South Hampstead Synagogue, a new build synagogue in North London, and a multi-storey car park for Addenbrooke’s hospital, which won an RIBA Award in 2015.