Alistair Macdonald

Alistair gained a degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge before completing a Masters in Town Planning at the University of Westminster. Alistair joined Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners in 2011 after working with Urban Practitioners since 2002. He became a Director of the practice in 2012.

Alistair specialises in the development of planning strategies, masterplans, planning policy, regeneration and research, and is an experienced project manager. He has authored several masterplan-led Development Briefs and Supplementary Planning Documents, and has produced strategic planning documents including Lewisham town centre and Cinderford Northern Quarter Area Action Plans.

Currently, Alistair is leading the Lincolnshire Lakes masterplan consisting of 3,000 new homes and a commercial park to the west of Scunthorpe. He is also managing the Thamesmead Futures Plan which explores the future strategic trajectory of key sites in Thamesmead, London.

Alistair has managed and authored a number of research projects including the English Heritage publication and ‘The Changing Face of the High Street: Decline and Revival’, published in 2013.