Antony Rifkin

Antony has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from the University of Cape Town and Diploma in Urban Design from Oxford Brookes University. In addition, Antony is a chartered town planner and member of the the Royal Town Planning Institute. Antony was the founding Director of Urban Practitioners with Helen Hayes, before merging with Allies and Morrison in 2011 to form Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners. Antony is a Design Council CABE Built Environment Expert.

Antony specialises in masterplanning and led the research and production of the Historic England major publication, ‘The Changing Face of the High Street: Decline and Renewal’.

Antony is currently working on masterplans for Guildford, Birmingham, Thamesmead, Old Kent Road and Old Oak Common. He is the co-author of the good practice guide ‘Investing in the High Street’, the Historic England economic and regeneration series ‘The Heritage Dividend, and New Life for the Heritage Lottery Fund’. Antony is also the author of the Historic England Publication ‘Retail Development in Historic Areas’.

Antony is joint winner of the 2017 RIBA President’s Award for Research (City and Community Category).