Steve Walker


For Steve, masterplanning is an opportunity to improve the lives of the individuals and communities who make up the fabric of our cities. An architect, he works at the early stages of visions, frameworks and masterplanning, usually at the formation of planning policy, often involving community engagement and building consensus in the context of urban change. A Director at Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners, he is also a member of the practice’s Communications Team.

Steve’s experience ranges from small scale site briefs and capacity studies through to town and citywide masterplanning projects and large-scale urban characterisation studies. He also contributes to consultation efforts for many of our significant masterplans. His projects include the Guildford Town Centre Masterplan, a transformation of the historic town centre’s river corridor. For Bishops Stortford Town Centre, he has led the development of a town centre framework to support the delivery of major new schemes on sensitive town centre sites. And in east London, he has worked on projects ranging from the Lea Valley Eastside Masterplan to a new masterplan for Whipps Cross Hospital. His characterisation work has covered five London boroughs.

Steve holds degrees in architecture from University of Bath and the Prince’s Foundation. A keen cyclist, his favourite Allies and Morrison project is Lock Keepers, Bromley-by-Bow.