Alix Roberts

Alix is an Urban Designer and Architect with a wealth of professional experience on a wide range of regeneration projects and sustainable developments in the UK and abroad. She has a passion for collaborative place-making as well as  integrated design approaches.

Since joining Studio Egret West in 2014, Alix has been involved in a number of mixed-use and residential-led schemes. She is currently Urban Design Project lead for Tottenham’s High Road West estate regeneration for 2,500 homes, new shops, workspaces, a new library and Community Hub, all focused around healthy streets, a public square and a park.

Alix was the project lead for Erith Quarry, a sustainable housing development on a 20Ha disused quarry site within the Thames Gateway. The consented hybrid planning application, with Design Code, includes up to 600 new homes and a Primary School, embedded within extensive ecological landscapes and public realm. She also contributed to the Outline Planning Application for Vicarage Field, a new 850-home residential and shopping district in Barking and coordinated the Design Code.

She has coordinated a number of strategic visions, urban strategies and competitions; Beyond Belgravia, the vision for a commercial and retail hub around the relocated Victoria Coach Station in London; the detailed masterplan of two new mixed-use neighbourhoods Eastwick and Sweetwater of up to 1500 homes, adjacent to the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London; and a competition for the masterplan for Central Barangaroo, a mixed-use neighbourhood on the iconic Sydney Harbour.

Alix has extensive experience leading feasibility studies; including two commissions by Transport for London, Project CarP and DLR Sites, for the architectural, operational, planning and development feasibility of redeveloping 23 TfL car park sites and 3 DLR station sites across London.

Alix is a qualified architect having graduated from Kingston University and subsequently from Westminster University in London.

While not in the studio, Alix also provides her professional services pro-bono for community initiatives and charities, for which she has received two awards.