Gruff Limited architects + designers

Rhys Cannon BSc DipArch ARB RIBA Director
Emily Burnett BSc MA ARB RIBA Director

Gruff is formed of a dynamic team of architects, designers and creatives. A close-knit practice, with a wide range of experience and skills, our collective understanding of the built environment creates unique and thoughtful proposals.


Coral Sellars BA(hons) BArch ARB Associate
Emma Carter BSc MArch ARB Architect
Nick Blomstrand BSc MArch Architectural Designer
Charlotte Reynolds BSc MArch Architectural Designer
Marcus Stokton BSc MArch Architectural Designer
Luke Scott BSc MArch Architectural Designer
Ella Caldicott BSc Architectural Assistant
Alison Irwin Office Manager

Alison is Office Manager at Gruff. She has extensive experience in office management in a number of creative settings. At Gruff, she’s responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Practice, as well as assisting in the development of the Practice’s policies.

Alison has a curious enjoyment of shredding and the certainty of numbers. As a serial home renovator, she particularly enjoys working at Gruff where people share a love of design.

Outside the Gruff studio, Alison has a penchant for heavy metal (in the form of door furniture), Valencia, and music in its many and joyous forms. Alison hopes, one day, to make the perfect pizza: if only someone would design and build her a wood-burning oven…

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