About Us

Set up in 1999, Michael Lyons Architecture is a distinguished Wiltshire based Architect located in beautiful countryside near Salisbury. Devoted to thoughtful and sympathetic architectural design for the surrounding area, we take care and pride in each individual project, providing a high level of refinement, attention to detail and consultancy throughout the process to ensure our clients get the best possible result. Our services range from new build residential and historic building conversions, through to estate renovations and commercial developments. We predominantly work on projects in Wiltshire and Dorset. Whilst we tend to design with more traditional methods and materials in keeping with the surrounding areas, we also welcome innovative and sustainable technologies in our work.

Our friendly and professional team are on hand to deliver a comprehensive service from our offices near Salisbury. From initial concept and design, through planning stages and construction, our time is spent ensuring quality throughout to meet high expectations and exceptional standards.

Mike Lyons

Mike Lyons

Director

From Art & Architectural school training, to setting up architectural departments and working as a director with other companies in London and the South-West, Mike is the founding Director of Michael Lyons Architecture, which he set up in 1999 with his wife, Alice. With a passion for design and an overriding belief that good design can enhance and enrich our lives, he looks to create balance and beauty in the work of the practice.

Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Director

Mark is passionate about old buildings and conservation, having a degree in Architectural Technology and a Masters in Historical Building Conservation. He is a chartered member of CIAT and a member of the RICS. In his professional capacity he has provided expert witness advice at both local and County Court level. He offers a safe pair of hands with his wealth of construction knowledge. 

Pete Sperry

Pete Sperry

Associate Architectural Technologist

An integral part of the practice both in the office and running projects on site. He is the longest standing member of the team having joined MLA in 2006 after graduating from the University of Glamorgan where he studied Architectural Technology. He has seen the practice grow from strength to strength and has a keen interest in sustainable and alternative building technologies. An amateur woodman, with his own little wood, he is passionate about the future of our trees and the planet.

Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson

Senior Architect

Peter is a Senior Architect who studied in Manchester, Oxford and Bath. He grew up in Salisbury but moved away for study and work. He spent two years working with an architect in Sydney, Australia before returning to the South West in 2012. He enjoys working on buildings new and old but has a particular interest in the relationship between historic fabric and contemporary interventions. In his spare time Peter can be found on his small holding looking after his geese, ducks, chickens and children!

Marion Lacroix

Marion Lacroix

Architectural Technician

Marion completed her studies in both interior and landscape design in France and went on to work in interior design in London, before moving to Dorset and joining MLA in January 2019 as an Architectural Technician. She is involved in all aspects of preparing drawing packages with a particular emphasis on detailing joinery and interiors. In her spare time, she enjoys walking, swimming, gardening and baking bread.

Adam Baker

Adam Baker

Architectural Technologist

Adam is an Architectural Technologist who graduated from university in 2016 with an honours degree, excelling in his final year and being awarded the CIAT award for The Outstanding Graduate Student Prize. He has experience in the residential sector, on listed buildings and bespoke new builds with elements of building conservation and classical detailing. He is particularly interested in how buildings are put together and can perform to their highest potential efficiency, as well as how modern and classical themes can complement each other. When Adam isn’t in the office, you will usually find him on the golf course or going for walks in the countryside. 

Amy-Louise Edmeads

Amy-Louise Edmeads

Architectural Designer

Amy is an Interior Architect who qualified from The University of Brighton in 2019 with a first-class degree in Interior Architecture, bringing a knowledge of spatial and interior design to the team. Since joining the team in 2019, Amy has worked on a variety of projects from new builds to restorations, expanding her technical and construction skills in the architectural field. She is passionate about historical buildings with a particular interest in the effects of weathering and decay. When she is not in the office, you will find her enjoying the country life, riding her horse or tending to the cows on her farm.

Lucy Barrett

Lucy Barrett

Architectural Assistant

Lucy joins the practice having completed her undergraduate degree in Interior Architecture from Northumbria University. Whilst working here she has concurrently finished her Part 1, which involved the renovation and extension of an existing theatre. Lucy has an interest in adaptive re-use projects and biophilic design. Alongside working and studying she also finds time to explore her culinary prowess and regularly drive the 250 miles up North to visit family.

Edan Turner

Edan Turner

Architectural Assistant

Edan is an Architectural Assistant who completed his Part II in summer 2023 for which his thesis project was put forwards for the RIBA bronze medal. He is passionate about quality design and holds the belief that architecture is fundamental in shaping our everyday lives. He initially started his career on site as builder before moving into the architectural profession. Outside the office, Edan enjoys running and exploring the outdoors.

Susannah Levens

Susannah Levens

Practice Manager

After gaining her degree from Nottingham University, Susannah spent 8 years working in marketing and social media before joining ML Architecture in 2023 on her return to work after having her son. She co-ordinates office management, finances and human resources for ML Architecture as well as assisting with the administrative side of our projects and is also responsible for the company website and all things marketing-related. Happiest when wearing wellies, when not at work she is kept busy by her little boy, two labradors and chickens.

Join Our Team

We are always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic professionals to join our practice.
Please do get in touch if you feel you fit the bill.
We are currently recruiting for a Project Architect to join our growing team.
Contact us for more information.