Emily Fairclough

Emily Fairclough

BA (Hons), DipArch, PgDip Humane Arch, RIBA


Emily is a Chartered Architect and has been with Kay Elliott since 2006. She completed her Architectural Education at Plymouth University and previously worked for Dartmouth-based firm BBH Architects.

Emily currently leads Kay Elliott’s Attractions team responsible for Merlin Entertainment's Madame Tussauds and Dungeon brands across the globe, co-ordinating projects in Australia, China, Japan, Singapore and the USA. Her passion for design and inspired ideas, combined with her methodical approach to project management, have earned her a reputation as an Architect capable of developing and nurturing high-profile projects from start to finish.

She has been instrumental in the implementation of Kay Elliott’s office management system and cites her strengths as being in design, quality control and project management with a particular passion for interior design.

Creativity, fun and dedication define what we do as a practice. Few practices give designers at every level the opportunity to work on such diverse and interesting projects. The nature and variety of our work demands imagination and initiative.

Our dedicated studio of over 35 is a place where innovation flourishes, with designers united by a passion to create exceptional spaces. Where we work stimulates and inspires us. Devon offers a unique balanced lifestyle and working environment. If you believe you have something special too, we want to hear from you.

We enjoy excellent relationships with practices around the world, enabling us to manage large and complex projects. If you believe we could work well together, we want to hear from you.

If you are a client that would benefit from inspiration and innovation, informed by financial understanding, we would be delighted to hear from you too.