Simpson & Brown Architects with Addyman Archaeology


Catriona O'Neill

Catriona studied at Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Edinburgh where she achieved her BA degree and postgraduate MArch in Architecture with Distinction. She joined Simpson & Brown in 2013 and is an ARB registered Architect. Catriona became an Associate of the practice in 2018. She was named ‘Young Architect of the Year’ at the Scottish Design Awards 2020.

Catriona has experience of a wide range of both private and publicly-funded culture and heritage sector projects throughout the UK. Her portfolio spans residential properties, community buildings, churches, museums and visitor centres - including Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre & Museum, and Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum - a community-led local history museum project. She has been the lead architect for a number of our NLHF-funded projects, including the award-winning ‘St Albans Cathedral Welcome and Learning Centre’ at the Grade I listed St Albans Cathedral in Hertfordshire, and the internal remodelling and refurbishment of the Grade II listed Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds.