£2.4bn Rigby Group Backs Lawson Robb's Global Expansion


Lawson Robb is extremely proud to announce a major investment from Allect, the International Design Group owned by Rigby Group, one of the UK’s top 25 privately owned businesses with revenues of £2.4bn. Together with Helen Green Design and Rigby & Rigby, Lawson Robb is now part of London’s largest residential design practice.

At Lawson Robb, we practice what we preach. We live and breathe the pursuit of re-invention and innovation, not just in our design and service, but also in business. Joining this portfolio of boutique brands generates a whole new level of opportunity for our clients including access to unrivalled buying power only a collaborating design collective can achieve.

Partnering with Helen Green Design’s renowned London interiors style and the superlative quality of Rigby & Rigby’s architecture, design and construction practice, Lawson Robb will continue to offer the dedication and dynamism of a boutique design studio with the strength of an international powerhouse.

The highly-coutured service and forward-thinking design that has become synonymous with the Lawson Robb brand will remain headquartered in London and, with this increased global reach, the possibilities really are endless. 

Charlotte Robb, co- founder of Lawson Robb says “we are delighted to work with Allect to expand our vision for Lawson Robb and to invest in our future, we see huge potential for Lawson Robb and its overseas expansion and with a substantial committed investment fund, we can look to invest in people, offices and systems to ensure we are at the leading edge of design”. 

Commenting on this latest acquisition, Rigby Group’s Steve Rigby said “This latest investment demonstrates our desire to grow Allect into an international design brand …Excitingly, this further investment will drive the new combined business to even greater heights as we look to expand our interior led product, franchise and hospitality interests.”

As we join this innovative and creative portfolio of companies, we look towards the exciting future of both Allect and Lawson Robb. Watch this space…

Kirsty Brown