latest News: We are well settled into our new home at Arch 6, Ouseburn

….. and our usual work continues apace. Completed work continues to be recognised with our award winning efforts in the conservation of Felton Park glasshouse in Northumberland appearing as an exemplar in a new book “Georgian and Regency Conservatories – History, design and conservation”. Several fully illustrated pages are dedicated to the history, repair and future maintenance of this unusual lean-to cast and wrought-iron glasshouse mentioned in Pevsner as ‘displaying a curved pent roof and fish scale glazing’.

In Other News

Architects move to creative cultural hotspot
Wednesday 20 March 2019 | Spence & Dower SPENCE & DOWER TO CO-LOCATE WITH XSITE ARCHITECTURE : JOINT STATEMENT Spence & Dower Architects, the long established and hugely well renowned architectural conservation specialists will... more
Archaeological Discoveries
Monday 18 February 2019 | Spence & Dower After completing archaeological digs required by Historic England and Northumberland County Council’s archaeologist we have been granted approval for proposed extension and alteration works at... more
For he’s our jolly good fellow ……
Tuesday 09 October 2018 | Spence & Dower On 24 October Colin will formally receive his Fellowship of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He was elected on 6 September. Chartered Fellowship is the... more

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Having had a long term advisory association with the practice I know how well the practice is respected for its expertise and work, particularly in historic and other sensitive environments. I am relishing my fuller engagement in supporting the team and broadening and enhancing the practice’s services.

Colin Haylock, Partner

Our History

We believe in encouraging clients and all those involved in the building process to enjoy working together to a successful common end. Find out more

Meet The Team

We encompass a number of interests and specialisms which allows for the vibrant exchange of ideas and perspectives. It’s this variety which generates the carefully considered architecture that our clients value so highly. Meet the team