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

Heritage Lottery Funding Successes
Friday 13 July 2018 | Spence & Dower We have been appointed as Conservation Architects for the Development and Delivery phases of the £7.3m Grade I Listed Union Chain Bridge Project near Berwick.... more
Farmsteads on Hadrian’s Wall
Friday 22 September 2017 | Spence & Dower Design work is underway to take buildings on two farmsteads into their next phases of life. With Hadrian’s Wall footpath running through one farmstead, the new... more
Another type of challenge
Friday 28 April 2017 | Spence & Dower We are used to working on the grand buildings at Belsay Hall but this project, just completed and ready for use, has given us quite... 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