An Overview of our Services

Spence and Dower can offer clients a full range of services to meet all of the RIBA project stages as outlined below. Some may not be relevant to your project. We look at each new enquiry on an individual basis and will discuss your requirements with you to tailor our services to the needs of your project. We are happy to be engaged at the start of a project for the full range of services, but we are equally happy to be engaged on smaller packages of work, perhaps to be undertaken as budgets allow. We are also qualified to carry out work which requires an AABC registered architect or RIBA Accredited Conservation architect.

Though I started my working life in London my family roots are here in the North-East – ‘this corner of the earth has a smile for me above all other places.’ Returning to join the practice in 1974, I have tried to develop an understanding of the region’s traditional built environment, particularly of it’s rural communities as a context for a contemporary design response. Repeated commissions and recommendation seem to suggest a reputation for continuing quality output.

Robin Dower, 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