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Architects : Conservation Architects

Architectural practices included in this section have a well established reputation for conservation architecture, which is a substantial part of the practice’s work. These will include architects who are accredited in conservation, spab scholars or who have a degree or diploma in architectural conservation.

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Acanthus Holden Architects
Watermans Lane, The Green Pembroke, Pembrokeshire Wales SA71 4NU
Tel 01646 685472 Fax 01646 621220
Acanthus Holden Architects are in general practice, with a commitment to the conservation and creative reuse of old buildings and the care of the environment. We are a founder member of Acanthus Associated Architectural Practices Ltd. We share a commitment to quality in design and a belief that good architecture for the region is best provided by regional architects. Most staff have a long association with the West Wales area and share the history and aspirations of the local community. Projects vary from pedestrian bridges in historic landscapes to large hotels. Clients include individuals, local communities and corporate bodies.
Arrol & Snell Ltd
St Mary’s Hall, St Mary’s Court, Shrewsbury, SY1 1EG
Tel 01743 241111 Fax 01743 241142
Arrol & Snell is an award winning architectural practice based in Shrewsbury with UK wide coverage. Recent projects include major repairs at York Minster, Lincoln Castle and Wenlock Abbey. Clients include private and corporate owners, Churches and Cathedrals, National Heritage agencies and Local Authorities. We have a comprehensive range of skills and wide experience across the Heritage sector.
Barry Stow
6 Harrowdene Court, Belvedere Drive, London SW19 7BY
Tel 020 8946 1375 / 07799 675552
An architect experienced in building repair and conservation. Current and recent projects include Tadworth Court, Surrey, developments adjacent to Red Square, Moscow; masonry conservation projects at University College School, Hampstead; Wiston House, Sussex; Westminster Abbey Chapter House and Dover Castle, both for English Heritage, and reconstruction of the Leptis Magna Ruins at Windsor Great Park for Crown Estate. Projects include the repair and adaptation of Listed houses and churches, surveys and conservation strategies for national and international monuments, townscapes and landscapes. Barry Stow is a member of ICOMOS, SPAB and EASA and is Conservation Director of Marcus Beale Architects.
Benjamin + Beauchamp
The Borough Studios, The Borough, Wedmore, Somerset BS28 4EB
Tel 01934 713313 Fax 01934 713314
We are architects and historic building consultants, with extensive experience in the conservation and repair of historic buildings, including parish churches, cathedrals and houses. We also have particular skills in the design of new buildings within conservation areas, one-off and multiple residential developments and schools across all education age groups.
Caroe & Partners
Penniless Porch, Market Place, Wells BA5 2RB, Also Cardiff & Tewkesbury
Tel 01749 677561
Caroe & Partners aim to provide an original and distinctive approach to new work combined with extensive experience and a scholarly approach to the care of historic buildings. Since its foundation in 1884, the practice has been associated with the care of historic buildings and imaginative new buildings on sensitive sites. We have an established reputation for imaginative alterations to historic buildings and new buildings in heritage settings. Our experience of traditional materials and techniques is used as the basis of our work but embrace new methods wherever appropriate. We work with English Heritage and some of our works include Leeds Castle, St Martin-in-the-fields and St Davids Cathedral.
CJ consulting
2 Lower Portland, Hermon Glogue, Pembrokeshire. SA36 0DX
Tel 07977 056404
RIBA Conservation Register Specialist Conservation Architect with 20+ years’ experience in all sectors. Particular knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing welsh heritage. Relevant skills and accreditation for managing the most sensitive of sites and satisfying grant funders criteria. Ethos is to properly care for existing fabric with minimum intervention and create sympathetic, authentic new work. Full range of dedicated multidisciplinary services available for projects involving maintenance, repair, renewal, alteration and extension through to new build within historic context. Workable solutions to suit any brief or budget whether you’re a tenant, owner, developer or working in the construction industry.
Clague Architects
62 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2BH
Tel 01227 762060
Clague's extensive work with historic buildings takes into account the requirements of the client, local authorities and grant aiding bodies. The key focus of the design team's work in this area is the creation of schemes that are sensitive to their context and allow innovative new uses for historic buildings and sites. Having worked with Historic England, SPAB, DACs, local authorities and leading conservation bodies, Clague is able to offer expertise on a number of sectors requiring listed building consents and faculties. Additionally the company has special expertise related to church design including repairs, reordering and the obtaining of grants.
Crosby Granger Architects Ltd
Fellside Centre, Low Fellside, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4NH
Tel 01539 555 300
We are a friendly, personable architectural practice focusing on the design of new and repair of old buildings, seeking to conserve the historic environment while ensuring viability and sustainability, often through new design. We specialise in the assessment of historic buildings, advising on their condition, repair and development whilst, importantly, protecting their 'sense of place'. Our four architects, historic building surveyor, and associate structural engineer and quantity surveyor, (four of whom are SPAB Scholars), bringing together experience of innovative architecture and master-planning, with a highly reputable specialism in building conservation and use of traditional craftsmanship.
Donald Insall Associates Ltd
Head Office, 12 Devonshire Street, London W1G 7AB (Offices also at Bath, Belfast, Cambridge, Canterbury, Chester, Conwy, and Shrewsbury)
Tel 020 7245 9888 Fax 020 7235 4370
Donald Insall Associates has over fifty years experience in the conservation, repair and adaptation of historic buildings, the conservation and regeneration of historic towns and the design of new buildings in sensitive areas. With a qualified staff of nearly ninety the Practice offers a comprehensive range of skills, within a flexible organisation to respond to client requirements for projects of all sizes over a wide geographical area. The Practice's projects and personnel have received over 160 awards for excellence in conservation, design and craftsmanship.
IWA Architects Ltd
Bank House, 1st & 2nd Floor offices, King Street, Clitheroe, BB7 2EL
Tel 01200 423487
IWA Architects is based in Clitheroe in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Ivan Wilson is AABC accredited and undertakes an interesting mix of conservation and new build design projects in historic settings. We have been involved with numerous conservation projects for essential repairs including work on National Trust properties, public buildings and churches. We have worked on the renovation of listed churches in the North-West with grant aid from EH and HLF and other sources. Most of our work relates to historic and listed building and we also enjoy the challenge of designing new buildings within historic contexts.
John D Clarke Architects
2 West Terrace, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4QX
Tel 01323 411506
Established in 1909, John D Clarke Architects has a longstanding reputation for high quality architecture, design and building conservation. The Practice undertakes a wide range of architectural and conservation projects which includes work for Local Authorities, The National Trust, care homes, offices, vets' surgery, pubs, shops, hotels, private houses and churches of all denominations. John D Clarke Architects has received many Sussex Heritage Trust and Civic Trust Awards. This year the Practice received a Heritage Trust Award in the Small Residential Category and our Partner, Richard Crook, received The Sussex Heritage Trust 2017 Person of the Year Award.
Le Lay Architects
39 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 5BS
Tel 02073515456
We provide residents and owners of historic buildings with a range of conservation services and full architectural services. Le Lay Architects are experienced in the conservation, repair and alteration of Georgian to Edwardian homes and properties. We believe in a sensitive and knowledge based approach to renovation or alteration with attention to sustainability and health. This has helped us to unlock difficult or challenging planning conditions. We care about all buildings with historic interest or within a conservation area as well as prestigious listed buildings. Le Lay Architects is an RIBA Chartered Practice and a member of the Green Register.
Malcolm Fryer Architects
Unit 7, The Ivories, 6 Northampton Street, London N1 2HY
Tel 0207 354 7370
Malcolm Fryer Architects offer a unique combination of sensitive contemporary design and historic building expertise, from careful building repairs to large scale adaptive reuse and master planning. Our design philosophy seeks creative and flexible yet robust solutions, respecting the significance of existing buildings whilst adding contemporary distinction. The practice seeks to make buildings sustainable in the widest sense, reflecting social, economic and environmental needs, a ‘Long Life, Loose Fit’ approach. We have designed and delivered award winning buildings for a wide range of private, institutional and ecclesiastical clients. RIBA membership and historic building conservation accreditation (AABC) ensures the highest standards.
Nicholas Jacob Architects
The Christies, 5 Wherry Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AS and Bentinck House, 3-8 Bolsover Street, London W1W 6AB
Tel Ipswich 01473 221150 London 020 7118 2210
Nicholas Jacob Architects, a RIBA Chartered practice was formed in 1996 and cover the Eastern and South East regions of the UK. We offer a full range of architectural services, including commercial and residential historic building conservation. These services are complimented by over 20 years of experience, from a highly skilled team of architects, technologists and technicians. We combine a multi award-winning creative approach with technical expertise to devise sustainable solutions, working within tight restraints and often within an historical context. This design role extends from the original conception of ideas, through the planning process, to project implementation and management.
Nicholas Warns Architect Ltd
64 Bishopgate, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 4AA
Tel 01603 622056
We are an award winning conservation practice based in Norwich established in 1996. We offer a highly qualified and experienced team of AABC accredited architects, working in collaboration with a network of skilled conservation builders, traditional craftsmen and artists. We provide the highest quality specialist advice for the respectful and sympathetic care, repair or adaption of historic properties. Our services include Quinquennial Inspections, Assistance with grant applications, Project Management, Specialist conservation advice, AABC accredited architect, Planning & listed building consents, Building Alterations & Extensions and Building surveys.
Nick Cox Architects
77 Heyford Park Upper Heyford Oxon OX25 5HD
Tel 01869 238092
Nick Cox Architects combines experience and expertise in the field of conservation with an enthusiasm for new design. As well as working on new projects, Nick Cox Architects is advising on architectural matters at Blenheim Palace, Woburn Abbey, Winchester Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, other private properties and a number of churches. We undertake Master Planning work, HLF projects and design of new buildings including notable projects at Stowe Music School and Calke Abbey Café. The practice adopts a creative approach to finding appropriate solutions for construction and design problems.
Nick Joyce Architects Ltd
5 Barbourne Road Worcester WR1 1RS
Tel 01905 726307/29911 Fax 01905 726307
Nick Joyce Architects Ltd have been practicing in Worcester for over 25 years. We cover a wide area centred around the West Midlands. Our highly experienced team includes AABC accredited architects, all with at least 20 years' experience in historic building work. We work extensively with the conservation, repair and renovation of listed buildings of all grades, both domestic and commercial, specialising in timber-frame repair, barn conversions and church conservation including Heritage Lottery Funded and Historic England grant-aided schemes.
PCPT Architects Limited
Spencerpoint 84 Spencer Street Jewellery Quarter Birmingham B18 6DS
Tel 0121 236 7070 Fax 0121 236 7717
PCPT's practice includes accredited Conservation Architects. They are active in the community of the West Midlands and work on Grade I, II and II* listed buildings including Enveloping schemes for shopping parades to improve trade and the environment in Birmingham and the Black Country. Recent inner city renewal schemes in historic areas include masterplans for Coventry, Northampton, Wolverhampton and for larger estates as at Great Barr Hall. Where historic or desk-top research and analysis is required they have staff with academic qualifications including MA in Architectural History.
Peart Bradley Architects
12 Regent Street, Nottingham, NG1 5BQ
Tel 0115 9473634 Fax 0115 9473854
Founded in 2003 Peart Bradley Architects is a Nottingham based firm of architects. Bruce Bradley gained conservation experience working as site architect on an Elizabethan hall from 1986-88, has a diploma in Historic Building Conservation and has AABC accreditation. He is on the approved list of architects for the Southwell Diocese, Nottingham, for work on listed church buildings
PPIY architects
94 The Mount, York, YO24 1AR
Tel 01904 623 034
As a team of conservation and ecclesiastical specialists, PPIY combine creative strategies with a proven knowledge of best practice. AABC & RICS Conservation Accredited members take a lead role from conception to completion. The practice delivers feasibility studies, inspections, extensions, conversions and repair work; specialising in grant-funded projects that repurpose heritage for communities. They believe excellence is achieved through craftsmanship and collaboration in both design and construction. Listening closely to clients, PPIY tailor the process to suit individual needs and aspirations. Focused on project delivery, their professional advice draws on their experience creating award-winning buildings.
15 Bermondsey Square Tower Bridge Road London SE1 3UN
Tel 020 7397 7171 Fax 020 7397 7172
Purcell works as one family of many experts: architects, designers, heritage leaders and specialist consultants. Ideally placed in key regions covering the UK and Asia Pacific, the practice undertakes projects largely in eight sectors. Clients come to Purcell when they need to make sense of their project. Complex scenarios involving historic sites, heritage buildings, admired places and their transformation, and building new structures and spaces. Purcell has been practicing for seven decades making sure our clients’ buildings are designed for use today and for future generations.
R H Partnership Architects (rhp)
94 Chesterton Road Cambridge CB4 1ER
Tel 01223 316309
rhp is an award-winning architectural practice, offering exceptional architectural services to a wide range of clients. Inspired to blend functional and technical requirements with environmental and heritage stewardship, we have extensive experience in the conservation, repair and adaptation of both historic properties and new buildings in an historic setting. The listed buildings in our portfolio date from the 12th century to the 1960s. Our conservation-accredited team allies an understanding of architectural history, building crafts and traditional materials, with research and recording at early stages to inform creative solutions to your brief.
Roger Mears Architects
Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, London N1 2XD
Tel 020 7359 8222
We are a specialist heritage practice with over 30 years' experience of working with historic buildings and are passionate about conservation. The SPAB's philosophy of conservative repair informs the approach to all our work and we enjoy the challenge of designing alterations and extensions for historic buildings. Care for the environment and sustainability are major concerns and we pay close attention to detail, using both traditional and modern materials in our designs. Roger Mears is AABC and RIBA accredited, was a Guardian of the SPAB for 18 years and is a member of the London Diocesan Advisory Committee Plans Group.
Spence and Dower LLP
25 Main Street, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9NH
Tel 01661 820071 Fax 01661 823788
Established in 1946 the award winning practice consists of chartered architects and historic building consultants, including RIBA SCA and AABC Conservation registered architects and specialists in a full range of historic building work large and small, contemporary design, particularly within sensitive locations , master planning and community based building projects. Services include Condition Surveys, Listed Building and Planning Applications, Quinquennial Inspections of Churches and other buildings, Conservation Management Plans, Archaeological Recording, Surveys and Research, Feasibility Studies. Current projects include works in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Co Durham, Cumberland and North Yorkshire.
Stride Treglown Ltd
Promenade House The Promenade Clifton Down Bristol BS8 3NE
Tel 0117 9743271
Stride Treglown are the thirteenth largest architectural practice in the UK with 9 offices including one in Abu Dhabi. We have over 240 members of staff and a turnover of £13m. Our historic building conservation service is provided by conservation qualified chartered building surveyors and architects. The team offers a complete service including; the preparation of historic building assessments / statements of significance, conservation management plans, historic building impact assessments, conservation area appraisals as well as prepare and manage planning and listed building consent applications and provide ad-hoc specialist conservation advice.
Acanthus Architects, Woodhall, Woodhall Lane, Leeds, LS28 5NY Telephone 0113 255 4660 Fax 0113 256 9688 Website:
Acanthus Clews Architects, Acanthus House, 57 Hightown Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9BE Telephone 01295 702600 Fax 01295 702601 Website:
Acanthus LW Architects, Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage, Chiswick, London W4 4PN Telephone 020 8994 2288 Fax 020 8747 9001 Website:
Acanthus WSM Architects , Woodhall, Woodhall Lane, Leeds LS28 5NY Telephone 0113 2393414 Fax 0113) 2569688 Website:
Avanti Architects, 361-373 City Road, London EC1V 1AS Telephone 020 7278 3060 Website:
Bench Architects, 73 Corbar Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6RJ Telephone 01298 23991 Website:
Feilden+Mawson, 21-27 Lambs Conduit Street, London WC1N 3NL Telephone 020 7841 1980 Fax 020 7841 1981 Website:
Ferguson Mann Architects, 6 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4EQ Telephone 0117 9299293 Website:
Giles Quarme & Associates , 7 Bishops Terrace London SE11 4UE Telephone 020 7582 0748 Fax 020 7793 8807 Website:
Julian Harrap Architects, 95 Kingsland Road, London E2 8AG Telephone 020 7729 5111 Fax 020 7739 8306 Website:
Lathams, St Michael's, Queen Street, Derby DE1 3SU Email: Email: Telephone 01332 365777 Fax 01332 290314 Website:
Martin Ashley Architects, 46-48 London Road, Twickenham TW1 3RJ Telephone 0208 948 7788 Website:
Molyneux Kerr, Unit 14, 112 Tabernacle Street, London ECA 4LE Telephone 020 7250 3330 Fax 020 7250 3334 Website:
Peregrine Bryant, The Courtyard, Fulham Palace, Bishop's Avenue, London, SW6 6EA Telephone 020 7384 2111 Fax 020 7384 2112 Website:
Rodney Melville & Partners, 10 Euston Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4LJ Telephone 01926 881311 Fax 01926 451766 Website:
Worthington Ashworth Jackson & Walker, Carwood House, 109 Shaw Heath, Stockport SK2 6QH Telephone 0161 477 2616 Website: