Practice Profile


Andrew Faulkner Associates Ltd specialise in the conservation, adaptation and reuse of historic buildings and the design of new buildings in historic settings. We are currently involved with historic building projects across Wales, the South West of England as well as Cumbria and Suffolk.

We seek to provide an approachable and thoughtful architectural service for historic buildings and offer a full architectural service from initial condition surveys, feasibility studies and options appraisals through statutory consents, technical design, tender, contract administration and inspection of work on site. This includes supporting clients with advice, design work, liaison and coordination of projects at all stages, and the strategic management of their buildings in the short, medium and longer terms.

Andrew Faulkner RIBA AABC SPAB Lethaby Scholar (2010)

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Andrew trained at the Welsh School of Architecture where he has since taught part-time as Module Leader on the MSc in Sustainable Building Conservation. He is an RIBA Chartered Architect, Accredited in Building Conservation (AABC) and former scholar of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).

Andrew held positions in established architectural firms in England and Wales, including Caroe & Partners and benjamin + beauchamp architects, before moving back to Wales to establish his own practice, Andrew Faulkner Associates Ltd. He is currently working on significant projects in England and Wales for a mixture of private, public and charitable clients on a wide variety of historic buildings. He is appointed by the Bishop of St Davids as Chairman of the Diocesan Advisory Committee and is chair of the St David’s Cathedral Fabric Advisory Committee.

Andrew has been privileged to work on many country houses, several mediaeval cathedrals in England, Wales and Ireland, many castles and archaeological sites and more than a hundred parish churches.

He has undertaken condition surveys on castles and archaeological sites for English Heritage and coordinated emergency repairs to a number of historic structures including a 200’ church spire in Bristol, partial reconstruction of the Market Cross in Cheddar (following vehicular collision), and emergency shoring works to a listed barn in Cumbria.

In addition to his architectural work Andrew enjoys drawing, painting and printmaking with historic buildings and welsh landscapes forming a large part of the subject material. His work is exhibited in exhibitions from time to time and some may be viewed online at His most recent work may be viewed on Instagram: @andrewfaulknerartist. Please also see our architectural Instagram account at @andrewfaulkner_net.