The practice of Acanthus Darbyshire Architects, was established with the aim of providing an architectural service of the highest quality in all aspects of design....


Acanthus Darbyshire Architects have a wide range of experience in various sectors of constuction. We are particularly focused on education with a large number of projects completed from small refurbishments and extensions to multi million pound new builds....


Within the practice we adopt an holistic approach to design that encompasses sustainability as a core generator of each scheme. Our aim is to produce buildings that provide healthy, comfortable and stimulating places to live, work and learn whilst also responding to a broader social, economic, and ecological context....

Architects Build on Success


Darbyshire Architects have strengthened their links with Acanthus, the largest network of independent architects in the country and plan to diversify......


Please note that Acanthus Darbyshire Architects continue to work as normal, however with some of our colleagues working from home, it may take slightly longer to contact the office or individual members of the team and we ask for your patience. Please continue to e-mail as usual.

In addition to our office number 0191 284 2813 we can also be contacted on 07973 897760.

“You have an excellent record of faithful and generous service
to many schools down the years and have done so in a way that has always been real value for one's

Rev'd George Curry - Chair of Governors of St Paul's C of E Primary School, Elswick

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