Matthew Dyer promoted to Head of Conservation for Austin-Smith:Lord


Matthew Dyer promoted to Head of Conservation for Austin-Smith:Lord

We are delighted to announce that Matthew Dyer has been promoted to Head of Conservation for Austin-Smith:Lord, and becomes an Associate of the practice.

Matthew joined Austin-Smith:Lord in 2018 and is based in our Bristol studio. An accredited conservation architect, he has worked on conservation and regeneration projects across sectors, for public and third sector clients. His expertise in the conservation of historic building fabric extends to stonework, brickwork and timber repairs and internal decoration as well as introduction of sensitive interventions in historic settings.

Prior to joining Austin-Smith:Lord Matthew developed repair strategies for major projects including the revitalisation of the former Central Police Station, Hong Kong, St. George’s Hall, Liverpool and a major research project into the causes of deterioration of the dalle de verre lantern at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.

“I am delighted to hear the news of my promotion to Head of Conservation and am grateful to Austin-Smith:Lord for entrusting me with this position. Since joining Austin-Smith:Lord two years ago, I have been given the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most diverse historic sites such as Old College in Aberystwyth, the General Register House in Edinburgh and Newport Transporter Bridge.

 “Austin-Smith:Lord has an incredible conservation portfolio, including the Great Pagoda at Kew, Llanelly House in Carmarthenshire and the Bluecoat in Liverpool. I look forward to building on this legacy with colleagues and securing our built heritage for future generations.”
Matthew Dyer, Head of Conservation, Austin-Smith:Lord