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About us:

VASS Architects are a Bath based architectural practice with over 20 years of experience in the residential, educational and healthcare sectors.

VASS Architects are Andrew Spiller and Vicki Smith who have both been working as architects for many years in separate practices and have now set up a design based architectural practice in Bath.


Andrew founded Spill Architects in 2010 and has been mainly specialising in the residential sector. In the past eight years andrew has been dealing with numerous extensions, barn conversions and new dwellings in and around Bath some of which have had listed status. He has been working closely with his clients to achieve a positive outcome that is sustainable, beautiful and affordable.

During this time Andrew has also worked as a consultant for AHMM and AWW architects sharing his expertise on masterplanning, design and construction techniques on various projects in London and Bristol.

Before setting up Spill Architects Andrew was a senior project architect at some prestigious architectural practices including Reid Architects in London, Nightingale Architects in Oxfordshire and Faulkner Browns where he oversaw the masterplanning and construction of a mixed use MOD scheme in Corsham, Wiltshire. and was project architect for the Bristol Royal Infirmary Paediatric Hospital extension.

Since qualifying in 1997 Andrew has gained a wealth of experience in different sectors which has given him the indepth knowledge and ability when designing, achieving planning and dealing with construction queries.



Me at work in my studio


Vicki qualified in 2007 and has been a project architect years with Watson, Bertram & Fell Ltd. based in Bath. During this time Vicki has worked on residential buildings; extensions, conversions and new build. She has experience of the intricacies of working with historic listed buildings and those situated in conservation areas. She has taken projects from inception, guiding them successfully through planning, preparing construction information and inspecting works when on site keeping a close eye on detailing  and costs to ensure a scheme is delivered as expected.

Previously Vicki worked for Stubbs Rich Ltd on numerous university campus buildings including the Oxford University Begbroke Science Park, the University of Bath Physics Auditorium and Langford Veterinary School.



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