Alex Gordon Partnership, Architects and Project Managers, Cardiff, Records

Scope and Content

Promotional catalogues, obituaries

Administrative / Biographical History

The practice was founded in 1940 by Thomas Alwyn Lloyd. Alex Gordon joined the firm in 1948 and entered into partnership with Thomas Lloyd the following year forming T. Alwyn Lloyd and Gordon. After Alwyn Lloyd's death in 1960, Gordon established Alex Gordon and Partners with Alun Roberts and David Humphreys. The business expanded with offices in London, Carmarthen and York. The firm became known as Alex Gordon Partnership in 1981. The Partnership undertook a wide variety of projects for government departments, universities, local government and clients in the private and public sector. Alex Gordon remained head of the firm until his retirement in 1982.



Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a former employee of Alex Gordon Partnership, Jul 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to Hutchinson, Maxwell, ‘Alex Gordon Architect with a prophetic vision of sustainability and low energy’ The Guardian website 17 July 2017

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


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