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Alex Gordon Partnership, Architects and Project Managers, Cardiff, Records
Scope and Content
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
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
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 https://www.theguardian.com/news/1999/jul/29/guardianobituaries3viewed 17 July 2017
Conditions Governing Use
Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.
Accruals are not expected