Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Leonard Lloyd-Smith |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||7 December 1924 |
|Died: || |
|Bio Notes: ||Leonard Lloyd-Smith was born on 12 July 1924. From 1941-49 he took the full time course at Nottingham School of Architecture. His studies were interrupted by war service during which he served with the RAF from 1944-47 spending two years in the Middle East (Egypt, Palestine, Cyprus Cyrenaica, Malta and also in France. |
After completing the course at Nottingham he took a post as assistant in the practice of Cecil Howitt & Partners in Nottingham where he worked on schools, industrial buildings, licensed premises, housing and farm buildings. Lloyd-Smith was elected ARIBA 27 November 1949, proposed by Thomas Cecil Howitt and two others (indecipherable). In 1954 he moved to Scotland as senior assistant with Carr & Howard (latterly Carr & Matthew) in Edinburgh where he was in charge of Phase II of the Kirkcaldy Town Hall project as well as housing there. He moved to Gordon & Dey toward the end of this period again as senior assistant and worked on schools.
In 1957 he was invited by Thomas Cecil Howitt to open a new office in Leicester. The practice by this date had become T Cecil Howitt & Partners. (Howitt would seem to have retired about this date). Lloyd-Smith was promoted to partner in 1963. He was elected FRIBA on 17 July 1968, proposed by Frederick William James, Frederick Ernest Woolley and Philip Gerrard. As partner he had full responsibility for a wide variety of work including industrial and commercial buildings (licensed premises), canteens, offices and shops, individual houses, furniture and furnishings and interior decoration.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Findhorn/95, Charles Street, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England||Private||1949 *|| || |
|St Andrews House, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England||Business||1949 *|| || |
|12, Ashfield Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, England||Private||1968 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
Buildings and Designs
|This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Date started||Building name||Town, district or village||Island||City or county||Country||Notes|
|After 1954||Kirkcaldy Town Hall||Kirkcaldy|| ||Fife||Scotland||As senior assistant in charge of Phase II of the development|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no 11131; F no 6234 (Combined Box 127)|