Basic Biographical Details

Name: Foster Lovell & Lodge
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: c. 1910
Ended: 1914
Bio Notes: Thomas Oliphant Foster was born in 1881 and articled to Ernest Carritt from 1899 to 1905, attending the Architectural Association Schools. He was assistant to Frank Green and others. He passed the qualifying exam in 1912, becoming ARIBA on 3 March 1913, proposed by Hugh Patrick Guarin Maule, Leonard Stokes and William Adam Forsyth. He commenced practice in 1906 and formed the partnership of Foster Lovell & Lodge c.1910. Of his partners, Percy Wells Lovell was born in 1878 and was articled to Sir Aston Webb 1899-1901 and took classes at the Architectural Assocation Schools. He passed the qualifying exam 1907, becoming ARIBA on 2 December 1907, proposed by Aston Webb, Edward Ingress Bell and Sir Henry Tanner. Lodge appears to have been Thomas Arthur Lodge, born in 1888, who studied at the Architectural Association Schools 1905-09, followed by one year with Thomas Geoffry [sic] Lucas.

In 1914 Foster emigrated to India as Assistant Consulting Architect to the Government of India underJohn Begg. Lodge was later assistant to Martin and Medlicott, before forming a partnership with Henry Vaughan Lanchester as Lanchester & Lodge.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 123, Old Queen Street, London, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Arthur Lodge1910 *Before 1914Partner 
Item 2 of 3Thomas Oliphant Fosterc. 1910 *Before 1914Partner 
Item 3 of 3Percy Wells Lovellc. 1910 *Before 1914Partner 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1910Auchenross, The Ross EstateComrie PerthshireScotland 


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.