Basic Biographical Details

Name: Read & MacDonald
Designation: Architectural practice
Started: 1891
Ended: After 1913
Bio Notes: Herbert Read trained in the office of Ernest George & Peto, with a year in the Office of Works, before commencing practice on his own account in London in 1888. He worked in partnership with Robert Falconer MacDonald from 1891 until the latter's death in 1913, retaining the practice title of Read & MacDonald thereafter.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, 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 3Herbert Read1891After 1913Partner 
Item 2 of 3William Begg SimpsonAugust 1902December 1907Assistant 
Item 3 of 3William Begg SimpsonDecember 1907May 1910Principal Assistant 

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 31897Eight Houses Hans CrescentBelgravia LondonEngland 
Item 2 of 31901Business premises, Mount Street  LondonEngland 
Item 3 of 31901Stamford's premises, Long Acre  LondonEngland 


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.