Basic Biographical Details

Name: Edwin Williams
Designation: Architect
Bio Notes: Edwin Williams attended Liverpool University School of Architecture and was awarded a certificate in architecture in 1921. He spent some time gaining experience in Dublin and was practising in Liverpool in the early 1920s. From 1926 to 1932 he was an assistant to Sir John Burnet & Partners, but later appears to have worked for the LCC followed by independent practice.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1201, Edge Lane, Liverpool, EnglandPrivate/business1922 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1London County Council Architects' Department (LCC Architects' Department)Before 1936(?)After 1945(?) Appears to have worked in the LCC as he proposed other employees for RIBA membership


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 7John Douglas Adam30 November 1936(?)for Associateship (unclear signature - may be a misreading)
Item 2 of 7John Howden Cook17 November 1942for Associateship
Item 3 of 7Alan (or Allan?) MacKenzie14 December 1943for Associateship
Item 4 of 7Stella Marcia Scott (Miss)6 December 1937for Associateship
Item 5 of 7Elizabeth Margaret Smeall30 November 1936for Associateship
Item 6 of 7Ernest Ogilvie Thomson16 March 1943for Licentiateship
Item 7 of 7Reginald Buchanan Urquhart16 October 1945for Fellowship

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 startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11948Royal Festival Hall  LondonEnglandWith Robert Hogg Matthew, Leslie Martin and P Moro


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Budden, Lionel The Book of the Liverpool School of Architecture   
Item 2 of 2Glendinning, Miles1997Rebuilding Scotland: The Postwar Vision, 1945-75  Tuckwell Press Ltdp11 Royal Festival Hall

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no 3464 (microfilm reel 27)