Basic Biographical Details

Name: Young & Engle
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: Clyde Francis Young was born in 1871, the son of William Young. He was educated privately. He attended classes at South Kensington in 1889 prior to being articled to his father in 1890-94, during which period he took the courses at University College, London. He travelled in France and Belgium, studying for a time at Lille, and then spent six months in Italy. His father took him into partnership in 1898 shortly after his return, but he did not pass the qualifying exam until 1900. He was admitted ARIBA on 3 December, his proposers being John McKean Brydon, Thomas Drew and Edward William Mountford. His father having died in the previous month he continued the practice and retained the editorship of Spons's 'Practical Builders Pocket Book' and the 'Architects and Builders Price Book' as the original publication, E & F N Spons's 'Architects and Builders' Pocket Book', which his father had established.

Clyde became a Fellow of the RIBA on 5 December 1910, his proposers being Thomas Edward Collcutt, Sir Aston Webb, and Sir John Taylor. His practice was a similar mix of major public buildings and country house work with a number of titled clients, the Earls of Iveagh and Cadogan and the Duke of Newcastle being among them. Examples of his work are the additions to the Imperial Service College in Windsor,and at University College, Southampton. He restored Lamb's Building, Pump Court, the Cloisters and other buildings at the Inner Temple.

Clyde Young died on 4 May 1948, the practice being continued by his partner Bernard Engle.

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 5Roland Lancon  Chief Assistant 
Item 2 of 5Bernard EngleBefore 1948 Partner 
Item 3 of 5Clyde Francis YoungBefore 19481948Partner 
Item 4 of 5Roland Lancon1949 Assistant 
Item 5 of 5Roland Lancon1957 Partner 


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