Basic Biographical Details

Name: Albert Edward Thurman Matthews
Designation: Architect
Born: 1917
Bio Notes: Albert Edward Thurman Matthews was born in 1917. He was admitted ARIBA in 1946. He was taken into partnership by Ralph George Covell in 1948.

He was elected FRIAS in 1962.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 148, Seymour Street, Portman Square, London, EnglandBusinessc. 1954  

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 3Covell & Matthews19481960Director 
Item 2 of 3Covell Matthews & Partners1960 Director 
Item 3 of 3Covell Matthews Partnership1970s Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Edward John Dunn Mansfield6 February 1963for 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 401961University of Glasgow buildings  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 401962Building, Sauchiehall Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 3 of 401962University of Strathclyde, McCance Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 4 of 401963University of Strathclyde, library  GlasgowScotlandTeaching accommodation and library
Item 5 of 401964Office block, Torphichen Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 401964Scottish Union and National Insurance Company Building, York Place  Edinburgh, MidlothianScotland 
Item 7 of 401965Little Boghead area housing developmentBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 8 of 401965University of Strathclyde, Livingston Tower  GlasgowScotland 
Item 9 of 401966Corner block, Frederick Street and Hill Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 401966Northern Co-operative Society Buildings  AberdeenScotland 
Item 11 of 401966Petersburn developmentAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandMaster and zoning plans
Item 12 of 401966Warehouse, Dundas Street and Eyre Place  EdinburghScotland 
Item 13 of 401966Whitehill Industrial EstateBathgate West LothianScotland 
Item 14 of 401967Petersburn developmentAirdrie LanarkshireScotlandLarge area of Local Authority housing built. Shops and offices built 1970.
Item 15 of 401967Stepps recreation centreStepps GlasgowScotlandScheme drawn up
Item 16 of 401969Haymarket HouseHaymarket EdinburghScotland 
Item 17 of 401970British Telecom building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 18 of 401970Douglas Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotlandRebuilding?
Item 19 of 401970Hunterston Planning EnquiryHunterston AyrshireScotlandReport prepared
Item 20 of 401970Linfern Telephone Exchange  GlasgowScotland 
Item 21 of 401970University of Strathclyde, library  GlasgowScotlandExtension to library and exhibition hall
Item 22 of 401971Net FactoryFraserburgh AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 23 of 401971Our Lady of Good Aid RC ChurchMotherwell LanarkshireScotlandAlterations
Item 24 of 401971Residence for the National Trust for ScotlandCrathes AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 25 of 401971Sheet Metal Works for Cosalt Ltd  AberdeenScotland 
Item 26 of 401971University of Strathclyde, hostels  GlasgowScotland 
Item 27 of 401972Shops and officesPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 28 of 401972Uberior House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 29 of 401973Guild Street redevelopment, Phase I  AberdeenScotland 
Item 30 of 401973Offices for Berkeley Consultants  AberdeenScotland 
Item 31 of 401973Private housingMilltimber AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 32 of 401973Telephone House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 33 of 401973University of Strathclyde, Collins Building  GlasgowScotland 
Item 34 of 401974Blackwood's office, George Street  EdinburghScotlandAlterations including removal of original decoration
Item 35 of 401975Hanover Street, north section, west side  EdinburghScotland 
Item 36 of 401975Northern Insurance Company offices and Imperial Union Club  GlasgowScotlandInterior reconstructed
Item 37 of 401975University of Strathclyde, University Centre  GlasgowScotland 
Item 38 of 401976R & R Clark's Printing Office  EdinburghScotlandLarge office block added at rear.
Item 39 of 401978Commercial developmentDunfermline FifeScotland 
Item 40 of 401978Office block, Commercial StreetLeith EdinburghScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 2 of 2RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1963-64   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership