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LAING, David
Architect and surveyor at 2 Manchester Street (1839-52). His wife ran a boarding house at the same address.
  No work identified so far
Architect at 59 Ship Street (1912).
  No work identified so far
LAINSON, Thomas (1825-1898)
Brighton architect and surveyor. Born in Lambeth, living at 54 Western Road, Hove in 1859-64 with four daughters, two sons and two servants. Own practice from 1862 with offices at 190 North Street, 170 North Street (1878). Living at 4 Lansdowne Terrace in 1871. In partnership with two sons (Thomas and Arthur) as Lainson & Sons from 1881 with a home at 5 St John's Terrace (1878-1881). Living at 104 Lansdowne Place in 1891. FRIBA 1877. Architect to the Goldsmid and Vallance estates. Favoured an Italianate style.
  Adelaide Manstions, 1-4 Kingsway* (1873)
Brighton and Hove Co-operative Society Repository, 75 Holland Road* (1893)
Bristol Road Methodist Church, Montague Place* (1872)
Brooker Hall, 19 New Church Road (Hove Museum) (1876-77)
Middle Street Synagogue* (1875)
Palmeira House, Palmeira Square (1887)
Pelham Institute, Upper Bedford Street* (1877)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (1881; outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)
LAINSON, Thomas James (1854-1898)
Hove-born architect, training with his father Thomas Lainson by 1871 and then in partnership with him from 1881. Lived with his parents until at least 1901.
Lainson, Thomas, & Son
Architectural partnership of Thomas Lainson and Thomas James Lainson at 170 North Street (1890), 56 East Street (1899).
  Jewish Convalescent Home, Montgomery Street (1889)
Lainson, Son, and Lindsay
Architectural partnership at 56 East Street (1912).
  No work identified so far
LAMB, Percy
  St Mary Roman Catholic Church, Surrenden Road (1910-21)
Architect at 34 Duke Street (1912).
  No work identified so far
Laxton, W & H
Architects at 2 York Road and 19 Arundel Street, Strand, London (1854).
  No work identified so far
LEACH, William
Architect at 24 London Road (1839).
  No work identified so far
LEANEY, Thomas
Surveyor at 14 Crescent Street (1824).
  No work identified so far
LEWRY, Henry
Builder and developer at 15 Church Street (1865). His name is rendered as 'Lewer' for a period in planning applications.
LOADER, Arthur
Architect and surveyor, partner in Loader & Long. Own practice at 54 Old Steine (1878-1890) and 52½ East Street (1878). H B Measures trained in his practice.
  See Loader & Long
Loader & Long
Prolific local architects' firm.
  Woodside Avenue
LOCKWOOD, Philip Causton
Brighton Borough Surveyor.
  seafront railings, Marine Parade (1881)
Western bandstand, King's Road* (1884)
Builder at 16 King Street and 24 York Place.
  Hanover Terrace Board Schools (1873)
Brighton New School of Science and Art, Grand Parade (1876-77)
LONG, Edgar Wallis
Architect, partner in Loader & Long. Later in his own practice at 54 Old Steine (1899), then 40 Marlborough Place (1911-1915), living in Millers Road (1899).
  144, 146, 148 Balfour Road
Cransley Lodge, 32 Dyke Road Avenue (1902)
Earlsmead, 42 Dyke Road Avenue (1912)
See also Loader & Long
Long & Kentish
Architectural partnership of M J Long (1939-2018) and Rolfe Kentish (b.1954), formed in 1994.
  Aldrich Library, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Lewes Road
• Westlain House, University of Brighton Falmer Campus (1999)
• Falmer Library, University of Brighton (2001)
LUTYENS, Sir Edwin OM RA (1869-1944)
  Former studio, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean
Hove War Memorial, Grand Avenue* (1921)
LYNN, George
Builder. In 1851 George Lynn, then 44 and widowed, lived at 20 Clarence Square (next door to James Charnock Simpson) and employed 50 men.
  No work identified so far
Lynn, George, & Son(s)
Long-established building firm, still active in 1919.
  St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (parish room, 1903)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)
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