Articles with the tag: Buildings


Old Leamington Calendar 2022

Old Leamington Calendar 2022

Our Calendar 2022 will soon be available. The calendar has 12 pictures from around the town. The cover picture is a William Thomas building in Upper Holly Walk.  Once a fine gentlemen’s residence named Oak House and since the early 1950s home to The Liberal Club, who...
William Thomas, Architect, 1799-1860

William Thomas, Architect, 1799-1860

The Early Years. William Thomas was born the second of four sons in 1799 in Nacton, Suffolk where his father was an innkeeper. In about 1805, the family moved a considerable distance to Chalford, near Stroud in Gloucestershire. His father kept the Valley Inn which was...

William Russell, Architect

William Russell was born 27th January 1820 and was active in Leamington Spa from about 1849 to 1874. He was a son of the John Russell who owned the Bath Hotel (there is no known relationship with the architect with the same name, John Russell). He served his time with...
Royal Leamington Spa: A History in 100 Buildings

Royal Leamington Spa: A History in 100 Buildings

An ideal Present for that special person. This book relates a selected history of the town by telling the story of 100 buildings from their construction to the present day or their date of demolition and what replaced them. The articles usually include details of the...
The Bandstand is Back!

The Bandstand is Back!

On Saturday, 15 March 2019, the newly renovated Pump Room Gardens Bandstand was opened officially by Councillor Steven Cross, Chairman of Warwick District Council and Archie Pitts, who masterminded the Heritage Lottery Fund bid to refurbish the Pump Room Gardens. The...