Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Andrews Partnership Drawings
Reference code(s): GB 1952 NA/GEN/2001/015e
Title: Andrews Partnership Drawings
Short title: Andrews Partnership Drawings
Dates of creation: 1959-1998
Level of description: Full item level description on NMRW digital archive catalogue.
Extent and medium: Over 6,700 original architect's drawings in plan presses and hanging cabinets.
Name of creator(s): Andrews Partnership
Administrative and biographical history: The collection comprises drawings produced by the Andrews Partnership through the course of their work as an architects practice. The partnership was originally known as Phillip Hirst and Wyn Jones, then Hirst, Jones, Moore Simpson and Partners, then Wyn Jones, Paul Andrews and Associates, and finally The Andrews Partnership. The practice was started in 1959, and ran for forty years in these various guises, being wound up in 1999. It was based in Haverford West, and its work centered on Pembrokeshire, and the immediate vicinity. Work included design and construction of new buildings, both commercial and domestic, conversion and extension work on existing buildings, and conservation work on historic buildings, including churches.
Scope and content: Architectural plans, sections, elevations and perspective drawings of various buildings and developments, commercial, domestic and public from 1959 to 1998, mainly in Pembrokeshire and the immediate area.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged in order of their original drawing numbers, which are made up of the practice's job number and a running number for each drawing produced for each job.
Conditions governing access: Material is on full public access.
Conditions governing reproduction: Wyn Jones, Paul Andrews and James Andrews
Finding aids: There are written indexes to the drawings deposited with NMRW, one of which is organised alphabetically, by client name, the other being ordered chronologically by the date of each job. There are also full item descriptions for each drawing on the NMRW digital archive catalogue.
Archival history: The drawings were donated to NMRW in 2001.
Immediate source of acquisition: The drawings were donated by Wyn Jones, architect, one of the original partners to set up the practice.
Existence and location of originals: Original material held by National Monuments Record for Wales.
Existence and location of copies: No copies.
Archivist's note: Edwards, G.M.
Date(s) of description: 08/09/03