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REID, AH and W

Established: 1897
Ended: 1921?


The partnership between Arthur Henry REID and Walter REID in Johannesburg and Cape Town, from about 1897 until about 1921 (?). HS EAST was admitted to the partnership in January 1905 in Cape Town and this branch became known as AH & W REID & EAST (cf REID, AH & W & EAST). AH & W Reid submitted a design for the competition for the National Bank of South Africa head office in Johannesburg in 1905, which they won. In about 1919 the firm were successful in several competitions.

(Afr Archt Oct 1912: v; Edward's dir of SA 1924; Frescura 1988; Juta's dir of CT 1901; SAA&B Apr 1905: 144, 145 ill; SAWW 1910; The Star 27.7.1984)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

List of projects

With photographs
With notes

Aegis Building - First: 1893. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
African Banking Corporation: n.d. : 1893 : 1900 : 1906 : 1912. Cape Town, Western Cape - Architect alterations 1900 *
Britannia Arcade: 1902. East London, Eastern Cape - Architect
Castle Brewery, adds: 1912. Germiston, Gauteng - Architect
Cosmopolitan Hotel: 1899. Jeppe, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Dorner House: 1903. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
EK Green Bldg: 1897. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
House Hayward: 1903. Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape - Architect
House John - Avalon: 1910 : 2012. Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect 1910
JGW Steyne Bldg: 1906. Bloemfontein, Free State - Architect
Joubert Park Mansions: pre-1910. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Moseley Bldg: 1905. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Municipal Offices: pre-1910. Germiston, Gauteng - Architect
Mutual Bank Buildings: n.d.. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
National Bank: 1906. Bloemfontein, Free State - Architect
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1906. Molteno, Eastern Cape - Architect
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1905. Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape - Architect
Palladium Theatre: 1912. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Park Station Chambers: pre-1910. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Standard Bank: 1902-1904. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape - Architect
Town Hall: n.d.. Germiston, Gauteng - Architect
Wanderers Club: 1889. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect
Witwatersrand Agricultural showground, layout: 1895. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Architect

Books citing REID, AH and W

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880-1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp

Gutsche, Thelma. 1966. No Ordinary Woman: The life and times of Florence Phillips. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pp

Middleton, GAT. 1907. Modern Buildings, their planning, construction and equipment. vols 1-7. 1907-10. London: Caxton. pp

Pearse, Geoffrey Eastcott. 1960. Eighteenth century furniture in South Africa. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp

Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pp 57, 102, 115, 129, 220, 223, 231, 232, 344, 370, 371

van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pp 73, 79, 88