LCC Architects' Department

In the 1950s, the mundane-sounding London County Council Architects' Department was the world's largest architectural practice. It was also one of the most prestigious, attracting the brightest talent in British architecture.

John Partridge trained with the department:

Video: John Partridge on the LCC

Peter Aldington was a young architectural graduate when he started his career at the LCC in the mid 1950s. In this video clip he explains what it was like to work there.

Video: Peter Aldington talks about his early career at the LCC