Wynford E Lewis

BSc(Hons) BArch RIBA


Wynford was educated at Copperworks Infants and Boys Primary Schools, followed by Llanelly Boys Grammar School. He had a keen interest in painting and sports.

In 1954 Wynford graduated from the Welsh School of Architecture where he graduated with distinction after winning a number of in house awards.



Wynford started his career working for Carmarthenshire County Council`s architects department for two years before he was approached by W Griffiths and Son, Architects and Surveyors in Llanelli. He started work in September 1961, a month after getting married to Val. He was eventually made a partner and remained there until the end of 1994.

In 1995 he and his son Philip, who had also graduated from Cardiff and had joined the firm, decided to start up their own business, where he remained until the present day.

He spent 58 years as a practicing architect, during which time, after being approached by the then Clerk to the Town Council, Mr Selwyn Samuel, in 1978, he served as Llanelli Town Council`s Consultant Architect for many decades.


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Prince of Wales Award

  • Year - 1992

  • Building - The Old Vicarage, Llanelli

  • Client - Llanelli Town Council

  • Award Recipient - Wynford Lewis

Charitable Work

Wynford was a member of the local Llanelli Rotary Club, where he eventually became President and Club Secretary 

In his younger days he was a Freemason. He was awarded the Order of St John for service to the town.

Tom Lewis, a local magistrate and businessman got him on board to fight for a Hospice for Llanelli and in the mid 90s he played a big part in the design of the Ty Bryngwyn Hospice. He served on the St David`s Diocesan Board for a number of years as their consulting architect.

And at one time he was a member of the Brin Isac sports charity organisation. 




"On behalf of Julie and myself thank you for your assistance and guidance during this project.


- Andrew Jenkins

"Lewis Partnership provided us with and excellent professional service and we look forward to working with them on future projects


- Simon Rees

"Lewis Partnership provide us with an excellent service from design development stage through to the completion of the project


- Peter Griffiths

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