SH7882 : Arthur Hewitt, OBE, JP, DL 1876 - 1951, Llandudno

taken 7 years ago, near to Llandudno, Conwy, Great Britain

Arthur Hewitt, OBE, JP, DL 1876 - 1951, Llandudno
Arthur Hewitt, OBE, JP, DL 1876 - 1951, Llandudno
A plaque dedicated to Arthur Hewitt OBE, JP, DL in Llandudno. The plaque is located on the former Palladium cinema (now a J D Wetherspoon pub), in the town.

Arthur Hewitt was a local architect who designed many of the outstanding buildings of Llandudno. These included the Odeon Cinema (now unfortunately demolished), The Washington Hotel and The Palladium.

He was also a long serving local Councillor and a Justice of the Peace as well as being the commanding officer of the 5th battalion (Caernarfonshire) Home Guard.

The plaque is bi-lingual and the text reads:

Arthur Hewitt, OBE, JP, DL
1876 - 1951

Pensaer, Dyn Busnes a Chynghorydd
Dylunydd nifer o adeiladau trawiadol yng Ngogledd Cymru,
gan gynnwys Sinemâu'r Palladium, y Savoy a'r Odeon,
Siop Adrannol 'Clare's' a Gwesty'r Washington
Gwasanaethodd ar Gyngor Dosbarth Trefol Llandudno 1915-51
Pennaeth Milwrol 5ed Bataliwn (Sir Gaernarfon) y Cartreflu

Architect, Businessman and Councillor
Designer of many notable buildings in North Wales including,
in Llandudno, The Palladium, The Savoy and Odeon Cinemas,
Clare's Department Store and The Washington Hotel
Served on the Llandudno Urban District Council 1915-51
Commanding officer 5th Battalion
(Caernarfonshire) Home Guard
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Wednesday, 25 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 6 February, 2012
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