Kemp & Tasker
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Leslie H. Kemp and Frederick E. Tasker were English architects who practiced in the 1930s as Kemp & Tasker.
They are best known for their cinemas, although they are responsible for a number of notable buildings in South London and Kent for a Messrs Morrell Bros. Builders  of 60 High Street, Bromley, Kent. These include:
- Motor Showrooms, Garage and Restaurant, 38 - 40 Croydon Road, Coney Hall, Hayes, Kent
- Dorchester Court flats, Herne Hill, London
- 5 Dorchester Drive, Herne Hill, London
- Crownleigh Court, Crownstone Road, Brixton, London
- Tudor Stacks, Dorchester Drive, Herne Hill, London (demolished)
In 1934 a Kemp and Tasker house design won the Daily Mail's Ideal House Competition and was erected temporarily at Olympia in the 'Village of Tomorrow'  at Ideal Home Show the following year. Morrell's glossy brochure  advertised that it could be built to order anywhere and three known examples exist:
- 1932 Regent Cinema, Station Square, Paignton, Devon (demolished)
- 1933 Odeon Cinema, Whalebone Lane, Chadwell Heath, Essex (demolished)
- 1934 Ritz Cinema, Gordon Street, Luton
- 1935 Embassy Cinema, Braintree, Essex
- 1936 Regent Cinema, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
- Towers Cinema (Odeon from 1946), Hornchurch, Essex (demolished)
- 1935 Savoy Cinema, Petersfield, Hants.
- 1936 Ritz Cinema, Belfast, Northern Ireland
- 1940 Regal Cinema (ABC from 1961), Camberwell (closed 1973)
- Commodor Cinema, High Street, Orpington, Kent (demolished)
- Odeon Cinema, Greenwich, London (demolished)
- Odeon Cinema, Romford, Essex
- Odeon Cinema, St. Albans, Hertfordshire (re-opened as the Odyssey, 2015)
- Odeon Cinema, Stepney, London
- Rex Cinema, Wood Green, London
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- Hayes and Coney Hall walk notes, The Twentieth Century Society, 2007
- The Ideal Home Through the 20th Century, Deborah S Ryan, 1997
- Sales Brochure, held by Local Studies Library, Bromley, Kent
- Free State Architecture, Paul Larmour, Gandon Editions, 2009
- Eyles, Allen; Skone, Keith (2002). Cinemas of Hertfordshire. Univ of Hertfordshire Press. p. 46. ISBN 9780954218904. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
- Cherry, Bridget; O'Brien, Charles; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2005). The Buildings of England: London. 5. East. London, New Haven, [Conn.]: Yale University Press. p. 178. ISBN 9780300107012. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
- Fading Lights, Silver Screens, A History of Belfast Cinemas, Michael Open, p 71
- "Restored art-deco cinema reopens". BBC News. 13 December 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2018.