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Architects & Builders


Barnsley, John
19th C
Kt; builder of the Hall of Memory and other Birmingham buildings; Methodist local preacher and President of the Methodist Local Preachers Mutual Aid Association in 1899.

Buckland, Herbert Tudor
1887 (c)
Seminal arts and crafts architect (b 1869)

Chatwin, J A
1848 (c)
Architect responsible for many churches and other buildings in Birmingham

Hobbiss, Holland
Architect. Designed the present school buildings and the Union building of Birmingham University.

Smith, Eden
c. 1876
Prolific Arts and Crafts architect in Toronto, Canada, realizing about 270 residential or religious buildings between 1891 and 1925. Adhered to Arts and Crafts principles throughout their career and defended them vigorously in public debate. Adapting these principles to Toronto's particular climatic and social conditions, designed mostly compact buildings to deal with harsh winters and hot summers, confined urban sites and the absence of a large servant class.

Westbury, Paul CBE
CEO of Buro Happold, worked on the design and construction of the London Olympics Central Stadium and Olympic Park, and was awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal 2012