Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Marmaduke Tudsbery Tudsbery |
|Designation: ||Architect, Engineer |
|Born: ||4 October 1892 |
|Died: ||9 May 1983 |
|Bio Notes: ||Marmaduke Tudsbery Tudsbery was born on 4 October 1892. He was educated at Westminster and Imperial College London and trained (as an engineer?) in the Yarrow shipbuilding year in Glasgow. |
During the First World War he was commissioned into the special reserve of officers of the Royal Engineers. He remained in the Army until 1925.
In 1925 he obtained a post with the BBC and remained with the corporation for the rest of his career as in-house engineer, being consulting civil engineer from 1952-60. His main achievement was the identification of the site for the new BBC building and recommending its purchase. He worked closely with the architect on the design of the building.
Tudsbery was also responsible for the programme of work required for the television service in particular the BBC televison centre.
Tudsbery never married and was a very private person. He was an active member of the Athenaeum for many years. He enjoyed travel and wrote up accounts of his journeys which he had privately printed and distributed to friends.
He died aged 90 on 9 May 1983.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect, engineer:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|London, England||Business|| || || |
Buildings and Designs
|This architect, engineer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Date started||Building name||Town, district or village||Island||City or county||Country||Notes|
|1930||Broadcasting House|| || ||London||England|| |
|1936||North Park House||Kelvinside|| ||Glasgow||Scotland||Later embellishments with James Miller|
|The following periodicals contain references to this architect, engineer:|
| ||Periodical Name||Date||Edition||Publisher||Notes|
|The Times||13 May 1983|| || ||p16|
|The Times||22 June 1983|| || ||p10|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect, engineer:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|Institution of Civil Engineers, Westminster||Biographical note of Tudsbery|| || |