Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ernest Hadden Parkes
Designation: Architect
Born: 1866
Died: 1953
Bio Notes: Ernest Haddon Parkes was born in 1866. He entered the service of the LCC in 1894 and was engaged for the greater part of his career in the Housing Division of the Department. After the First World War he was responsible as assistant for the design and layout of the Councilís housing estates and for the supervision of the erection of the cottages. Becontree is a typical example of Parkesí work at this period. His experience in housing was put to good use in the extensive post-war programme of housing and he contributed to the high reputation of the Department for housing at this time.

Parkes retired in 1931.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 168, Goldhurst Terrace, Hampstead, London NW, EnglandPrivate/business(?)Before 1912After 1914 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1London County Council Architects' Department (LCC Architects' Department)1894   


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert Scott Skilling1931for Licentiateship


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1London Metropolitan Archives Biographical volumes on Council architects