Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Richard Alan Webber |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||2 September 1910 |
|Died: ||1990 |
|Bio Notes: ||Richard Alan Webber was born on 2 September 1910 and was articled to Keppie & Henderson from 1928 to 1932, studying at Glasgow School of Architecture. In the latter year he joined Gillespie Kidd & Coia as chief assistant, continuing his studies for a further year to obtain his diploma. He moved to Nottingham in 1934 as assistant to Heazell & Sons, and to London a year later as chief assistant to H A Nash. |
For the six months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War he assisted in the office of M Purdon Smith of Dumfries. He was then appointed assistant to the War Department Valuer in Glasgow, and in 1941 was placed in charge of war damage repairs in Dumbarton. From that year he worked in association with Sam Bunton on town planning in Clydebank. He was admitted LRIBA on 16 February 1943, his proposers being Jack Antonio Coia, Andrew Graham Henderson and William James Smith. At that time he was still assisting Bunton and was living at 22 Williamwood Park, Glasgow. By 1950 he had moved to work in London.
Webber died in 1990, his death being registered in July of that year in Worthing.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|22, Williamwood Park, Glasgow, Scotland||Private||1943 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
Buildings and Designs
|This architect 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|
|Before 1941||War damage repair to 12,000 houses (approx)||Clydebank|| ||Dunbartonshire||Scotland||Assisted Bunton|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|England and Wales||Births, marriages and deaths|| || |
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no5632 (combined box 74)|