Basic Biographical Details

Name: Albert Charles Breden
Designation: Architect
Born: c. 1864
Died: 12 January 1903
Bio Notes: Albert Charles Breden was born about 1864. He was articled to Benjamin Woollard about 1879-83, and studied at South Kensington, spending a period as improver with Theophilus Allen in 1884. He was then successively assistant to Augustus Frere, Thomas Mullet Ellis, Edward Dru Drury & Alfred Lovejoy and the Veritys before joining Runtz. While an assistant he had passed the qualifying exam and was admitted ARIBA on 13 June 1892, his proposers being Frere, Drury and the London architect and surveyor Benjamin Tabberer.

Breden died on 12 January 1903.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

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 1Ernest Runtz & Breden18981903Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Edward Dru Drury13 June 1892For Associateship
Item 2 of 3Augustus Frere13 June 1892For Associateship
Item 3 of 3Benjamin Tabberer13 June 1892For Associateship

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 startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 21899Hotel Metropole  GlasgowScotland 
Item 2 of 21900Glasgow Central Stores  GlasgowScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4Earl and Sell2000Guide to British Theatres, 1750-1950 London 
Item 2 of 4Gray, A Stuart1985Edwardian Architecture: A Biographical Dictionary   
Item 3 of 4Pike, W T London   
Item 4 of 4Sachs, E O Modern Theatres and Opera Houses