Basic Biographical Details

Name: Philip Houghton Redknap
Designation: Architect
Born: 15 October 1914
Died: Mid 1991
Bio Notes: Philip Houghton Redknap was born on 15 October 1914. He was probably both an engineer and an architect. He studied at the School of Architecture, Regent Street Polytechnic as a day pupil from 1932-34, passing the intermediate exams in July of the latter year. He then continued as an evening pupil and sat the final exam in July 1938. He was admitted ARIBA later that year. He made study tours abroad in 1937, 1938 and 1948 to Holland Denmark Sweden and Germany. By 1950 he had a post with the engineer Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners, 43 Northumberland Street.

By the time of his election as FRIBA on 5 December 1968, proposed by A H Jones, Joseph Addison and Edwin Quilliams, he had moved to work for A H Jones, Victoria Station House, Middlesex.

Redknap died 1991, his death registered in May of that year.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 4Glenapp Exchange/5, West End Road, Mortimer Common, Reading, Berkshire, EnglandPrivate 1991 
Item 2 of 443, Northumberland Street, Edinburgh, ScotlandBusiness1950 *  
Item 3 of 4Meliden/47, High View, Pinner, Middlesex, EnglandPrivate1968 *  
Item 4 of 4Victoria Station House, Middlesex, EnglandBusiness1968 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 2(Sir) Alexander Gibb & Partners1950 * Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Albert Hugh Dennis Jones1968 * Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Joseph Addison5 December 1968For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Albert Hugh Dennis Jones5 December 1968For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Edwin Quilliams5 December 1968For Fellowship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1RIBA1950The RIBA Kalendar 1950-1951 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no6966 (Combined Box 168)