Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Mark Fenton |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||7 July 1921 |
|Died: || |
|Bio Notes: ||Mark Fenton was born on 7 July 1921. From September 1938 he studied for the Diploma in Architecture at the Regent Street Polytechnic in London. From 1945 to 1947 he was employed by Dyeley Luker & Moore, architects and surveyors in Lincoln's Inn and thereafter until August 1948 as architect with British Railways, Western Region at Paddington. He was elected ARIBA in 1950, his proposers being John S Walker (or Waltsden?) who taught at the Polytechnic and J K Hicks (?). From 1950-55 he had a post as senior architect with Arthur R Russell, London Bridge. |
He joined the practice Newman Levinson & Partners as a potential partner in 1955 and was appointed partner on 1 October of that year. He was elected FRIBA in 1968, proposed by Stanley Newman, J K Hicks and J W Keyes. When he joined the practice, he initially had responsibility for conversions and smaller schemes but by 1968 he was responsible for a major office development, houses, shops, flats, showrooms and also undertook alteration work. He communicated directly with clients and was also largely responsible for the administration in the office.
Fenton was also FRSH and ACIArb.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|174, Salmon Street, Kingsbury, London, England||Private(?)||Before 1950||After 1994|| |
|155-157, Great Portland Street, London, England||Business||1970s|| || |
Employment and Training
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Buildings and Designs
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|RIBA||1970||RIBA Directory 1970|| || || |
|RIBA||1979||Directory of members|| || || |
|RIBA||1994||A Directory of RIBA Members|| || || |
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||A no11714, F no6007 (Combined Box 113)|