Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Arthur Newnham
Designation: Architect
Born: 1921
Died: May 2002
Bio Notes: Peter Arthur Newnham saw active service during the Second World War as he was awarded the MC. He studied for the diploma in architecture at the Architectural Association and was admitted ARIBA in 1949. In 1968 he was admitted FRIBA. By 1970 he had been taken into partnership by Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall & Partners. He was based in London.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 224, Park Square East, London, EnglandBusiness1960 *  
Item 2 of 242-46, Weymouth Street, London, EnglandBusiness(?)1970 *  

* 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 3Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall (RMJM)Before 19561961Architect 
Item 2 of 3Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)19611970Architect 
Item 3 of 3Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)1970(?) Partner 


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 1Stirrat Andrew William Johnson-MarshallJune 1964For Fellowship

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 21956Firrhill Secondary SchoolFirrhill EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 21960Commonwealth Institute  LondonEngland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp205, 234, 235, 236, 479
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Graham DicksonInterview of Graham Dickson by Kirsten McKee Address of RMJM office in which Newnham was based c.1960