Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||Norman Fotheringham McCall |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||16 April 1909 |
|Died: ||October 1974 |
|Bio Notes: ||Norman Fotheringham McCall was born on 16 April 1909. He studied architecture at Dundee College of Art from 1925 to 1929 and during this period served his articles with William Macfarlane Patrick in Dundee. He remained with Patrick as assistant from 1929-31. In the latter year he moved to London as assistant in the Architect’s Department of London County Council and the following year, 1932, he transferred to a post in the Architectural Department of the County of London Electric Supply Company. |
In 1936 McCall passed the intermediate exam and was elected a student member of the RIBA. In that year he became Deputy Architect to the Electric Supply Company and its associated companies. He was thus in direct charge of the Architect’s Department drawing office staff, of which there were sixteen in 1939 and ten in 1948. He had been responsible for the design and construction of Capital substations, meter testing stations and workshops as well as offices, showrooms, stores, sports pavilions, clubs, canteens and housing.
McCall was elected LTIBA on 6 April 1948 proposed by William Mollison, George Fairweather and S B Pritlove (?).
He resigned from the RIBA in December 1969 having moved to Falmouth, Cornwall and died in October 1974.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Kimberley, Trevallan Road, Mylor Bridge, Falmouth, Cornwall, England||Private|| ||1974|| |
|46-47, New Broad Street, London, England||Business||1948|| || |
|12a, Royal Parade, Chislehurst, Kent, England||Private||1948 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|George Fairweather||6 April 1948||For Licentiateship|
|William Mollison||6 April 1948||For Licentiateship|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L no6269 (Combined Box 129)|