Basic Biographical Details

Name: Thomas Kenneth Jack
Designation: Architect
Born: 10 September 1927
Bio Notes: Thomas Kenneth Jack was born on 10 September 1927. He studied for the degree of MA at the University of Cambridge. He worked in the practice of Sir John Burnet Tait & Partners in London and was promoted to principal in partnership in 1959. He occasionally worked in the office of the practice in Birkenhead and in that in Barnsley.

He was elected FRIBA on 1 October 1969, proposed by Gordon Tait, W L Yuille and Horace Gael Hammond. At that time he stated that 'my interests lean towards quality in environment'. He points as examples to a completed scheme in Cirencester and the town centre redevelopment in King's Lynn (1m) for the King's Lynn Borough Council and the Second Convent Garden Company'. Other work in hand included the town centre redevelopment in Birkenhead (4m), and various developments in Nottingham, Derby and other midland towns.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 210, Bedford Square, London, EnglandBusiness1969 *  
Item 2 of 2Riggend, Grange Road, Camberley, Surrey, EnglandPrivate1969 *  

* 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 1(Sir) John Burnet, Tait, & Partners1959 Partner 


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Horace Gael Hammond1 October 1969For Fellowship
Item 2 of 3Gordon Thomas Tait1 October 1969For Fellowship
Item 3 of 3W L Yuille1 October 1969For Fellowship


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 no6872 (Combined Box 164)