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Abercrombie, Patrick [1879-1957. UK. Architect/Town Planner]


Leslie Patrick Abercrombie [commonly known as Patrick Abercrombie, and as Sir Pa… subscribers only

A photograph of Patrick Abercrombie

A photograph of Patrick Abercrombie


1. Casseres, J. M. de. Stedebouw. Met een voorrede van Patrick Abercrombie. Amsterdam: van Looy 1926

2. Directory of British Architects 1834-1914. Compiled by Antonia Brodie, et al. Volume 1: A-K. London; New York: British Architectural Library, Royal Institute of British Architects/Continuum, 2001

3. Dix, Gerald ‘Patrick Abercrombie’, in Pioneers in British Planning. Edited by Gordon E. Cherry. London: Architectural Press, 1981 pp.103-125

4. Dix, Gerald ‘Patrick Abercrombie” pioneer of planning’. Architectural Review vol. 166, 1979 pp. 130-132

5. Manno, Antonio. Patrick Abercrombie : a chronological bibliography, with annotations and biographical details Leeds, Yorkshire: Planning Research Unit, School of Town Planning, Leeds Polytechnic, 1980.

6. Matless, David. ‘Appropriate Geography: Patrick Abercrombie and the Energy of the World’. Journal of Design History vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 167-178

7. Osborne, F. J. ‘Sir Patrick Abercrombie’ Town and Country Planning, vol. 25, no. 5, May 1957 p.199

8. Pepler, George. ‘Patrick Abercrombie: an appreciation’. Journal of the Town Planning Institute, vol. 43, 1957, pp. 130–132

9. Who’s Who in Architecture 1923. Edited by Frederick Chatterton. London: The Architectural Press, 1923

10. Williams-Ellis, Clough. ‘A genial wizard: an appreciation of Sir Patrick Abercrombie’ The Listener 8 August 1957 pp. 199-200

11. Zger, Mirjam. The Potato Plan Collection - 40 Cities Through The Lens Of Patrick Abercrombie. Rotterdam: nai010 publishers, 2018

12. ‘Leslie Patrick Abercrombie: a centenary note’. Town Planning Review, vol 50, no. 3, 1979 pp. 257–264

13. ‘Obituary’ The Builder vo. 192, 1957 p. 593

14. ‘Obituary’ RIBA Journal vol. 64, 1957, pp. 205, 249, 292-294, 332

15. ‘Presentation of the T. P. I. gold medal to Sir Patrick Abercrombie’, Journal of the Town Planning Institute, vol. 41, 1955, 229–234


Allen, Kate. ‘The man who created London – and other urban master planners’ Financial Times 

Architects of Greater Manchester 1800-1940 

Barbican Living. The Abercrombie plan for the Barbican area  

Dictionary of Scottish Architects 


Historic England - Fleetwood Memorial Park, Fleetwood, Lancashire 

Manno, Antonio. Sir (Leslie) Patrick Abercrombie. Oxford Grove Art Online [Subscription service] 

Mervyn Miller, ‘Abercrombie, Sir (Leslie) Patrick (1879–1957)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011 [Subscription service] 

MyLondon. The incredible story of the West Londoner who rebuilt London after World War 2 - and designed the M25 

National Portrait Gallery, London 

The National Archives 

Vimeo. The Proud City. Patrick Abercrombie 


YouTube. English Heritage blue plaque to Sir Patrick Abercrombie 

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