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Atkinson, Robert [1883-1952. UK. Architect/Painter]


Robert Atkinson was born in Wigton, Cumbria, England, on 1 August 1883. He was … subscribers only

Premises of Alfred Imhof in London, designed by Robert Atkinson and constructed by Bovis (1928)

Premises of Alfred Imhof in London, designed by Robert Atkinson and constructed by Bovis (1928)


1. 'Government housing scheme, Gibraltar’ The Builder 14 January 1949 pp. 67-70 [Architects: R. Atkinson and A. F. B. Anderson]

2. 'Head offices for the Gas Light & Coke Co, London’ Architectural Design & Construction June 1942 p. 121 [Designed by: Robert Atkinson & A. F. B. Anderson]

3. 'Head offices for the Gas Light & Coke Co, London’ Architecture Illustrated May 1942 p. 59 [Designed by: Robert Atkinson & A. F. B. Anderson]

4. 'Hospital in England for Canadian Red Cross'. The Builder 15 January 1915 pp. 62-67

5. 'Naval Trust cinema at Gibraltar’. Building Match 1951 pp. 100-105 [Architect: Robert Atkinson]

6. 'Obituary'. Royal Institute of British Architects Journal vol. 60, January 1953 p. 117

7. 'Obituary'. Architectural Association Journal vol. 68, April 1953 p. 176

8. 'Obituary'. Architect & Building News vol. 203, 8 January 1953 p. 33

9. 'Obituary'. Architects' Journal vol. 117, 2 January 1953 p. 6

10. 'Stockleigh Hall, Regent's Park. A block of luxury flats awarded the R. I. B. A. London Architecture Medal, 1938’ Architect & Building News May 20 1938 p.210 [Architects: Robert Atkinson and A. F. B. Anderson]

11. 'Vestry, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Gibraltar; Architect: Robert Atkinson'. Building March 1952 pp. 91-92

12. Atkinson, Robert and Anderson, A. F. B. Anderson. 'Hospital for the Canadian Red Cross' Architecture Illustrated October 1942 pp. 115-125 [Hospital designed for the Candian Red Cross in England by Atkinson and Anderson]

13. Chermayeff, Serge. 'The new building for the Daily Express' Architectural Review [London] vol. 72, July 1932 pp. 3-12 [Discusses the entrance designed by Robert Atkinson for the Daily Express Building in London]

14. Darling, Elizabeth. ‘Kensal House: the Housing Consultant and the Housed’ in British Architecture and Design in the 1930s. Edited Suannah Charlton, Elain Harwood and Alan Powers. The Journal of the Twentieth Century Society, no. 8, 2007 pp.106-116

15. 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

16. Harwood, Elain. Art Deco Britain: Buildings of the Interwar Years. London: Batsford, 2019

17. House, John. ‘Regent Brighton; Architect (1921): Robert Atkinson’ Picture House no. 10, Spring 1987 pp. 10-14

18. Ison, Walter. ‘The Regent, Brighton: 'Europe's wonder house of entertainment'; Architects of cinema which opened in 1921: Robert Atkinson’ Decorative Arts Society Journal no. 6, 1981, p. 31-36

19. Marriott, Charles. Modern English Architecture. London: Chapman & Hall, 1924

20. Oswald, A. 'A Wren church reborn [All Hallows, Lombard Street, London]: fittings now in, and tower rebuilt as part of, All Hallows Twickenham; Architect: Robert Atkinson.' Country Life 2 November 1951 pp. 1464-1465

21. Powers, Alan, Spencer-Longhurst, Paul and Stamp, Gavin. Robert Atkinson 1883-1952. London: Architectural Association, 1989

22. Sharp, Dennis. 'An English eclectic'. Building Design no. 958, 20 October 1989 p. 25 [Report on an exhibition of the work of Robert Atkinson at the Architectural Association in London]

23. Stamp, Gavin. 'Robert Atkinson 1883-1952'. AA Files no. 20, Autumn 1990 pp. 69-76

24. Thirties: British Art and Design before the War. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1979 [Catalogue of an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London, 25 October-13 January 1979]

25. Yerbury, F. R. 'Robert Atkinson'. AA Journal February 1953 pp. 119-121

26. ‘Electricity offices and showrooms, Croydon’ Architecture Illustrated February 1943 pp. 15-24 [Architects: Robert Atkinson and A. F. B. Anderson]

27. ‘Gibraltar housing scheme [flat blocks]’ RIBA Journal July 1946 pp. 395-400 [Architects: R. Atkinson & A. F. B. Anderson]

28. ‘Gibraltar housing’ Building July 1949 pp. 254-259 [Architects: Robert Atkinson and A. F. B. Anderson]

29. ‘Obituary’. The Builder vol. 184, 1953 p. 21

30. ‘The Colman Galleries, Norwich; Architects: Robert Atkinson, H. C. Boardman.’ Building June 1952 pp. 284-288

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