Herbert Jackson

Urban planner, Author

1909 –

99

Who is Herbert Jackson?

Herbert Jackson FRIBA, known as "Jacko", was a British architect and town planner, active in Birmingham and the Black Country, England, during and after World War II. He worked in the practice of Jackson & Edmonds, and sometimes partnership with Thomas Alwyn Lloyd.

He was awarded the Saxon Snell Prize in 1931.

With Patrick Abercrombie, in 1948 he authored The West Midlands Plan and the North Staffordshire Plan, each commissioned by the Minister for Town and Country Planning. He was President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists from 1960–1962.

In 1955, his address was given as 25, Augustus Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.

His portrait was sketched in 1947 by the artist Bernard Fleetwood-Walker, an earlier RBSA President, whose son, Guy, worked for Jackson & Edmonds.

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1909
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  • United Kingdom
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on July 23, 2013

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