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Emberton, Josephlocked

FRIBA

Born Audley, Staffordshire, 23 Dec. 1889; s of Samuel Emberton; m 1926, Kathleen Marie Chantrey; two d; died 20 Nov. 1956

Architect

Education

Royal College of Art; Royal Academy Schools

Career

In partnership with P. J. Westwood, 1922–26; some of works executed during partnership, Austin Reed shop, Regent Street, various Pavilions, British Exhibition Wembley. Executed works include: Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham (RIBA Bronze Medal); Empire Hall, Olympia; Universal House, Southwark Bridge; Simpson, Piccadilly; Olympia Garage; Pavilions, Paris Exhibition, 1937; Gramophone Building, Oxford Street; Casino, Blackpool; Easiwork Factory, Gillingham; Stafford Cripps Estate, Finsbury (flats and commercial buildings); Standard Hosps for Ministry of Health; Extensions to Linton Hosp., Maidstone. During the war was Housing Officer to MAP; Architectural Adviser on Hostels to Ministry of Works; Consultant to Ministry of Supply on design of prefabricated steel house

Recreations

Sailing, golf

Clubs

St Stephen’s, Royal Automobile; Royal Corinthian Yacht

Addresses

17 Chantrey House, Eccleston Street, SW1

Sloane 9962

Appledore, Hill Brow, Dyke Road Avenue, Hove