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Bedford, Eric

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 2001 AD

1909 – Born on the 23rd of August is a British Architect.

       – Apprenticed to a firm of architects in Leicester.

1936 – Joined the Ministry of Public Works.

1950-1970 – He was Chief Architect, one of the youngest, at 41.

1952 – Appointed a CVO Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

1961 – He made The Post Office Tower in UK.

       – The British Embassy in Massachusetts Avenue, Washington D.C. Accommodating 500 staff.

      – The ‘three concrete slabs’ for the DOE (Department Of the Environment) in Marsham Street, London.

1964 – The British High Commission in Ottawa, Known as the ‘Ottawa Hilton’.

2001 – He died on 28th July at the aged 91.