1879 – Born on the 6th of June in Ashton upon Mersey, England.
1915 – He trained as an architect before becoming the Professor of Civic Design at
the Liverpool School of Architecture, in West England.
– He was a Professor of Town Planning at University College London.
1926 – He served as its Honorary Secretary.
1943 – He created the Country of London Plan.
1944 – He created the Greater London Regional Plan.
1945 – He was knighted.
1956 – He was commissioned by Haile Selassie to draw up plans for the capital of
Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.
1957 – He died on the 23rd of March in Aston Tirrold, Berkshire.