Herbert Collins-Architect of people’s homes-(17).



Herbert Collins-Architect-1885 - 1975.

Herbert Collins-Architect and worker for peace.

Lived at 38, Brookvale Road, Highfield, Southampton.

 Born 1885 at Edmonton in London. He died in Southampton -1975 aged 91 years.

His designed houses were mainly in Southampton but some were in Portsmouth & in areas outside Southampton.  Most important in Southampton included Uplands Estate  in Highfield; Glebe Court Flats; Bassett Green; Swaythling Housing Society Estate ; Market Buildings & many other buildings . The YMCA, Cranbury Terrace; Bitterne Manor House, Swaythling Methodist  Church. etc.Thanks to Robert Williams’s publication ( June 1985 ) ,  we have an exhaustive history of  Herbert Collins’ achievements.          

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