Roger Walters

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Sir Roger Walters
Born(1917-03-31)31 March 1917
Chorleywood, Hertfordshire
Died11 September 2010(2010-09-11) (aged 93)
Alma materArchitectural Association School of Architecture, Liverpool School of Architecture
AwardsGood Design in Housing Awards (1971)[1]
PracticeLondon County Council Architects Department
BuildingsThames Barrier, London
Covent Garden redevelopment
Perronet House, London

Sir Roger Talbot Walters, CBE, FRIBA, FI Struct E,[2] (1917-2010) was a British architect noted for his role in a number of major post-war projects in London from the Thames Barrier to the redevelopment of Covent Garden. He also worked on a number of housing developments across London, including the Palace Road Estate[3] in Tulse Hill, and Brentford Dock and Marina.[4] As Chief Architect of the Greater London Council he developed a more low key style, in contrast to the high rise ethic of the 1970s and pioneered the use of public consultation in architecture.[5]


  1. ^ "History". Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  2. ^ Publications, Europa (2003). International Who's Who 2004. ISBN 9781857432176.
  3. ^ "Palace Road Estate Residents Association". Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ "About Brentford Dock". Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Sir Roger Walters: Architect whose projects included the Thames Barrier and who pioneered the concept of public consultation". The Independent. Retrieved 20 January 2015.