John Madin FRIBA 1924 – 2012

Posted on 01 May 2012


John Madin, a valued member of Solent Protection Society’s Council since 1991, sadly died on 8th January, aged 87.

An architect who shaped post-war Birmingham – in the 30 years after the Second World War John Madin produced some of the most important buildings in Birmingham – he built up a thriving architectural practice employing more than 150 staff and working on projects all over the world.

John Madin retired in 1976, but continued to work in private practice near his home in Bursledon, Hampshire. He was a keen sailor and advised Solent Protection Society on planning matters affecting the Solent coastline.

Also see article in The Daily Telegraph