Donald Buttress

Dr Donald Reeve Buttress, LVO, OBE is an English architect based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. He co-founded the Manchester-based practice Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams Architects, where he remains a consultant.

From 1988-1999 he was Surveyor of the Fabric at Westminster Abbey, and is now Surveyor Emeritus. During his time there he was involved with the completing of the external restoration, particularly the repair of the West Front and the Henry VII Chapel.[1]

He also designed the Queen Mother Memorial on the Mall London, unveiled in 2009, with sculptures by Philip Jackson,[1][2] rebuilt the burnt down chapel at Tonbridge School, and directed the design of Cathedraltown, a 200-acre town in the city of Markham, Ontario, Canada.

External links

Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams Architects


  1. 1 2 "Overview". The British Monarchy. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  2. Pierce, Andrew (24 February 2009). "National monument to the Queen Mother unveiled by the Queen". London: The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
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