Sir Andrew Derbyshire, British architect, Died at 92


Sir Andrew George Derbyshire was born on October 7, 1923, and died on March 3, 2016.

He was a British architect.

Sir Andrew was a senior partner, later Chairman, and following retirement, President, of the architectural practice Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall (RMJM) and Partners, under the original named-partner architects.

In 1986, Sir Andrew Derbyshire was knighted (Knight Bachelor).

He had taken his degrees at Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, and at the Architectural Association, London, before realising, as principal architect with RMJM, the master-planning and designing of the University of York campus in Heslington (from 1962), said to be his chef d’oeuvre.

Sir Andrew George Derbyshire other works included the Castle Market in Sheffield.

Sir Andrew Derbyshire passed away at 92 yrs old.