The memorial was designed by Sir Edward Maufe, the Commission's Principal Architect for the United Kingdom after the Second World War. His aim was to create an atmosphere of quiet and intimacy.
Architects and Designers
Sir Edward Maufe, Vernon Hill, John Hutton
Sir Edward Maufe
The British architect was born in 1883. He was the Commission’s Principal Architect for the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He designed the Air Forces Memorial at Cooper's Hill overlooking Runnymede in Surrey (also known as Runnymede Memorial) and the extensions to Tower Hill Memorial and the naval memorials at Portsmouth, Plymouth and Chatham.