Charles Reade


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(1880–1933) was born in NZ and, on moving to England, became an influential proponent of town planning. He published The Revelation of Britain (1909). Reade became active in the Garden Cities and Town Planning Association, and travelled to NZ and Australia in 1914 to deliver lantern lectures on town planning. In 1916 he was retained as adviser by the government of SA, where he planned a new garden suburb and spoke at Australia's first Town Planning and Housing Conference and Exhibition.

From The Oxford Companion to Australian History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

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