The Trustees of the Ken Stradling Collection announced with sadness that Ken Stradling’s long and remarkable life came to a close on 31 July.

Ken was awarded an MBE for services to design in Bristol in 2020. It was with good reason that he acquired the nickname ‘Mr Bristol’!

Obituary in the Times [you need to be a subscriber to read it]:

Obituary in the Guardian:

BBC news coverage by Jonathan Holmes:
Modernist design collector, Ken Stradling, dies aged 100 by Jonathan Holmes

Bristol 24/7 coverage by Ellie Pipe:

Photo: Ken Stradling MBE