Architect: Alfred Waterhouse
Published in The Building News, December 23rd 1881. The Central Technical College building was designed by Alfred Waterhouse, better known as the architect of the Natural History Museum. The City and Guilds Waterhouse building opened in 1884 and full time teaching began in 1885. Located adjacent to the Central Institute on the site were the Royal School of Mines and the Royal College of Science. In 1907, the latter two colleges were incorporated by Royal Charter into the Imperial College of Science and Technology and the CGLI Central Technical College was renamed the City and Guilds College, and incorporated into Imperial College in 1910. The Waterhouse building was demolished in 1962 in the course of the rebuilding of Imperial College.