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Vanished London

18 September 2012

1876 – “Baynard Castle”, Queen Victoria Street, London

Architect: Major Wieland The original Baynard Castle was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. This Victorian ‘version’ which has also now disappeared stood directly in front of Wren’s last London...

04 September 2012

1867 – City Terminus Hotel, Cannon St., London

Architect: Edward Middleton Barry Cannon Street Station opened in 1866. In 1867 an Italianate style hotel and forecourt designed by E.M. Barry was added. This provided much of the station’s passenger facilities as...

14 August 2012

1881 – Dock Masters Houses, Royal Albert Dock, London

Architect: Vigers & Wagstaffe “Our illustration, taken from the drawing in the last Royal Academy Exhibition, shows the houses now being completed for the London and St. Katherine Dock Company, near the entrance...

26 July 2012

1884 – Warehouse, Broad Street, Bloomsbury, London

Architect: Joseph Peacock Published in The Builder.

25 July 2012

1920 – Warehouse-Keeper’s Offices, Royal Albert Docks, London

Architect: Sir Thomas Edwin Cooper Published in The Building News, July 30 1920: “The accommodation furnished by this range of buildings includes the officials and staff of the warehouse-keeper’s de- partment and its...

03 July 2012

1888 – No.45 Cannon Street, London

Architect: Delissa Joseph Demolished.

26 June 2012

1884 – Warehouse, Wood Street, London

Architects: J.& J. Belcher Published in The Builder. Demolished.

20 April 2012

1869 – Columbia Market & Dwellings, London

Architect: Henry Darbishire Columbia Market was established in 1869 as a covered food market, by the philanthropist Angela Burdett-Coutts for 400 stalls. However it was never a success as the traders preferred selling...

19 April 2012

1956 – English Electric Company, Aldwych, London

Architect: Adams, Holden & Pearson Headquarters building for English Electric Company, on the site of the grandiose Gaiety Theatre which closed just prior to the Second World War. Founded in 1918, EE initially...