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Unbuilt England

30 July 2013

1919 – Proposal for Civic Centre with Campanile, Stepney, London

Architect: Thomas H. Mawson & Sons Unbuilt proposal for a four block civic centre with a tall campanile as part of a wholesale redevelopment of the urban fabric of Stepney. Published in The...

23 July 2013

1919 – Proposed Remodeling of Paddington Station, London

Architect: Philip Tilden Un-constructed design for the remodeling of Paddington Station in London. Published in The Building News, June 11 1919. Tildens’ best known works, apart from an unexecuted design for a tower...

01 July 2013

1874 – Floating Swimming Baths, Charing Cross, London

Architect: Driver & Rew Published in The Building News, July 3, 1874: “Our illustration gives a view of the interior of the Charing-cross Bath, now in the course of completion, and which, when...

01 July 2013

1914 – The Fletcher Moss Home, Didsbury, Lancashire

Architect: John Swarbrick Published in The Building News, September 19 1919: “This drawing, recently exhibited at this years Royal Academy, was prepared “before the’ war for Mr. Fletcher Moss, J.P., the author of...

18 June 2013

1919 – Design for War Memorial, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Architect: T. Llewelyn Daniel & Raymond E. Arnold Unbuilt design, selected after an architectural competition, for a war memorial and small plaza at Euston Place in Leamington Spa. Published in The Building News,...

16 June 2013

1919 – Unbuilt Arch of Remembrance and Victory, Chiswick, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams The local Council discussed how best to commemorate the dead of the recently ended war.. Rejecting the suggestion of a sunken bandstand on Turnham Green, the Council decided to...

05 June 2013

1919 – Entrance, Skefko Ball Bearing Works, Luton, Bedfordshire

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas Now known as SKF, it was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden by Sven Wingqvist, inventor of the double row self-aligning ball bearing. Founded in Luton in 1911 with 150 employees....

31 May 2013

1919 – Coliseum Cinema, High St., Clapham, London

Architect: North & Robin In 1910 the Electric Picture Palace had opened in Venn St. Clapham on the site of a former stables. In 1919 a new magnificent cinema with 3,000 seats was...

23 May 2013

1860s – St. James Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Architect: John P. Seddon An early design for St. James Church in Great Yarmouth, which would have seen a three-gabled west end in the style of the parish church of St Nicholas on...