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01 July 2013

1863 – Herne Hill Station, London

Architect: John Taylor Herne Hill station and the first section to be completed of a new line from Beckenham Junction to Victoria, and opened on 25 August 1862. The station was designed by...

01 July 2013

1919 – “The Hollies”, Enfield, London

Architect: Hart & Waterhouse Published in The Building News, July 2 1919: “This is a house erected during the war, being contrived to save labour, and everything kept very simple. The site was...

19 June 2013

1922 – Old Lloyd’s Building, Leadenhall St., London

Architect: Sir Edwin Cooper The first Lloyd’s building (at 12 Leadenhall Street in the City of London) had been built on this site in 1928. bY 1978, Lloyd’s had outgrown their accommodation, and...

19 June 2013

1927 – Britannic House, Moorgate, London

Architect: Edwin Lutyens Britannic House designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, which later became British Petroleum. Henry-Russell Hitchcock says in his history of 19th and early 20th century architecture...

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...

10 June 2013

1918 – Australia House, The Strand, London

Architect: Alexander Marshall Mackenzie A major landmark on Strand, London, construction on the building by the Dove Brothers commenced in 1913, but was delayed by World War I. Designed by the Scottish architect...

08 June 2013

1931 – Imperial Chemical House, Millbank, London

Architect: Sir Frank Baines Imperial Chemical House was built between 1928 and 1931 by Sir Frank Baines in the neoclassical style of the inter-war years. Constructed as the headquarters for Imperial Chemical Industries....

05 June 2013

1906 – Town Hall, Woolwich, London

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Building began on the hall on 11 February 1903, with the...

01 June 2013

1923 – Bush House, Aldwych, London

Architect: Harvey Wiley Corbett As part of the firm of Helmle & Corbett, Harvey Wiley Corbett had designed Bush Tower, a 30-story Neo-Gothic skyscraper built for the Bush Terminal Company on 42nd St....