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Unbuilt London

22 November 2012

1875 – Proposed Catholic Cathedral, Westminster, London

Architect: Henry Clutton Proposal for a new Roman Catholic cathedral for Westminster. A cathedral was eventually constructed to the design of John F. Bentley. Designs published in The Building News, October 22nd 1875....

25 October 2012

1884 – New Admiralty & War Offices, Whitehall, London

Architect: E. Ingress Bell & Aston Webb One of the shortlisted entries for a new massive office complex for the Admiralty and War Office in London. A collarboration between E. Ingress Bell and...

04 September 2012

1866 – Design for the City Meat & Poultry Markets, Smithfield, London

Architect: Knightley & Mew Placed design after an architectural competition to design a new markets for London. The buildings erected were designed by architect Sir Horace Jones, who was also responsible for Billingsgate...

27 August 2012

1873 – Church of St. John the Baptist, Holland Park, Kensington, London

Architect: James Brooks The site of the church was purchased from the Holland Estate in 1868 with the intention of building a daughter church in the parish of St Barnabas, Addison Road. A...

31 May 2012

1874 – Middle Class Schools for the Grocers Company, Hackney, London

Architect: T. Roger Smith A submitted design for a new school for the Grocers Company. As part of the Company’s work, a school was founded in Hackney, east London, in 1876 for the...

26 April 2012

1874 – Middle Class Schools for the Grocers Company, Hackney, London

Architect: Paull & Bikerdike A submitted design for a new school for the Grocers Company. As part of the Company’s work, a school was founded in Hackney, east London, in 1876 for the...

16 April 2012

1878 – Design for Church of St. Mary Magdalen, Woolwich, London

Architect: William Young Design for the remodeling of St. Mary Magdalen church of 1740, published in The Building News, May 24th 1878. Never carried out, the church was later extended by John Oldrid...

04 January 2011

1879 – Herne Hill Mission Competition, London

Architects: William Penstone, J.E.K. Cutts, Aston Webb A selection of designs published in The Building News, December 12th 1879. It is unclear if the winning design was ever constructed. The instructions issued to...

11 January 2010

1883 – Town Hall, Westminster, London

Architect: Lee & Smith An un-realised design for a town hall for Westminster in London. Published in The Building News, July 27th 1883.