Category : Commercial premises

Nos. 1 & 2 New Burlington Street
Sep 23rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

1 & 2 New Burlington Street

Nos. 1 & 2 New Burlington Street In the late 1600s, the Earl of Burlington had acquired leasehold possession of Ten Acre Close, a piece of ground lying north and north-east of Burlington House. Richard Boyle, third...

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The Ivy House - Exterior
Aug 15th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

The Ivy House

For many years The Ivy House was called The Newlands Tavern, fleetingly becoming The Stuart Arms in the 1980s and 1990s, before receiving its current name. The pub was in the hands of only two families for about...

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Port of London Authority - Wikipedia
Apr 14th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

The Port of London Authority Building

10 Trinity Square building was opened by the Prime Minister David Lloyd George in 1922. This building, which hosted the reception for the inaugural meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1946,...

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Scottish Provident Building - Gates
Apr 3rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Scottish Provident Building, London

The Scottish Provident Building The Scottish Provident Building, 1-6 Lombard Street, in London, was designed by the architect William Curtis Green in 1912. I was asked to examine the curved gates on the corner...

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21 & 20 St James's Square
Nov 20th, 2012 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 8 Comments

20 St James’s Square, London

21 & 20 St James's Square Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn 4th Bart. (1749-89) succeeded his father when only five months old. Unlike his predecessors he concentrated more on the arts – architecture, painting, the theatre...

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88 St James's Street
Sep 24th, 2012 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

88 St James’s Street

No. 88 St James’s Street built for the Alliance Assurance Company in 1904-5, is amongst a small group of London buildings designed by Richard Norman Shaw (1831-1912) towards the end of his career, but at a time...

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Durlston Castle - Julian Sawyer
Jun 21st, 2011 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

Durlston Castle, Dorset

Durlston Castle - credit Julian Sawyer Durlston Castle is located in Dorset, just outside the coastal town of Swanage in the southeast of the Isle of Purbeck. The Castle now houses a new Visitor Centre and is a...

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Norwood House
Feb 27th, 2011 | | Commercial premises | 4 Comments

Norwood House, Beverley

Norwood House was built in the late 1750s by Jonathan Midgley, a successful lawyer and three times Mayor of Beverley, in East Yorkshire. Originally erected beside the Beverley Assembly Rooms, the centre of the...

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Bank of New York
Feb 13th, 2011 | | Commercial premises | 3 Comments

Former Bank of New York, London

The building was designed for Grace Brothers of New York, and completed in 1928. The drawings were prepared by James W.O'Connor, an American architect, who was assisted on site by a London surveyor. In 1963 the...

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Gravetye Manor
Jan 14th, 2011 | | Commercial premises | No Comments

Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor is an Elizabethan manor house that was built in 1598. It was rescued from decay in 1890 by William Robinson, who lived there until his death in 1935. In the late 1950s it was turned into a small...

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