19-21 Eastcheap, EC3Built: 1881Architect: Charles Reilly Sr.Location: EastcheapListing: Not listed Built for the Draper’s Company as a speculative office development, this complex achieves a medium scale without being penalised by any undue heaviness. Like several corner buildings on this street,… Read More »Eastcheap Buildings
2a Eastcheap, EC3Built: 1910-11Architect: Frank SherrinLocation: EastcheapListing: Grade II (1977) Though rather modest in size and prominence, this relatively rare Edwardian addition to the Eastcheap streetscape is worth a mention. Buildings of England characterises it as “friendly Free Jacobean” which… Read More »King William House
2 Seething Lane, EC3Built: 1859Architect: Edward l’AnsonLocation: Tower HillListing: Grade II (1972) An early Victorian survivor in a much-changed part of the City, the Corn Exchange Chambers were built as speculative offices and named for the Corn Exchange, in nearby… Read More »Corn Exchange Chambers
15 Trinity Square, EC3Built: 1908-09Architect: Edward Blakeway l’AnsonLocation: Tower HillListing: Not listed The General Steam Navigation Co. erected a headquarters on Trinity Square in 1909. The building was heightened by two stories and extended at the back to Muscovy Street… Read More »General Steam Navigation Co.
Davis and Emanuel were an architectural firm that featured prominently in the late Victorian and early Edwardian periods of large-scale transformation of the City of London. In this article, we look at some of their existing work in the City.… Read More »Davis & Emanuel in the City
(now a Four Seasons Hotel) 10 Trinity Square, EC3Built: 1912-1922Architect: Sir Edwin CooperLocation: Tower HillListing: Grade II* (1977) Its position near the top of a rise (Tower Hill) and the open space of Trinity Square make the former headquarters of… Read More »Port of London Authority
Trinity Square, EC3Built: 1793-96, additions and repair 1952-53Architect: Samuel Wyatt (1952-53 work: Sir Albert Edward Richardson)Location: Tower HillListing: Grade I (1950) Samuel was James Wyatt’s less ‘artistic’ but technically very proficient brother and this particular edifice, both in plan and… Read More »Trinity House
37-38 Threadneedle Street, EC2Built: 1902-1903Architect: John Macvicar AndersonLocation: Threadneedle StreetListing: Grade II (1972) Between 1725 and 1900, this was the location of a large building known as South Sea House, headquarters of the eponymous South Sea Company. Rebuilt-after a fire… Read More »British Linen Bank