Hoare’s Bank

37 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1829-30Architect:  Charles ParkerLocation: Fleet StreetListing: Grade II* Of the trio of private bank headquarters with a long history of presence on Fleet Street, the only one to remain in its original ownership is Hoare & Co.,… Read More »Hoare’s Bank

Credit Lyonnais

39-40 Lombard Street, EC3Built: 1866-68Architect: F. and H. FrancisLocation: Lombard StreetListing: Grade II This decorative tour de force is a precursor to later Edwardian exuberance but the balanced scale and sure handling of the abundant detail ensure that what transpires… Read More »Credit Lyonnais

Atlas Assurance

3 King Street and 92 Cheapside, EC2Built: 1834-36Architect:  Thomas HopperLocation: Cheapside & PoultryListing: Grade II Atlas Assurance was founded in 1808  to transact life and fire insurance business and was absorbed by Royal Exchange Assurance in 1959. For much of… Read More »Atlas Assurance

London Shipping Exchange

former London Shipping Exchange 19/21 Billiter Street, EC3 Built: 1865 Architect: Edward Ellis Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street east Listing: Grade II Billiter Street runs between Fenchurch Street and Leadenhall Street, in the heart of the insurance district.  There are… Read More »London Shipping Exchange