1900-1918

London Wall Buildings

5 London Wall, EC2Built: 1901-02Architect:  Gordon & GuntonLocation: Finsbury Circus Listing: Grade II (1997) Like Salisbury House, next door, London Wall Buildings (also known as 1-5 London Wall) is a very large, speculative office development from the turn of the… Read More »London Wall Buildings

Salisbury House

29-31 Finsbury Circus, EC2Built: 1899-1901Architect:  Davis & EmmanuelLocation: Finsbury CircusListing: Grade II (1997) Salisbury House was built as a speculative office development to a design by the prolific firm of Davis & Emmanuel.  This very large Y-shaped edifice was planned… Read More »Salisbury House

King Edward Building

1 King Edward Street, EC1Built: 1907-1910Architect:  Sir Henry TannerLocation: AldersgateListing: Grade II* (1974) The site of this building long hosted Christ’s Hospital, founded by King Edward VI in 1552, later adding a school of long-established City tradition (moved to Essex… Read More »King Edward Building

Coronation House

4 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3 Built: 1902 Design: B. Emmanuel (Collcutt as consultant) Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street east Listing: not listed The modern Lloyd’s Register of Shipping building, designed by Richard Rogers, rises partly on the former footprint of this… Read More »Coronation House

Lloyd’s Register

71 Fenchurch Street and 2 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3 Built: 1899-1901Architect: Thomas E. Collcutt Location: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street eastListing: Grade II* (1972) Relative to the scale of this building – three main storeys not counting the mansard roof – the… Read More »Lloyd’s Register

Dixon House

72-75 Fenchurch Street and 1 Lloyd’s Avenue, EC3Built: 1900-1901Design: Davis & EmmanuelLocation: Aldgate and Fenchurch Street eastListing: Grade II (1972) Dixon House, like several other buildings in this area seems to have been destined from the start for multiple tenancy, as… Read More »Dixon House