Cheapside & Poultry

Atlas Assurance

3 King Street and 92 Cheapside, EC2Built: 1834-36Architect:  Thomas HopperLocation: Cheapside & PoultryListing: Grade II (1972) Atlas Assurance was founded in 1808  to transact life and fire insurance business and was absorbed by Royal Exchange Assurance in 1959. For much… Read More »Atlas Assurance

Midland Bank Building

former headquarters of the Midland Bank 27-35 Poultry and 5 Prince’s Street, EC2Built: 1924-39Architect:  Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens Location: Cheapside & PoultryListing: Grade I (1972) Considered one of Lutyens’ best formal corporate designs, the headquarters of Midland Bank, like its… Read More »Midland Bank Building

Cheapside & Poultry

The uninterrupted street that bears the name Poultry at its eastern end and Cheapside at the western one marks the border between Cheap and Cordwainer wards, which in the Middle Ages were the wealthiest commercial districts of the City. Together… Read More »Cheapside & Poultry