Fleet Street

Goslings & Sharpe

  • 1870-1900
18-19 Fleet Street, EC4 Built: 1898-99 Architect:  A. C. Blomfield Location: Fleet Street Listing: Grade II One of a trio of private bank headquarters extant on Fleet Street, this building, like Hoare’s and Child’s, replaced an earlier, plainer one.  The… Read More »Goslings & Sharpe

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

Child’s Bank

1 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1878-1880Architect:  John GibsonLocation: Fleet StreetListing: Grade II* Sir Francis Child joined Robert Blanchard in the 1660s and moved their operations to this location by 1673, eventually taking over the company and renaming it after himself.  Like… Read More »Child’s Bank

Bank of England Branch

194 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1886-1888Architect:  Sir Arthur BlomfieldLocation: Fleet StreetListing: Grade II From 1888 to 1975, this purpose-built renaissance-style palazzo housed the Law Courts branch of the Bank of England.  The overall articulation of the building is complex, with a… Read More »Bank of England Branch

J Lyons Café

61 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1910Architect: J. Lyons & Co. Works Department (probably)Location: Fleet StreetListing: not listed This building was first established as a Lyons Café and the design, though not specified in available sources is very likely by the internal… Read More »J Lyons Café

The Scotsman

63 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1921-1922Architect: Frank Matcham & CoLocation: Fleet StreetListing: not listed The eastern corner of Fleet and Bouverie streets is graced by the remaining portion of a building which formerly occupied both Nos 63 and 65, but where… Read More »The Scotsman

Bouverie House

154-160 Fleet Street, EC4 Built: 1924-1926 Architect:  Campbell-Jones, Sons & Smithers Location: Fleet Street Listing: not listed The prominence of Fleet Street as a location ensures that a great variety of stylistic fashions is visible within a few blocks. Bouverie… Read More »Bouverie House

Norwich Union Insurance

leading to Sergeants’ Inn Court 49-50 Fleet Street, EC4Built: 1911-1912Architect:  Jack McMullen BrooksLocation: Fleet StreetListing: Grade II The north-facing aspect of this grand Edwardian building is a good example of a facade that establishes a dignified, cohesive and symmetric effect… Read More »Norwich Union Insurance

Fleet Street

Together with Ludgate Hill, to the east, and the Strand, to the West, Fleet Street forms the main thoroughfare that connected the cities of London and Westminster. Indeed, in earlier times, the Fleet Street name probably covered the whole way… Read More »Fleet Street