Anderson, J M

British Linen Bank

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

Eagle Insurance

41-42 Threadneedle Street, EC2Built:  1902,  extended in 1957Architect:  John McVicar Anderson  (extension by Waterhouse & Ripley)Location:  Threadneedle StreetListing:  Grade II  (1977) This refined, yet very approachable building benefits from its position next to the front court at No. 40 (Adams… Read More »Eagle Insurance

Union Discount Company

39-41 Cornhill, EC3Built: 1889-1890Architect:  John Macvicar AndersonLocation: CornhillListing: Grade II   (1970) For much of the history of the City of London, the main source of short-term mercantile financing was through the discounting of bills of exchange. While accepting houses (largely… Read More »Union Discount Company

Commercial Bank of Scotland

60-62 Lombard Street, EC3Built: 1890 Architect:  John Macvicar AndersonLocation: Lombard StreetListing:  Grade II (1972) The main decorative elements are the choice of contrasting granite colours for the columns and rather stubby balustrade fronting the first-floor windows. Both main entablatures are… Read More »Commercial Bank of Scotland