Basic Site Details

Name: Institution of Civil Engineers
Town, district or village: Westminster
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Albert Hodge, sculptor. Sculpture by Armitage 1937-38

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1One Great George Street  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Institute  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 11, Great George StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119101913  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4James MillerArchitectA19101913Secured job after competition. Buildings at this date covered numbers 2-7 Great George Street. Number 1 was in the original design but not constructed until the 1930s.
Item 2 of 4Thomas Stewart PurdieArchitectA1910After 1912As assistant to James Miller
Item 3 of 4(Sir) William EmersonArchitect 1911 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 4Alexander Thomson ScottArchitectA1912 As assistant to James Miller


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Armitage, Edward1983Joseph Armitage Craftsman 1880-1945no 3Thirties Society Journal, 1982, pp27, 30 
Item 2 of 6Bradley, Simon and Pevsner, Nikolaus (ed)2003London 6: Westminster (The Buildings of England) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp274
Item 3 of 6Royal Academy exhibitors    1911, no 1431 (Emerson design)
Item 4 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1925   199
Item 5 of 6RSA1911   421, 421
Item 6 of 6RSA1914   578, 590

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder28 May 1910XCVIII  
Item 2 of 2Building News27 May 1910  p724, p737 (plans), and perspective

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Stewart Purdie: L v25 no2068; Alexander Thomson Scott: F no2826 (box 12)