Basic Site Details

Name: RIBA Headquarters
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Institute of British ArchitectsYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 166, Portland PlaceYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21932  Competition held
Item 2 of 219321934Construction 


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 5John Denoon CarnegieArchitectB1931 Competition design with Thomas Arnold Jeffryes and Eric Antony Ambrose Rowse
Item 2 of 5Thomas Arnold Jeffryes (sometimes misspelt Jeffreys)ArchitectB1931 Competition design with John Denoon Carnegie and Eric Antony Ambrose Rowse. Scheme highly commended.
Item 3 of 5Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)Architect 1932 Competition design
Item 4 of 5Cecil StewartArchitectA19321934As assistant to George Grey Wornum
Item 5 of 5George Grey WornumArchitectA19321934Won competition and secured job


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cherry, B and Pevsner, N1999London 3: North West (The Buildings of England) London: Penguin Booksp 648
Item 2 of 2McKean, Charles1987The Scottish Thirties: An Architectural Introduction Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Pressp28 Illustration of Jeffryes & Carnegie scheme

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1930/35/1-16
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Cecil Stewart: A no6071 (combined box 117)