Basic Site Details

Name: General Accident Assurance Buildings
Town, district or village: Aldwych
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Sculptor: Albert Hodge.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Clement HouseYes 
Item 2 of 2General Buildings  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1AldwychYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219091911 General Accident Firte and Life Corporation Ltd
Item 2 of 21994  Restoration


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 2(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19091911 
Item 2 of 2William John BlainArchitectA19091911As Chief Assistant to Sir John James Burnet


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2General Accident Fire and Life Corporation Ltd 
Item 2 of 2London School of EconomicsClient for 1994 restoration


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architectural ReviewJuly 1911   
Item 2 of 3British Architect13 December 1910   
Item 3 of 3Building News5 March 1909  Showing unexecuted cupola

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William John Blain: L v16 no1128