Basic Site Details

Name: Wembley Tower and Park
Town, district or village: Wembley
City or county: London
Country: England
Status: Demolished
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Notes: Tower - 1200 feet high.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 4February 1890 Competition held 
Item 2 of 418931895ConstructionNot completed
Item 3 of 41902  Closed
Item 4 of 41907 DemolitionStadium subsequently built on site


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 2James Marjoribanks MacLarenArchitectA1890 In association with William Dunn and London civil engineer A D Stewart
Item 2 of 2William DunnArchitectA1890 In association with James MacLaren and London civil engineer A D Stewart


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Tower Company Ltd 
Item 2 of 2Watkin, Sir Edward of Tower Company Ltd 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Calder, Alan2003James MacLaren: Arts and Crafts Pioneer Donington: Shaun Tyaspp149-152
Item 2 of 2The Great Tower of London1890The Great Tower of London - 68 illustrations of designs   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect1891XXXV p1 Check date
Item 2 of 3BuilderEarly 1890LVIII p317 Check date
Item 3 of 3Building News1890LVIII p865 Check date