Basic Site Details

Name: Redevelopment of Old Queen's Hall site, Langham Place
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: 'as shops, offices and a 70-bedroom hotel' per Builder p2

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Shopping centre  
Item 2 of 3Office  
Item 3 of 3Hotel  

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 117 July 1959 Proposed'shops, offices and a 70-bedroom hotel...main building consists of a tower block of about 140 ft., or some 15 storeys, set back 70 ft. from Langham-place...In addition there would be a connected 6-storey block 80 ft. long...The hotel would be on the upper four or five floors of the tower block, with the restaurant on the top floor' per Builder p2


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 1(Sir) John Burnet, Tait, & PartnersArchitectural practice 17 July 1959 prepared plan per Builder p2


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Crown Estate Commissionersfreeholders
Item 2 of 2Laing Development Co.developer


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder17 July 1959  'News of the Week / Queen's Hall Site Scheme' p2