Basic Site Details

Name: Army and Navy Club House
City or county: London
Grid ref:
Notes: C. O. Parnell and Alfred Smith building demolished late 1950s/1960 CHECK

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Military residence  
Item 2 of 2Club  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Pall Mall  
Item 2 of 2St James's Square  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31847 Competition results announcedC. O. Parnell and Alfred Smith's design was chosen by the club
Item 2 of 318481851Build/constructionFoundation stone laid 6th May 1848
Item 3 of 31960 Plans drawn upT.P Bennett and Son asked Robert Matthew and Stuart Matthew to draw up a more modern scheme for the elevations of the Arm and Navy Club for the proposed rebuilding scheme. These plans were tken no further and another architect was chosen


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 3T P Bennett & Son A 1960Late 1950s? - 1960
Item 2 of 3Robert Hogg MatthewArchitectB1960 Consultant
Item 3 of 3Stuart Russell MatthewArchitectB1960 Consultant


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2LCC 
Item 2 of 2RFAC 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingpp233-234