Basic Site Details

Name: London County Hall
City or county: London
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Belvedere RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Westminster BridgeYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119071908 Competition held


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 16James Alexander Arnott D1898(?) Competition design- as assistant to Hippolyte Jean Blanc
Item 2 of 16Ralph Knott  19071908Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 16James Salmon (junior) B1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 4 of 16John Gaff Gillespie B1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 5 of 16Salmon, Son & Gillespie B1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 6 of 16William Forrest Salmon B1907 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 7 of 16J N Scott & A Lorne Campbell (or Scott & Campbell) C19071908Competition design
Item 8 of 16Hippolyte Jean Blanc D19071908Competition design exhibited
Item 9 of 16John Alfred Taylor Houston E19071908Competition design - reached final tier (in conjunction with Robert Horn)
Item 10 of 16Robert William Horn E19071908Competition design - reached final tier (in conjunction with John Alfred Taylor Houston)
Item 11 of 16James Black Fulton F19071908Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 12 of 16William Flockhart  1908 Competition design - not successful
Item 13 of 16George Washington Browne A1909 Competition design exhibited
Item 14 of 16Alexander Lorne Campbell C1909 Competition design
Item 15 of 16John Nichol Scott C1909 Competition design
Item 16 of 16Douglas Pairman Hall D1909 Competition design - as head draughtsman to Hippolyte Jean Blanc


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture  Special edition Houston design published in special edition
Item 2 of 3Royal Academy exhibitors    1909, no 1754 (Blanc design), 1908, no 1751 (G W Browne design); 1908, no 1747 (Flockhart)
Item 3 of 3RSA1909   369 (Blanc); 397-99 (Washington Browne); 387 (Scott & Lorne Campbell)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect3 April 1908   
Item 2 of 6British Architect25 October 1907  For Salmon Son & Gillespie
Item 3 of 6British Architect1 November 1907   
Item 4 of 6Builder17 October 1908   
Item 5 of 6Building News6 March 1908   
Item 6 of 6RIBA Journal19 March 1932 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Robert Horn (Horn & Houston design)

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, RCAHMSNMRS Library Special edition of Academy Architecture
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Alexander Arnott: L v3 no172 (microfilm reel 30); Douglas Pairman Hall: L v18 no1312