Basic Site Details

Name: Fortnum & Mason
Town, district or village: Piccadilly
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 1Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1181-184, PiccadillyYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21923 Competition design 
Item 2 of 219261929Construction 


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 6Edmund Walter WimperisArchitectA19231929Won competition to secure job
Item 2 of 6William Begg SimpsonArchitectA19231929Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 6Wimperis & SimpsonArchitectural practiceA19231925Won competition to secure job
Item 4 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect c. 1924c. 1927Unsuccessful competition design?
Item 5 of 6Leonard Rome GuthrieArchitectA19251929 
Item 6 of 6Wimperis, Simpson & GuthrieArchitectural practiceA19251929 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Bradley, Simon and Pevsner, Nikolaus (ed)2003London 6: Westminster (The Buildings of England) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp558

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR XSD/24