Basic Site Details

Name: London County Council Municipal Lodging House
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition assessed by Ewan Christian, Alfred Waterhouse and Thomas Blashill. 75 entrants in total. Thomas Locke Worthington was placed second. Unsuccessful entrants included J W C Atkinson, W H Sugden, Newman & Newman, J W Dunford & R L Pearce, Crickmay & Son, Florence & Satchells, and Quilter & Wheelhouse.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1LCC Municipal Lodging HouseYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11890  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 7Gibson & RussellArchitectural practiceA1890 Won competition
Item 2 of 7James Glen Sivewright GibsonArchitectA1890 Won competition
Item 3 of 7Samuel Bridgman RussellArchitectA1890 Won competition
Item 4 of 7Fred RowntreeArchitectB1890 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 5 of 7Malcolm StarkArchitectB1890 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 6 of 7Stark & RowntreeArchitectural practiceB1890 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 7 of 7Chorley & ConnonArchitectural practiceC1890 Competition design - placed second


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1London County Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderLate 1890LIX p422
Item 2 of 2BuilderEarly 1891LX pp89, 99, 122 & 490i