Basic Site Details

Name: Adelaide House
Town, district or village: London Bridge
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: With Sir Douglas Fox and Partners, consulting engineers.

Female figure over entrance - sculptor Sir William Reid Dick.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119191925  


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 3(Sir) John Burnet & PartnersArchitectural practiceA19191925 
Item 2 of 3(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA19191925 
Item 3 of 3Thomas Smith TaitArchitectA19191925 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1921 Volume 53 pp2-14
Item 2 of 4Burrows, E J1924Modern Architectural Art: Sir John Burnet & Partners Cheltenhampp22-24
Item 3 of 4Edwards, A Trystan1930The architectural work of Sir John Burnet and Partners (Masters of Architecture Series) Genevapp29-39
Item 4 of 4Wardleworth, Dennis2013William Reid Dick, Sculptor Farnham: Ashgatep84, 86

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Architect9 January 1925   
Item 2 of 3Architects Journal7 January 1925   
Item 3 of 3Architectural Review   No date CHECJK

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2City of London Record OfficeAdelaide House: preliminary drawings  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Smith Tait: F no2346 (box 5)