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Heals - north Heals building

Plaque: Heals - north


This shop was built in 1914 - 1917. Managing directors: Ambrose Heal, Ralph Heal, Architects: Cecil C. Brewer, A. Dunbar Smith, Contractor: E. J. Minter

On the north-most pier of the southern building.

Site: Heals building (2 memorials)

W1, Tottenham Court Road, Heals

The frieze at the top of the southern Heal's building reads: "MDCCCX, Heal & Son, MCMXVI, Heal & Son, MCMXXXVII", the dates being: 1810 - when Heal's was founded,  1916 - when the northern half of this building was erected, 1937 - when the southern half was added.

Discovering London has some pictures of the lovely decorative work on this building.

Go to map of other memorials in this area

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Heals - north

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Heal's furniture store

John Harris Heal established a feather dressing business at 33 Rathbone Place...

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Cecil Claude Brewer

Architect in partnership with A. Dunbar Smith - go there for details.  Cecil'...

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Sir Ambrose Heal

Furniture designer and retailer. Born at Crouch End. Studied at the Slade Sch...

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Ralph Heal

Partner in Heal & Son, 1905, then a Managing Director. No issue.

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E. J. Minter

Contractor who constructed the Heals building, 1914 - 17.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Heals - north

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Heals - south

On the last but one southern pier of the southern building. Discovering Lond...

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