Person    | Male  Born 12/5/1875  Died 1/5/1960

Charles Holden

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born Bolton. c.1897 he moved to London and worked briefly for C. R. Ashbee. 1899 he moved to H. Percy Adams' practice where he stayed for the rest of his career. c.1906 moved to Harmer Green, near Welwyn, where he designed a home for himself and his wife. He lived and died in this house.

1923, through Frank Pick, Holden began working for London Underground and this led to him designing many tube stations - the Wikipedia list includes 49.

Wikipedia has a list of Holden's buildings. The important, non-station, London buildings include: Zimbabwe House; Senate House; 55 Broadway; Belgrave Hospital for Children in Kennington; 54-62 Oxford Street (corner Rathbone Place).

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Charles Holden

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Arnos Grove Station

Arnos Grove is a London Underground station on the Piccadilly line.

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Bethnal Green Station

Underground Heritage information Bethnal Green station Architects: Charles Ho...

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Chiswick Park Station

Love all the architectural terms.  We had to look up passimeter and it's roug...

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Cockfosters Station

Underground Heritage Information Cockfosters station Listed as a building of ...

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Frank Pick at Piccadilly Circus

Unveiled 7 November 2016 to mark the 75th anniversary of Pick’s death and the...

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Cliveden Conservation Workshop Ltd

Cliveden Conservation Workshop Ltd

Specialists in conserving, protecting and reinstating stone, plaster etc. Originally founded for the preservation of the National Trust buildings.

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1 memorial
Louis de Soissons

Louis de Soissons

Louis de Soissons.

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2 memorials
Councillor A. C. Shearing

Councillor A. C. Shearing

Architect of the British Legion Hornsey in 1929.

Person, Architecture, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Holman & Goodrham

Holman & Goodrham

Architects active in 1912.  George Edward Holman (1862-1921/2) and Henry Robert Goodrham (1863-1937).  More about them at Lea Bridge Heritage.   We believe we have "Goodrham" correctly spelt but o...

Group, Architecture

1 memorial
Holy Trinity Church Brook Green

Holy Trinity Church Brook Green

Designed by William Wardell, its foundation stone was laid by Cardinal Wiseman in 1851. The need for the church grew from the indigenous Catholic population being boosted by Irish immigration in th...

Building, Architecture, Religion

1 memorial