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).

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
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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