Group    From 1832  To 1943

HM Office of Works

Categories: Architecture

Architects. Architects of Greater Manchester has an entry for this organisation specifying that the architects department was formed in 1832 and dissolved in 1940.

Scottish Architects describes it as an Architectural practice, later known as Ministry of Works (from 1943), Ministry of Public Building and Works (from1962), absorbed into the Department of the Environment in 1970, although most Works functions were transferred to the Property Services Agency (PSA), which was created as an autonomous agency in 1972.

Offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol and Manchester.

There is an associated WW1 war memorial in the parkside entrance of HM Treasury building, Parliament Street.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
HM Office of Works

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Swinburne House

Apart from the architect the names on this plaque are the same as those on th...

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Louis de Soissons

Louis de Soissons

Louis de Soissons.

Person, Architecture

2 memorials
Nathaniel Hanwell

Nathaniel Hanwell

Produced plans for St Thomas's Hospital gateway, 1682.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Turkish baths at Imperial Hotel

Turkish baths at Imperial Hotel

The picture shows the frigidarium, with statues in niches near the tops of the columns. The Turkish baths, constructed as part of the 1913 extension to the Imperial Hotel, were the subject of an e...

Building, Architecture, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Hampstead Garden Suburb

Hampstead Garden Suburb

Henrietta Barnett formed a board of trustees to build this urban utopia following strict social principles: all classes accommodated, places of education provided, places for the handicapped and el...

Place, Architecture, Property

8 memorials
Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

Architect and collector. Born in Goring-on-Thames, son of a bricklayer. Architect of the Bank of England, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, St. John’s, Bethnal Green and his own tomb. He also rebuilt mu...

Person, Architecture, Museums / Libraries

6 memorials