Congress House, London



Architect
David du Roi Aberdeen
Date Built
1958
Location
28 Great Russell Street
Description


As the name implies, Congress House is the headquarters of Britain's Trades Union Congress.  This Grade II * listed building features a sculpture by Bernard Meadows on a plinth in its forecourt .





The seven-storey office building has continuous bands of windows set within a fa├žade of polished granite and blue tile.  It has an E-shaped plan around an internal courtyard.  On the west wall of the courtyard there is a pyramidal screen of green marble that acts as a backdrop for the TUC War Memorial by Jacob Epstein.















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