Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London

Charles William Long
Date Built
1926 - 1932
Bloomsbury Square, London WC1
Victoria House gets its name from the fact that it was commissioned as the headquarters of the Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company.  The architect was Charles William Long.  The Grade II Listed building comprises 8 storeys with a basemnent and sub-basement.  It occupies a rectangular island site with facades on Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury Place, Vernon Place and Southampton Row.  The building is steel framed and clad in Portland stone.  It features sculptures by Herbert William Palliser and ornamental brasswork by the Bromsgrove Guild.  There are retail units on street level along Southampton Row.

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