Congress House, London

David du Roi Aberdeen
Date Built
28 Great Russell Street

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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