1919 – Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith St., London

Architect: C.J. Pawley


Demolished, and a reproduction facade constructed to front a new vast office block for government departments.

Published in The Building News, August 27 1919: “This spacious block of Government office buildings are now in course of erection for housing of several Government Departments. The first block has been completed to plans and drawings of the architect. Major C.J. Pawley. and is in the occupation of the Labour Board and Canadian Government, etc. The remaining two blocks are now in course of erection, under the supervision of Mr. H. J. S. Adams, 19, Buckingham Street, Strand. The design and drawings were subject to the approval of H.M. Office of Works.”