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Kemp House

 

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  • Kemp House, London

Other Information

  • Kemp House stands on the site of the demolished St Luke's Church which was pulled down in 1936, although development of the site was delayed due to World War 2.
  • The tower, along with the neighbouring Berwick Street is famously featured on the front cover of the Oasis album, What's The Story (Morning Glory).
  • Rent for a standard flat when the building was completed, was 3 10s.

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Architect
Richies and Blythin
Main Contractor
Wates City

Reference Data

Reference No.
2312
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
01-10-2014
 

Building Location

Address
Berwick Street, London. W1F 0QU
Council
Westminster
County
London
Region
London
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Proposal date
1959
Construction start date
1960
Completion date
1962
Style
Modernist

Roof Height (AGL)
52.00

Total Floors (O.G)
21

Market Data

Primary Use
Residential
Secondary Use
Retail

Floorspace (sq m)
9,420.00
Flats
57

Metres > Feet