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National Union of Teachers (NUT) headquarters, Hamilton House, London: the new conference hall set up for a presentation

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Chadwick, Hulme (1910-1977)
NOTES: In 1962 a new conference hall, designed by the architect Hulme Chadwick, was built over the central lightwell of Hamilton House, a building of 1914, from basement to first-floor level. The new hall included an entrance foyer, small gallery and projection room. The interior seen here was decorated with brilliantly coloured abstract murals by Keith Godwin, which run the full length of the aisle walls on both sides.

National Union of Teachers (NUT) headquarters, Hamilton House, London: the new conference hall looking towards the stage

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Chadwick, Hulme (1910-1977)
NOTES: In 1962 a new conference hall, designed by the architect Hulme Chadwick, was built over the central lightwell of Hamilton House, a building of 1914, from basement to first-floor level. The new hall included an entrance foyer, small gallery and projection room. The interior seen here was decorated with brilliantly coloured abstract murals by Keith Godwin, which run the full length of the aisle walls on both sides.

Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London: the mural painting by Bainbridge Copnall in the Henry Jarvis Memorial Hall

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Wornum, George Grey (1888-1957)
NOTES: The mural painting depicts a symbolised RIBA Council surrounded by the peoples and buildings of the British Empire. The two small panels over the doors have been decorated with symbolic images, also by Bainbridge Copnall, the one on the left shows books and papers and the one on the right a series of T-squares and drawing boards.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: the staff restaurant on the ground floor with mural by Edward Bawden

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: the staff restaurant with mural by Edward Bawden

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: the staff restaurant with mural by Edward Bawden

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: detail of the mural by Edward Bawden in the staff restaurant

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: detail of the mural by Edward Bawden in the staff restaurant

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

Offices of British Petroleum (BP), Britannic House, London Wall, City of London: the staff restaurant with mural by Edward Bawden

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Messrs. Joseph & F. Milton Cashmore & Partners
NOTES: This was one the six office towers constructed between 1957 and 1976 which, together with the Museum of London, formed the western flank of the London Wall development. It was extensively refurbished by Sheppard Robson International in 2000 and renamed CityPoint. The designers in charge of the special, i.e. prestigious, areas of the original interiors were from the Design Research Unit. The mural shown here by Edward Bawden is 64 ft long by 14 ft high, featuring Islamic architecture and decoration.

P & O Building, 122 Leadenhall Street, City of London: the director's lounge on the 10th floor

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Gollins Melvin Ward & Partners
NOTES: The P & O Building at 122 Leadenhall Street was built as a pair with the Commercial Union tower by the same architects. The P & O building was demolished in 2008, and replaced by the Leadenhall buiilding (aka the Cheesegrater) in 2014 designed by Richard Rogers.

Offices and shops, Draper Street, Elephant & Castle, London: detail of cast concrete mural by William Mitchell

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London County Council. Architects Department
NOTES: The mural was intended to be in the large entrance hall in the twenty-five storey block.

British Transport Advertising Offices, Cranbourn Chambers, Leicester Square, London: the information room with mural on the left designed by Ronald Ingles

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Moro, Peter (1911-1998)
NOTES: The ground floor of Cranbourn Chambers at the corner of Charing Cross Road and Cranbourn Street had originally been an underground station. It was vacated in 1934 when London Transport required the space for the building of the new Leicester Square underground station. After the Second World War, the building was occupied by the British Transport Commmission, who employed Peter Moro in association with Gordon and Ursula Bowyer, to convert the ground floor into offices for the Commercial Advertising Division of the Commission.
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