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Vickers House, Millbank, London: the boardroom with models of ships' hulls on the walls

RIBA Ref No RIBA122294
Architect/DesignerRonald Ward & Partners
Black, Sir Misha (1910-1977)
Rodda, Bryan
Design Research Unit
Height, Frank
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1963
Image Date1964
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP351/96
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectInterior decoration ; Furniture ; Panelling ; Offices ; Riverside buildings ; Lamps, lighting fixtures ; Office buildings ; Skyscrapers
NOTES: Commissioned by Vickers Ltd and financed by Legal & General Assurance Society, this redevelopment consists of three main sections: the 34-storey tower, an 8-storey Y-shaped block and an 11-storey residential block. The boardroom suite seen here was designed by Misha Black and Bryan Rodda of the Design Research Unit. The 'ship wall' is panelled in solid walnut. The elliptical shaped table was designed by Frank Height and is veneered in walnut.

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