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Royal Exchange building in 2011.

Royal Exchange building in 2011.

29 Oct 2011
Gucci at the Royal Exchange building in 2011.

Gucci at the Royal Exchange building in 2011.

29 Oct 2011
View to the Royal Exchange building from Cornhill

View to the Royal Exchange building from Cornhill

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Coat of arms of the City of London on the gates at the Royal Exchange.

Coat of arms of the City of London on the gates at the Royal Exchange.

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Gates by H&MD Grissell at the Royal Exchange on Cornhill.

Gates by H&MD Grissell at the Royal Exchange on Cornhill.

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The Royal Exchange building in the City of London EC4.

The Royal Exchange building in the City of London EC4.

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Close-up of the columns and pediment of the Royal Exchange building.

Close-up of the columns and pediment of the Royal Exchange building.

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Royal Exchange building's portico of eight Corinthian columns topped by a pediment.

Royal Exchange building's portico of eight Corinthian columns topped by a pediment.

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Sculptured pediment at the Royal Exchange.

Sculptured pediment at the Royal Exchange. "The earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof." "Anno Elizabethae R XIII conditvm anno Victoriae R VIII Restavratvm.

29 Oct 2011
Royal Exchange building

Royal Exchange building

25. September 2013

Royal Exchange

Address:
2 Royal Exchange Steps, London EC3V 3DG
Type:
Commercial
Completion:
1844
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Description of Royal Exchange

Royal Exchange is a Grade I listed building in the City of London EC3.

Designed by Sir William Tite, the building was opened by Queen Victoria in 1844.

History

The original building was built in 1535 and opened as the Royal Exchange by Elizabeth I in 1571.

The Grade I-listed building was extensively remodelled by architects Aukett Fitzroy Robinson in 2001, turning it into a shopping and dining destination.

References:
1. I never knew that about London by Christopher Winn 2007, pp. 23.

Connected Companies

News: (1)

Metrus Limited has appointed Polyteck Group for the new mechanical & engineering M&E contract at the Royal Exchange building.

As part of the contract, Polyteck will deliver a range of services, including black building tests, security and building management systems, fire services, fall arrest systems, and water sampling for TVC and legionella.

They will also be responsible for maintaining emergency lighting, generators, air handling units (AHU), fan coil units (FCU), chillers, sanitary ware, boilers, tap temperatures, and drainage (float and pan lines).

Neil Wheadon, facilities management operations director, Polyteck, commented: “Polyteck has enjoyed a long and successful business partnership with Metrus and we are thrilled to add the Royal Exchange to our thriving portfolio.

“This contract is another fantastic heritage site and adds to the work we already do at similar sites in London such as the Burlington Arcade. We look forward to bringing our expertise to this iconic building right in the heart of London’s financial district.”

Polyteck.co.uk

26/10/2018 08:53 by Buildington

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