Ladies and gentlemen's public conveniences, Guilford Place WC1 - Camden

Disused late C19 public lavatory sited on a traffic island. Enriched railings and gates with overthrows and lanterns. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent were granted in early 2016 for the replacement of the roof. These works are now complete and the scaffolding and shroud have been removed. Applications for its conversion to a shop and restaurant have been approved but have not been progressed.

Ladies and gentlemen's public conveniences, Guilford Place WC1 - Camden
© London Borough of Camden

Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1245849
  • Local Planning Authority: Camden
  • Site Type: Civil > Public building


  • Building Name: Ladies and gentlemen's public conveniences
  • Street Name: Guilford Place
  • Postcode: WC1
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Camden
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Holborn and St. Pancras
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: E - Under repair or in fair to good repair, but no user identified; or under threat of vacancy with no obvious new user (applicable only to buildings capable of beneficial use)
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA