West Ham Court House, West Ham Lane E15 - Newham

Court house built in 1884 to the design of Lewis Angell. Having been vacant for many years, and suffering from theft and vandalism, the building sustained serious fire damage in 2014. Floors and ceilings have collapsed and much historic fabric has been lost. The building is in an extremely bad condition. Historic England and the Local Authority have discussed the need for immediate essential repairs as well as options for its long-term future. Surveys are being carried out to assess the extent of damage in order to carry out these urgent works.

West Ham Court House, West Ham Lane E15 - Newham
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: WEST HAM COURT HOUSE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1080974
  • Local Planning Authority: Newham
  • Site Type: Civil > Public building


  • Building Name: West Ham Court House
  • Street Name: West Ham Lane
  • Postcode: E15
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Newham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: West Ham
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA