Former Strand Union Workhouse (Middlesex Hospital Annex), 44, Cleveland Street W1 - Camden

Former Strand Union Workhouse, dating from 1778, with an austere symmetrical brick building facing Cleveland Street behind later high brick walls. Vacated by University College London Hospital and in temporary occupation by live-in guardians and site staff in the adjoining unlisted buildings. The buildings are weathertight and secure. Applications for refurbishment and alterations to provide residential accommodation and mixed-use development to the rear of the listed building have been approved and work has started on site.

Former Strand Union Workhouse (Middlesex Hospital Annex), 44, Cleveland Street W1 - Camden
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1242917
  • Local Planning Authority: Camden
  • Site Type: Domestic > Residential building


  • Building Name: Former Strand Union Workhouse (Middlesex Hospital Annex)
  • Street Number: 44
  • Street Name: Cleveland Street
  • Postcode: W1
  • 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: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Health authority
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Alan Wito 020 7974 6392

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England