Royal London Hospital - front block, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1 - Tower Hamlets

Fine C18 yellow brick hospital building fronting Whitechapel Road. The building, which became redundant following development of new facilities to the rear, has been purchased by Tower Hamlets Council. Plans to convert the building into a Civic Centre are progressing, as part of the new masterplan for Whitechapel. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted.

Royal London Hospital - front block, Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1 - Tower Hamlets
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE LONDON HOSPITAL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1065788
  • Local Planning Authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Site Type: Health and welfare > Hospital

Location

  • Building Name: Royal London Hospital - front block
  • Street Name: Whitechapel Road
  • Postcode: E1
  • Locality: Whitechapel
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bethnal Green and Bow
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Andrew Hargreaves (LPA) 020 7364 5576

Next steps

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