Air Raid Shelter, St Leonard's Court, St Leonard's Road, East Sheen SW14 - Richmond upon Thames

Air raid shelter, probably built in 1938 to serve St Leonard's Court which was built in 1934-38 by local builder Mr FG Fox. It was designed to hold 48 people; at the time there were 83 flats. The Environment Trust commissioned a structural survey leading to minor works, and funding is being sought for further repairs and use as an educational resource.

Air Raid Shelter, St Leonard's Court, St Leonard's Road, East Sheen SW14 - Richmond upon Thames
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: AIR RAID SHELTER
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1395422
  • Local Planning Authority: Richmond upon Thames
  • Site Type: Defence > Civil defence site

Location

  • Building Name: Air Raid Shelter
  • Street Name: St Leonard's Road
  • Postcode: SW14
  • Locality: East Sheen
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Richmond upon Thames
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Richmond Park
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners

Contact Details

Nicolette Duckham (LPA) 020 8891 7335

Next steps

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