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Centre Point, New Oxford Street, Holborn, London

Centre Point, New Oxford Street, Holborn, London
Photograph taken 1960s © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/06633

A 1960s office block that was very controversial when it was built. It was one of the most important speculative office developments of its period in Britain.It was built between 1961-66 by Richard Seifert and Partners; George Marsh was the designer. The 35-storey tower block faces on to Charing Cross Road. It has a raised glazed link at first floor level to a rear block containing shops, offices and residential flats.