Mercury House (London building)

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Mercury House is an office building at 124, Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, and has been headquarters to Cable & Wireless from 1955. It was opened by John Reith and was named after the Roman god.

The architect was Gordon Jeeves. The interiors were designed by H C Upton, Cable & Wireless's own architect. The three glass panels in the entrance were the work of John Hutton.

Since December 2006 the building has been home to MediaCom.

Rev. Barrister Maxwell James claims a Mercury House as the site of his office. Unproven this is the same building.[citation needed]

Coordinates: 51°31′12″N 0°07′12″W / 51.5199°N 0.1200°W / 51.5199; -0.1200