Wallis, Gilbert and Partners

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Hoover Factory, Western Avenue, Perivale

Wallis, Gilbert and Partners was a British architectural partnership responsible for the design of many Art Deco buildings in the UK in the 1920s and 1930s. It was established by Thomas Wallis (1873–1953) in 1914. Although the identity of Gilbert has not been established, later partners included Frederick Button,[1] Douglas Wallis (1901–1968), Agbolahan Adesegun (1935–2008) and J. W. MacGregor (d. 1994). Notable buildings include the Hoover Factory and the Firestone Tyre Factory.


Former office buildings of The General Electric Company, Birmingham
Pyrene Building, Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex.

The company also designed numerous smaller coach stations at:-


  1. ^ Joan S. Skinner (1997). Form and Fancy: Factories and Factory Buildings by Wallis, Gilbert & Partners, 1916-1939. Liverpool University Press. pp. 17–19. ISBN 978-0-85323-612-2. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "GEC Birmingham (410471)". Images of England. 
  3. ^ Daimler Hire Garage (Courtauld Institute of Art).
  4. ^ http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/455124.former_hawker_siddeley_site_set_for_transformation/
  5. ^ Wallis House (Art of the State).
  6. ^ Richard Klinger Factory (English Heritage).
  7. ^ Tilling-Stevens Factory (British Listed Buildings).
  8. ^ Peckham Bus station (Alternative Future Peckham).

Bibliography and references[edit]

  • Curl, James Stevens (2006). A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (Paperback) (Second ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 880. ISBN 0-19-860678-8. 
  • Skinner, Joan S. (1997). Form and fancy: factories and factory buildings by Wallis, Gilbert and Partner (Paperback) (First ed.). Liverpool University Press. ISBN 978-0-85323-622-1. 

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