Westminster Bank, London

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Exterior

Westminster Bank is a Grade I listed building in the City of London.[1] The building is now known as Gibson Hall, after the name of its designer, John Gibson.

Built in 1865, was commissioned as a new head office for the directors of the National Provincial Bank of England in Bishopsgate.[2]

Gibson Hall's exterior elevation features curved panels picturing the crafts and industries that the bank supplied its financial services to. The Building was listed as a Grade I building in 1950.

Since its name was changed to Gibson Hall in 1990s, the hall has been operating solely as an events hosting venue available for hire to the public.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Westminster Bank (1191569)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Gibson Hall Wedding Venue". The Perfect Wedding Company.
  3. ^ "Gibson Hall History".

Coordinates: 51°30′53″N 0°05′01″W / 51.5147°N 0.0836°W / 51.5147; -0.0836