The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

  • Congress House
  • The Rookery from Dyott Street and Bainbridge Street corner
  • Congress Hall
  • Horseshoe stair case
  • Front of Congress House
  • Memorial wall

Congress House

David du Rieu Aberdeen

place
Great Russell Street, WC1B 3LS
info_outline
Toilets, Disabled access

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Tottenham Court Road
train
Nearest train: Euston
directions_bus
Bus routes: 14, 24, 8, 38, 73, 390
Designed by D. du R. Aberdeen, Congress House epitomises lightness and perfectionism. The free flowing space on the ground and lower ground floors can be seen through the large windows showcasing Jacob Epstein's Pieta in the courtyard.

Design

Original design
David du Rieu Aberdeen, 1948
Refurbishment
Hugh Broughton Architects, 1989
Refurbishment
Hugh Broughton Architects, 1996
Refurbishment
Harmsen Tilney and Shane, Hugh Broughton Architects, 2015
Type
Offices
Period
Post-war