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Regent Palace Hotel

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Identification

Regent Palace Hotel
307747

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
steel
slate
terra-cotta
curtain wall

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • Originally constructed for T Lyons & Co. Ltd. and opened on May 16, 1915.
  • With 1,028 rooms, the hotel was Europe's largest on opening.
  • The building has a steel frame; the structure required around 6,000 tons of steel.
  • The hotel closed on Sunday, December 31, 2006.
  • The building was modernised by The Crown Estate as developer with Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. as the main contractor.
  • The building is Grade II Listed.
  • The hotel was slightly damaged by bombs during World War II.
  • Part of the hotel was requisitioned by the government during World War I.
  • The Regent Palace is clad with glazed terracotta tiles whilst the roof is covered in dark green slates.

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Location

Glasshouse Street
Glasshouse Street
W1
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

142.22 ft
142.22 ft
142.22 ft
100.56 ft
9.19 ft
12
2
1914
1915
1936

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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