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Thomas Tait Architect : Architecture

20th Century Architecture in the UK: English Building Designer

post updated 15 May 2021

Thomas Tait Architect – Key Projects

Thomas Smith Tait
Dates: 1882 – 1954

Thomas Tait Buildings

Adelaide House, adjacent to the River Thames, City of London, England, UK
Date built: 1925
Design with British architect John James Burnet
Adelaide House London Thomas Tait Architect
photograph © Adrian Welch
Adelaide House
Adelaide House is a Grade II listed office building located facing the River Thames, at the southern perimeter of the City of London. Upon completion in 1925 it was the City’s tallest office block, at 43 m (141 ft). It is located on King William Street, adjacent to London Bridge, on the site of the old London Bridge Waterworks. London Bridge Wharf stood below it and was later incorporated into New Fresh Wharf, before being redeveloped in the late 1970s. The building was named in honour of King William IV’s wife Adelaide, who, in 1831, had performed the opening ceremony of London Bridge.

The Daily Telegraph Office – Peterborough Court, Fleet Street, London, England, UK
Date built: –
Daily Telegraph Office London
photograph © Nick Weall
Daily Telegraph Office London – Fleet Street Buildings

Hawkhead Hospital, Paisley, nr Glasgow, Scotland
Date built: –
Hawkhead Hospital

St Andrew’s House, central Edinburgh, Scotland
Date built: –
St Andrew’s House

Sydney Harbour Bridge – pylons, Australia
Date built: –

Major Project

Empire Exhibition – Masterplan, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Date built: 1938
incl. design of 300ft high The Tower of Empire, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, Scotland

The Empire Exhibition was the largest collection of Modern architecture built in the UK in the first half of the 20th century

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Location: London, south east England, UK

Thomas Tait Architect Practice Information

Scottish architect

Scottish Architects Practices

Partner in the architects practice Burnet Tait and Lorne.

He won the architecture competition to design the Hawkhead Hospital building, Scotland, in 1932.

Link: Burtons store in Edinburgh designed by JJ Burnet, Scottish architect

London Architectural Designs

London Architects

London Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

British Academy Refurbishment, Carlton House Terrace, St. James’s
Design: Wright & Wright
British Academy refurbishment London
image © architects
British Academy Refurbishment
Wright & Wright has started work on a project to remodel the grade I-listed offices of the British Academy in central London. This Carlton House Terrace project won Listed Building Consent this summer.

London Architecture

Architecture in Scotland

Scottish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Contemporary Architecture in Scotland – architectural selection below:

Literature House for Scotland, John Knox House, Edinburgh
Winning Architects: Witherford Watson Mann ; Groves-Raines Architects Studios ; Studio MB
John Knox House Edinburgh building
photograph © Daniel Lomholt-Welch
Literature House for Scotland
Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust has selected Stirling Prize winning architectural firm Witherford Watson Mann to lead the next phase of development at the Literature House in Edinburgh. They will be working in partnership with Groves-Raines Architects Studios and Edinburgh-based Studio MB.

Scottish Buildings

Architecture Studios

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