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White Star Line Liverpool

Famous Liverpool building at 30 James Street, England, UK – design by Richard Norman Shaw, Architect

20 Oct 2007

White Star Line building

Location: Strand / James St, central Liverpool

Richard Norman Shaw with J Francis Doyle, Architects

Albion House, 30 James Street

White Star Line Liverpool
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White Star Line building – from where the Titanic was controlled:

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Albion House (also known as “30 James Street” or the White Star Building) is a Grade II* listed building located in Liverpool, England. It was constructed between 1896 and 1898 and is positioned on the corner of James Street and The Strand across from the Pier Head.

Designed by architects Richard Norman Shaw and J. Francis Doyle, it was built for the Ismay, Imrie and Company shipping company, which later became the White Star Line. After White Star merged with Royal Mail Line the headquarters remained at Albion House until 1934 at which time the British Government forced the merger of Cunard Line and White Star Line.

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