EH lists 14 post-war offices

Last month English Heritage added 14 post-war office buildings (1964-1984) to the National Heritage List.

The buildings from across England, include banks and company headquarters like Mountbatten House (formerly Gateway House), shown above, which was designed by Arup Associates and built in 1974-76.

Roger Bowdler, Director of Designation at English Heritage, said: “These offices show how architecture has adapted to recent radical changes in how we work: they show how the open-plan working space for computer-led work came about, and how architects responded to the need for lettable, attractive spaces with ingenuity and a deep understanding of human needs.”

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(Image: James O. Davies, English Heritage)

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