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Latitude: 51.5314 / 51°31'53"N
Longitude: -0.0209 / 0°1'15"W
OS Eastings: 537377
OS Northings: 183243
OS Grid: TQ373832
Mapcode National: GBR K3.CD5
Mapcode Global: VHGQV.LRBX
Entry Name: Bryant and May Factory, Main Building
Listing Date: 8 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065761
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206482
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E3
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Bow East
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Paul Old Ford
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ 3783 7/200 Bryant and May
Match factory 1909-10. Designed by Messrs Holman and Goodsham. Red brick; low
pitched roof. Concrete (?) frame. 5 storeys, with 2 tall towers of 10 stages.
L-shaped block enclosing 2 attached low wings and a tall circular chimney.
Plaster strips rising from ground to brick cornice between each bay. Segmental
headed windows with metal framed windows; small panes. Square tower to each
wing containing staircases and water storage tanks for original built in sprinkler
system; narrower segmental windows; top stage corbelled out.
An impressive building embodying the environmental requirements desirable for
the manufacture of matches.
Listing NGR: TQ3737783243
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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