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New Victoria Theatre

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.4956 / 51°29'44"N

Longitude: -0.1426 / 0°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 529035

OS Northings: 179039

OS Grid: TQ290790

Mapcode National: GBR DL.41

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.GNZV

Plus Code: 9C3XFVW4+6X

Entry Name: New Victoria Theatre

Listing Date: 28 June 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207652

Location: Westminster, London, SW1V

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Warwick

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Peter Eaton Square

Church of England Diocese: London

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/07/2015

TQ 2979 SW

New Victoria Theatre



Theatre, formerly New Victoria Cinema. 1929 by E Wamsley Lewis and W E Trent. Concrete slab facing; roof not visible. Long facade with entrance to left; 5 storey 4-window range to right; blind to rest of elevation. Channelling to ground floor with fluted granite pilasters. Entrance flanked by black marble polygonal piers which rise to parapet. Low relief frieze with plaques to either side of entrance. Plate glass doors, chrome trimmed. Cantilevered canopy. Vertical fluting to concrete above entrance. Elevation to right of entrance divided by projecting horizontal bands. Vertical fluting to parapet. Similar elevation to Vauxhall Bridge Road. Elaborate original interior decoration, with pilasters rising up and spreading out into "fountains" with overlapping layers and concealed lighting; original fittings, reliefs, etc. Cathedrals of the Movies, David Atwell. London Vol I, N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2903579039

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