One Derby Gate

One Derby Gate was originally the Whitehall Club a Victorian gentleman’s club house, built in the manner of a Venetian palace.

The exterior displays fine architectural sculpture designed by Parnell and executed by James Tolmie. Inside, on the first floor is to be found a former Smoking Room with easy-to-clean patterned ceramic tiled walls.

DBR conservation’s was tasked with a historic fabric survey of the property. The scope of works included condition surveys of all internal historic fabric including invasive investigations, cataloguing of dismantled elements and formulating specifications for remedial work in collaboration with BDP.


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