TQ2980 : Former Lyons' Corner House restaurant, Coventry Street (1)

taken 3 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

Former Lyons' Corner House restaurant, Coventry Street (1)
Former Lyons' Corner House restaurant, Coventry Street (1)
The first Lyons' Corner House restaurant - opened in 1909, built to the designs of architect William James Ancell. Now part of the disparate complex of buildings known as the Trocadero. Grade II listed building, described at this LinkExternal link. "Lyons was founded in 1886 as a catering business, earning a reputation as caterers for exhibitions at Newcastle, Glasgow, Paris and London's Olympia. In 1894, it was incorporated as a public company and established its head office and food factories at Cadby Hall in Hammersmith. The company rapidly established a chain of Teashops, Corner Houses and Restaurants with the opening of the first Lyons Teashop in 1894 in Piccadilly, the Trocadero Restaurant in 1896 and the first Lyons Corner House in 1909 in Coventry Street .. " - quoted from this LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Monday, 15 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Building Type (from Tags)
Place (from Tags)
London W1 (Piccadilly) 
Architect (from Tags)
William James Ancell 
Listed Building Status (from Tags)
Grade II 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2973 8072 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.6314N 0:7.9186W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2983 8069
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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