Ref NoRC/119/1
DescriptionCorrespondence, 1933-35, 1966-70, 1973, concerning the granting of a licence by the Commission for user as a private hotel (never acted upon) and a note by the 1851 Secretary on the 'proposed alteration in user of No. 2 Lowther Gardens'; the granting of a licence to New Model Flats and Properties Ltd. for permission to erect 3 garages at the rear of No. 2; the purchase of No. 2 in 1966 by the British Institute of Recorded Sound (BIRS); lengthy negotiations about possible noise caused by the playing of records and the question of whether the BIRS need take up a licence for changed user; Counsel's Opinion on whether the changed user would constitute a breach of covenant contained in the 1874 Conveyance of a strip of land on part of which stood No. 2; the sound-proofing of No. 2; the official opening of the BIRS in 1968; the planning of the fire escape; the problem of dry rot; the question of dangerous gutters during external repairs and alterations; a request by the Victorian Society for office space for their headquarters.
Date1933 - 1935
1966 - 1970
SubjectCommission Property
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