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Oslo Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Regent's Park, London

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Latitude: 51.5332 / 51°31'59"N

Longitude: -0.1669 / 0°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 527245

OS Northings: 183175

OS Grid: TQ272831

Mapcode National: GBR 64.QL

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.2Q4K

Entry Name: Oslo Court

Listing Date: 15 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209100

Location: Westminster, London, NW8

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Johns Wood Church

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

15.4.86 OSLO COURT


Block of flats. 1937-38 by Robert Atkinson. Reinforced concrete and brick
infill and cladding; flat terrace roof. Long L-plan International Modern block,
planned in depth on narrow site between Charlbert and Culworth Streets with
narrow 2-bay end to Prince Albert Road and Regent's Park to south. Orientation
and depth of site govern ingenious planning with side elevations staggered at
angle such that each flat has private theatre box-like balcony to south, off
the return of its main window, benefitting from the view, at the same time
functionally expressing the cantilevered structure with the concrete exposed as
lintel and stepped balcony base and the cladding role of the brickwork subtly
indicated by the soldier course on the cantilever. 7 storeys. 9- and 7-bay
sides. Main entrance in splayed re-entrant angle, to Charlbert Street wing with
fully glazed lift-stair tower finished off with cantilevered canopy above roof
terrace; secondary entrances in 2nd and 3rd bays on Culworth and Charlbert
Streets respectively (diagonally linked internally) with concrete oculi above
lighting stairs. Crittal metal casements, bent around corner to Prince Albert
Road end.

Listing NGR: TQ2724583175

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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